News Briefs for Nov. 21

November 21, 2004

Garrard school board approves bonds

The Garrard County Board of Education held a special meeting Thursday to approve resolutions to issue $935,000 worth of bonds to pay for additions to elementary schools.

The motion was made to approve the Finance Corporation Resolution, which authorizes the bond sale. Also, motions were approved to advertise the sale and all documents concerning the sale and insurance of the bonds.

Community meeting called in McKinney

All residents of the McKinney area, which includes Geneva, Southfork, Mount Salem, Jumbo, Bluelick, Chicken Bristle and Turnersville, are asked to attend the McKinney Community Meeting 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the McKinney Rescue Building. There will be an election for two new members to serve on the Board of Directors of the McKinney Area Rescue Squad.


Boyle Lady Rebels host dinner

"Meet the Rebels" night will be from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Monday at Boyle County High School. The event will include a chili supper including hotdogs, desserts and drinks. Tickets are $4 and may be purchased at the door.

Organizers welcome the public to meet with all middle school, junior varsity and varsity basketball teams, cheerleaders, and other high school teams.

Crab Orchard seeks toys, announces contest

Crab Orchard City Hall is asking the public for help in filling Santa's sack this holiday season. The Community Association is seeking donations of new or like-new toys for Christmas at City Hall. Donations may be dropped off at City Hall weekdays from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Community Association is also sponsoring a Christmas window and house decorating contest. This year's theme is "Christmas in Toyland." Judging will be 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Winners will be announced at the Community Christmas Celebration, held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at City Hall. Mayor Mike Ramey will present the winner with a plaque and $50. Only registered entries will be judged.

To register your house or window, call the clerk's office at (606) 355-2319.

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