News briefs, Sept. 6

Published 8:11 am Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Building permits issued in August 

Building permits issued in August by the Danville-Boyle County Planning and Zoning Commission include: Mitchellsburg United Methodist Church, 1470 Lebanon Road, fellowship hall, 1,064 square feet; Ambrabev (Eroc, Baeker) Techwood Drive, warehouse, 9,600 square feet; Wilderness Trace Distillery, 4095 Lebanon Road, warehouse, 16,985 square feet; Brad Robbins, 3000 Ky. 1108 Mitchellsburg, home addition, 735 square feet; Robert Randazzo, 1030 Faulkner Road, garage/barn, 1,500 square feet.

Back Country Horsemen kick-off new season

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HARRODSBURG — Fort Harrod Back Country Horsemen will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7 at the Mercer County Extension office. FHBCH members Steve and Pam Corley will share their horsemanship clinic experiences during FHBCH’s autumn kick-off meeting and will explain how they have become residents of an equine community in White Oak, Tennessee.  

FHBCH members will discuss activities to support local equine-related organizations and plans to help maintain local trails. The group is also planning monthly trail rides.

Fort Harrod Back Country Horsemen serves members from the central Kentucky area. Horse ownership is not required. For more information call (606) 365-8393.

Water maintenance on Clifton Road

The City of Danville Water Distribution Department will be performing water line maintenance beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, which will affect water service for Clifton Road. Once water service is restored, those affected by the maintenance will be under a boil water advisory until further notice. If you have any questions, you may call the Danville Water Treatment Plant at (859) 238-1241.

Jamboree to benefit Bradfordsville school

BRADFORDSVILLE — The Bradfordsville Jamboree will be Friday, Sept. 8 at the old Bradfordsville school gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Entertainment will be Kentucky South Band with special guest, Kelly Casey. A meal will be offered for $9 and concessions will be available. For more information call (270) 337-4666 or (270)-337-2832. All proceeds go toward the upkeep of the building.

Festival to benefit community center

BUTCHERTOWN — The annual Butchertown County Day Festival will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Butchertown Community Center. Live music will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. by Still Voice with Randy Douglas and Joe Conder. There will be contests, food, an auction, country store, yard sale and children’s games. There will also be a drawing for quilt made by community center ladies. Admission is free. All proceeds to benefit the Butchertown Community Center.

Cruise-in to benefit Walk to End Alzheimer’s

McDowell Place of Danville will host the Frank Lawson Memorial Cruise-in from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10. Registration is free. Trophies will be awarded for residents’ choice top five cars. Dash plaques will be given to all participants and concessions will be available. All proceeds go to Walk to End Alzheimer’s. McDowell Place is located at 1181 Ben Ali Drive in Danville.


The Women’s Network of Boyle County — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the Inter-County Energy Community Room, 1009 Hustonville Road, Danville. Sally Davenport, CEO of Ephraim McDowell Hospital, will speak on “Health Care Today: A Local Perspective.” This is an open meeting and everyone is welcome. For more information, call Margaret Gardiner at (859) 236-9305.

Housing Authority of Danville — 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the central office, 1014 Rosemont Avenue. Items on the agenda include: approval of GPNA/Energy audit contract; approval of copier purchase; approval for executive director to attend SERC-NAHRO fall workshop.