Community Announcements: Oct. 12, 2017

Published 4:38 pm Sunday, October 15, 2017

Lions Club to hold annual Candy Day 

Come on, come all to “Candy Day” Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walmart, Durham’s Grocery and Save-A-Lot in Stanford. You will receive a “free” roll of candy. All donations will be greatly appreciated. Come out and see us! This event is sponsored by the Stanford Lions Club. 

Logan-Whitley DAR Chapter October Meeting

The October meeting will be held Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 5:30 p.m. (arrive before 5:30 p.m. and order your supper) at the Kentucky Depot Restaurant, 119 Metker Trail, Stanford. The program will be “Local historic preservation” with guest speaker Garlan Vanhook. 

Chili Cook-Off and Spooktacular Festival

The City of Crab Orchard is hosting a Chili Cook-Off and Spooktacular Festival on Saturday, Oct 28 on Main Street. Events will run from 3 to 11 p.m. Entry fee for chili cook off is $10  and the winner takes all. Cooking time starts at 3 p.m., tasting at 5 p.m. and judging will stop at 7 p.m. Tasting and judging fee is $5 per person to purchase bracelet in order to eat, taste and judge entries. There also will be an adult pumpkin carving contest, children pumpkin painting contest, children costume contest, cake and pie auction, sack races, pumpkin roll, hay rides and a street dance with the band Lawless. Contact Crab Orchard City Hall for more information.

Rocky Ford Lodge

potluck meal

Rocky Ford Masonic Lodge #765 will host a friend to friend community potluck meal on Saturday, Oct. 21. We will eat at 5:30 p.m. So bring a dish with something in it and join us for a delicious meal and good fellowship. Located on Hwy. 78 West 9 miles from Hustonville.

Democratic Woman’s Club to meet

The Democratic Woman’s Club will meet at the Kentucky Depot, Thursday, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. Diane Miller with the Lincoln County Health Department will speak on Women’s Health. All ladies are invited to attend. 

McDowell Wellness Center offering “self-offense” classes

Are you really prepared to do what it takes if your life is threatened?  McDowell Wellness Center can help with the new “self-offense” class for women. Participants will learn to do what it takes when their life is at stake. Specifically, how to survive the most critical five seconds of their life. Self-offense takes a different approach than self-defense. Self-offense focuses on actions that can be taken during an attack. Classes will be held each Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. beginning November 1. For more information or to register, call McDowell Wellness Center at (859) 936-9355.

7th Annual Pollyann Ridge reunion

The 7th annual Pollyann Ridge reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to ??? at the Eubank Senior Citizens Center.  The reunion is for everyone who lives on or lived on Pollyann Ridge. Please bring food, memories, and photos to display for everyone to enjoy. 

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group to meet

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group presents Garlic on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served, call to reserve your seat (859) 792-3026.

10th annual Veterans Appreciation Day

The 10th annual Veterans Appreciation Day will be held Friday, Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Danville National Guard Armory to honor all veterans from Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and Mercer. A shuttle service will be provided from the Danville Stadium. Disabled parking available. Fish and barbecue dinners will be served. Door prizes. This is held by the Heritage Hospice, Inc. Veterans Committee.

RAP group to meet

The Lincoln County RAP (Relatives as Parents) group will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. at Calvary Hill Baptist Church, 100 John Street in Stanford. These meetings are for anyone raising children other than their own and are to provide: support, referrals, resources and coping skills. For more information contact, Mindy Stevens at (606) 365-2671 or Susan Miller at (606) 669-4759.

LC Retired Teachers

to meet

All Lincoln County Retired Teachers are encouraged to attend our October 17 meeting to hear speaker Austin Gage, Legislative Assistant to Congressman Hal Rogers, our Fifth District Representative in the U.S. Congress. We have asked him to address H.R. 1205 repealing the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). These bills were passed several years ago that prohibit a teacher from receiving spousal Social Security benefits, as well as prevent him/her from receiving full Social Security benefits from any previous employment under Social Security. Five House members from Kentucky have agreed to co-sponsor this bill. Congressman Rogers is not one of them. The meeting is a potluck lunch at Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center in Stanford at 11:30 a.m. Please plan to attend. Meat is provided for $2; please bring a side dish or dessert. Also bring your items for the backpack program for Lincoln County students.

Blood drive to be held

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 the next blood drive  scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 19 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the Stanford Presbyterian Church, 213 East Main Street, Stanford. 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.

Health Department to host free Diabetes management course

The Lincoln County Health Department will be hosting a 2-part Diabetes Self-Management Training beginning October 18 and concluding on October 25. Both days will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be held at the Lincoln County Health Department  This is a free comprehensive 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.

Annual Galilean Quilt & Craft Auction

28th annual Galilean Quilt & Craft Auction will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14 on the campus of the Galilean Home. Friday’s schedule: 4:30 p.m. Spaghetti dinner, 6:30 p.m. singing program followed by craft auction. Saturday’s schedule: 7 a.m. pancake breakfast and 10 a.m. Quilt auction (lunch will be available). (Over 300 quilts and crafts will be auctioned off and there will be 100’s of buy-now items.)

City of Stanford city wide cleanup dates

The City of Stanford city wide fall cleanup has been scheduled for: October 16 through October 20 and October 23 through October 27. All items for pickup are to be placed at the curb. Items exempt from pickup are tires, batteries, paint cans, all hazardous chemicals. Tree limbs no longer than six feet and tied in bundles and placed by the curb will be picked up. For questions, call Stanford City Hall at (606) 365-4500.

William Whitley House October events

Escape Frontier Terror – Oct. 12 & 19 – small fee. Reservation times 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. Early Pioneer days were dangerous settling Kentucky. Hidden routes and hideouts were used to stay safe. Using a series of clues and teamwork you will have 45 minutes to escape leaving no one behind. Not recommended for children under 10. Reservations required. Call (606) 355-2881.

Spirits of Whitley House Tour – Oct. 14 & 21 – small fee. (Reservation times 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.) Tour guide dressed in period attire will share true and chilling experiences as you wander the 223 year old home. Two day advance reservations required by call (606) 355-2881.

Halloween Spook-tacular and Whitley’s Wicked Trail – Oct. 27 & 28 – small fee. Children participate in costume contest and other fun activities. Adults and the brave at heart can venture the haunted trail deep into the dark paths of the unknown. Not recommended for young – use parental guidance. No reservations required.

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. Evening includes: Meet and Greet 6 to 7 p.m. – 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. Dinner will consist of Pulled Chicken with Buns, Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Side Salad, Apple Cobbler, and Blueberry Cake. 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 Hwy. 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.  

   SBDM Councils

Waynesburg SBDM Council – Thursday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. in the school library.

•Hustonville SBDM Council – Thursday, Oct. 19 at 4:30 p.m.

•Highland SBDM Council – Wednesday, Oct. 18  at 4:30 p.m. in the school library.

Lincoln County

Public Library

First Wednesdays Art Works: Every first Wednesday  at 11 a.m. – learn new art techniques. Registration is required. Nov. 1 – Christmas tags.

SKILLS U presents GED Instruction on Thursdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Call (606) 365-9665 for more information. 

Pushing the Limits of Tradition: October 12 at 6 p.m.  October’s featured title will be The Chimes by Anna Smaill. Register/questions may be directed to (606) 365-7513.

Fizz, Boom, Fun!: Trick or Treat Science will be held Friday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m.to 12 p.m. for ages 3-5. 

World War 1 Exhibit on display October 17–24 at the Lincoln Public Library. Come view World War I displays made by eighth graders from the middle school. Student projects will be on display until Tuesday, Oct. 24. 

Book Discussion Club: 4th Monday of each month at 5 p.m. Oct. 23 – Kentucky Ghost Stories.

SPOOKTACULAR Science – Thursday, Oct. 26, 6 to 7 p.m. Bring your whole family to the library to see some spooky science experiments. Free and open to all ages. Questions may be directed to the library. Imagination Station: Costume Party at the library on Friday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon. FREE fun activities for children ages 2-5. Wear your favorite costume and come have fun at the library! Costume optional, you do not have to wear a costume to attend. All kids who attend will receive a goody bag and a free book. This event is free and open to the public. 

Glow Party – Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 7 p.m. Tweens & Teens join us at the library for some awesome glow in the dark science activities!