News briefs, August 25
Stanford Lions hosting community health fair
STANFORD — The Stanford Lions Club will be hosting a “Fun Community Health Fair” today, Saturday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library in Stanford. Attendees can have their blood pressure and glucose levels checked; participate in adult eye screenings; and more. Flu shot and Hepatitis A shots will be available with insurance cards. Information about the different services offered in the community will be available and there will be a craft table for kids with healthy snacks.
Patton-Patten reunion today
LIBERTY — The annual Patton-Patten family reunion will be held today, Saturday, Aug. 25, in the Pork Producers building at the Ag/Expo Center in Liberty. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and a potluck lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. Music, entertainment, recreation, rides for small children and a silent and live auction will be featured. Contact Paul Patton at (606) 872-2840 for more information.
Civil Air Patrol open house
The Stuart Powell Civil Air Patrol Squadron in Danville is having an open house for anyone interested in joining from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27 at its building at the Danville-Boyle County Airport.
CAP now focuses on cadet programs, aerospace and emergency services. It is a volunteer part of the U.S. Air Force. It operates a fleet of 560 aircraft and performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search-and-rescue missions (AFRCC) that save an average of 80 lives annually.
The Cadet Program, for ages 12-18, centers on the values of integrity, volunteer service, excellence and respect. Cadets have the opportunity to become exceptional leaders and many develop a passion for flying, being field medics, cybersecurity or many other careers they are exposed to while serving their communities.
Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau — 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27 at the McKinney Conference Center. Items on the agenda include: Ky. State BBQ Festival update; chairman’s report; hotel board appointment; executive director’s report; presentation of new website and digital marketing campaign.
Danville City Commission — 5:30 p.m. Monday at city hall. Items on the agenda include: first-reading of the ‘18-’19 tax rates; first reading of a budget amendment ordinance; Urban Renewal board appointment recommendation; approval of the wayfinding project; and several resolutions for bid awards.
Boyle County Fiscal Court — 10 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 28 in room 106 at the courthouse. Items on the agenda include: Child Development Center with Libby Suttles; Community Arts Center with Niki Kinkaid; second reading of the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center bond issue; active shooter drill report by Mike Wilder; additional lab costs proposal for the health fair; consider compensatory agreement; present Moody’s annual comments on Boyle County; tax rates; joint jail update; CJCC update; historic tax credit; extend janitorial contract; taser quotes; consider general funds investment; first reading of TransNav ordinance (repeat); and committee updates.