Pastors luncheon planned Thursday
A pastor’s luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Shoney's on the Danville bypass. Dr. Grady McMurtry will present a short message on intellectual honesty following the meal. For the last 30 years, McMurtry has taught young earth creation from a very unique perspective. A discount for the buffet will be available. All area pastors are welcome.
Descendants of Joseph Richardson Burton will have a family reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 3, at Young’s Park in Harrodsburg. Attendees are invited to bring a dish for a potluck meal and old photographs. For more information, call Linda Nichols at (859) 734-7218.
Ice cream social planned Sunday
Franklin Masonic Lodge will have an ice cream social will be 6 p.m. Sunday at Millenium Park under the large pavilion. Grilled hotdogs will be served prior to the homemade ice cream at 7 p.m. The lodge also will hold a cornhole tournament which is planned to become an annual event. Brothers, widows and family members also are invited to attend and participate. For more information, call Jeff Peek at (859) 319-0348.
Benefit ride planned in Richmond
The Blue Knights of Kentucky Chapter XI will host their ninth annual “Ride 2 Remember” on Saturday in Richmond at the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial. Registration is 9-11 a.m. and costs $25 for the bike and $15 for the co-rider. Registration includes the ride, program, event T-shirt for first 150 registered, event year bar pin and meal. All registration fees go to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation, and the ride is funded by the Mercer County E.M.S.
This year’s ride will honor officer Bryan J. Durman of the Lexington Police Department who was hit and killed by a hit-and-run driver on April 29, 2010, and remember those who have given their lives in the service of their communities and the commonwealth.
For more information, visit www.blueknightskyxi.us or www.klemf.org, or call Joe Gilliland at (859) 749-2137.
Training offered for nurses aides
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, a service of Ephraim McDowell Health, is accepting applications for a Medicaid Nurse Aide Training Course.
Classes will meet 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday the first week, Monday through Thursday the second week and Monday through Wednesday the final week at the Gilcher building in the Barton room. The training course is Sept. 5-21.
Enrollment is limited to the first 12 people who pay the enrollment fee. Participants must have a high school diploma. The class cost is $650. The fee includes a book, workbook, healthcare provider CPR certification and the cost of the state board exam. To apply or for more information, call the Ephraim McDowell Health Associate Education Department at (859) 239-1600.
After-school program now enrolling
The Salvation Army After-School Program is now enrolling students in kindergarten to fifth grades attending Danville elementary schools. The program will be 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students will be picked up each day by The Salvation Army. Parents can then pick up their children anytime before 5 p.m.
The program offers tutoring, recreation opportunities, special field trips and a snack each day. The cost is $40 per week and $20 per additional sibling. Applications can be picked up at The Salvation Army office, 519 S. Fourth Street, Danville.
For more information, call Kelsey Bridges at (859) 236-4473.
Gethsemane Baptist offers presentations
Gethsemane Baptist Church at 123 Quisenberry Ave. in Danville will host two presentations by Dr. Grady McMurtry. At 7 p.m. Thursday, he will speak on the subject, "What’s Really in the Ground?” At 7 p.m. Friday, his presentation is titled "Why I Believe in a Young Creation.” Question and answer periods will follow, and his resource center will be available before and after both presentations.
The recipe in the Amish Cook column in¿Tuesday’s paper contained a measurement mistake because of a coding error by the submitting editor. The recipe should have read 1 1⁄2 cup oil. Other ingredient measurements are correct.