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April 08, 2004

Kentucky Democratic conventions scheduled

Conventions at the precinct, county, state and federal levels have been scheduled to comply with the Kentucky Democratic Party by-laws.

Conventions will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at each precincts regular polling place. Three-member committees will be elected. Each will have a committeeman, a committeewoman and a committee youth member, 35-years-old or younger. They must be registered Democrats in that precinct.

At 10 a.m. on April 24 county or legislative district convention will be held at the Boyle County Courthouse in the district courtroom. Precinct committee members will attend. At the convention delegates to attend the congressional and state districts will be elected.

DHS council to elect members

Four persons have been nominated for the 2004-2005 Danville High School council.

The nominees are Tonya L. Boone, Anne Kerbaugh, Patsi Trollinger and Anne L. Williams.

Voting will take place 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school library.


WKU rep to be at Danville High

Adrien DeLoach, an admissions counselor at Western Kentucky University, will be visiting Danville High School to discuss with prospective students the opportunities offered at Western.

DeLoach will be at the school on 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday.

For more information, contact the WKU Admissions Office via email at or by phone at (270) 745-2551.

Self-defense classes offered

McDowell Wellness Center is offering self-defense classes. Interested individuals may choose to attend a class 6:30-7:45 p.m. Friday or 10:30-11:45 a.m. April 17.

The classes will be taught by a certified self-defense instructor and include a discussion on self-defense and the use of pepper spray or mace.

It will also include a demonstration and practice of frontal attack, rear attack and armed attack moves. Participants should wear comfortable clothing.

The class is free to Wellness Center members, while non-members can pay $10 to attend the class. For more information, call (859)936-9355.

Seminar on saving, investing scheduled

NICHOLASVILLE - "Practical Strategies for Parents and Home School," a special Kentucky Council on Economic Education presentation, will be at Jessamine County Public Library 7 p.m. April 22.

Teresa Moore, who teaches economics at Stonewall Elementary and leads KCEE graduate seminars on economic education at the University of Kentucky, will be the expert presenter. Topics of discussion will include earning income, investing, saving, and credit card usage.

For more information, call Jessamine County Public Library at (859) 885-3523.


In stories Sunday and Monday about the compensation package for the Kentucky State University president, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Dr. Mary Evans Sias will receive a car and a $700 per month allowance. Sias will receive the allowance but will use her own car, according to the terms of the contract.

The Advocate-Messenger corrects all significant errors that are brought to the editors' attention.

If you think we have made such an error, please call our newsroom at (859) 236-2551 or 1-800-428-0409 after 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday.|3/16/04|***

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