Community Announcements: May 11, 2017

Published 1:47 pm Friday, May 12, 2017

Cowboys and Angels Relay for Life horse show

The Cowboys and Angels Relay for Life Horse Show will be held Saturday, May 27 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds starting at 5 p.m. Gates open at 3 p.m. There will be a Silent Auction and concessions will also be available. For more information, contact Mark Shelton at (606) 669-3728, Jessica Taylor at (606) 669-3771 or Becky Sumner at (606) 669-3771. Entry fees for classes. Coggins papers required – no refunds. During intermission, there will be a Stick Horse Class. Come out for a great day of fun.

Logan-Whitley DAR Chapter to meet

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The Logan-Whitley DAR Chapter May meeting will be held Tuesday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. (arrive before 5:30 p.m. and order your supper) at the Kentucky Depot Restaurant, 119 Metker Trail, Stanford. Program: “Jumping from DAR to the Mayflower” with guest speaker Dr. Anissa Penn Davis. Please remember to bring Campbell soup labels for education Tamassee DAR School (Campbells has given ONLY this school an extension to get their labels into them by June 1); boxtops for education and printer ink cartridges for Hindman Settlement School.

LC Board of Health to meet

The Lincoln County Board of Health will have its regularly scheduled Board of Health meeting on Tuesday, May 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Lincoln County Health Department, 44 Health Way.

LCHS Band to hold concert

The Lincoln County High School Band will hold its spring concert and silent auction tonight (Thursday, May 11) at 6:30 p.m. in the Stuart Underwood Auditorium. All are welcome to attend.

Cool Cars Crushing Cancer

Cool Cars Crushing Cancer – Car Show, sponsored by Sims Survivors Relay for Life team, will be held Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Southern Veterans Park in Stanford. There will be a silent auction, door prizes, face painting, DJ, food by Hill of Beans, 50/50 Bucket and Dash Plaques for first 60 entries. For more information, contact Mark Williams at (606) 669-1143.

Blood drives in Stanford

Blood drives scheduled for Lincoln County: Thursday, May 11 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Lifeline Home Health, 132 Frontier Blvd., in Stanford (on the KBC Bloodmobile) and Thursday, May 18 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the Stanford Presbyterian Church, 213 East Main Street. Walk-ins are welcome, but if you would like to make an appointment you may call 800-775-2522 ext. 3758. Blood donors must be 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health. Donors must also show a photo I.D. with first and last name, like a state-issued driver’s license. Kentucky patients depend on the generosity of blood donors to support them on their road to recovery. 

McDowell Wellness Center offering Well Kids Camp

McDowell Wellness Center is offering a Well Kids Camp for children in grades kindergarten through fifth, beginning June 5.  Campers will participate in a variety of activities including chemistry projects, crafts, games, swimming, gym workouts, cooking and nutritional instruction, free movie Wednesday and much more. Participants can attend Monday through Friday and can be dropped off between 7:45 and 9 a.m. and must be picked up by 5 p.m.  Campers can attend for just a week or the entire summer through August 9. The cost is $70 per child each week. A $5 discount will be offered for additional children in the same family. A 15 percent discount will be offered to campers who attend the whole summer and pay up front. Space is limited to 40 campers. Please call McDowell Wellness Center at (859) 936-9355 for more information.

St. Sylvester to hold fish fry

St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Ottenheim will hold a fish fry on Friday, May 12 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 12 and children under 6 are free. For more information, call (606) 669-3255. All proceeds will go to help build a new church.

Family Connections FRYSC to hold Excite Nite

Family Connections FRYSC and Crab Orchard Elementary are holding their annual Excite Nite event Thursday, May 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be inflatables and food. Local businesses will be on hand to give needed information to families. Everyone is invited.  

Kings Mountain High School reunion

The Kings Mountain High School reunion will be held Saturday, May 27 beginning at noon at the Kings Mountain Christian Church fellowship Hall. There will be a “Pitch-in” meal.

Salvation Army Family store to celebrate anniversary

The Salvation Army Family Store is planning a celebration and storewide sale on Saturday, May 20 to celebrate its one-year anniversary. There will be hot dogs, door prizes, and MANY MANY things on sale that day. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, contact (606) 510-2031.

LC Health Department nurses to attend training

Lincoln County Health Department will not have nurses on duty Thursday, May 11. Nursing staff will be attending mandatory training.

Democrat Woman’s Club to meet

The Democratic Woman’s Club will meet Thursday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Depot Restaurant. All ladies are welcome. 

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group to meet

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group will meet Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. at the Garrard County Extension office. Eric Comley, UK Extension Agent will have a presentation on The Wildflowers of Kentucky. Light refreshments will be provided. Please call to reserve your seat at (859) 792-3026.

Cedar Creek Quail Club to hold annual banquet

Cedar Creek Quail Club will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, May 13 at the Cedar Creek Clubhouse, six miles east of Stanford on Hwy. 150. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The meal will consist of quail, chicken, vegetables, drinks and desserts. The banquet is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the door are $10 per person (ages 5 and under are free). There will be door prizes, silent auction, live auction and raffle tickets.

LC Senior Citizens to celebrate “Older Americans Month”

The Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center is hosting a cook-out in celebration of “Older Americans Month” on Wednesday, May 17. We will be playing cornhole, croquet and ladderball. Food will be provided by Stanford Christian Church and served at approximately 11:30 a.m. We welcome all seniors age 60 and over to come join us for fun, food and fellowship. We are located at 100 Senior Way, Stanford (north of Walmart on Hwy. 27). Please RSVP by calling (606) 365-9016.

Logan-Hubble Park events

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

Crab Orchard Veterans candlelight service

The Crab Orchard Monument Committee will hold its seventh annual candlelight service on Sunday, May 28 at 8 p.m. at Crab Orchard Veterans Park. There will be a special speaker and singing. Bring your lawn chair and come show your  support by honoring our veterans. For more information, contact Phyllis at (606) 355-0276 or Connie at (606) 669-1291.

Free training for child care providers

Free training for child care providers, presented by KET, will be held Saturday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lincoln County Public Library (3 credit hours). Call (606) 365-7513 to register by Thursday, May 11. Brought to you by the Lincoln County Community Early Childhood Council.

Upward Basketball Camp Play with a Purpose

Basketball camp for boys and girls that are 4-years-old through the eighth grade. Camp will be held at Stanford Baptist Church Christian Life Center, June 12-16 from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration dates are May 13 and May 27 from 9 a.m. until noon at the church. You can also register Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church office. If you have questions, call the church office at (606) 365-2178. The church is located at 204 Church Street in Stanford. The cost of the camp is $37. May 27, is the last day that registrations will be accepted. 

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. Following the ceremony, 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 – Thomas Barton and Thomas Napier – who were both killed in the line of duty in Lincoln County years ago. 

Save the Date: May 19-21  Reenactment of 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.

Cow Bell Days

The second annual Cow Bell Days will take place in downtown Stanford June 16 and 17.  This family friendly event will kick off with a car cruise in on Friday night, art and craft vendors, food, and music.  The festivities will continue on Saturday with a country breakfast, farmers market, parade, and ice cream eating contest.  You can learn more at  Interested in being a vendor, contact Kendra at

Cow Bell Days Parade registration is open

The Cow Bell Days parade is open to all businesses, clubs, churches, civic groups and individuals interested in creating a float, carrying banners, handing out candy or driving their classic car, sporty convertible, decorated golf cart or tractor down Main Street.  It is also a great way to create awareness for your business or group, and participate in a fun downtown event at the same time.  Questions and registration can be directed to Megan at

Cedar Creek Sportsman Club

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. Call (859) 410-4556 for more information.

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 4-5 years)

Second Friday of each month, 11 a.m. – Fizz, Boom, Fun! (ages 3-6) 

Summer Reading at the Library: Saturday, June 3 through Saturday, July 29 (birth to 18 years of age) Visit the library to register.

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. We will focus on flexibility and strength training exercises. New participants are always welcome.