News briefs, Feb. 24

Published 8:00 am Friday, February 24, 2017


City of Danville Parking Regulation Hearing Board — 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 2 at the Danville City Hall public meeting room. The agenda includes appeal of citations.

Web building class offered

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The Danville-Boyle County Community Education Center is having a class titled “Web Building 101” from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 4 at the Boyle County High School. Instructor will be Damian Laymon. This two-hour session will include information on purchasing, hosting, domain name, graphics and more. This will provide participants with the basics for making informed design decision. The cost is $15. To sign up email Alane Mills at

Free community meal for those in need

Danville First Church of God will be having a free meal of soup and sandwiches for those in the community who need a hot meal, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Satuday, March 11 at the church, located on 3220 Harrodsburg Road in Danville. There will be a free bag of toiletries/personal hygiene items for each family attending. Pastor Kevin will share a devotional and prayer with our guests. Anyone who plans to attend should call the church office at (859) 236-4700 by Friday, March 3 and leave a message with your name and the number in your family who will be attending. Transportation will be provided if needed.

Blood drive

The Kentucky Blood Center will have a Danville community blood drive, 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 at the Boyle County Public Library community room. Everyone who registers to donate will receive a short-sleeve gray T-shirt. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments can be made by calling 800-775-2522, ex. 3758

Ephraim McDowell Health sponsoring free health screenings on March 11

Ephraim McDowell Health is sponsoring free health screenings at Indian Hills Christian Church in Danville from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 11.

Health screenings that will be offered are cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, take-home colorectal cancer screening kits (over age 50) and stroke risk. 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. 

Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are recommended. To schedule an appointment, please call (859) 236-7575. The screenings are open to the public for anyone 18 years and older.