Community Announcements: Feb. 1, 2018

Published 10:42 pm Thursday, February 1, 2018

Crab Orchard hosting Governor’s Cup

On Saturday, Feb. 10,  local schools will gather at Crab Orchard Elementary School to take part in the District Governor’s Cup Competition Participating schools are: Waynesburg Elementary, Highland Elementary, Crab Orchard Elementary and Stanford Elementary. Governor’s Cup features eight events, including the Quick Recall event, which is the only one open to the public. Quick Recall begins at 11:30 a.m.

Lincoln Youth soccer spring registration

Email newsletter signup

Lincoln Youth Soccer Spring Registration for ages 4-12 will be Feb 12-March 2. You can register online by going to or in the park office Monday-Friday 1 to 4 p.m.

Heritage Hospice Volunteer Training

Heritage Hospice, Inc. will host a Volunteer Training Session on Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Hospice Office, 120 Enterprise Drive, Danville. Volunteer opportunities include; clerical work, patient visits, fundraising and special events. We are sure that no matter which area you choose, you will enjoy being a part of the volunteer program. Please make that call today to Heritage Hospice at (859) 236-2425 and ask for the volunteer department. Deadline to register for this training class is March 5.

Chamber accepting nominations

The Lincoln County Chamber is now accepting nominations for the annual Chamber Banquet. Categories are June King Bastin Service Award, Farmer of the Year, Health Care Service Award, First Responder Award, Big Apple Award, Citizen of the Year. Applications are available at the Chamber office, or on line at Remember, you can’t win if you are not nominated! For more information, call the Chamber (606) 365-4118.

LC Health Department to offer free quit smoking class

The Lincoln County Health Department is offering the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking program, an eight-week cessation class. The class is free and the Nicotine Gum or Nicotine Patch will be provided free as well upon class attendance. The program is set to begin Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. at the Lincoln County Health Department. Registration is required by calling Lee Ann Taylor at the health department at (606) 365-3106.

SLCFRC to hold Advisory Council meeting

The South Lincoln County Family Resource Center will hold an Advisory Council meeting at Waynesburg Elementary on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to all. We are also in need of a Waynesburg parent or legal guardian representative to serve on the council for the 2018-2019 school year.

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group to meet

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group will meet Thursday, Feb 8 at 6 p.m. at the Garrard County Extension office. Tammy Horn Potter, Kentucky State Apiarist will teach us about bees, our little garden friends. Refreshments are provided so please, RSVP to the office so we can reserve your seat and ensure enough for all attending (859) 792-3026 or visit our FB page for more details. Non-members $2.

Central Kentucky Karaoke Club hosting benefit

Central Kentucky Karaoke Club is hosting a benefit spaghetti supper for Elizabeth Benge Sinner on Saturday, Feb. 3 at American Legion Post 345, 909 East Main Street. Cost for the meal is $5, children three and under are free. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. (Anyone under 21 must leave by 8 p.m.) Karaoke will be from 8 p.m. to midnight. There will be baskets and bottles for raffle and/or auction.

LC Historical Society to meet

The Lincoln County Historical Society will met Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library, second floor.  Guest speaker will be Robert A. Powell, a native Kentuckian that grew up in the Appalachian foothills of Powell County and the Bluegrass of Fayette County. He is an author,  historian, teacher, photographer, speaker and artist. His collection of his pen and ink drawings represent the diverse and colorful history of Kentucky. Light refreshments will be served. The board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in Community Room 2 (upstairs). The yearly fee is $12.

Blood drives

The need for blood never stops, even during winter months when donations typically decrease because of bad weather and colds and flu. This month, Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is encouraging Kentuckians to roll up their sleeves, donate blood and help a Kentucky patient. Two blood drives are planned in Lincoln County. The first will be held Thursday, Feb. 15 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship room at the Stanford Presbyterian Church, 213 East Main in Stanford and the second one will be held Monday, Feb. 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Crab Orchard Elementary, 137 Lancaster Street in Crab Orchard. To schedule your life-saving appointment or to get more information, call 800-775-2522, ext. 3758. As always, walk-ins are also welcome. Blood donors must be at least 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. Sixteen-year- old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at

Lunch at Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center

Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center invites all (60+) years old to join us for lunch on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. The meals are FREE but donations are welcome. Please call by 2 p.m. the day before you plan to come in order to sign up for a meal. Bus transportation to the Center and home is also provided.  For more information, call (606) 365-9016.

Lincoln County Spelling Bee

Lincoln County Public Schools will hold a County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, February 7. If you are a Home-School operating in Lincoln County and want to participate, please contact Kendra Mitchell at (606) 365-5775 or for more information.All inquiries must be received by Friday, Jan. 19.

South Central Kentucky Tobacco Growers meeting

The South Central Kentucky Tobacco Growers meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 1 at the Lincoln County Extension Office. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by speakers at 6:30 p.m.  All tobacco growers are invited and urged to attend. This program is approved for GAP certification and re-certification by all buying companies and market locations. Program includes: 6:30 p.m. – Tobacco GAP certification and update; 6:50 p.m. – Tobacco Labor Training; 7:20 p.m. – Tobacco Production Update – Dr. Bob Pearce, UK Extension Tobacco Specialist; 8:00 p.m. – Tobacco Diseases – Dr. Emily Pfeufer, UK Extension Plant Pathologist; 8:30 p.m. – closing comments and announcements. Call your county extension office to make meal reservation by Monday, Jan. 29, (606) 365-2459.

Area Forage Production meeting

An area forage production meeting will be held Thursday, March 1 at the Boyle County Extension Office. All area farmers and agribusiness reps are invited to attend. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by speakers starting at 6:30 p.m. Program includes: 6:30 p.m. – Forage Management – Dr. Ray Smith, UK Extension Forage Specialist; 7 p.m. – Weed Management Strategies – Dr. J. D. Green, UK Extension Weed Specialist; 7:30 p.m. – Hay Feeding Management & Structure Design – Dr. Steve Higgins, UK Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering; 8:15 – closing comments by area extension agents for ANR. Call your county extension office to make meal reservation by noon Tuesday, Feb. 27, (606) 365-2459.

American Legion Post 18 monthly meetings

The American Legion Post 18 in Stanford meets the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library, second floor. All veterans are welcome.

Square Dance lessons

Fort Logan Pioneer Square Dance lessons are now available 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.


Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center presents Bingo-Cize every Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m in the center’s dining room. Age 60 and over. Free class. Call (606) 365-9016 to register.

SBDM Council meetings

•Waynesburg Elementary’s SBDM Council: February 15, March 15, April 19,  and May 17. All meetings will be held at 4 p.m. in the school library.

•Hustonville Elementary’s SBDM Council: February 15 at 4:30 p.m., March 15 at 4:30 p.m., April 19 at 4:30 p.m., and May 17 at 4:30 p.m.

•Highland Elementary’s SBDM Council: February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16 and June 13. The meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. in the school library.

Good Grief Support Group

The Good Grief Support Group will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and last Thursday of each month at the Lincoln County Public Library. Join our caring, compassionate atmosphere as we share life experience and understanding in times of grief and bereavement. Snacks and coffee will be provided. For more information, contact Stephanie Atkins, CMA/volunteer coordinator at (606) 669-4648 (cell) or home at (606) 758-4680.

Book store seeks local artists

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 Mary at (606) 510-1156.

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.

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.

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)

Tech Tuesdays: 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 6 – Lego Club; Feb. 13 – Valentine’s Day light up cards; Feb. 20 – Minecraft; Feb. 27 – Lego Club.

Fizz, Boom, Fun – 11 a.m., second Friday of each month. Feb. 9 – Snowflake Science.

Minecraft – 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20.

For All Ages

Wednesday Art Works: Every first Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. – learn new art techniques. Registration is required. Valentine Card.

4th Wednesday ArtWorks—UK Drawing: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m. at Lincoln County Public Library –  Get ready for March Madness by making this UK Zentangle drawing. Project may require more time than allotted in class, but can be finished at home. Finished project will be sized to fit in a standard 8×10 frame.  Call (606) 365-7513 to register by February 23.

SKILLS U presents GED Instruction on Thursdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Call (606) 365-9665 for more information.  GED instruction that is taught by caring, knowledgeable staff, available face-to-face and online, designed to help make tough subjects more understandable and FREE!

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.

Prime Time Family Reading Time begins February 15 at 6 p.m. at the library. Prime Time is a special six-week program of storytelling, reading, and discussion for parents and children aged 6 to 10. Presented by discussion leader, Dr. Chris Begley & storyteller, Yolantha Harrison-Pace.  Pre-registration required, call (606) 365-7513 to register. Dinner will be provided, door prizes, translation services available, transportation available.

Quilts: History & Hidden Messages: Saturday, Feb. 24, 1 p.m. at Lincoln County Public Library – Can quilts be used to communicate?  Louvester Wilkinson tells about different historical quilt patterns and how they were used to send secret messages. Call (606) 365-7513 to register.

Cupcake Wars: A Library Cupcake Competition: Saturday, Feb. 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the library. Kids and teens 18 and under come show off your creativity in our Cupcake Wars Competition! Cupcakes and decorations will be provided. Cupcake design must relate to a book or book character. Call (606) 365-7513 to reserve your spot. Must arrive by 1:15 p.m. to compete.

4th Monday Book Club: February 26 at 5 p.m. at the ibrary – New members always welcome!  Pick up your copy today.  Light refreshments provided.  February’s selected title is The Color of Water by James McBride.