News Briefs for Aug. 5

August 05, 2004

Yard sale space available at Ag/Expo

LIBERTY - Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center on U.S. 127 South has 1,000 spaces open to vendors for the annual U.S. 127 Yard Sale that begins this weekend.

The center provides a safer location for local and visiting vendors and patrons, said Arlen Sanders, executive director of the Economic Development Authority of Liberty/Casey County.

The entrance has four lanes off of U.S. 127. Restrooms are available, and campers can use the facility, but no services are available, he said.


The $5 and $10 spaces may be reserved for any day of the sale.

East Casey County Water District near the entrance of the center is in charge of space rental and permits. Call (606) 787-9961 for information.

Two file for Boyle offices

Incumbent Anne Sleet has filed to run for Perryville City Council. The deadline to file is Aug. 10. The election is Nov. 2.

Alane Mills has filed to run for the Boyle County Board of Education District 5 seat.

Community education classes offered

Danville/Boyle County/Kentucky School for the Deaf Community Education is offering the following classes:

Concealed Weapons, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 14 at KSD and 1:30 p.m. Aug. 15 for range completion. Carroll Pixley is the instructor. The cost is $75.

Advanced Access, 8-11 a.m. Aug. 16 and 18 at KSD. Tim Downey is the instructor.

Advanced Excel, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 16 and 18 at KSD. Beth Hayes is the instructor.

Advanced Word, 8-11 a.m. Aug. 17 and 19 at KSD. Downey is the instructor.

Power Point I, noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 17 and 19 at KSD. Hayes is the instructor.

Introduction to Internet, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 and 19 at KSD. Clovis Perry is the instructor.

Call (859) 239-8986.

Southern States sets annual meeting

Southern States Cooperative - Central Kentucky Service - Boyle and Harrodsburg branches will have its annual membership day and meeting Aug. 18 at the Boyle branch, 1244 Lebanon Road in Danville.

Membership day activities begin at 8 a.m., and the meeting will start at 3 p.m. Local board members will be elected, and retiring board members will be recognized.

Board nominees are Allen Goggin for Boyle branch and Bruce Wade for Harrodsburg branch. Reports will be given on local and companywide operations.

More than 100 drivers for Southern States' Kentucky propane services took part in competitions called truck rodeos this summer. The competitions tested safety skills. Rodney Green, George Keller, Bill Lane and Chris Taylor from the Boyle branch took part in the rodeo at Lebanon and received awards for best maintained vehicles.

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