News Briefs for Aug. 4

August 04, 2004

Bate alumni to gather

The Bate High School Alumni program will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Danville High School. Paul Smith of Fern Creek will speak. The event is open.

Lincoln County Changers to meet

STANFORD - Lincoln County Changers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at J.C. Power House. Churches, organizations, youth leaders and others who want to be involved in 2005 planning are urged to participate. For more information, call Mike Reichenbach, (606) 365-3025; Keith Kirkpatrick, (606) 669-0577; or Robert Castle, (859) 749-5106.

Exterior colors picked for new school

LIBERTY - Brown brick, slate blue glazed tile trim and a taupe metal roof were selected Monday evening for the new Jones Park Elementary School.


Casey County Board of Education picked the colors after reviewing a model of the new school, which will open in the fall of 2005, according to Melissa Vaughn, board secretary.

Groundbreaking will be 11 a.m. Friday.

Messer to coordinate fund-raiser

CRAB ORCHARD - Diana Messer of Crab Orchard will coordinate this year's Miracle Mile event Sept. 11 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

The hospital is America's leading childhood cancer research center in terms of the number of patients treated and treatment success. Since the hospital opened in 1962, the cure rate for acute lymphocytic leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer, has risen from less than 4 percent to 80 percent.

To participate or contribute, call Messer at (606) 355-2129.

Wellness center offers weight program

McDowell Wellness Center will offer HMR Weight Management Program, a 12-week program that will help individuals lose weight and learn skills to keep the weight off long term, starting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16. Free orientation sessions will be 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and 16 and noon Aug. 5 and 12 at McDowell Wellness Center, 1107 Ben Ali Drive near Food Lion. For more information, call (859) 936-9355.


Lincoln County High School Council - regular meeting time this school year is 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month in the LCHS library.

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