Sunday news briefs 1207

December 08, 2003

BCMS students to study at theatre

Blue Team students at Boyle County Middle School, having read The Christmas Carol, will extend their study at 10 a.m. Wednesday by observing technical and performance elements of the West T. Hill Community Theatre production of Bah, Humbug! by Ryland & Francoeur.

Co-Director Karen Logue will explain production details, and actors, including students from both Danville and Boyle County schools, will perform excerpts from the show to demonstrate the stage adaptation of Dickens' classic.

The theater has provided extended classroom experiences for several years for Boyle students, nurturing student interest in theater in general and in local community theater efforts.


Contact teacher Maureen Elwyn (859) 236-4212 or e-mail for further information.

Anti-drug group to host guest speaker

STANFORD - Ron Crouch, director of the Kentucky State Data Center, will be guest speaker at the annual community meeting of Lincoln County Champions for a Drug-Free Community at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Lincoln County Baptist Association, U.S. 27. The focus will be on population changes and trends experienced in Lincoln County.

For information, call Phyllis Elder at (606) 365-2124, ext. 352.

Motorcycle Club raises $2,200 for toy drive

Brothers Code Motorcycle Club raised $2,200, the largest lump sum ever donated, for the Danville Fire Department's Christmas Toy Drive.

The group had an auction with items that were donated by local merchants. Club President Joe Osbourn said that some items were sold and then donated back to be re-sold.

The club wanted to help the less fortunate in the area, said Ronny Mullins, club treasurer.

Beware of phone solicitations

A firefighter union making phone solicitations to Boyle County residents, does not directly benefit the Danville Fire Department.

The organization calling is the Kentucky Professional Fire Fighters Association, and is a legitimate organization, said Danville Fire Chief Mike Thomas. However, the KPFFA does not represent the Danville Fire Department.

Name left off honor roll

Alicia Hines was left off the Lincoln County Middle School honor roll, according to the school.


Danville City Commission - 5:30 p.m. Monday at city hall. Agenda includes: Stuart Powell sign request, Homeland security grant, liability insurance discussion, parking garage, ethics board appointment, Wood's Drive lagoon liner, storm water master plan, Christmas toy update, Bill Fowler zone change, Van Cook zone change and storage rentals zone change.

Arts Commission for Danville/Boyle County Board - 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at McClure-Barbee House. The meeting is not on the regular meeting date due to the holidays.

Boyle County Fiscal Court - 10 a.m. Tuesday at fiscal court room. Agenda includes: Compensatory time agreements, sign ordinance, September quarterly report, October financial statements and treasurer report and sheriff training incentive.

Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning Commission - 9 a.m. Wednesday at city hall. Agenda includes: subdivision regulations, W.C. White estate minor plats, Gerald Wilcher preliminary plats, Captain D's final development plan, Clark's Run mobile home park preliminary plat, Bluegrass Chase Farms North final plat, Dogwood Trace final plat and revocation, Huntington Creek final plat and revocation and Jim and Nancy Davis zone change.

Casey County Board of Education - 7 p.m. Monday at Garrett Elementary School. The agenda includes academic recognition, principal and superintendent reports, update on construction projects, parent-pickup plan proposal and financial report.

Garrard County Board of Education - 7 p.m. at Garrard County Middle School library. The agenda includes principal's report and employee recognition, consider finanncial report, hear superintendent's report, and have an executive session on explusions.|None***

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