News briefs, Sept. 27

Published 2:27 pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Boil water advisory lifted

The Danville Water Department lifted the boil water advisory for all of Stanford Road at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Mercer Neighborhood Watch meetings announced

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HARRODSBURG — The Mercer County Sheriffs Office has been providing annual Neighborhood Watch/Town Hall meetings for many years in cooperation with Mercer County Crime Stoppers, Hometown Radio and local fire chiefs. 

The next two meetings will be 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 at the Dixville Fire Department, 2470 New Dixville Road and Tuesday Oct. at Shakertown Fire Department, 3318 Shakertown Road.

During these meetings, attendees will receive handouts and information on: formation of neighborhood watch groups; terrorism; family disaster preparedness; preparing an emergency kit; CPR, first aid and the Heimlich maneuver; surviving an active shooter situation; community lighting and completing a security checklist; personal property identification; completing a home security checklist; firearms responsibility in the home; importance of obtaining detailed vehicle and suspect descriptions; what to do if stopped by law enforcement; identity theft; senior scams; cybersecurity and sextortion; drug abuse; human trafficking and the registered sex offender compliance program. 

For more information, call or visit the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office at (859) 734-4221, 207 West Lexington Street.


John W. Bate Middle School SBDM — 5 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) for a special called meeting in the school library.

Danville-Boyle County African-American Historical Society — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Danville campus of EKU. Among topics on the agenda will be a proposed driving tour of African American sites in Boyle County.