News briefs, August 31

Published 9:59 pm Friday, August 30, 2019

Transportation Cabinet offers discussion about Main Street

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will hold a public information meeting concerning traffic modifications for downtown Danville from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5 at Danville City Hall commission chambers room.

The meeting will begin with a formal presentation at 6 p.m. The presentation will be followed by informal discussions with citizens. This meeting is to gather input and provide information about the modifications. Exhibits will be on display at the meeting. Representatives from the KYTC District 7 Office, along with a representative from the University of Kentucky will be present to answer questions.

A temporary test period was implemented for striping with adjustments to the signal system on Aug.1.

Blood drive on Wednesday at library

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A City of Danville Community Blood Drive is planned for 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 in the Boyle County Public Library Community Room. Those who donate will earn a chance to win a 2019 Toyota Tacoma truck. Register to donate at or by calling (800) 775-2522. Photo ID required for anyone donating.

KY Double Dollars is back

The KY Double Dollars (KYDD) program has returned to the Boyle County Farmers Market after a brief suspension. Participants may stop by the KYDD table at the market to double their WIC and SFMNP vouchers and/or SNAP benefits.

The BCFM is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Constitution Square.

Potluck Dinner with Democrats

A Potluck Dinner With Democrats will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at Millennium Park, Danville.  Please bring a main dish, salad, vegetable or dessert to the small pavilion near the playground. For more information call (859) 236-9305.


The Garden Club of Danville – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the Boyle County Extension Service, 99 Corporate Drive. The program will be Solid Waste Recycling. Angie Muncy, manager of Boyle County’s recycle program, will share information about our local program and the status of recycling in the county. Visitors and prospective members are always welcome.  For more information about the club and its activities, see