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January 27, 2004

Program set

about dieting

A program will be offered noon-1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Boyle County extension office on dieting and diets - which ones work and which ones don't and how to take weight off and keep it off. Call (859) 236-4484 to register and for more information. The $3 cost includes lunch.


taken for class

A Medicaid Nurse Aide class will be offered by Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center for advancements in the healthcare industry.

The course begins Feb. 2 and continues through Feb. 25. Classes will meet from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Classes will be each Monday, Wednesday and Friday the first three weeks and on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the fourth week. Classes will meet in the Flexner Room at the hospital.

Participants must have a high school diploma. The cost for the class is $450, which includes a book and workbook.


To apply or for more information, please call (859) 239-1600.

Reception set at

exhibit opening

A reception celebrating the opening of an exhibit of Brenna Kihlman's artworks and fashion designs will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Boyle County Library.

Junction school

honor roll listed

JUNCTION CITY - Students named to the honor roll at Junction City Elementary school are:

Fourth grade, all A's: Tyler Beldon, Austin Carpenter, Haley Cox and Gunner Taylor. A's and B's: Ryan Mims, Emily Pennington, Mikayla Pippin, Alex Richards, Julinda Rolen, Jonathan Young, Brooke Gaddis, Justin Nevius, Clint Riggle, Tanner Hardin, Knacey Loomer, Hagan Wesley and Dantea Furlow.

Fifth grade, all A's: Shannon Leech, Jenna McCoy, Austin Miller, Kelsey Robinson and Tyler Rohrback. A's and B's: Zachary Asberry, Caitlyn Barrett, Jennifer Tuggle, Erica Reed, Reed Glasscock, Drew Russell, Megan Sutton, Ashley Watters, Samantha Daly, Kayla Belcher, Cameron Gaddis and Chris Burchfield.

School board

member accused

of trafficking drugs

HAZARD (AP) - A member of an eastern Kentucky school board was arrested Monday and charged with selling drugs, police said.

The arrest of Letcher County School Board member Tommy Vanover at the coal mine where he works came after a five-month investigation by the Letcher County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff Danny Webb said undercover officers bought drugs from Vanover, 49, three times since September.

Vanover was charged with three counts of trafficking a controlled substance and one count of doing so within 1,000 yards of a school.


The Junction City Council will meet 7 p.m. today for an executive session, rather than an open meeting.|1/27/04***

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