News Briefs for Nov. 8

November 08, 2004

DAR sponsors art, writing contests

The St. Asaph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor several contests for student artists and writers.

The Junior American Citizen contest is open to students in pre-school through 12th grade. The categories include art, community service, and creative expression. The theme is "Patriots in Pinafores - America's Amazing Women." Entries must be submitted to local schools or to Stephanie Griffin, 400 Brookhaven, Danville, by Dec. 17. For more information, call (859) 236-2937.

The American History Essay Contest is open to students in the fifth through eighth grade. The topic is "Along the Trail with Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery, May 1804-September 1806." Essays are due Jan. 15. For more information, contact Irene Elsea, (859) 236-2499.

The Christopher Columbus Essay Contest is open to students in the ninth-12th grades. The topic is "Why Should Christopher Columbus be Considered a Hero?" For more information, contact Elsea.


Chapter awards will be presented to winning students in February at the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting. State, division and national awards will be presented later in the year.

All schools should have received information and entry forms, but additional forms are available from the Daughters of the American Revolution contacts.

Bookmobile schedule corrected

The bookmobile schedule that was listed in Sunday's Advocate was incorrect due to an editing error. The correct schedule for this week is:

Tuesday - A Children's Place, 10-10:15 a.m.; Southwood, 10:30-10:45 a.m.; Shaker Point apartments, 11-11:10 a.m.; Latimer Heights, 11:15 a.m.-noon; Old Shakertown Road, 12:15-12:30 p.m.; Bluegrass Pike (two stops), 2:25-2:45 p.m.; Secretariat Drive (two stops), 2:50-3:10 p.m.; and Iron Leige, 3:15-3:30 p.m.

Wednesday - Junction City Elementary, 9:45-10:15 a.m.; Simpson Lane, 10:20-10:35 a.m.; Hustonville Road (shut in), 10:40-10:50 a.m.; Slo's Restaurant, 10:50-11:05 a.m.; Ila Avenue, 11:10-11:20 a.m.; Castlerock, 11:25-11:35 a.m.; Park Hills (four stops), 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m.; Senior Citizens Center, 12:15-12:20 p.m.; Calvary Baptist Church, 12:30-12:45 p.m.

Thursday - Charleston Healthcare Manor, 10:15-10:45 a.m.; Shelby's Leaning Center, 10:55-11:05 a.m.; Arnold Tower, 11:15-11:45 a.m.; Shut ins, 11:45 a.m.-noon.

Friday - Tender Care Day Care, 9:45-10:10 a.m.; Weisiger Woods, 10:20-10:50 a.m.; Waterworks Road, 11-11:40 a.m.; and Seminole Trail, 11:55 a.m.-12:15 p.m.


Danville City Commission - 5:30 p.m. today at city hall to discuss historic preservation marker request, federal building update, insurance claim from James McGrath, airport board appointment, ethics board appointment, life and dental insurance renewal, a budget amendment, police surplus request and an LGL Partnership zone change.

Boyle Fiscal Court - 10 a.m. Tuesday at the courthouse to discuss appointing Gordon Howe to Parks and Recreation Board, jail parking lot expansion, jail purchasing discussion, Millennium Park gate update, deputy emergency management director, courthouse janitorial contract, fleet insurance options, quarterly report and part-time deputy sheriff.

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