Community Announcements

Published 12:36 pm Thursday, August 23, 2018

LC Farm Bureau annual meeting/picnic

The Lincoln County Farm Bureau annual meeting and picnic will be held Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Center and Fairgrounds starting at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $1 per person. Those attending will enjoy a steak dinner followed by a business meeting. Business will include election of directors and officers and discussion of policy issues and resolutions. All member families are encouraged to attend.

Stanford Leo Club

Email newsletter signup

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to attend an informational meeting to help start the Stanford Leo Club on Monday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library. This will be a great opportunity to gain leadership experience and community service hours. Text or call to RSVP to (336) 653-5148. Bring a friend!

SBDM Council meetings

Site-Based Decision Making Council meetings:

•McKinney Elementary, Aug. 23, 3:45 p.m. in the school library.

•Stanford Elementary, Aug. 23, 4 p.m. in the school conference room.

Distinguished Young Women ticket sales

Tickets are on sale for the 2019 Lincoln County Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, 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 (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) 669-3559.

Ottenheim Community Picnic

The Ottenheim Community Picnic will be held Sunday, Sept. 2 at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Potluck lunch will start at 1:30 p.m. Bring a dish (chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, utensils and plates will be provided); 2 p.m. will have live gospel music by Donnie Rodgers and Canoe Creek; and 3 p.m. will be a benefit auction (donated items are welcome). Rain or shine, bring a friend and a chair! If you are unable to attend, donations are welcome to help with upkeep of the historical building. Make checks payable to Immanuel Fund and send to: Lincoln County Historical Society, PO Box 570, Stanford, KY 40484, For more information, call Eunice Schlappi (502) 545-0809; Jerry Zwahlen at (606) 669-5048 or Barbara Bastin at (606) 365-7339.

Lanigan Family reunion

The Lanigan Family reunion will be held Saturday, September 1 at the Eubank Senior Citizen building. Doors open at 11 a.m. and reunion will run until 5 p.m.

Operation Christmas Child kickoff

Lincoln County Operation Christmas Child kick-off is set for Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. at Fairview Baptist Church, 6426 KY Hwy 1247, Waynesburg. Experience “Africa in 2018” as we hear from Beth Rohrback of Danville, who was in Africa this year. Feel free to bring your children and youth groups as we experience an African distribution through Beth’s eyes. There will be no nursery provided. Everyone interested in learning more about Operation Christmas Child is invited. If you have any questions, call Connie French at (606) 669-7447, Vicki Perkins (606) 669-1473 or Carol Long (606) 365-1121.

Hopkins Family reunion

The 54th annual Ewell and Ella Saylor Hopkins family reunion will be held Sunday, September 1 in the large pavilion at the William Whitley House near Crab Orchard. The reunion will begin at 11 a.m. and the potluck lunch will be start at noon. Soft drinks and water will be provided. Bring a covered dish and come and see old acquaintances. All friends and relatives are invited. For more information, call Shelby Roy Hopkins at (859) 339-0420 or email

Fun Community Health Fair

The Stanford Lions Club is hosting a “Fun Community Health Fair” on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library in Stanford. Someone will be there to take your blood pressure, check your glucose levels, adult eye screening, and more. You can get your flu shot or Hepatitis A shot, with your insurance card. Receive information about the different services offered in our community. We will even have a craft table for the kids with some healthy snacks!

SLCFRC to hold Advisory Council meeting

The South Lincoln County Family Resource Center for Waynesburg and Highland Elementary schools, will hold an Advisory Council meeting at Waynesburg Elementary on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to all. We are also in need of a Waynesburg and a Highland parent or legal guardian representative to serve on the council for the 2018-2019 school year. Call (606) 365-5815 or (606) 365-5815 for more information.

Coffman-Brown reunion

The Coffman-Brown reunion will be held Saturday, September 1 at Hustonville Baptist Church. The meal will be served at 3 p.m. Guests are asked to bring a dish to share with everyone. Paper products and drinks will be provided. For more information, call (606) 365-8369.

Prime Time focuses on reading

The South Lincoln County Family Resource Center will be hosting a six week, PRIME TIME Family Reading Time program at Waynesburg Elementary beginning September 4. Prime Time is a unique humanities-based and family-focused program proven to help children succeed academically and bond families around reading. Families will help their child enjoy reading and sharing ideas, explore topics such as community, fairness and determination, learn more about community and public library resources and plant the seeds for future academic success. Free transportation, child care, snacks/meals, and door prizes! All programs are free and open to the public. You must register by calling Karen Hignite at (606) 365-5815. Deadline to register is Aug. 24.

Small Kitchen Appliances and Gadgets

Small kitchen appliances and gadgets with live demonstrations, recipe tastings and Q & A sessions will be featured at a seminar set for Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive in Danville. Registration will start at 9 a.m. The seminar will be from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $10. Call (606) 365-2447 for registration information.

Trick or Treat

Stanford Baptist Church is partnering with the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce for this year’s Trick or Treat. The event will be held at the Stanford Baptist Church Christian Life Center, (CLC) from 6-8:30 p.m. Inside table space is limited. If your business or organization would like to set up a table, please call Linda at (606) 365-2178 to reserve your spot.

Annual Chill’s 5K run/walk set for Oct. 21

The FOP Fort Logan Lodge #84 Chills 5K run/walk, held in memory of Captain T.J. and Cindy Hill, will be Sunday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. Registration forms can be found at the Lincoln County Attorney’s office, Stanford Police Department, Stanford City Hall and other businesses in Stanford or call (859) 319-2120 if you need one sent to you. Registration begins at 1 p.m. Fee is $20 if you register before October 1 and $25 after October 1. Those who register early can choose between a dri-fit or cotton T-shirt. Great door prizes! Proceeds from the race will be used to give scholarships to Lincoln County seniors.

Good Grief Support Group

The Good Grief Plus More Support Group will meet Thursday, Aug. 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library. For more information, contact Luzia Foster at (606) 510-5113.