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Dotson attends district judge college
District Judge Jeff Dotson, who serves Boyle and Mercer counties, participated in the 2008 District Judges College hosted Sept. 21-24 in Lexington by the state Administrative Office of the Courts.
District court handles juvenile matters, city and county ordinances, misdemeanors, traffic offenses, probates of will, felony preliminary hearings, small claims and civil cases involving $4,000 or less. District judges serve four-year terms.
Thomas S. Hodson, professor and director of E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, taught a session on media relations that explored the tension that often exists between journalists and the courts and methods for working effectively with the media.
Rita Ruggles, program administrator for the state's Department of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addiction Services, and several judges presented a session on medications associated with mental health issues.
Event to focus on domestic violence
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program expects nearly 100 volunteers to gather Friday in downtown Lexington to carry umbrellas and bring attention to the International Violence Against Women Act.
Participants will gather from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Cheapside Park to learn more about the legislation and begin an "umbrella walk" throughout downtown. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., they will pass out literature and invite people to sign a letter supporting the legislation.
Prizes will be given for the best decorated umbrella and the one with the best message.
Casey County Board of Education - 7 p.m. Monday at Liberty Elementary School. The agenda includes an update on construction projects, staff reports, superintendent's report, consideration of school bus purchases, and performance assessment reports.
Danville Recycling Committee - 9 a.m. Monday at city hall.
Boyle County Middle School council - 3:45 p.m. Monday in the library media center.
Lincoln County Board of Education - 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the central office board room. The agenda includes reports from the treasurer, presentation from Family Connections Family Resource Center, student recognition, superintendent's report, and an executive session to discuss contracts.