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January 22, 2004

Student aid workshop planned for Monday

A financial aid workshop about free application for student federal aid for parents of high school seniors will be held 7 p.m. Monday in the Boyle county High School cafeteria.

Project Graduation meeting at BCHS

A Project Graduation meeting for parents of high school seniors will be 8 p.m. Monday in the Boyle County High School cafeteria to learn the details of planning the event.

Winners of King poster

contest announced

Six Danville school students were recognized during Monday's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets, for their winning entries in the annual King poster contest. The winners, announced by poster contest coordinator Marvin Swann Jr., first vice president of the Danville chapter of the NAACP, which sponsors the celebration, were:


n Lower elementary school - Keneisha Johnson of Hogsett Elementary School, first place; and Hannah Evans of Jennie Rogers Elementary School, second.

n Upper elementary school - Megan Jones of Toliver Elementary School, first; and Andre Ayoroa of Jennie Rogers, second.

n Middle school - Kayla Steber of Bate Middle School, first; and Tara Aranda of Bate, second.


A veterans assistance officer is at the Boyle County Courthouse at noon-2 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month to provide free counseling and assistance to veterans and their families in filing claims for state and federal benefits. For more information, contact Robert Nally at 1-800-928-0951. The time was incorrect in Tuesday's newspaper.

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Former New York Times journalist Rick Bragg resigned from that newspaper last year. He was not fired. For a newspaper account of why Bragg quit, go to www.washington


honor roll announced

All A's: Cody Coms, Hannah Estes, Adam Matheney and Margaret Matheney.

Fourth grade: A's and B's, Nafanielle Blevins, Kimberly Bullock, Austin Denny, Misti Douglas, Brianna Hinebaugh, Autumn Lanigan, Christopher May, Sydney Mitchell, Lauren Mounce, Charles Sallade, James Slone, Brittany Smith and Jennifer Snow.

Fifth grade: A's and B's, Logan Adams, Michelle Carroll and Summer Wright.

Sixth grade: A's and B's, Shanna Combs, April Goodin, Courtney Hixson, Alissa Patterson, Tiffany Taylor and Devin Wren.


Heritage Festival XI Planning Committee - 3 p.m. Sunday at Danville High School.

Stanford City Council - 6 p.m. today for a special called meeting in the meeting room at the old L&N Depot. The agenda includes discussion of a date to seek bids on the Streetscape Project on Main Street.

review of a bid received for street lights that is $2,710 over what was budgeted.|None***

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