News Briefs for April 25

April 25, 2004

Boyle preschool registration begins May 5

Registration and free developmental screening for children entering preschool in Boyle County next year will be May 5 through May 12. Appointments are required, and parents should call Kristi Waters at (859) 236-6634.

Perryville kindergarten pre-registration is Tuesday

Perryville Elementary School will hold kindergarten pre-registration at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Each child entering school for the first time in Boyle County must bring the following documents:

Birth certificate - the plastic copy or hospital certificate is not valid for this purpose by state law.

Kentucky certificate of immunization - proof of immunization against diptheria, tetanus poliomyelitis, rubeola and rubella.

Varicella vaccine - written statement required if child has had chicken pox.

Physical examination form - must be completed within six months of the child's entry into school.

Eye examination form - must be done by an optometrist or ophthalmologist no later than Jan. 1 of the first year the child enrolled in public school.


Social Security number - also required by the IRS.

Parents registering a child must also bring two utility bills from June or July prior to the student registration/first day of enrollment in August.

Burgin Christian to hold flea market

Burgin Christian Church will hold a flea market and food sale 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at 300 W. Main St.

Rogers Scholars named

Two local high school students have been selected to participate in the Rogers Scholars program this summer. Natalie Godbey of Casey County and Sarah Stevens of Lincoln County were both named as finalists for the program.

Rogers Scholars is a week-long session that emphasizes technological skills development and fosters an entrepreneurial sprit, leadership and commitment to rural Kentucky. The program is applicable only for students in the 42-county area of the Center for Rural Development. Applicants must be high school sophomores with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and have a written essay with three letters of recommendation.Sixty students were selected for the 2004 summer session.

Boy Scouts plan dinner

Boy Scout Troop 119's annual spaghetti dinner will be 5-8 p.m. Friday (April 30) at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. The all-you-can-eat meal includes spaghetti, coleslaw, bread, dessert and drink. Cost is: adults, $4.50 in advance or $5 at the door; and children under 12, $3.50 in advance or $4 at the door. To buy advance tickets, call (859) 236-6748 or 236-0722.

Chiapas project director to speak

Alexandra Halkin, director of the Chiapas Media Project, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Young Hall auditorium. The Chiapas Media Project is a binational partnership that provides video, computer equipment and training to marginalized, indigenous communities in Chiapas, Mexico. The indigenous people there are the most documented indigenous movement in history with hundreds of videos, films, Web sites and books created by people from the outside. The project has provided these communities with the technology and training to tell their own stories from their own perspectives.

Revival set for Stoney Point Baptist

Stoney Point Baptist Church will hold revival beginning April 2 and running through April 30. Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. with the Rev. Chris Simpson of Boneyville Baptist Church.

Reception set for new city manager

Danville will host a reception for newly hired City Manager Darrell Blenniss and his family 4-5 p.m. Monday in the city hall conference room.


Lincoln County Fiscal Court - 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Old K.U./ Courthouse Annex building.

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