News briefs, September 27

Published 6:42 pm Thursday, September 26, 2019


Garden Club of Danville — 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Art Center of the Bluegrass, 401 W. Main St. The program will be The Victorian Gothic Garden. Alexis Amorese Sheffield, Boyle County Extension Agent, will share the history  of the popular Victorian Era Gothic Gardens which were surrounded in magical dark flowers and elements of lure. We will learn about different components of the gardens and the varieties of flowers. Visitors and prospective members are always welcome. For more information about the club and its activities, see

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest


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LIBERTY — On Sept. 20 at  6:18 p.m. Trooper Jake Harper was on routine patrol on Ky. 910 when he initiated a traffic stop on a 2017 Toyota Corolla for a traffic violation. Consent to search of the vehicle was given resulting in Tpr. Harper locating a syringe containing  suspected methamphetamine. The operator, 40-year-old Tabatha Allen of Liberty, was arrested and charged with no registration receipt, no registration plates, no operators license, failure of non owner to maintain required insurance first offense, possession of a controlled substance first degree first offense (methamphetamine), and possession of drug paraphernalia. Allen was lodged in the Casey County Detention Center. 

Blood Drives set for October 2

Kentucky Blood Center is inviting generous donors to help local patients by giving during two upcoming blood drives:

• City of Danville Community Blood Drive, Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Boyle County Public Library (Heart of Danville Community Room), 307 W. Broadway Street. To schedule a donation, visit or call 800-775-2522. Walk-ins are welcome.

• Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Danville Campus Blood Drive, Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile located at 59 Corporate Drive. Call Melanie Sallee at 859-246-6868 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.

Each donor will take home a pair of fun, limited-edition KBC socks (while supplies last). Blood donors must be at least 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet additional requirements. 16-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at Walk-ins are welcome.