Woman at mailbox clipped by truck
A Frankfort woman was struck by a vehicle just outside her home Wednesday evening after checking her mail.
According to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Stacy Billingham, 41, was crossing the street in front of her home at 8430 Old Owenton Road around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday after checking her mail when she was hit.
Travis York, 35, of Frankfort was traveling north on Old Owenton Road in a pickup truck when he struck Billingham with his passenger side mirror, the release says.
“She was in the process of walking back over. She had almost made it across and he bucked her with the mirror,” Dep. Russ Persons said today.
Billingham’s heel was also caught by York’s rear tire, Persons said. She was taken to Frankfort Regional Medical Center with cuts to her elbow and heel.
Persons said no drugs or alcohol were involved, and charges will not be filed.
Church planning fundraiser
A fundraiser to benefit the family of the late Tanko Samuel Nfor will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 127 Green Hill Ave. Nfor died April 16.
The purpose of the event is to help the family with the cost of returning Nfor’s body to Cameroon, West Africa and help pay for his wife and children to make the trip.
Donations can be sent in care of Green Hill Baptist Church/The Nfor family to the church. Receipts will be mailed back within three days.
County school board to meet in special session
The Franklin County Board of Education will meet in special session Saturday at 10 a.m. at Central Office, 916 E. Main St.
Agenda items include a closed session to discuss personnel.
Project Grad organizers seeking donations
Final fundraising efforts are underway for the Frankfort High School Project Graduation party June 8.
Project Graduation provides FHS graduating seniors and their junior classmates an all-night, substance-free party at no cost to the participants. Among the activities will be supervised games, basketball, swimming, inflatable structures, cornhole, shirt tie-dyeing, music, movies and food.
To contribute to this year’s Project Graduation, send a check to FHS PTA at P.O. Box 4724, Frankfort, KY 40604, and make the check payable to FHS Project Graduation. For more information or to make a non-monetary donation, e-mail email@example.com or call 859-312-9506.
FCCD accepts cost share applications
The Franklin County Conservation District will be accepting applications for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program beginning Monday and extending through June 15.
The Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program was created to help agricultural operations protect the soil and water resources of Kentucky.
For more information, stop by the conservation district office, 103 Lakeview Court, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or contact the conservation district office at 502-695-5203, extension 3.
Health Dept. holds rabies clinics
The Franklin County Health Department is pairing up with local veterinarians to offer several rabies vaccination clinics throughout May and June.
Vaccinations are $5 each. If a pet has previously been vaccinated, it can receive a three-year rabies vaccine.
The clinics will be offered at the following dates and places:
>May 16 at the FCHD Public Health Center, 851 East West Connector, 6-8 p.m. with Dr. Stephen Burchett from Town & Country Veterinary Services
>May 19 at Juniper Hills Park, Louisville Road, 9-10:30 a.m., with Dr. Denis King from Frankfort Animal Clinic, and at Southern States Cooperative, 1211 Wilkinson Blvd., 2-4 p.m. with Dr. Clint Bevins from Animal Medical Center