Friday news briefs 0206

February 06, 2004

Danville schools

to honor veterans

Danville Board of Education will conduct a special graduation for World War II veterans at its meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at Danville High School.

The board will award honorary high school diplomas to honorably discharged veterans who did not complete their high school education to serve in the war efforts.

Veterans must have served in the military during the war years, Dec. 7, 1941, through Dec. 31, 1946, and have had their high school education interrupted to serve their nation. Family members of deceased veterans may request an honorary diploma be awarded posthumously.


A copy of discharge papers or proof of veteran benefits plus information on the last school attended is required. Send the information as well as name, address, and phone number to World War II Veteran Graduation, c/o Danville Board of Education, 152 E. Martin Luther King Blvd., Danville, 40422 by Feb. 18.

Anyone interested in supporting the endeavor may call Louellen Turner at (859) 936-8513.

Boy Scouts plan

pancake breakfast

LANCASTER - Boy Scout Troop 180 will have its fourth annual pancake breakfast from 6-10 a.m. Saturday at St. William Catholic Church. The cost is $3. Door prizes will be given. For more information, call Mark Anderson at (859) 792-2429.

Customer appreciation

at Perryville post office

PERRYVILLE - Perryville post office will host customer appreciation day Feb. 13. Refreshments will be served from 9-11 a.m. Perryville Elementary School students will submit colorings and drawings to be judged by customers. The voting starts Thursday.

Diabetes, heart health

to be discussed

Boyle County Diabetes Coalition will present a free program titled "Living Heart Healthy" at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Boyle County Health Department.

The speaker is Dr. Frank Koroluk of Danville Cardiovascular Consultants. The presentation will include a discussion of ways to lower risk of heart disease when you have diabetes. Free cholesterol checks will be offered, and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Roger Trent or Julie Steber at the health department, (859) 236-2053, Donna Clore at the Boyle County Extension Service at 236-4484, or Rose McKenzie at Ephraim McDowell Health, 239-1610.


Casey County Retired Teachers Organization - 10 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, Middleburg Street, Liberty.


Barry Metcalf is 44. His age was wrong in Tuesday's paper in a story about his run for the U.S. Senate.

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The phone number to contact Betty Price about the Walnut Hill benefit supper and auction for Kristin Weddle is (606) 787-9541. It was incorrect in Thursday's paper.

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The president of Christian Flights is Ray Jackson, not Steven King. King is a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway. Information was incorrect in a story published Jan. 30.|2/5/04***

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