News Briefs for Dec. 15

December 15, 2004

Industrial authority vacancies filled

HARRODSBURG - Two men have been named to fill vacancies on the Harrodsburg/Mercer County Industrial Development Authority.

Mercer County Fiscal Court approved the appointment of Pete Chiericozzi, senior vice president of Wausau Paper Co., formerly Bay West, at the court's meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Phillip Crump of Mago Construction was appointed to the authority by Harrodsburg City Commission Tuesday night. The vacancies were caused by the resignations of Allen White and Bob Baughman.

Return traps to animal shelter

The Danville-Boyle County Humane Society needs the public's help in getting back several live traps that belong to the animal shelter.


Anyone who has borrowed a trap is asked to return it as soon as possible. These traps are made available to people for trapping animals in a humane way. If you have a trap, please bring it back to the animal shelter or call (859) 238-1117.

New cookbook is available

The Wilderness Trace Child Development Center, which has been in operation for 20 years, has published its first cookbook, "Cooking for Kids," that features over 500 favorite recipes from families, staff, board members and friends of the center.

Designed to promote public awareness of the program for young children with disabilities and development delays, the book can be purchase from board members, staff or by calling the center at (859) 236-0878. The cookbook also may be purchased at various locations in Danville or at the center at 409 N. Stewarts Lane.

The cost is $10 each with proceeds going to the program that serves young children in Boyle, Mercer and surrounding counties.

Area residents named to Farm Bureau committees

LOUISVILLE - Two area residents have been named leaders of two advisory committees at the recent Kentucky Farm Bureau Convention.

Greg Goode, of Liberty, is the new chairman of the Farm Bureau Young Farmers Advisory Committee, and Cathy Pleasants, of Stanford, was elected chairwoman of the Women's Advisory Committee.

Goode replaces John Mahan, of Georgetown, who served in the Young Farmer post one year.

The vice chairman of the young farmers group is Todd Thurston of Boaz, and Jill Mahan, of Georgetown, was named secretary.

Twelve members comprising singles and married couples comprise the young farmers committee. Besides Greg and Joy Goode, Jason and Tori Gaffney of Lancaster are among the members.

Freida Heath of Hickory, was elected first vice chairwoman, and Phyllis Amyx, of Campton, was elected second vice chairwoman of the women's committee. Terry Gilbert of Danville, also serves as a member of the Women's Advisory Committee.

Four people were named to the Kentucky Farm Bureau Board of Directors. Gene Lanham of Gravel Switch, Cathy Pleasant of Stanford, Greg Goode of Liberty, and Jerry Little of Danville, join Terry Gilbert of Danville, and David Campbell of Stanford, and others on the board.

Dan Grigson of Stanford went off the board this year.


The photo used with the obituary of Myrtle A. Otto Tuesday was incorrect. The photo was of Emma S. Burdette from her obituary published Dec. 7. The correct photo is being used today.

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