News Briefs for July 19

July 19, 2004

Freedom Fund Banquet set

The Danville-Boyle County NAACP will hold a Freedom Fund Banquet and SIDS Workshop 6 p.m. July 24 at First Christian Church, 555 E. Lexington Ave., according to Norman Bartleson, president.

Dr. Ernest H. Smith of Martin Luther King Jr. General Hospital in Los Angeles will speak. A $15 donation per person is the fee. Call (859) 236-2947 or FAX (859) 236-3499 for information.

Local students receive LG&E scholarships

LOUISVILLE - As part of its long-standing commitment to education, the LG&E Energy Foundation has awarded scholarships to 15 students, including three from Boyle and Mercer County, whose parents are LG&E Energy employees.


Laura Bischoff, a Boyle County High School graduate, will receive an annual scholarship of $1,200 to be used toward college expenses. Bischoff was chosen out of more than 80 applicants to receive an LG&E Energy Foundation scholarship.

Two others, Ashleigh Gray, Burgin Independent High School, Burgin; and Blake Rogers, Harrodsburg High School, Harrodsburg, also received LG&E Energy Foundation scholarships.

"The Foundation scholarship program reinforces our belief that education is the key to success," said Chip Keeling, Vice President, LG&E Energy Foundation.


Danville Cemetery Committee - 9 a.m. Tuesday at city hall to discuss operations update, speed limit signs, planting committee update, maintenance committee update and building update.

Casey Fiscal Court - 5 p.m. at Casey County Courthouse. The agenda includes a report on county attorney's excess fees and budget transfers.

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