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Bayou & Brass
coming to festival
Get ready for Mardi Gras on
Main Street as downtown Danville
transforms into New Orleans for
the Great American Brass Band
Festival’s first-ever Bayou & Brass.
The event, set for 5:30-10 p.m.
June 8, will be a New Orleansthemed celebration and fundraiser
for the festival. It will be held on
Main Street between the intersections of Third and Fourth streets,
as well as in Weisiger Park at the
Boyle County Courthouse.
Visitors can expect an event for
the whole family unlike Danville
has seen before, including celebratory beads, bayou-themed
treats, Mardi Gras crafts and activities for the kids, as well as an assortment of beer and hurricane
The U.S. Herald Trumpets will
kick off the music portion of the
night at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by performances by New
Orleans’ own Stooge’s Brass Band
and Tornado Brass Band.
Admission is free, but food
and drinks will be purchased by
attendees. All proceeds go toward
maintaining and improving the
festival, a Danville tradition for 23
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Suspect arrested in home invasion
Police say intruder wore mask
and brandished handgun
By DAVID BROCK
town Road about 1:10 p.m.
and found one of the email@example.com
dents, Donnie Graves
Sr., having lunch at
Police arrested a
the kitchen table.
Armstrong, who was
Wednesday for an
wearing a ski mask
armed home invaand brandishing a
sion and robbery in
Danville earlier in
Interim Danville Armstrong and
Chief Tony Gray said Jef- medications.
Police say Armstrong
fery Armstrong, 23, entered the unlocked back
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door of 646 Old Shaker-
a home invasion in broad
daylight on Old
Board wants to
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at end of runway
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Perryville Elementary School speech pathologist Lindsay Wisecarver, top,
teaches students to line
dance Wednesday behind the school during
Rodeo Roundup, a preschool/kindergarten
event. Preschoolers could
visit the kindergarten
classroom and do activities with their teachers
for the following year.
Other events included a
cowboy lunch and roping
demonstration. Kindergartner Jayden Roller, right, has fun during barrel racing. Kindergartner Elijah Gardner, above, smiles
before the barrel racing begins. To see more photos,
Students publish book
showcasing area veterans
By JOANNA KING
Vol. 146, No. 254
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The longtime head of the
Danville-Boyle County Airport
Board is uncertain if increased
to help meet
federal grant requirements will
impact the local
facility but says
it may help a
project that has
several Stuart Powell is
years, the Fed- longtime chaireral Aviation Ad- man of the
m i n i s t r a t i o n Danville-Boyle
grants, a source County Airport
Powell has used to great success
over nearly half a century, have
required a 5-percent match split
equally by the state Transportation Cabinet and local airports.
However, the federal government will require a 10-percent
match from state and local
sources during the current funding cycle.
Earlier this month Gov. Steve
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ink young people today
have no respect? ink again.
Better still, come see what a
group of Boyle County High
School Students have been up
to this school year.
“It’s called the ‘Student Technology Leadership Program’
Michael holds a
book her Student Technology Leadership
Program students published this year.
It is based on
designed to show students how
to bring their varied skills to use
in service projects,” said teacher
Susan Michael, who has been
the program’s director for the
last four years.
e class is hosting an assembly from 2:30-3:10 p.m.
today to honor area veterans of
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