Soldier’s Christmas surprise
Cpl. John E. Michael, USMC, surprises his mom, Susan Michael, with a Christmas gift she will never forget — being home for Christmas! Cpl. Michael has been stationed overseas and his family has not seen him for the last 1-1/2 years.
Knights donate money
The Danville Knights of Columbus presented checks to two local organizations with money raised from the local Tootsie Roll Drive. The Knights of Columbus thanks everyone who contributed to our successful Tootsie Role Drive in October and November, 2016, in Danville and Harrodsburg. Rey Schaefer and Warren Jackson co-chaired the drive.
Holland-Farm: Rey Schaefer presents a check for $790 to Helen Overstreet, executive director of Holland-Farm, which is a day training program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community.
Pioneer Vocational Industrial Services Inc.: Rey Schaefer presents a $400 check to Mike Pittman, executive director of pioneer Vocational Industrial Services. Pioneer is a not for profit organization that has provided services to individuals with disabilities in the community since 1967.
Casey County Senior Citizen quilt
Casey County Senior Citizens made a quilt to raise funds for the Lake Area Foundation Senior Fund. David Allen of Lincoln County was the lucky winner of the quilt. If you would like to support the Casey County Senior Citizens, we are still accepting donations at our center located at 85 Beldon Avenue in Liberty or you can mail donations to Lake Area Foundation Casey Senior Fund, P.O. Box 1570, Russell Springs, KY 42642.
Sandra and Kleber Bartram, from Lincoln County, joined the list of Karaoke singers performing at the Casey County Senior Citizens Center recently. We enjoyed their singing.
McDowell Place door decorating winners
McDowell Place of Danville had a door decorating contest for the residents in December. The first place winner, Norris Flynn,used new and old photos of the UK men’s basketball program. Flynn was a team manager when Adolph Rupp was the head coach.
Other winners include: Ernest Estridge (wrapping paper tree) second place.
Moseill Kimbel (snowman), third place
and best wreath went to Gloria Tucker (chicken feathers with elf).
The Boyle County Cattlemen’s Association recently donated 100 pounds of beef to the Boyle County Senior Citizens Center. Photo includes, from left, Boyle County Cattlemen’s Association Incoming President John Helm, Ben Guerrant, Senior Citizens Director, and Outgoing President, Brad Godbey.
DAR and Fiscal Court
Boyle County Fiscal Court and the Daughters of the American Revolution gather for a photo before a fiscal court meeting on Dec. 13, when the DAR chapter was recognized for its role in creating a community time capsule that was sealed in May 1976 and won’t be opened until 2076. Front row, from left, Magistrate Donnie Coffman, Nancy Ketelhohn, Stephanie Griffin and Ann Rightmyer.
Second row, Peggy Ellis, Magistrate Dickie Mayes, Bonnie Trachsel, Pat Boatwright and Linda Newbury. Third row, Judge/Executive Harold McKinney, Magistrate Jack Hendricks, Mimi Becker and Judy Sieweke. Back row, Magistrate John Caywood, Magistrate Phil Sammons and Magistrate Patty Burke.