Sunday news briefs 121403

December 15, 2003

Garrett Elementary students get medals

LIBERTY - Students from Garrett Elementary School recognized Monday by Casey County Board of Education for receiving distinguished scores on state tests, were: Sarah Durham, arts and humanities, and practical living and vocational studies; Amber Dye, Amanda Elliott and Carly Ritter, social studies; Rachel Hines, Krystal Jawort and Brittany Raney, practical living and vocational studies; and Justen Wesley, science. Each received a medal.

Casey schools get state tech money

LIBERTY - The Casey County Board of Education approved an offer of assistance from the state School Facilities Construction Commission in the amount of $21,338 to be matched up to three years.

The action on the money to be used for technology education programs was taken at Monday night's meeting of the board.


The board also heard that Bennett Williams, a teacher at the middle school, has been granted a medical disability retirement, and that Rachel Taylor has resigned her position as volleyball coach.

Julie Hayes also was hired as an extended school services instructional aide, according to Superintendent Linda Hatter's report.

Walk-it-off prizes ready

Weekly winners of the last pedometer prizes for the Fall 2003 "Walk-It-Off" Program are: Bonnie Ellis, Dreamia Prater, Melinda Wofford, Gladys Harris, Emily Cummins and Stephanie Curtis.

If you signed up for the 10-week program and have not picked up your T-shirt or gym bag, you may do so by stopping by the Boyle County extension office, 446 Danville Bypass North.

Sponsors of the program are: Boyle County Health Department, Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service, Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation Department and McDowell Wellness Center.

Whitfield's rep

to be in Hustonville

HUSTONVILLE - A representative from U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield's office will be at Hustonville City Hall 1:30-1:20 p.m. Dec. 18 to assist people seeking federal assistance or experiencing problems involving federal agencies.

Sandy Simpson will listen to inquiries about social security, Medicare, veterans benefits or other federal programs and comments on issues.


Boyle Board of Education - 7 p.m. Thursday at Boyle County High School.

Boyle County Future Farmers of America Alumni - 7 p.m. Monday at Boyle County High School agriculture room. For more information, contact Ryan Owens at (859) 236-8672.

Blue Grass Community Action Agency - 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Boyle County Courthouse. Public meeting to discuss the needs of the low income in Boyle County.

Boyle Community Education

Danville-Boyle County Community Education Program is offering the following classes. Call (859) 239-8986 for more information or to register by phone.

Intermediate Excel - 8-11 a.m. Jan. 5 and 7 at Kentucky School for the Deaf. Instructor is Beth Hayes.

Introduction to Word - 1-4 p.m. Jan. 5 and 7 at KSD. Instructor is Beth Hayes.

Introduction to Windows - 1-4 p.m. Jan. 6 and 8 at KSD. Instructor is Timothy Downey.

Introduction to Access - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 6 and 8 at Central Kentucky Technical College. Instructor is Clovis Perry.

Introduction to Word - 6-8 p.m. Jan. 6 and 8 at Boyle County Middle School. Instructor is D.J. Smith.


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