News Briefs for Nov. 7

November 07, 2004

Last car cruise set in Stanford

Stanford's last Car Cruise of the season will be 4-7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Stanford Historic Depot, located behind the Courthouse. The event will benefit Winterfest "toys for tots."

St. James AME hosts revival

St. James AME Church is having a revival at 7 p.m. Tuesday - Friday. The guest evangelist is the Rev. Jeremiah Wilson from East Chicago, Ind. Various choirs each night. Dinner will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome! St. James is at 124 East Walnut St., Danville.

Free diabetes screening offered

In observance of November being Diabetes Awareness Month, Ephraim McDowell is offering free diabetes screenings 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 9 at MedSource, 326 W. Walnut St. in Danville.


Individuals wanting to have their blood glucose screened are advised not to eat for two hours before the test. No appointment is necessary and the test usually takes only five minutes. For more information, call (859) 239-1691.

Also, the Danville Kroger will be hosting Diabetes Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 11. There will be free insulin and glucose meters for diabetics and diabetes education.

Prizes available for recycling effort

Solid waste coordinators in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and Mercer counties are urging residents to note America Recycle Day Nov. 15.

In Kentucky, residents who pledge their support at will have their names entered in a drawing to win prizes, including a weekend getaway at the Kentucky State Park of their choice.

America Recycle Day is a non-profit dedicated to emphasizing the need to recycle and buy products made from recycled materials.


Casey County Fiscal Court - 10 a.m. Monday for a special meeting at the courthouse to discuss personnel, bids for heating and air conditioning for the Central Kentucky Ag/Expo Center, and acquisition of real property.

Casey County Board of Education - 7 p.m. Monday at Douglas Elementary School, Ky. 49. The agenda includes update on construction projects, principal and staff reports, school bus purchases, and executive session to evaluate superintendent.

Board of Trustees of the Boyle County Public Library - 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the library.

Lincoln County School Board - 7 p.m. Thursday in the Central Office.


Due to a reporter's error, a police news item in Friday's paper incorrectly implied that Casey County School Board candidate John Cox benefitted from an alleged vote-buying scheme which led to the arrest of Edgar J. Ellis.

Jonathan Hardwick, a fourth-grade student at Kings Mountain Elementary, was left off the honor roll list sent to the paper.

The Advocate-Messenger corrects all significant errors that are brought to the editors' attention.

If you think we have made such an error, please call our newsroom at (859) 236-2551 or 1-800-428-0409 after 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday.

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