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News briefs, Nov. 3

Meetings

Danville City Commission — noon Tuesday, Nov. 6 for special called meeting for a resolution to approve deeds and closing statements for acquisition of 451 and 461 W. Main St., properties purchased to build a new central fire station on.

Garden Club of Danville – 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Boyle County Extension Service, 99 Corporate Drive. The program will be “The McDowell House Museum and our December Green Tea.”  The speaker will be garden club member Linda Taylor. She will take the mystery out of  making arrangements and will enlighten us with information about decorating materials appropriate to the early 19th-century period of the McDowell House. Members will prepare designs as examples. Visitors and prospective members are always welcome.  For more information about the club and its activities, see www.thegardenclubofdanville.org.

Solid Waste/Recycle Committee and Animal Control Committee — both meetings have been changed to Nov. 13. Solid Waste will meet at 1:30 p.m. at 1862 South Danville Bypass. Animal control will meet at 2:30 p.m. at 777 North Danville Bypass.

Community Blood Drive

The City of Danville Community Blood Drive will be held at the library on Wednesday, November 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the library. Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is encouraging Kentuckians to roll up their sleeves, donate blood, and help Kentucky patients. As a thank you, those who register to give blood at the drive will receive a “Donate blood, y’all” tee shirt. To schedule a donation, visit kybloodcenter.org or call (800)775-2522.

November Traffic Safety Checkpoints

Kentucky State Police Post Seven will be conducting safety traffic checkpoints in the Post Seven area. Effective immediately, the following locations are approved Traffic Safety Checkpoint Locations for the Post 7 District. At these checkpoints troopers will be targeting impaired drivers, checking for properly restrained adults and children and observing for any other safety violations.

Boyle County

U.S. 127 at Airport Rd

Ky. 37 4 miles south of Junction City

Garrard County

Ky. 954 at Copper Creek

Ky. 1295 at Madison Garrard County line

U.S. 27 at Gilberts Creek

Lincoln County

Ky. 39 at U.S. 150

Ky. 501 at Angel Ridge

Ky. 198 at Ky. 698