Neighborhood crime watch meeting
The Ashford-Nellis Neighborhood Watch meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, at 6 p.m. at the Nellis Church Archives.
Boone County Commission meeting
The Boone County Commission will meet in regular session on Tuesday, July 28, starting at 5 p.m.
The agenda includes a Call to Order; Exonerations; Minutes; County Clerk’s Appointments & Finals; Public Comments; New Business, which includes Jim Gore, Administrator RE: Resignation of employee, RE: 2013 Personal Property refund and RE: General County Budget Revision; Update Boards & Authorities; and Approve bills and purchase orders.
The public is urged to attend this meeting.
Food Handlers Classes
The Food Handlers Classes will be held at the Public Health Building located near Danville, just off the Lick Creek Road.
Dates and times are as follows: Monday, August 10, 2015, at 2 and 6 p.m.
Please note that under State Law any person(s) that is involved in the preparation or service of food for public consu.mption is required to attend a certified food service training course. The card will be a state wide card and a fee of $10 is required.
The course will be conducted by Sandra Giles, Boone County Sanitarian.
Appalachian Council Head Start/Pre-K
The Appalachian Council Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Children must be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2015.
Services are available for children with disabilities or special needs. There is no fee required for entrance into Head Start.
Information needed to apply: Verification of income for a 12 month period, birth certificate from vital statistics, and an immunization record.
Head Start/Pre-K Locations: Brookview Elementary, Danville Head Start, Nellis Elementary, Prenter Head Start, Racine Head Start, Ramage Elementary, Wharton Elementary and Whitesville Elementary.
If you need information, please call 369-1000 or 1-877-539-2242.
Senior Famers Market vouchers
The Boone County Community Organization located at 347 Kenmore Drive, Lick Creek Road in Danville is currently giving out the Senior Farmers Market Vegetable and Fruit Vouchers to the Senior Citizens of Boone County.
Vouchers will be given daily from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m., until the supply is gone. Vouchers will be given to Boone County Seniors 60 and over and only one (l) per household.
For income guidelines and more information call 304-369-0451.
Boone County Fair
It is that time of year for the 82nd Boone County Fair on August 6, 7 and 8 at Lick Creek Field in Danville.
Also, August 2, there will be a car show from 1 to 4 p.m., along with wrestling starting at 2 p.m., which will be held at Lick Creek Field.
The fair is still accepting vendor applications, which must be turned in by July 24. If you would like to sell crafts, food, jewelry, or informational booth.
You can also pre-register for the Lip Sync Battle by contacting Gini Nelson 304-837-3894 for additional information for both.
There will be entertainment nightly, food vendors set up by the gates and vendors selling their goods on the field. In the craft building there will be beautiful quilts, photography, paintings and more to be judged, see and have fun.
Line up for upcoming fair:
• August 6th
8:30 p.m. Rick K & the Allnighters
• August 7th
6-8 p.m. Lip Sync Battle
8:15 p.m. Dewayne Hill magician
9:15 p.m. Bent River
• August 8th
4-6 p.m. Gospel music
7 p.m. Corey Hager
9:15 p.m. Davisson Brothers Band
10:45 p.m. Fireworks
For additional information, visit the fair’s online Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/889419707766426/
The Kirk reunion is scheduled for Aug. 8, 2015 at Dartmont Park, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
For questions or additional information, call Gloria Kirk at 304-766-8418.
The annual Dillon family reunion will be on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Wharton-Barrett Community Center at Wharton.
Brittany Kirk, Richard Dillon’s granddaughter, is in charge of the arraignments. You can reach her at 304-601-0286 or by email at BrittDawn2012@yahoo.com
She has a menu of what covered dish everyone is bringing, so it you would contact her this will be a big help.
Please try to be there to celebrate with us and in memory fo our mom and dad, Neva and “Hi” Dillon of Bob White. We’re looking forward to seeing you there.
Library board meeting
The next meeting of the Boone Madison Public Library Board of Directors is Aug. 18, at 4:30 p.m.
The public is welcome to attend. For more information please call 304-369-7842.
‘The Addams Family’ musical
It’s not every day you get to play with the likes of torture chairs, giant spiders, dead trees and dismembered body parts, unless you are the cast of The Aracoma Story’s musical “The Addams Family”.
The Aracoma Story will present the show, which ran on Broadway and followed with a highly successful national tour, starting on Tuesday, July 28th through August 8th (Tuesday through Saturday both weeks).
The show starts at 8:30 p.m. and is perfect for the whole family.