January 6, 2004
Dana Reising of Danville picked more winners than anyone else in the Popeyes Beat the Experts Grand Prize Football Contest. Overall weekly contest winners from football season were eligible for the contest and predicted the outcome of 29 bowl games. Reising got 20 right. This year the top four finishers in the grand prize contest will each receive 12 12-piece chicken dinners from Popeyes. Buster Quinn of Lancaster took second with 19 correct choices while Norman Bartleson of Danville and Marshall Simpson of Harrodsburg each had 18 correct picks to claim the final two prizes.
August 21, 2009
PITTSBURGH, PA. ? With only a 41-point margin, Terry Moberly, an auto production worker from Berea (pop. 14,430), a small town in central Kentucky, claimed first place in the 2009 FLW Fantasy Fishing season and its $1 million grand prize. Moberly was awarded his $1 million grand prize on Saturday, Aug. 1 at Pittsburgh's Mellon Arena during the weigh-in ceremonies of the Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing. FLW Fantasy Fishing (FantasyFishing.com), an international online fantasy sports game with players in 123 countries worldwide, awarded Moberly, 46, his grand prize for accumulating 37,172 points over the course of a six-tournament season that began in February 2009.
July 21, 2008
Downtown Stanford was jumping Friday night with the monthly cruise in and hourly drawing for $50 gas cards. The big winner of the night was Karen Morgan of Stanford, who took home the the grand prize: a $200 Marathon Gas card.
January 5, 2005
Kenny Floyd of Stanford won the Hometown Tire Beat the Experts Football Contest grand prize. Floyd's 18 correct picks in the bowl games included Southern California's win over Oklahoma in the national championship game Tuesday night. Clyde Rogers of Danville and Tim Whitis of Stanford finished second in the contest, which was open to those who won regular-season contests, with 16 correct picks each. Floyd can contact Jon McWilliams at Hometown Tire (236-8810) to pick up his $250 gift certificate good for any service or product at Hometown Tire.
July 24, 2008
A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a poetry contest sponsored by the Christian Fine Arts Society, free to everyone. There are 50 prizes in all, including a $1,000 grand prize, totaling $4,000. To enter, send one poem of 21 lines or fewer to Free Poetry Contest, 7308 Heritage Dr., Mt. Vernon IN 47620. Or enter online at www.freecontest.com. The deadline for entering is Aug. 18. "We think great religious poems can inspire achievement," says Lavender Aurora, the organization's contest director.
September 9, 2004
The Hometown Tire Beat-the-Experts Football Contest will start next week. Contestants will compete against a panel of experts to win weekly prizes and become eligible for the grand prize - a $250 gift certificate for any service or product at Hometown Tire of Danville - by predicting the outcome of college and area high school football games. "We feel like this is a great way for us be involved in the community because of all the interest in football here," said Jon McWilliams of Hometown Tire.
December 13, 2004
Cathy Coslow of Harrodsburg expected a low scoring game when Kentucky played Indiana Saturday. Because of that, she edged six other contestants who also got nine games right to win last week's Hometown Tire Beat The Experts Basketball Contest. Coslow wins a four-wheel alignment, tire rotation and wheel balancing from Hometown Tire of Danville. She's also now eligible for the season-ending grand prize contest that offers a $250 gift certificate for any service or product at Hometown Tire.
February 28, 2008
A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a special religious poetry contest sponsored by the Sacramento Rainbow Poets, free to everyone. There are 50 prizes in all totaling almost $5,000. The deadline for entering is March 10. To enter, send one poem only of 21 lines or fewer: Free Poetry Contest, 2935 Clay St., Sacramento, CA 95815. Or enter on-line www.rainbowpoets.com. Be sure your name and address appears on the page with your poem. If you wish a winner' list please enclose a return envelope.
July 26, 2007
duck derbyKentucky Bank and Big Brothers Big Sisters will be co-sponsoring a free lunch and music Friday, Aug. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please stop by and adopt a "lucky duck" for a chance to win prizes and support Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served at Kentucky Bank, 24 W. Lexington Ave. The prizes including a grand prize of $5000 will be given away Aug. 25 at the Duck Race at Lexington Green on Nicholasville Road in Lexington.
April 14, 2008
Animal Medical Center using laser therapy Dr. Keith Grubbs and Dr. Tracie Morgan of Animal Medical Center in Danville recently announced they are now offering the Companion Laser Therapy system. The system is emerging as the new high-tech device of choice to treat a wide variety of aches, pains, injuries and diseases for pets. The non-invasive treatment will give pets pain relief and improved quality of life. It has been used by physicians in Europe for more than 30 years and has recently gained FDA approval in the U.S. To schedule an appointment to see if a pet can be helped by this new technology, call the Animal Medical Center, 3880 S. Danville bypass, at (859)