News briefs, Sept. 11, 2016

Published 5:06 pm Saturday, September 10, 2016

Chaplin River Jam comes to Perryville

PERRYVILLE — Main Street Perryville will present Chaplin River Jam 6-10 p.m. on Sept. 17 and Oct. 8 at Baril Park in Perryville. The event includes live music and guests are invited to bring lawnchairs. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit Main Street Perryville. 

Ephraim McDowell Health sponsoring free health screenings on September 22

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 Ephraim McDowell Health is sponsoring free health screenings on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Danville. The screenings will be offered from 4:30-6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are recommended. To schedule an appointment, call (859) 236-2581.

 Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and stroke-risk scorecard. After the screenings are complete, participants will have the opportunity to discuss their results with a licensed health professional.

 Participants should not eat 12 hours prior to their screening if they would like to have the blood test that gives them a full lipid panel. This gives the participant detailed information including their HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose. 

 The screenings are open to the public for anyone 18 years of age and older.


Boyle County Fiscal Court — 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 in room 106 at the Boyle County Courthouse. Agenda (subject to change) includes: business of Comprehensive Care; Family Services; Creative District; Wellgreen Health Care proposal; insurance broker agreement; Boyle County Extension District Board to introduce Rita Bloom; consider revisions of administrative code; approval for bridge projects bid advertisements; consider creation of Friends Constitution Square Endowment; Solid Waste’s litter abatement grant 2017, and part-time hire; CVB’s adopted 16-17 budget and June, July financial statements. If you need an interpreter for the deaf or hard of hearing, email or call (859) 238-1100 by Monday, Sept. 12.

Perryville Elementary School SBC — 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 in Principal Slone’s office.