News Briefs for July 12

July 12, 2004

Danville Commission meets today

The Danville City Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. today at city hall. Agenda includes Chamber of Commerce sign discussion, Pioneer Playhouse request, transportation request for 207 North Street, Community Arts Center request, auditor selection process, water meter and accessory bids, park improvements, sanitary sewer consultant.

To have an interpreter at the meeting e-mail or call (859) 238-1200 ext. 2108.

Boyle students complete Governor's Arts program

The Kentucky Center brought more than 200 eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth to the heart of the Bluegrass, as the Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts took place on the campus of Lexington's Transylvania University June 20 to July 10.

During their three week stay, 224 student artists from 54 Kentucky counties and 11 students from Ireland and Northern Ireland were immersed in a rigorous schedule of daily seminars, master-classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips to local cultural attractions.


Students received instruction in eight disciplines: architecture, creative writing, dance, drama, instrumental music, musical theater, visual arts and vocal music. Performances and lectures by Pulitzer prize-winning cartoonist Joel Pett, Art! Art! Barking Dog Dance Company, Affrilachian Poets, and the Louisville Improvisers, rounded out the students' experience in cultural growth.

Boyle county participants were: Kimberly Milburn, vocal music; Jacob Moore, vocal music; Katie Nedvidek, drama; and Mason Scisco, drama.

Entries called for in Boyle fair rodeo

The Broken Horn Rodeo will be at the Boyle County Fair at 7:30 p.m. July 21. Locals and youth can enter. Entry fees will be collected from 8 a.m. at 5 p.m. on July 12 at the fairgrounds. Call 1-800-639-9002 to register and for more information.


Skatewave equipment brought ramps to Danville Friday. The company was misidentified in a cutline Sunday.

The City Commission is conducting a poll on the city's Web site,, about which equipment the community prefers. All of the bids were close in price. By this morning, Skatewave and Premier Playscapes were tied, each with three votes a piece, while Bluegrass Recreation has received one vote. Commissioners are expected to vote on the bids July 26. The park will be built by mid-August in Millenium Park.

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