News briefs, July 3

Published 12:10 am Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Holiday closings

The Boyle County Courthouse, animal shelter, all convenience centers and recycling will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will also be no trash pick up on Thursday.

Public forum planned for July 8 in Perryville 

A public forum will be held 7 p.m. Monday, July 8 at Perryville Community Center, 216 S. Buell St., concerning a smoking ban. 

Test drive event to donate to A Gathering Place

On Saturday, July 13, Stuart Powell Lincoln will hold its Driven to Give event, this time to benefit A Gathering Place senior citizens center. By test-driving a new Lincoln and completing a survey, participants will receive thank-you gifts and the dealership will donate $20 per test-drive (per address) to A Gathering Place. The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and all proceeds will directly benefit senior citizens of Boyle County. 

 Danville Airport Young Eagles Day rescheduled

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The Danville Airport Young Eagles Day has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Danville-Boyle County Airport, 420 Airport Road. There will be free airplane rides for children ages 8-17. We will also have lunch available. Children must attend with a parent or guardian and must sign a waiver. Sign up for a time slot at

Danville renting spaces at fairgrounds for yard-sale

The City of Danville is now renting spaces at the Boyle County Fairgrounds for the 127-Yard Sale. Interested individuals can go to for more information, or contact Joyce Collins at or (859) 238-1200. The 127-Yard Sale covers 690 miles from Addison, Michigan to Gadsen, Alabama with thousands of vendors each year.