News Briefs for May 19

May 19, 2004

Legislators to speak at chamber breakfast

STANFORD - The Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will host a public political forum and breakfast from 8-9 a.m. May 26 at the extension office. Speakers Danny Ford and Ed Worley will give legislative reports. Tickets are $5 and may be bought at the chamber office or at the door. For more information, call the chamber at (606) 365-4118.

Liberty tables utility bill amendment

LIBERTY - City officials tabled an ordinance amendment Friday that would have required a non-reimbursable fee for utility connection maintenance and hold owners of rental property liable for late utility payments.

The move came after more than eight property owners people showed up at City Hall to complain about the amendment.

The city is owed more than $21,000 in utility bills that have not been paid in the past few years, according to Mayor Steve Sweeney.


KSD graduation is Thursday

Kentucky School for the Deaf will have graduation at 2 p.m. Thursday at Thomas Gymnasium on the KSD campus. A reception will follow the graduation ceremonies.

DHS baccalaureate set for Sunday

Danville High School's baccalaureate service will be 7 p.m. Sunday in Gravely Auditorium at DHS. Peter Bartuska is the speaker.

Owens works on road projects

Danville City Commissioner Ryan Owens and others on a Bluegrass Area Development District transportation committee recently met with U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta.

Owens said he has worked to get the widening of the Danville bypass pushed up and start on a project to four-lane Lexington Road.


Stanford City Council - 6 p.m. today at City Hall to discuss a cable television franchise agreement.


Nettie Lynn's last name was wrong in Monday's police news due to incorrect information received from the sheriff's office.

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