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November 21, 2003

Kids University

to hold graduation

Danville Kids University, a special Saturday program for Danville third- and fourth-graders who receive intensified instruction in honing their academic skills, will hold a graduation ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bate Middle School. Seventy-three students will receive graduation certificates.

Burgin Christmas

parade set for Dec. 6

BURGIN - The city of Burgin plans its annual Christmas parade for 5:30 pm. Dec. 6, starting in Ash-Dan Estates and ending on High Street. There will be no set theme for the parade.

Entries can include carolers, walkers, bands, floats, motorcycles, antique cars, trucks, tractors and horses. To participate, call James or Denise Motley at (859)748-9333 or 748-5387.


Prizes will be awarded for the best floats and band. Donations will be accepted and used for prize money. Send donations to Burgin City Hall and specify parade donation.

Liberty, Casey form

economic authority

LIBERTY - The city and county governments plan to establish a joint economic and industrial development authority.

Liberty City Council gave final approval last week to an ordinance to establish The Economic Development Authority of Liberty/Casey County. Casey Fiscal Court is expected to give second reading and final approval Dec. 1.

The purpose of the authority is to develop and carry out an economic development program, address the need to upgrade gainful employment opportunities, and render advice and assistance to existing and new industrial, commercial, professional and tourism businesses that wish to alter, expand and locate a new business in the city and county.

An eight-member board will be formed with the city and county appointing four members each. Their terms will be staggered. The mayor and judge-executive will be ex-officio, non-voting members.

Commodities to be

distributed in Boyle

Boyle County Health Department will distribute commodities from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday at the National Guard Armory, 482 Stanford Ave. Eligible persons whose last names begin with A-L may report between 8-11 a.m. Those whose last names begin with M-Z should report from noon to 3 p.m. Call the health department Friday morning at (859) 236-2053 with questions about certification for this month.

Applications must have been completed and processed in Lexington in order for applicants to receive commodities


Garrard County Memorial Hospital Board and Garrard County Long Term Care Facility Board - 9 a.m. Dec. 4 at the hospital.


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