News Briefs for Oct. 24

October 24, 2004

Flu shots available for high-risk Boyle residents

The Boyle County Health Department will continue its flu shot clinic Monday for Boyle County residents who are in one of the following high risk groups:

* Adults 65 and older.

* Persons 2-64 years with underlying chronic medical conditions, bring a physicians statement or medical record to document condition.

* Women who are pregnant.

Bring Medicare cards, medical cards, identification and proof of Boyle County residence. Cost of the shot is $17. Medicare and Medicaid will cover the cost of those with coverage.

Flu shots will be given to these priority groups until the supply is exhausted. Contact the Boyle County Health Department at (859) 236-2053 for more information.


Stanford candidates to speak at forum

A public forum will be held for Stanford City Council candidates from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Stanford Christian Life Center, 204 Church St. The public is invited to attend to meet the candidates and hear their responses to issues facing the city.

Preaching set at Stoney Point Baptist

Stoney Point Baptist Church, 79 Old Stoney Point Road, will hold three days of preaching that will lead up to the Rev. James McPherson's anniversary. The sessions will be 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

Speakers will be: Wednesday, the Rev. Ben Carter; Thursday, the Rev. Herbert Dunn; and Friday, the Rev. Ralph Smith.

Casey board OK's pupil contract

LIBERTY - Casey County Board of Education approved a non-resident pupil contract Thursday that will allow for student exchange with Adair County.

Dale Wilson, director of pupil personnel, said the board signed an agreement with Adair County school system for the exchange of five students per year.

The board also approved $81,028 in purchase orders for the new Jones Park Elementary School.

Casey homemakers recognized

LIBERTY - Members were recognized Oct. 15 at the annual Casey County Extension Homemakers Association meeting.

Those with perfect attendance for 2003-2004, by club, are: Grove Ridge, Cheri Hendrickson, Gerri Phillippe, Fay Sims and Betty Ware; Country Ladies, Joan Baker and Pauline Elmore; Creston, Carrie Lee Joines, Doris Noel, Betty Wethington and Pat Depp; and 1547, Faye McQueary.

Awards for the members who read the most books: Grove Ridge, Gerri Phillippe and Shirley Austin, each 300; and Creston, Doris Noel, 245.

Boyle Community Ed offers classes

Boyle County Community Education program is offering the following classes. For more information and to register, call (859) 239-8986.

Power Point II - 8-11 a.m. Nov. 1 and 3 at Kentucky School for the Deaf. Instructor is Beth Hayes.

Introduction to Word - 1-4 p.m. Nov. 1 and 3 at KSD. Instructor is Tim Downey.

Introduction to Windows - 3-6 p.m. Nov. 1 and 3 at Junction City Elementary School. Instructor is Beth Hayes.

Introduction to Excel - 8-11 a.m. Nov. 2 and 4 at KSD. Instructor is Beth Hayes.

Introduction to Access - Noon-3 p.m. Nov. 2 and 4 at KSD. Instructor is Tim Downey.

Power Point I - 5:30-8:30 p.m. at KSD. Instructor is Donna Pedro.

Driver's Education - By appointment. Instructor is Donn Marston.

Acting for Adults - 6:30-8:15 p.m. beginning Oct. 25 at community Arts Center. Instructor is Rebecca Ryland.

Picture It - 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 30 at KSD. Instructor is John Gentry.

Quilted Tote Bag - 6-8 p.m. Nov. 9 and 16 at Boyle County High School. Instructor is Paula Vanover.

Intermediate Spanish - Begins Nov. 10 at Boyle County High School. Instructor is Betsy Dahms.

Thanksgiving Side Dish - 7-9 p.m. Nov. 11 at Boyle County High School. Instructor is Amy Matthews.


The Danville-Boyle County Human Rights Commission - 6 p.m. Monday night at the Boyle County Courthouse.

Danville Board of Education -- 7 p.m. Monday at Bate Middle School.

Board of Directors for The Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County - 7 p.m. Tuesday at McClure-Barbee House.

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