News briefs, April 16

Published 8:36 am Monday, April 16, 2018

Community-wide Child Abuse Awareness Event

April is Child Abuse Prevention month and to help shed light on this a Community-wide Child Abuse Awareness Event will be held 4-6 p.m. Friday at Centenary United Methodist Church. The public is invited to share in an evening of food, fun and activities.

Camp Horsin’ Around recognizes ‘Amazing 8’

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Camp Horsin’ Around, a non-profit organization that provides an outdoor camp adventure for children whose health is compromised or have special needs, will honor local heroes at its annual “Amazing 8” event.

The Amazing 8 honorees are: Lyle and Anne Shannon Becker; Judge Jim Ishmael; former University of Kentucky football player Courtney Love; Dr. Andrew Pulito; Dr. John and Susie Roush; Dr. Carol Steltenkamp; the Stewart Home & School; and Dr. Thomas Young.

These individuals and organizations represent some of the finest and most caring citizens who have dedicated their time, talents and treasure to make our community a better place.

They will be recognized at the “Amazing 8” luncheon on Wednesday, May 2 at the Lexington Hyatt Regency (11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.). For ticket information, call (859) 332-0001 or visit website

Camp Horsin’ Around: Camp Horsin’ Around is located near Perryville, Ky., with 191 acres of land in Mercer and Boyle counties. The site has beautiful rolling hills, a small river and lots of space for hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, rock wall climbing, and other activities for visitors. Children with cancer, leukemia, diabetes, heart ailments, asthma, kidney disease, hemophilia, obesity, AIDS, children coping with the loss of a loved one, and others benefit from camp programming. Programs arrange their own volunteers, doctors, nurses and directors on site.  Camp  Horsin’ Around is also available for special group outings


Danville Architectural Heritage Board — 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 18 at city hall commission conference room. Items on the agenda include: election of officers; certificate of appropriateness for 198 West Broadway for Kentucky Utilities to replace existing cabinet sign with a double-sided illuminated pylon cabinet; 126 Church St., for Southern Plate Catering to replace siding around door and window (work already completed); project updates.


An article from Thursday’s Junction City Council meeting regarding the purchase of fire gear incorrectly stated that the fire department will be using its entire $10,000 budget, along with it’s state aid funding of $10,500. The department will actually be using the full state aid funding of $10,500 and a portion of it’s $10,000 budget, an amount that has not yet been determined.