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March 26, 2004

BCMS places sixth

in state MathCounts

Boyle County Middle School's MathCounts team placed sixth, and one individual placed seventh, in state competition Saturday in Louisville.

Casey Henson placed seventh in the state and won a $1,500 per year scholarship for four years of study at the University of Kentucky or $1,500 per year for five years of study at the University of Louisville. Team members who placed sixth in the state were Henson, Alexander Clark, Aaron Lyons and Jonathan Terry.

Boyle qualified for state competition by placing second as a team Feb. 28 in chapter MathCounts competition in Frankfort.

Henson received a $500 scholarship in February for placing first out of 82 students from Anderson, Boyle, Franklin, Henry, Mercer, Owen, Scott, Shelby and Woodford counties. Clark placed fourth overall.

"I'm very happy for our team members for placing sixth in the state and proud of everyone for working so hard this year," said math teacher Jennifer Carter, who coaches the team.


Also competing for Boyle in February were Sam Fedorka, Ashley Sullivan, Joyce Achenjang and Daniel Summers. Scoring among the top 20 students in the Frankfort competition were Lyons, Fedorka and Terry.

Chamber plans

fashion show

A women's fashion show and luncheon are scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 13 at Danville Country Club.

The events are hosted by Boyle County Chamber of Commerce's Women in Business Committee and sponsored by Wal-Mart.

Admission is $10, and reservations and payment are required by April 7. The chamber office is at 304 S. Fourth St. Tables may be reserved and purchased, as well. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Twelve stores displaying the latest in business and casual fashions will participate. More than 70 outfits will be shown, and door prizes will be given away.

Participants include Carol's Bridal & Gifts, Cato's, Con-tents, Dawahares, Derby Shoppe, Exclusively Yours, Goody's, JCPenney, Kmart, Raggs, Underground Attitudes and Wal-Mart.

The chamber is taking nominations through today for Administrative Professional of the Year. The winner will be recognized at the fashion show.

Clothes closet

open at church

Anyone needing a dress for Easter can stop by the clothes closet at Christ the Head Missionary Church at 845 E. Main St. Hours are 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 3-5 p.m. Saturdays. The phone number is (859) 936-7300 or (859) 236-8887. On nights and weekends, call 236-7908.

Blood drive

et for April 2

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center will have a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 2 in the Ben Franklin Room. The drive is being sponsored in conjunction with Central Kentucky Blood Center.

Donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good general health. The complete process takes less than an hour, with the actual donation of one pint lasting 10 minutes. Blood can be donated every 56 days.

Donors will receive a free t-shirt. For more information, call Lora Vliet at 1-800-775-2522.

Scholarships offered

to aviation camp

National College of Business & Technology will provide full scholarships for two children to attend Aviation Camp this summer, presented by the Aviation Museum of Kentucky at Boyle County Airport.

The college is also funding scholarships in two other camp locations where the college has a campus.

At the camps, children between the ages of 10 and 15 learn about aircrafts, how to plan flights, and then help fly an actual plane.

This is the first year the camp will be held in Danville. Last year 500 students attended camps in Lexington, Pikeville, Madisonville and Somerset.


Garrard County Fiscal Court - 7 p.m. today at the courthouse. The agenda includes open and accept Realtor bids, approve transfers of money and appropriations, first reading of jail budget, first reading of budget amendment, approve community service insurance coverage, and approve bills to be paid.|3/16/04|***

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