News briefs, Aug. 25

Published 8:00 am Friday, August 25, 2017


In the story “Boyle quickly approves compensating property tax rate” in Thursday’s paper, a typo made the rules about increasing property tax revenue unclear. All taxing agencies wishing to increase their property tax revenue above their compensating rate are required to hold a public hearing, according to Kentucky law.


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On page A1 of Thursday’s paper, an image of Kentucky’s Constitution was misidentified. The image was of the first page of the Constitution, after the front cover.

McDowell Wellness Center offering swim lessons

McDowell Wellness Center is offering swimming lessons beginning Tuesday, Sept. 12.  Participants can choose to attend the 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. class. Each lesson is 45 minutes and will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks.

Classes are available for all age groups and are taught by certified instructors. Please call McDowell Wellness Center at (859) 936-WELL (9355) for a detailed list of class times and levels.