News briefs, May 16

Published 7:34 pm Wednesday, May 15, 2019

GABBF picnic tables available

Tables for the Great American Picnic, held Saturday night of the Great American Brass Band Festival on June 8 are available. To reserve a table for $150, which seats eight people, call (859) 319-8426, or stop by the GABBF office located on the second floor at 303 Main St.

Cruise-in on Saturday

The Third Annual Stuart Powell Classic Cruise-in will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 18 at Stuart Powell Ford Lincoln Mazda, 225 S. Danville Bypass. Classic vehicle owners of all makes and models are invited. Vehicle registration is free and begins at 9 a.m. the day of the event.

Each participant showing classic vehicle(s) will get an event dash plaque and goodie bag. The family friendly event will also feature door prizes and a special drawing to tie in with a local charity.

Fun run to benefit community park in Hustonville

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On Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m., there will be a One Mile Fun Run/5K Run/Walk to benefit The Westside Community Park. The race will begin and end at Westside Community United Methodist Church, 2875 U.S. 127, Hustonville.  Registration will be from 1:00-1:45 p.m. or you may register online at and pay your fee on race day. The entry fee is $30. There will be awards for first, second, and third place male and female winners in each age division and an award for the overall male and overall female winners.


From the story titled “KSD dedicates new elementary school to former teacher” published May 15, Margaret D. Marshall actually graduated from the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind. Her first teaching job was in Mississippi before coming to KSD where she taught the African-American deaf students for several years.