News briefs, September 29

Published 6:10 am Saturday, September 29, 2018


Danville Boyle County African American Historical Society — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Danville Water Treatment Plant, 387 E Lexington Ave, Danville.

Garden Club of Danville — 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Boyle County Extension Service, 99 Corporate Drive. The program will be Houseplant Care Year Around. Speaker will be Alexis Amorese Sheffield, Boyle County Extension Office Horticulture Agent. She will discuss types of soil, how much moisture and light the plants need, and potting techniques to help them flourish. Visitors and prospective members are always welcome. For more information about the club and its activities, see

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Chamber to have target shooting competition

The Boyle County Chamber of Commerce is having a target shooting competition, Chamber Steel Challenge, beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Sugar Creek Shooting Range, 1033 Perry Rogers Road in Lancaster. Cost is $200 per four-member team ($50) each person.

The Steel Challenge is a shooting competition where participants shoot steel targets. There are 4-5 stations of targets that each person will shoot two rounds and will be timed for each round. The goal is to hit each target in as fast a time as possible.

Each participant needs to bring their own .22 caliber pistol, 100 rounds of ammunition and a case for the weapon.

Registration forms can be downloaded from picked up any of the following locations: Chamber office, 105 East Walnut St., Danville; Johnson Pohlmann Insurance, 129 South Fourth St., Danville or any Community Trust Bank location.