Thursday, March 11, 2004

Kentucky Briefs



Used book sale today through Sat.

INDEPENDENCE - Thousands of used books will be available at the Friends of the Kenton County Public Library sale running today through Saturday at the Independence branch, 6477 Taylor Mill Road.

The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. todayand Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Books, videos, cassette tapes and compact discs will be sold at prices ranging from 25 cents to $4. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the library.

Planning meetingset for March 22

FORT MITCHELL - City Council will discuss its goals for the upcoming year at its annual planning session on March 22.

The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers, 2355 Dixie Highway.

12 students need help for bus tour

Donations are needed to help fund a bus tour of nine historic black colleges for 12 Northern Kentucky area high school students, March 28-April 2.

There will be 45 students on the trip, but 12 need assistance with the $300 cost.

Sponsored by the Step Higher program, the 4th annual Black College Tour will include stops at: Florida A&M University (Tallahassee), Xavier University (New Orleans), Dillard University (New Orleans), Southern University (Baton Rouge, La.), Grambling State University (Grambling, La.), Talladega College (Talladega, Ala.), Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College (Atlanta) and Morehouse College (Atlanta).

Donations may be made to: Step Higher, 525 W. Fifth St., Covington, KY 41012. For information call Janelle Hocker at (859) 491-3063.

ArtStop program offers free classes

COVINGTON - The Scripps Howard Foundation ArtStop program will present its "Art Through the Ages'' summer program from June 7 to Aug. 9 at the Eva G. Farris Education Center.

The center is part of the Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center at 1028 Scott Boulevard. The entrance to the education center is off Robbins Street.

Students ages 6 to 15 can experience the lives, styles and techniques of 10 artists, including Da Vinci, Monet, Picasso and Van Gogh. They will use the art concepts they study to create their own masterpieces. Classes are from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Advance registration is required for the free class. Call Judy Sanders at (859) 491-2030, ext. 18.

Robertson County body identified

MOUNT OLIVET - A shooting victim found in a Robertson County creek has been identified.

Dr. Emily Craig, state forensic anthropologist, identified the body as that of Roger Fulton, 35, of Carlisle.

Robertson County Sheriff Randy Insko said authorities were aided in the identification by an anonymous tip.

The body was found Feb. 29. No arrest has been made.




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