News briefs, Aug. 9

Published 4:17 pm Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Bradfordsville Jamboree planned

BRADFORDSVILLE — The Bradfordsville Jamboree will be 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 at the old Bradfordsville school gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Kentucky South Band with Phillip Clarkson, and special guest Lindsey Hatfield will be playing. Admission is $10. Meal of roast beef, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, dessert and drink is $9. Concessions will also be available. All proceeds go toward the upkeep of the building. For more information call (270) 337-4666 or (270) 337-2832.

Free colon cancer screening kits available

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Kentucky CancerLink, Inc. is offering free and painless at home colon cancer screening kits to people over the age of 50 who have not had a colonoscopy. Colon cancer kills, but it’s treatable if detected early. Call (859) 309-1700 to rquest a free kit.

The nonprofit’s mission is to provide support to Kentuckians by reducing and/or eliminating barriers to screening, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross, sponsored by with the Boyle County EMS and Boyle County Fiscal Court is having a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 at the EMS headquarters meeting room, located at 1856 South Danville Bypass. To schedule and appointment go to and enter Sponsor Keyword: BOYLECOEMS, OR CALL 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767.


Danville/Boyle County Airport Board — 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 at the airfield.