Community Announcements: April 6, 2017

Published 3:35 pm Thursday, April 6, 2017

City of Crab Orchard
Easter Egg Hunt
The City of Crab Orchard is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. This will be for children ages 10 and under. The hunts will be located at The city’s Veterans Park, the City Park and Donnie Brummett’s home located on the corner of Elm Street and Main Street. For more information, please contact Crab Orchard City Hall at (606) 355-2319.  

LC Republican Party to meet
The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library.

Lincoln Memorial ceremony
Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park invites you to witness the Lincoln Memorial Ceremony that was held 152 years ago at Camp Nelson. The 12th USCT Heavy Artillery regiment will honor the death of President Lincoln with a 21 cannon salute on Saturday, April 22 at 10 a.m. The Association of Lincoln Presenters will be in attendance. Admission is free.

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Waynesburg Order of Eastern Star to hold bazaar
Waynesburg Order of Eastern Star will hold a bazaar on Saturday, April 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Waynesburg Masonic Lodge Building (at the corner of Hwy. 27 and Hwy. 328 in Waynesburg). Some of the vendors that will be present are Premier Jewelry, Matilda Jane, Tupperware and Avon. Lunch will be available to purchase. If interested in setting up a table, please contact Phyllis at (606) 365-9503 or Liz at (606) 379-2247.

Free Hunter Education
student course
A free Kentucky hunter education student course is scheduled for Saturday, April 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cedar Creek Sportsman Club, located off Hwy. 150 near Cedar Creek Lake Dam on Sportsman Lane Road. The course includes firearm safety, tree stand safety, bow hunting and ammunition. The last session includes live fire and a written examination. Attendance at all sessions is required unless an alternative classroom method is utilized. Pre-registration is required for all courses and is completed by visiting the Hunter Education page at For additional information, please contact Bill Hayes, (606) 365-9825 or Robert Bowen at (606) 365-3974. If you took the classroom sessions by CD-Rom or Internet, please print out the course completion voucher and attend the range session at desired site listed on

Free Dump Days for Lincoln County residents
Free dump days for Lincoln County residents will be April 19-24. The free dump days are for residential customers only, no commercial businesses. Residents are encouraged to bring their junk to the dumpsters located at 7910 Old Liberty Rd in Hustonville (across from City Hall). Household junk, clothing, appliances and other miscellaneous items will be accepted. No tires or propane tanks. 
For more questions please call Solid Waste at (859) 304-2006.

LC Health Department to hold monthly diabetes meeting
The Lincoln County Diabetes Support Group will meet Thursday, April 6 at 11 a.m. at the Lincoln County Health Department. The topic for April is “Diabetes Complications”. Anyone is welcome to attend. For questions you can call Lee Ann Taylor at the Lincoln County Health Department at (606) 365-3106.

Stanford Litter Cleanup
A Stanford litter cleanup will be held Friday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers can sign up in front of the PVA/Chamber of Commerce office. Trash bags and gloves will be given to volunteers.

Logan-Hubble Park events
April 15 – 9:00 a.m., Wildflower Walk with Eric Comley, Garrard County 4-H Extension Agent. Please park in the parking lot next to the basketball courts; April 22 – 9 a.m. to noon. Clean up/work day at the park. Volunteers welcome. Sponsored by Bluegrass Greensource Clean Sweep Program; and June 10 – 9 a.m. to noon – Join us for the first William “Bill” Martin Youth Fishing Derby sponsored by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife to celebrate the designation as a FINS Lake.

Summer boot camp
Please join us for our Summer Slimdown Boot Camp for Women. Monday, May 1 starts your summer off right. All fitness levels. Using a mixture of cardio and toning, we get a great workout and have fun. Contact Kristian Bell for more details. (859) 516-3730

City of Stanford
Spring Cleanup
City of Stanford 2017 Spring Cleanup will be held from April 17 – 28. Household items and tree limbs are to be placed by the curb for pickup. Tree limbs are to be no longer than 6 feet in length and tied into bundles. No trees which have been cut down will be picked up. Other items excluded from pickup are tires, batteries, paint and chemicals. For any questions, please call Stanford City Hall at (606) 365-4500.

Summer School
Feeding program
The Lincoln County Board of Education is sponsoring the “Summer Feeding Program” in Lincoln County. Faith-based, community and private non-profit organizations can make a difference in the lives of hungry children by serving FREE meals with the Summer Feeding Program. This program provides a free opportunity to add an additional facet to your Vacation Bible Schools. If your church or organization is involved in any summer youth programs from June 5-August 2, we encourage you to participate. (We will not be able to provide meals on July 4). Meals may be picked up at Fort Logan High Lunchroom.
We will conduct a required training on May 27, starting at 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the board room at the Lincoln County Board of Education. One person who is in charge of the meals will need to attend the training. 
Please contact Cathy Pleasants at (606) 365-5778 or

Trail Pleasure Saddle Club
to hold Easter Egg Hunt
Trail Pleasure Saddle Club will hold an Easter Egg Hunt on horseback at Logan-Hubble Park on Saturday, April 15 at 1 p.m. Prizes awarded around 4 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Alzheimer’s Disease Series
 We will be offering a series of educational programs related to Alzheimer’s Disease. Dates and topics will be:  April 11 – 10 a.m.  – Brain Tour; April 18 – 10 a.m. – Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease: Learn what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. This program will be taught by Jay McShurley & Morrow Law Office. May 9 – 10 a.m. – Healthy Living for your Brain and Body; May 16 – 10 a.m. – Alzheimer’s Disease Focus Group Meeting. If you are interested in participating in one or all of the sessions, please call the Lincoln County Extension Office to register at (606) 365-2447. 

Farmer’s Market
In order to participate in the WIC  and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs and accept those food instruments during the upcoming Lincoln County Farmers Market Season, you must participate in a required training which will be Monday, April 10, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office located at 104 Metker Trail in Stanford.  If you have participated in this program in prior years and have a stamp and ink pad, please bring it with you. For more info contact the Lincoln County Extension Office at (606) 365-2447. 

Fishing event for children
The Lincoln County Safe Community Taskforce and Operation UNITE invite all children to a fishing event Friday, May 5 at Cedar Creek Lake. Registration begins at 5 p.m., fishing begins at 6 p.m.. A hot dog meal will be provided, bring your own fishing pole, or use one provided. Prizes will also be awarded. Follow the signs at Cedar Creek Lake.

Save the Date: May 19-21 for Reenactment of the Siege of 1777
Step back in time to help commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Siege of 1777 at Logan’s Fort.  The Fort will serve as the backdrop for a reenactment of the siege on Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21 at  2 p.m. Join us throughout the day for living history demonstrations, a frontier era merchant’s village, as well as settler and Native American encampments. There will also be food vendors, children’s activities, hayrides, and horse and wagon rides. Admission to the park on Saturday and Sunday is $5, 12 and under are free. More info on Facebook: 2nd Annual Siege of Logan’s Station.

Lions Club monthly meetings
The Lions Club meets on the first and third Mondays every month at the Lincoln County Public Library. The public is encouraged to attend and are invited to join the Lions Club! The Lions Club is here to serve the community. Come join us! Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Call (207) 239-4766 to reach Lion Bob Swett or call the Lincoln County Public Library at (606) 365-7513 with any questions.

Hustonville Elementary SBDM meetings
Hustonville Elementary 2017 SBDM meetings will start at 4 p.m. in the school library on the following dates: April 11, and May 9.

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.

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

Open Mic Night
Open Mic Night is every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the historic L&N Depot.

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. Contact (606) 365-7513 for more information about any of the following programs. 
Preschool Programs: 
The Lincoln County Public Library now offers story times each week as well as monthly Science Time for preschoolers.
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – Pleasant View Baptist Church
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – Crab Orchard City Hall
Thursdays, 10 a.m. – Westside Community United Methodist Church
Thursdays, 10 a.m. – Toddler Tales at the Library (ages 18 months – 3 years)
Thursdays, 11 a.m. – Preschool Storytime at the Library (ages 3-5 years)
Second Friday of each month, 11 a.m. – Fizz, Boom, Fun! (ages 3-6) 
For All Ages
Zentangle 101: Third Thursday of every month (through June 2017), 10 a.m. to noon. A different Zentangle project will be instructed step by step. Beginners and experts are welcome to attend. The Zentangle Method is an easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Call the library to register (365-7513).
Happy Scrappers: Crafting Club: Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library.  Bring your craft projects and supplies and spend the day working on your unfinished projects, get new ideas or learn a new skill. 
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class/Strong Women Program: Presented by the Lincoln County Health Dept. is held Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 at the Lincoln County Public Library. (No class on March 27) We will focus on flexibility and strength training exercises. New participants are always welcome. 
Kentucky Chautauqua: Simon Kenton, Frontiersman 1755-1836 will be at Lincoln County Public Library on Saturday, May 13 at 1 p.m. – One of Kentucky’s greatest frontiersman will step out of Daniel Boone’s shadow and live again when Kentucky Chautauqua presents Mel Hankla in a compelling living history portrayal of Simon Kenton (1755-1836).  Simon Kenton, certain he had killed another boy in a fight over a girl, fled west from Virginia at the age of 16.  He was wrong, but the incident launched him on a life of high adventure.  This program was funded in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. Call (606) 365-7513 to register.