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March 15, 2004

Booths available for craft show

Anyone wanting to have a booth in the second annual arts and crafts show at the Boyle County Fairgrounds can contact Ann or Jerry Ursprung at (859) 332-7039 from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. or after 7 p.m. The show will be held 8 a.m.-8 p.m. May 21 and 22 and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 23. The 10-foot by 10-foot booths are $50 for three days. All crafts must be handmade.

Home Ownership Opportunity Fair is Saturday

A Home Ownership Opportunity Fair will be held 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Hampton Inn in Danville, 100 Montgomery Road. Chester Kavanaugh is the host and home mortgage specialists, credit restoration specialists and real estate professionals will be on hand to provide information to make the dream of home ownership a reality.

Expert to discuss religion in civic discourse

Centre College will sponsor a guest lecture by Jonathan Z. Smith titled "God Save this Honorable Court: Religion in Civic Discourse" on March 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Weisiger Theatre on the Centre campus.


In this presentation, Smith will explore aspects of religion in civic discourse in terms of constitution and the court, through representation, and interpretation of religion in public speech.

Smith, the Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor of the Humanities at the University of Chicago, is a world-renowned historian of religions. Smith's works include Map Is Not Territory; Imagining Religion: From Babylon to Jonestown; and To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual.


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

Community Development Council Community Forums - 7 p.m. Tuesday at Junction City Community Center and 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Danville High School cafeteria.

Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning Commission - 9 a.m. Wednesday at city hall. Agenda includes: minor plats for Ray Bonta on Quirks Run Road; G.H. Smith, Clifton Road; Zay Case, Gose Pike; Marlin Taylor, Webster Road; Lester and Bruce Smith, Alum Springs Road; Robert Sheperson, Brumfield Road; Oscar Bailey, Lower Salt River Road; a planned unit development amendment for Danville Convention Center; final planned unit development for Danny Settles on Dillehay Street; final development plan amendment for Back to Basics Chiropractic on S. Fourth Street; final plat amendment for Bluegrass Place and The Paddock; final plat amendment for Old Bridge and planed unit development revocation for The Vineyard on Baughman Avenue; Kentucky League of Cities' insurance quote; February financial statement; a list of officers for the April 7 elections; and executive session.


Friday's article regarding the Lincoln County Board of Education meeting incorrectly named Clem Mason as an audience member. Constable Jeff Jenkins and his mother Lillian Jenkins were the two member of the audience who spoke out during the meeting. Jenkins, who challenged a board member to step outside, and his mother were also shown in the photo.|3/12/04|***

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