Monday news briefs 032904

March 29, 2004

Casey chamber

banquet is April 26

LIBERTY - Richie Farmer, state agriculture commissioner, will speak at the annual Liberty/Casey County Chamber of Commerce awards banquet April 26 at Casey County High School.

The banquet will begin with a social hour, followed by dinner, awards presentation, and an auction of items donated by Farmer and local businesses.

Tickets are $15 and are available from chamber members and local businesses.

Nominations are currently being taken for people who may qualify as business, manufacturer, entrepreneur, education, agricultural business owner and health care provider of the year.


Call (606) 787-6463 for more information.

Ten Commandments

marker to be erected

STANFORD - The Baker family will unveil a Ten Commandments monument at noon April 10 on their farm on U.S. 27 south of Stanford.

The 5,000 pound granite stone will be set by D&D Crane Service on a heart-shaped island facing U.S. 27 as a tribute to the Ten Commandments.

A free Bluegrass concert beginning at 10 a.m. will feature The Moron Brothers, Just in Time, Hoskins & Sons, Wildwood Valley Boys, Joe Isaacs and the Redlick Band, Gary Strong & Hard Times, Wayne Fields & Driftwood and The Daltons.

Carriage rides and food booths will be available. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Campers are welcome on Friday or Saturday night. Admission is $3 for children and $5 for adults.

For more information, call (606) 365-3900.

Film on AIDS epidemic

to be shown Wednesday

CentrePeace will sponsor an activist film at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on the first floor of the Combs Center at Centre College. The Combs Center is at the corner of Walnut and Harding streets.

"Patient Abuse" is a 55-minute movie about the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. A discussion will follow.

Lincoln Changers

eek assistance

STANFORD - The Lincoln County Changers will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 5 at JC Power House. The meeting is open to all community members, churches and civic organizations who would like to be involved in making a difference in Lincoln County. The organization needs donations for home repairs. For more information, contact Keith Kirkpatrick at (606) 669-0577, Jerry Bailey at 365-1556 or 365-2143, or Bobi Brogle at (606) 346-3966.


Casey Fiscal Court - 5 p.m. Tuesday for a special called meeting at the Casey County Courthouse.|3/16/04|***

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