Community Announcements: June 22., 2017

Published 8:56 pm Sunday, June 25, 2017

Bluegrass singing in Waynesburg

A Bluegrass singing will be held Saturday, June 24 starting at 1 p.m. at the Waynesburg Area Rescue Squad. Singing will feature eight  bands. Free to the public. There will be concessions on the grounds. All proceeds will go to the fire department and rescue squads.

Lincoln County Fair

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Floral Hall

Floral Hall exhibits can be entered on Monday, July 3 between 9 and 11:30 a.m. Flower and garden exhibits can be entered on Wednesday, July 5 between 9 and 11:30 a.m. Fair catalogs and entry tags are available at the Lincoln County Extension Office. You can pre-register at the Extension Office to save time when bringing your entries. The Floral Hall is open every night Monday-Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. Senior Citizens are invited to visit the Floral Hall on Friday, July 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. There is no admission charge for the visits on Friday morning. For more information, call Connie Howerton at (606) 669-0265.

Hustonville Elementary

special called SBDM meeting

Hustonville Elementary will have a special called SBDM meeting on Monday, June 26, at 5 p.m. in the school’s library.

LC Health Department

closing early for meeting

The Lincoln County Health Department will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28 for a staff meeting.

 LC Health Department

closed for holiday

The Lincoln County Health Department will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

 New book store seeks local artists to display work

The Rabbit Hole, a new book store in town is looking for local artists to display their work at the store, located at 713 E Main, Stanford. If you are interested, please contact Dustin at (606) 510-1140.

Library hosting

Birds of Prey program

The Lincoln County Public Library will host Liberty Nature Center: Birds of Prey on Saturday, July 1 at noon. Bring the whole family, and join us at the library see and learn about these amazing birds of prey! We will be giving away a free pair of Cincinnati Reds Baseball tickets at the program (you must be present to win.) Program presented by Liberty Nature Center. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library (606) 365-7513.

Highland Elementary kindergarten registration

Highland Elementary will hold registration for Kindergarten students for the 2017-2018 school year on July 13, at the school from 5 to 7 p.m. Students enrolled in Lincoln County for 2016-2017 do not need to re-enroll. Please call the school at (606) 365-2768 if you have questions. No appointment needed for this evening registration. Expect to spend about 20-30 minutes at the school to complete the process. Please bring the following with you to complete the registration: 1) The student; 2) Student’s birth certificate; 3) Student’s social security card; 4) Immunization records; 5) School physical, including dental screening; 6) Vision exam records

Open Mic Night

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

Stanford Rotary Club


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

Crab Orchard 4th of July Celebration

The Crab Orchard 4th of July Celebration will be held Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1. For more information contact Crab Orchard City Hall (606) 355-2319. Activities for the celebration include: Friday: Vendor Booths starting at 4 p.m.; Miss Crab Orchard Pageants- 7 to 9 p.m. –  $15 entry fee; Car Cruise – 6 to 9 p.m.; Street Dance – 9 p.m-12 a.m. with DJ Greg. Saturday: County Ham Breakfast 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. – $6 fee for breakfast; Vendor Booths starting at 8 a.m.; Car Show – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., location at Crab Orchard Auto Parts; Parade – 1 p.m. line up at school starting at 11 a.m.; Watermelon Crawl- 2:30 p.m. – Veterans Park; Golf Cart Drag Race 3 p.m.; Water Balloon Toss- 3 p.m.; Golf Cart Back Seat Driver- 3:30 p.m.; Silver Creek Band- 4 to 6 p.m.; Moron Brothers- 6 to 8 p.m.; Josh Logan- 8 to 10 p.m.; Fireworks- 10 p.m.

AARP Driver Safety Program

Individuals who are age 55 or older are invited to participate in an AARP Driver Safety Program sponsored by McDowell Wellness Center. The course is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The cost is $15 for AARP members (bring AARP card to class) or $20 for non-AARP members. Refreshments will be provided. This course is sanctioned by the AARP.  Individuals who complete the course may be eligible for a five-year discount on their automobile insurance. You do not have to be a member of AARP or McDowell Wellness Center to participate. The class is limited to 25 participants. To enroll, or for more information, please call (859) 936-9355.

2017 Rabies Clinic

The 2017 Lincoln County Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held on the following dates: Monday, June 26 – 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Waynesburg Elementary School; Wednesday, June 28 – 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Crab Orchard Elementary School; Friday, June 30 – 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Hustonville Elementary School; and Friday, June 30 – 6:30 to  8 p.m. (evening clinic) at Lincoln County High School. Rabies vaccination fees are $5. Sponsored by Lincoln County Health Department, Dr. Jonathan Alford and Dr. Devin Carlton.

Lions Club monthly meetings

The Lions Club meets on the first and third Mondays of 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 or call the Lincoln County Public Library at (606) 365-7513 with any questions.

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.

Lincoln County Public Library

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: 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. (No classes on June 26 or 28).

From Compassion to Action; Volunteer for SHIP

Do you hear your family, friends or neighbors say they can’t afford their Medicare, medication or medical bills? Do you feel the need to help or wish you knew who could? Legal Aid of the Bluegrass’s SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Assistance) Program is the answer. SHIP has knowledgeable, caring staff and volunteers that can train you to resolve Medicare issues for the elderly and vulnerable in your community. Call Keisha Lewis, SHIP volunteer coordinator, to learn more about how you can volunteer and make a real difference for the people in your community. 859-233-4556, ext. 2237