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News briefs, April 13

Danville and Perryville make space by disposing of bulky waste

Cities of Danville and Perryville Republic Services is picking up couches, chairs, benches tables and any other bulky items that will not fit in solid waste containers on regularly scheduled pick-up days. Danville will be Monday-Friday, April 16-20, and Perryville will be Tuesday, April 17. 

Save time and gas by placing these items at the curb. Items must be out by 6 a.m. on the day of waste collection. Republic Services will only make one trip around town for this service, provided in the Cities solid waste contract. For more information, call Republic Services (859) 936-0957

City of Danville compost giveaway

City of Danville compost giveaway will be 7 a.m., until it’s gone, April 21 off Old Stanford Road behind Grace Baptist Church. Danville Public Works Department has plenty of compost to give away this year. Bring a truck or trailer and they will fill them up. This compost comes from leaves picked up in the fall and has been cooking for two years and is a rich soil full of nutrients. Good for landscaping, vegetable and flower gardens. For more information, call Ronnie Yates (859) 326- 0802. Rain date is Saturday, April 28. 

Heritage BPW extends invite to April meeting

The Heritage Business and Professional Women’s Club, comprised of women from Boyle, Lincoln and Garrard counties, will host the Lincoln County Area Technology Center Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) team at its next meeting, planned for 5:30 p.m. Monday April 16. The HOSA team won the state competition for its mental health awareness project and will compete at nationals in Dallas, Texas, in May.

Jaiden Hoover and Maygan Taylor will give a presentation on anxiety at the BPW’s meeting in the McKinney Conference Center in Constitution Square in Danville. Everyone is welcome.

The BPW hopes to mentor the group and give feedback to the students on BPW, equal pay and other women’s issues as well as inviting them to observe conduct of a business meeting.