Community Annoucements: Sept. 14, 2017

Published 12:27 pm Friday, September 15, 2017

City of Stanford Special Called Meeting

The City of Stanford will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the L & N Depot, 1866 N. Depot Street for the purpose of Discussion of resolution and possible vote to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 9, 2017.

LC Cancer Coalition to host a free Lunch & Learn event

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The Lincoln County Cancer Coalition will be hosting a free Lunch & Learn event on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library. This is a free educational event and lunch will be provided, (limited to the first 20 registrants). Free educational materials will be given and door prize drawings will take place. The guest speaker will be Dr. Jannice Aaron Baughman. Registration is required by October 6 by calling the Lincoln County Health Department at (606) 365-3106.

LCHS Class of ‘92 to hold 25-year class reunion

The Lincoln County High School Class of 1992 will have its 25-year class reunion Saturday, Oct. 21, at Keeneland in Lexington. Come join all your classmates for a tailgate style lunch starting at 11 a.m. A bar-b-que style meat will be provided. Please bring a side dish and your drinks along with some chairs. Then at 1:05 p.m., gates open for horse racing.  For more information, please check out the reunion Facebook page – LCHS Class of ‘92 – Lincoln County (Ky.) High School.

LCHS Class of 1997 –

20 Year Reunion

LCHS Class of 1997 – 20 Year Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct, 21, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Back Porch Club House Venue (formerly known as Dix River Country Club) 2220 Hwy. 27 N in Stanford. We plan to: Meet and Greet 6 to 7 p.m. with snacks provided; dinner 7 to 8 p.m.; music and dance and socialize 8 to 11 p.m.; more snacks provided 9:30 to 11 p.m. Cost per person: $20 (with meal); After September 30: $30 (with meal); Without Meal: $10 per person. Make Check/Money Order out to: LCHS Class of 1997 and mail to: Class of 1997 Reunion, c/o Donya (Yaden) Baker, 300 Clubside Drive, Stanford, KY 40484.

LCHS Class of 1997  – Family Fun at the Park

LCHS Class of 1997  – Family Fun at the Park will be Saturday, Oct. 21 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at First Southern Veterans Park (Soccer Complex Entrance) Lions Club Pavilion and Community Building, 400 Highway 150 East in Stanford.  Bring the family out to the park to socialize and have fun. We will have access to the pavilion, community building, and playground; Cotton candy and shaved ice will be available from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; and games for all. So rain or shine we will have fun. No RSVP required.

The 20 year reunion is later that evening (no kids allowed), so this will be a great opportunity to bring the kids out and have additional time with the class. Please feel free to bring corn hole boards, frisbees, footballs/soccer balls, etc.

Nominations for LCHS SBDM Council

Nominations are currently being accepted for two parent representatives for the newly reinstated Lincoln County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council. To be eligible, a person must be a parent, step-parent, or foster parent of a current LCHS student, or have legal custody of an LCHS student pursuant to a court order and the student must reside with you. This term will be from September 20, 2017-June 30, 2018. The SBDM Council meets monthly at Lincoln County High School. Nominations may be made by contacting the school office in person or by phone or email, or by emailing Kim Elliott at or Jennifer Kaiser at Nominations will be taken until Monday, Sept. 18. The election will be on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the LCHS front lobby. Any parent or guardian of a current LCHS student is eligible to vote.

Memorial classes to hold reunion

Memorial High School Class of 1967 and 1968 will hold their 50th and 49th year class reunion on Saturday, Sept 16 at the Greer Park in Kings Mountain. The gate will open at 3 p.m. The meal will be potluck and will be served at 5 p.m. We will be providing meat and drinks. Everyone who attended school with us is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Lanny Hubbard or Jackie Greer.

Lincoln County Farm Bureau contests

Lincoln County Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth and Variety Contests will be held on Monday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Stanford Baptist Church. Interviews for Outstanding Youth Contest begin at 6 p.m. Applications and rules are available at the Lincoln County Farm Bureau office.

Cedar Creek Sportsman’s Club annual fish fry

The Cedar Creek Sportsman’s Club will hold its annual fish fry on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 12 and 4 and under are free. Menu includes fish, hush puppies, potato wedges, cole slaw, dessert and drink. Will have a $500 cash raffle and a gun raffle. There will be door prizes, an auction and lots of fun. Everyone is welcome.

Democratic Woman’s Club to meet

The Democratic Woman’s Club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. at the Kentucky Depot Restaurant. Judge Jim Adams will be the speaker. All women are welcome.

Burial plots

Buffalo Springs Cemetery Board is notifying the public that effective October 1, the cost of burial plots at Buffalo Springs Cemetery will be $1,000.

2018 Distinguished Young Women ticket sales

Tickets are now available for the 2018 Lincoln County Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Stuart Underwood Auditorium at Lincoln County High School. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased by calling Stuart at (606) 365-9782. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the auditorium box office the night of the program. For additional information, please call (606) 365-2501 or (606) 669- 3559.

Logan’s Fort Foundation Inc., annual meeting

The Logan’s Fort Foundation’s annual meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center located on Martin Luther King Street. The meeting is open to the public.

Square Dance lessons

Fort Logan Pioneer Square Dance lessons began on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at First Southern Veterans Park community building, 567 Goshen Rd., Stanford from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn Western Square Dancing and line dancing. First two lessons are free. Call Judy at (606) 669-0133 or Jerry at (859) 410-4556.

Blood drives

Blood donors help Kentucky patients and support the healthcare of their communities by providing life-saving blood components for patients who depend on transfusions. In a sense, they have the community’s back. That’s why Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is providing a fun “I’ve got your back” T-shirt for donors at upcoming blood drives. The first drive will be held Thursday, Sept. 21 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship room at the Stanford Presbyterian Church,  213 East Main in Stanford and the second drive will be held Monday, Oct. 9 from 3 to  7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Crab Orchard Elementary School, 137 Lancaster Street, Crab Orchard. 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.

Vegetarian 101

Vegetarian 101 – History, Health and Tips will be held Monday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office. Registration is appreciated by calling  (606) 365-2447. What is vegetarianism? Who are vegetarians? Why are people vegetarians? Are there health concerns? What are the health benefits? These questions and more will be addressed during this program.

Youth Fall Fishing Derby

Youth Fall Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Logan Hubble Park. All participants need to sign in at the handicapped fishing ramp. Heavy rain/storms cancel.

United Way Day of Action

United Way Day of Action will be held Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Logan Hubble Park. We need volunteers to help clean up the park and paint the restrooms inside and out. Sign up or just show up. Heavy rain/storms cancel.

Waynesburg SBDM Council to meet

Waynesburg Elementary SBDM will meet on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. in the school library.

Hustonville SBDM Council to meet

Hustonville Elementary SBDM will meet on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m.

Highland SBDM Council to meet

The Highland Elementary SBDM Council will meet Wednesday September 20, at 4:30 PM in the school library.

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.

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)

Tinker Tuesdays: 11 a.m. to noon in the Markerspace.

Tech Tuesdays: 6 to 7 pm.

For All Ages

First Wednesdays Art Works: Every first Wednesday  of the month at 11 a.m. – learn  new art techniques. Registration is required. Oct. 4 – Table name cards and buffet cards; and Nov. 1 – Christmas tags.

Medicare Made Clear: Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. This interactive education seminar will cover Medicare basics. At the end of the presentation, you will have an understanding of Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D, who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times, and what to do next. In addition, once covered by Medicare, how you can save money and where to find more information. Call the library at (606) 365-7513 to register.

Book Discussion Club: 4th Monday of each month at 5 p.m. Sept. 25 – The Typewriter Girl by Alison Atlee.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class /Strong Women Program 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.