Library closes early today
Boyle County Public Library will close at 5:30 p.m. today to accommodate the vice-presidential debate festivities.
Siddiqui doesn't use vendor in meningitis scare
The New England Compounding Center, a specialty compounding pharmacy located in Massachusetts, has been identified as the source of a meningitis outbreak that has affected patients in 23 states.
A press release from Dr. Khursheed A. Siddiqui and the Central Kentucky Interventional Pain Center in Danville said his practice does not purchase any compounding agents nor any other supplies from the New England Compounding Center. The epidural steroid injections used in Dr. Siddiqui’s pain center is preservative free Dexamethasone. The office has never used generic agents and medications and only uses trade name medications.
For any questions you may contact Dr. Siddiqui’s office at (859) 236-0606.
Model airplane fly-in set for Saturday
The annual Bluegrass Flyers Model airplane club's Oktoberfest Model Airplane Fly-in will be held 9 a.m. Saturday at the Danville-Boyle County Airport. All types of model airplanes, from electric to jet-powered, micro-size to third-scale giants will fly throughout the day. The family fun will continue into the night with brilliantly colored “UFOs” appearing in the sky after dark, set to music. Food and drink will be available, and free Balsa Airplane Kits will be available for children, while they last. Information will be on-hand about the hobby of model airplanes.
Fundraiser planned for Saturday
A yard sale and bake sale will begin 7 a.m. Saturday at St. James AME Church, with proceeds going to help fund cancer treatments for Charles Daugherty. Participants need to use the back entrance on Martin Luther King Boulevard. Items include clothing, dishes and more.
Burke’s Outlet will have a soft-opening noon-6 p.m. today, and will open for regular hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m Friday. A grand-opening celebration is planned for Oct. 19. The new store offers name brands in all apparel categories, family footwear and home selections, and is located in Danville Manor Shopping Center, 1560 Hustonville Road. Information was incomplete about the multiple openings on Tuesday’s BizTech page.