News briefs, April 19

Published 8:56 am Friday, April 20, 2018


Boyle County Democratic Women’s Club – 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at the Bowlarama. Those who want to eat at the restaurant prior to the meeting need to arrive around 6:15 p.m. Join other Democrats to discuss future elections, meet Boyle County Democratic candidates and hear from candidates.

Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau — 9 a.m. at the McKinney Conference Center, 105 East Walnut St. in Constitution Square Park. Items on the agenda include: presentation from Heart of Danville Main Street Program; chairman’s report; planning and budget discussion; and group travel update.

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Free seedlings available

The Boyle County Conservation District is giving away free tree seedlings starting April 18 until all gone. Seedlings available are: Red Oak Shumard, Pecan, Pin Oak, Yellow Poplar, Roughleaf Dogwood and white pine. The office is located at 448 North Danville Bypass, next to the entrance of the Boyle County Fairgrounds and is open 8: a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Free seedlings will also be available at the Earth Day festivities on Saturday at the Bluegrass Community and Technical College, at 59 Corporate Drive.

Bluegrass Greensource holding Main Street Clean Sweep Saturday 

Bluegrass Greensource has organized a community-led litter pick-up day on from 8-11 a.m. in several central Kentucky counties on Saturday. Local volunteers are to meet at Constitution Square Historic Site, and will be picking up litter and debris throughout downtown. 

Events are also planned for that day in Harrodsburg, Lancaster and Stanford. To find out the times and locations groups meet, visit

Bluegrass Greensource is an environmental education nonprofit, serving 20 Central Kentucky counties since 2001. The mission of Bluegrass Greensource is to empower the Bluegrass to create a sustainable environment by focusing on how small changes collectively create large impacts. For more information, visit