November 24, 2009
Dear Editor, Thank you for hopping about at our 12th Gallery Hop Stop Friday, November 13. You must have had fun. Not only did you see quality work of more than 40 participating artists, but you also enjoyed the hospitality of 16 businesses that volunteered to be Hop Stop locations offering tasty appetizers. Without your community spirit, The Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County would never be able to host this event. Thanks Hersel McKinley and John Robinson who recorded promotional radio announcements donated by Toy Box Catering, and thank you Advocate-Messenger who publicized the Hop. Most of all, the ACDBC values event sponsor Kentucky Utilities Company and E.ON/US whose generosity has made this project possible since 2004.
February 15, 2005
Dear Editor: Heartfelt thanks goes out from The Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County to this community for once again making the Gallery Hop on Friday a tremendous success. To those 22 downtown locations that opened their doors as galleries for the night and provided complimentary hors d'oeuvres, thank you. To the more than 50 artists who shared their talents with us, thank you. To those who made publicity possible, Jennifer Brummett of The Advocate Messenger, Samantha Irvin of WHIR, Hershel McKinley, John Robinson, Toy Box Catering and West T. Hill Community Theatre, thank you. To the crowds of people who bundled up to enjoy the evening, thank you. Most of all, we are especially grateful to our corporate sponsor, Kentucky Utilities Company and business office manager Jan Rose Coleman who made it all possible with their generous support.
August 1, 2007
Dannie B. Moore March 31, 1963 - July 23, 2007 Dannie B. Moore was born March 31, 1963, in Richmond, and departed this life Monday, July 23, at the age of 44. He is survived by his mother, Bernice Vickers Moore of McKee; and by three brothers, James E. Moore of Stafford, Va., Michael A. Moore of Nicholasville and William S. Moore of Berea. He is also survived by his grandmother Allene Vickers of McKee, and by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, William L. Moore, and his grandfather, Roy Vickers.
January 2, 2009
Events for this column must be submitted to The Advocate by noon Tuesday. Call (859) 236-2551 with complete information, including hours and admission price; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To submit to the online calendar, check our website. AUDITIONS For "First Baptist of Ivy Gap," 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, West's Wing, across from Chase Bank drive-in windows on Third Street. Roles available: six to 12 women, ages 16 to 80. Director: Crystal Nichols. Production dates: March 19-22.
June 14, 2004
It was a faintly eerie feeling. Many in the audience Friday at Pioneer Playhouse kept expecting "the Colonel" - the late Eben C. Henson, who founded the theater 55 years ago - to pop around a corner at any moment. They kept waiting for him to show up and tell a joke. Some of the actors swallowed tears as they saw his bicycle wheeled to the place where it rests until it goes on-stage. The Colonel, who died in April, never did materialize in body, but his spirit was present throughout the evening.
July 3, 2005
LANCASTER - Joe and Heather Nutgrass are from Liberty and came to the Garrard County Fair Friday night with all four of their kids on leashes. In attempts to keep them cooled off, the two took turns with them in their air conditioned truck parked near by. The couple was waiting for the contest to begin, and their kids are no strangers to shows. They have several trophies between the four of them. Grisley has won 20 fun trophies and Ollie won three last year. Looks like Joji and Tsunami need to catch up. And they did. Joji won first place in the working class division, and Tsunami won the same division for the puppies.
December 24, 2007
Danville native Col. Phil DeCoupe, who spent much of his life traveling with a circus, spent his retirement years on Burgin Pike in Mercer County, according to an article in the Danville Advocate-Messenger. He also was a veteran of the Battle of Perryville. Immediately after the Civil War ended, he joined the famous John Robinson Circus and traveled with it throughout the world. He was connected with other widely known circuses, and for the later part of his career traveled in the United States with carnivals and street fairs.