News Briefs for June 10

June 10, 2004

Relay for Life fund-raiser planned

The MAC first annual Poker Run will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the Matsushita parking lot. The cost is $10 per person, and the best hand pays $100. All proceeds go to Boyle County Relay for Life. For more information, call (859) 238-3631 or e-mail

Contestants need for Lincoln fair pageant

STANFORD — Contestants are needed for the Miss Lincoln County Fair Pageant at 7 p.m. July 5. The pageant is open to any female between 16-21 who lives in Kentucky. The entry fee is $35. For more information, contact Todd or Tammy Kirkpatrick at (606) 365-1288 or 365-7183.

Whitfield’s rep to visit Lincoln County

HUSTONVILLE — Congressman Ed Whitfield’s representative, Sandy Simpson, will be available to Lincoln County citizens from 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 24 at Hustonville City Hall. Any resident seeking federal assistance or experiencing problems involving federal agencies may meet with Simpson, the eastern regional field representative. Inquiries about Social Security, Medicare, veterans benefits or other federal programs and comments on issues before Congress are welcome.


Crab Orchard plans Poker Run

CRAB ORCHARD — Crab Orchard’s motorcycle Poker Run will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, starting at Gram’s Market on U.S. 150 in Crab Orchard. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with an entry fee of $5. The 100-mile run will take riders through Mount Vernon, London and Somerset. A meal is offered for $5. All bikes must be street legal. Proceeds go to the City of Crab Orchard Community Association Event fund.

For more information, call (606) 355-2319.

Quarterback Club to meet

The Boyle County Quarterback Club will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Boyle County High School.

Have lunch with Spiderman

Finley’s Fun Center will host lunch with Spiderman from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19. Kids can skate with Spiderman, get his autograph and see him do amazing tricks and flips. The $7 admission free includes pizza, drink and skating. Proceeds go to the March of Dimes. For more information, call (859) 236-8808 or visit

Firefighters receive training

James W. Ball and James M. Nichols of the Danville Fire Department have completed training with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Ball and Nichols completed the National Fire Academy’s Command and Control of Fire Department Operations at Target Hazards Course in Emmitsburg, Md., on June 4.

The course introduces command officers to the complexities involved in commanding incidents in high risk areas. Students are confronted with a number of fire and rescue incidents that include high life hazard, multiple exposure, and unusual occupancy risk considerations.


Phillippe Family Reunion — 11 a.m. Saturday at Logan-Hubble Memorial Park, shelter 2. Lunch will be at 1 p.m.


Band conductor Joseph Stengel’s last name was misspelled in a photo caption on the front page Wednesday, due to an editing error.

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