News Briefs for June 6

June 06, 2004

Cedar Creek, KDFWR offer Free Fishing Program

The Cedar Creek Sportsman Club and Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife are sponsoring a free program to teach children the basic skills of fishing and water safety. Sign-in is 9 a.m. June 19 at the Cedar Creek Sportsman Club on U.S. 150, three miles east of Stanford across from Cedar Creek Lake. Admission is free and open to all age groups of boys and girls. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, call (606) 365-3788.

Weatherization Program offers home repairs

The Weatherization Program by Blue Grass Community Action Agency provides necessary home repair to prevent heating or cooling loss. When necessary, they may repair or replace heating systems. The goal of the program is to assist people in securing a safe and healthy environment and to make heating and cooling bills more affordable. Eligibility is based on income, but priority is given to the elderly and disabled. For more information, contact your local Community Developer at 236-2955.


Boyle Diabetes Coalition to present 'Money Matters'

The Boyle County Diabetes Coalition will present a program entitled "Money Matters" 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Boyle County Health Department. Presentation will include a discussion of what is covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance. There will be displays of the newest meters and supplies as well as door prizes. There is no cost for attending this program and light refreshments will be served. For further information about this meeting or future meetings, please contact Roger Trent or Julie Steber at the Boyle County Health Department, at (859) 236-2053; Donna Clore, Boyle County Extension Service at (859) 236-4484; or Rose McKenzie, Ephraim McDowell Health at (859) 239-1610.

Satellite TV company offers local channels

DIRECTV now offers local broadcast channels in Lexington via satellite.

The available local channels are WLEX (NBC)/Channel 18, WKYT (CBS)/Channel 27, WTVQ (ABC)/Channel 36, WKLE (PBS)/Channel 46, WDKY (FOX)/Channel 56 and WLJC (IND)/Channel 65 and are available through a single 18-by-20-inch multi-satellite dish.

The local broadcast channel package is available to customers in combination with any Total Choice programming package for $39.99.

Time to remove cemetery decorations

All ground decorations placed in Bellevue and Hilldale cemeteries for Memorial Day must be removed by Wednesday, or the cemetery staff will remove them.

Revival begins Thursday

God's Landmark Christian Worship Center, 1433 Kennedy Bridge Road, will hold revival at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The speaker is Larry Holbrook of Danville. For more information, call Bob Rawlings at (859) 351-6280.

Vacation Bible School begins Monday

STANFORD - The First Church of God in Stanford will hold Vacation Bible School 7-9 p.m. daily Monday through Friday. For more information, call 346-4827.

Crab Orchard Elementary releases honor roll

CRAB ORCHARD - Students named to the Crab Orchard Elementary School honor roll are:

Fourth Grade A's and B's: Kaylee Crawford, Taylor Elam, Brooklyn Isaacs. Irena Manuel, Amy Shackleford, Haley Spurlin, Cody Elliott, Bobbis Smith and Thorin Houk.

Fifth Grade All A's: Emily Frith. A's and B's: Rachel Sims, Heather Frith and Caitlin Gooch.

Sixth Grade A's and B's: Travis Bishop, Alisha Brewer, Dalton Cummins, Michael Hiatt, Lance Holcomb, Rachel Hopkins, Desma Sparks, Shannon Stamper, Kendra Brown, Renee Dyehouse, Allison Harness, Angel Hood, Kayla McQueary and Brittany Miller.

Highland Elementary School presents awards

The following students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades were named to the honor roll at Highland Elementary School:

All A's: Emily Baker, Lesa Cox, Jeanette Crawley, E.J. Fox, Kelsey Goens, Dana Leigh, Erin Leigh, Vinny Morris and Morgan Reed.

All A's and B's: Kelsey Blount, Brooke Bowen, Emily Corman, Justice Carrier, Zach Cash, Deanna Coers, Lewis Dowell, Katy Dyehouse, Elena Flores, Andrew Gourley, Kelsey Henderson, Jamie Hobdy, Amy Hull, Devin Hurt, A.J. Kopczynski, Amber Mason, Hunter Mason, Shelbey Meece, Justin Moore, Ariel Nantz, Robin Perry, Street Phillips, Danielle Rice, Leah Simpson, Coty Sims, Josh Thomas, Burns Wheatley and Sara Wood.

Students recognized for perfect attendance at include: Zack Cash, Michael Dulay, Paul Gregor, Katie King, Dana Leigh, Kelsey Meece, Kristen Meece, Shelbey Meece, Ben Mullins, Allison Newman, Danielle Rice and Latasha Stamper.


Lincoln County Fiscal Court - 9 a.m. Tuesday in the old K.U./Courthouse annex building.

Lincoln County Board of Education - 7 p.m. Thursday in the Central Office.

Bate Middle School Council - 3 p.m. Thursday in the music room, to discuss the master schedule, staffing and final budget report.

Lancaster City Council - 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall.

Garrard County Fiscal Court - 7 p.m. Monday at the courthouse.


The Independence Day fireworks display in Boyle County will be July 3. Due to incorrect information in the 2004 Calendar of Events at, the date was incorrect in the newspaper May 30.

The Girl Scouts in Troop 258 who are offering a baby-sitting workshop June 26 at Perryville Christian Church are in grades 6-9. Their grade level was incorrect in Thursday's paper due to information received.

Pre-register by calling Paula Lanham, troop leader, at (859) 332-7696. Due to a reporter's error, Lanham's first name was incorrect.

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.

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