Community Announcements: April 20, 2017

Published 6:21 am Thursday, April 20, 2017

Donate Life flag-raising and proclamation 

April is National Donate Life Month. Join Teresa Reed and the Lincoln County Circuit Clerk’s Office on Friday, April 21 at 2 p.m. for a Donate Life flag-raising and proclamation signed by Judge-Executive Jim Adams. Wear blue and green! Bake sale open before and after the ceremony.

LC Health Department to hold monthly Diabetes

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Support Group

The Lincoln County Diabetes Support Group will meet Thursday, May 4 at 11 a.m. at the Lincoln County Health Department. The topic for May is “Healthy Summer Cookouts”. Anyone is welcome to attend. For questions, you can call Lee Ann Taylor at the health department at (606) 365-3106.

Third Annual Glow Walk

The 3rd Annual Walk for Hope – a Glow Walk will be held Friday, April 28 at the First Southern Veteran’s Park. This is a family friendly, leisurely walk around the park (1.2 miles). No awards will be given, as this event is for remembering those who have lost their battle to cancer, and to honor those who have won or are still fighting. The band, Collective, will be playing so bring a chair to enjoy the evening. The walk will start at 8:15 p.m. so flashlights are encouraged. Each pre-registered participant will receive a shirt and a glow stick. Pre-registration ends Monday, April 24 and is ($12) per person. Late registration continues through the day of the walk ($15), however; we cannot guarantee shirts for the day of the event. All profits benefit the American Cancer Society. To register, or for more information please contact Charlotte at (859) 749-4580.

Police Memorial/Lincoln County First Responders Day

Join us at 11 a.m. on May 15 at the City Parking Garage to honor our law enforcement and first responders on Peace Officers Memorial Day. This event is presented by Lincoln Masonic Lodge #60 in cooperation with The Blue Knights of KY. There will be a flag-lowering ceremony at the city parking garage and lunch available for $5. First responders eat for free. All are invited to follow a procession to  the Buffalo Springs Cemetery to pause at the graves of two former Lincoln County law enforcement officers, beginning at 10 a.m. prior to the flag-lowering ceremony.

Blood drive to be held

For many, springtime in Kentucky means Keeneland, Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. Kentucky Blood Center is celebrating the season with a special Win, Place and Show You Care T-shirt for blood donors. Area donors are invited to give so others may live at the upcoming blood drive set for Friday, April 21 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship room of the Stanford Presbyterian Church, 213 East Main Street. For more information, call 800-755-2522. No appointments are necessary. 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.

Public meeting on Community Recreational needs

Under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (Public Law 88-578), citizens are afforded the opportunity to express their views concerning the recreational needs of their community. To provide a forum for discussion, an open meeting is being held on April 25, at 5 p.m. at the Stanford City Hall, 305 E. Main Street, Stanford sponsored by the City Council. The specific purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Land and Water Conservation grant application to construct an asphalt trail and add benches.

Free Dump Days

There will be free dump days for Lincoln County residents April 19-24. Free dump days is for residential customers only, no commercial businesses.

Residents are encouraged to bring their junk to the dumpsters located at 7910 Old Liberty Road 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

holding training

The Lincoln County Health Department will host a 2-part Diabetes Self-Management Training on Monday, May 8 and Monday, May 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (each day) at the Lincoln County Health Department. This is a free comprehensive Diabetes Management Training course that will help attendees learn how to effectively manage their diabetes. Lunch is provided and registration is required by calling Lee Ann Taylor at the health department at (606) 365-3106.

Crab Orchard Spring

Cleanup Days 

The City of Crab Orchard will have Spring Clean-Up Days for RESIDENTS WITHIN CITY LIMITS. It will be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 8 and 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two dumpsters will be located behind City Hall and all items with the exception of tires, appliances, batteries, paint cans, hazardous waste products, or dead animals will be accepted.

Crab Orchard Spring

City Wide Yard Sale

The City of Crab Orchard will have its annual Spring City Wide Yard Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 4, 5 and 6. No Yard Sale Permits will be required for these days.

LC Health Department early closing time

The Lincoln County Health Department will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26 for a staff meeting.

Blue Grass Community Action offering scholarship

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership will offer a $750 scholarship to a person in Lincoln County. The applicant must meet the income guidelines for the Community Service Block Grant program and meet other competitive requirements. The scholarship may be used to help cover expenses associated with attending college or a technical school of the recipient’s choice. Applications for the scholarship may be obtained from the guidance counselor at each area high school or by calling Blue Grass Community Action’s Community Developer, Jamie Greathouse at (606) 365-2312. Non-traditional students will also be considered. The deadline for submitting an application is April 30, 2017.

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

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.

Logan-Hubble Park events

The community is invited to be a part of the following events scheduled at the Logan-Hubble Park: 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.

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.

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.

Alzheimer’s Disease Series

The Lincoln County Extension is offering a series of educational programs related to Alzheimer’s Disease. Dates and topics are:  May 9 – 10 a.m. – Healthy Living for your Brain and Body; May 16 – 10 a.m. – Alzheimer’s Disease Focus Group Meeting. Instructors will be Sarah Rowe, Community Outreach Coordinator with the Alzheimer’s Association, and Rita Stewart, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, will be coordinating and teaching most of the classes. 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.

Fishing event for children

The Lincoln County Safe Community Taskforce and Operation UNITE invite all children to a fishing event Tuesday, May 2 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.

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. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Call (207) 239-4766 to reach Lion Bob Swett.

Stanford Rotary Club meetings

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

Kentucky Chautauqua: Simon Kenton, Frontiersman

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.

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

Hustonville Elementary 2017 SBDM meetings will start at 4 p.m. in the school library on the following date: May 9.