Community Announcements: Dec. 15, 2016

Published 2:57 pm Thursday, December 15, 2016

LCHS Band
to hold annual concert
The LCHS Band Concert will be held tonight (Thursday, Dec. 15) at 7 p.m. in the Stuart Underwood auditorium. Admission is $3. A silent auction will take place during the concert.

Ephraim warns
of phone scam
Ephraim McDowell Health was made aware of a possible phone scam in Boyle and surrounding counties.  The caller states that they are calling on behalf of Ephraim McDowell and offering free medical services if the individual will confirm their identity. Please know Ephraim McDowell Health is not making these calls and you should simply hang up on the caller without providing any personal information.

First Southern Christmas Customer Appreciation
First Southern National Bank will hold a Christmas Customer Appreciation on Friday, Dec. 23 at both branches. Hot cider and refreshments will be available all day. Bring the kids and your camera, Santa will be onsite at the Vincent Drive branch from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Blood Drive to be held
in Stanford
Blood donations are the ultimate renewable resource, and area residents are invited to recycle life at the upcoming Kentucky Blood Center blood drive. The blood drive will be held Thursday, Dec. 15 from noon until 5 p.m. in the fellowship room at the Stanford Presbyterian Church, 213 East Main Street. Blood donors must be 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcenter.org. Ask how you can help the Salvation Army!

Holiday closings
•Lincoln County Public Library will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24 through Monday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 31 through Monday, Jan. 2 for the holidays.
•The Lincoln County Health Department will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26 and Friday, Dec. 30 and Monday, Jan. 2 for the holidays.
•The Lincoln County Circuit Clerk’s office will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday.

Miss Danville/Miss Heart of Kentucky Scholarship Organization
accepting contestants
This Miss Danville/Miss Heart of Kentucky Scholarship Organization is accepting contestants for the 2017 Pageant to be held January 28, 2017 in beautiful Gravely Hall at Danville High School. This event is for girls and young women from 3 years of age to 24 years of age. For application or information, please email Missdanville@gmail.com or contact Susan Smith Parks at (859) 319-8427. The Miss Danville/Miss Heart of Kentucky Organization is a part of the Miss Kentucky and Miss America Scholarship Organization. The Miss America Organization is the largest provider of scholarships to young women in the world today.

Patriot Tax School
offering tax class
Tax School offered by Patriot Tax Service: Learn how to prepare taxes in five weeks. Class started Monday, Dec. 5. The class is offered tuition-free, but there is a charge for the required books. Possible job openings upon completion of the course. Call (859) 583-0798 for more information.

Stanford City Leaf Pickup
City of Stanford leaf pickup is  now in progress. Call (859) 749-2559 to arrange pickup.

Cedar Creek Sportsman Club meetings
The Cedar Creek Sportsman Club meets every third Tuesday of the month with a meeting and meal. Membership is $60/year. Anyone wanting to rent building, please contact Phyllis Adams at (606) 355-0276.

Hustonville Elementary SBDM meetings
Hustonville Elementary 2016-17 SBDM meetings will start at 4 p.m. in the school library on the following dates: January 10, 2017, February 14, 2017, March 14, 2017, April 11, 2017 and May 9, 2017

 Square Dance Lessons
Fort Logan Pioneers Square Dance Club mainstream lessons are being held at the Habitat Building, 4160 Hwy. 27 South, Stanford from 7 to 9 p.m. First lesson is free. Call (859) 410-4556 for more information.

GED classes in
Crab Orchard
GED classes at Crab Orchard Elementary are being held every Tuesday at 1 p.m. in C.O.E.S. Conference Room. Please R.S.V.P at (606) 365-5831 to Gail Owens or (606) 365-9665 to Lincoln County Adult Ed.

Stanford Rotary Club
The Stanford Rotary Club meets most Mondays at noon, at the Kentucky Depot Restaurant.  Anyone is welcome to attend.  

Lincoln County Public Library Events
Hours for the Lincoln County Library are: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Children and Teens Programs
Toddler Tales – 18 mo-3 years: Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Preschool Story Hour: Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Minecraft Club: Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m.
Lego Club: Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 6 p.m.
For All Ages
Gifts in a Jar: Friday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. at the library. Rita Stewart will demonstrate how to make beautiful, delicious gifts from the kitchen. Space is limited, call (606) 365-7513 to register.
Adult Programs
•Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class/Strong Women Program will meet Dec. 15, 19 and 21 at 9:30 a.m. New members are always welcome!
Get Crafty at the Library
Zentangle: Thursday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Happy Scrappers: Saturday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 15 at 6 p.m.: Assassination at the State House: The Murder of Kentucky Governor William Goebel. Goebel served as the 34th Governor of Kentucky for four days in 1900 after being mortally wounded by an assassin the day before he was sworn in. Goebel remains the only state governor in the U.S. to be assassinated while in office. Author Ron Elliot discusses the 1899 political campaign, the assassination of William Goebel and the resulting political and civil turmoil of this darkest corner of Kentucky’s history.
I Can’t Adult Day: Friday, Dec. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In all the hustle and bustle have you taken time for yourself? Stop by the library and join Jimmie Lou, Adult Program Coordinator, for cookies, cider, Christmas music and stress relieving coloring. Feel free to bring your own craft or last minute present you are working on and enjoy some time for yourself before Christmas company comes for the holiday feast.
Crochet Club: Cancelled for December. Next meeting Saturday, Jan. 14.