Friday news briefs 120503

December 05, 2003

Diabetes Coalition sets program

The Boyle County Diabetes Coalition will present a free program on "Combating Holiday Blues at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Boyle County Health Department.

Speaker will be Ann-Michelle Lykins, psychologist with Ephraim McDowell Health. She will discuss ways to cope with depression common during the holidays.

Guests are asked to bring a dish and recipes including serving size and carbohydrate content.

Contact Roger Trent or Stacy Woodrum at the health department at (859) 236-2053; Donna Clore at the county extension service office at 236-4484, or Rose McKenzie at Ephraim McDowell Health, 239-1610.


Perryville city council holds short meeting

PERRYVILLE - The Perryville City Council took only 14 minutes to complete regular action items Thursday evening at its monthly meeting.

The council will be one member short beginning in January, and Mayor Bruce Richardson said he hopes to have an appointment announced by the January meeting.

The vacancy occurred when a seat came open in the November election and no one filed to run for it.

Lincoln mini-mall sets open house

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Room For Change, Lincoln County's new 26-store mini-mall, will celebrate its grand opening Monday through Dec. 13, with a $1,000 merchandise give-away Monday.

Located on U.S.. 27, 11 miles south of Stanford, the mall features a hodgepodge of new and used merchandise from name brand clothing to aroma therapy products.

For more information call (859) 365-8644.

Open house at bread and breakfast

STANFORD - Middleton Place Bed and Breakfast, 612 Lancaster St., Stanford, will hold Christmas open house from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. today and Saturday. Door prizes and refreshments will be available. Antiques and collectibles seen in the bed and breakfast will be for sale.

Whitley House plans open house

CRAB ORCHARD - The historic William Whitley House and Museum on Old U.S. 150 will hold a Pioneer Christmas open house from 5-9 p.m. today and Saturday. The house is decorated in the historic Williamsburg style. There will be an 18th-century dance demonstration Saturday.

The gift shop will be open both nights. It is filled with unique gifts and Kentucky crafts. Refreshments are provided.

Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for students ages six and up.

For more information call (859) 355-2881.


Sandra Hoorman is a junior at Boyle County High School. She was misidentified in a story Wednesday because of a reporter's error.


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