News briefs, September 5

Published 7:44 pm Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Pints for Pets expands, offers cornhole tournament

The Danville-Boyle County Humane Society is getting ready for its sixth annual Pints for Pets Pub Crawl benefit event. This year, an added afternoon bash will kick things off from 1-5 p.m. at Weisiger Park with the event’s first-ever cornhole tournament, complete with live music and activities for kids. The pub crawl begins at 1 p.m. and runs through closing time.

The tournament offers cash prizes for first- and second-place teams. Registration is limited and participants must register teams by Sept. 18.

The cornhole tournament is $40 to enter a team of two people. The Pup Crawl is $25 per person, which includes a special commemorative T-shirt serving at the Pup Crawl ticket, allowing participants access to downtown specials offered during the crawl. There is also a Pints for Pets Pub Crawl + cornhole tournament team package for $140.

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Water to be off on Erskine Drive today

Residents on Erskine Avenue beginning at Waveland Avenue and continuing to the dead end of Erskine will have a temporary interruption of water service while a contractor for the city of Danville does work at 9 a.m. today (Thursday Sept. 5). The interruption of service is anticipated to continue throughout the day.

Once water service has been restored the affected customers will be under a boil water advisory until further notice. If you have any questions, you may call the Danville Water Treatment Plant at (859) 238-1241.

Extension audit/budget available for viewing

The Boyle County Cooperative Extension District’s most recent audit and adopted budget can be viewed anytime on the Department for Local Government’s Public Portal website,

Anyone who would like to view the most recent financial statement may visit the office at 99 Corporate Drive, Danville, during office hours of 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 7 — 6-8 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 5) at Danville City Hall for a public information meeting concerning traffic modifications for downtown Danville.

Perryville City Council — 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 5) at the Perryville Community Center. No agenda was provided.

Fort Harrod Back Country Horsemen — 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 5) at the Mercer County Extension Office, 1007 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg. First annual meeting, plus a used tack sale; those who want to participate in sale must bring items by 6 p.m. Info: (606) 365-8393.