Community Announcements

Published 1:22 pm Thursday, September 27, 2018

Health Department closed for training

The Lincoln County Health Department will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 10 for a mandatory staff training.

Volunteers needed!

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Volunteers are still needed for the Bourbon Chase Race, Friday Oct. 12. Spots are available in the hospitality area, traffic control and parking. We also need cookies! If you can bake some cookies to donate please contact the chamber. As the runners and their teams come through our town, we treat them to snacks, massages, games and other treats! Stanford has won Most Spirited Community four times! Lets make it five! Contact Andrea at (606) 365-4118 for more information.

Make Your Mark

The Lincoln County Extension Office is asking the community to take a short survey to help develop local programs that will address issues in Lincoln County. Visit or stop by the Lincoln County Extension Office, 104 Metker Trail for a paper copy.

Crab Orchard Community Garden

A Crab Orchard Community Garden, sponsored by the Lincoln County 4-H, is free to residents and children. Meet at the city park in Crab Orchard the first Friday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. Grow food and share with your neighbors. Supplies provided. For more information, call (606) 365-2447.

Sam Singleton Memorial Scholarship Shoot

Sam Singleton Memorial Scholarship Shoot will be held Saturday, Oct. 20 at Cedar Creek Sportsman Club, Hwy. 150 East. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration preferred before October 1. Contact Cindy Wesley at (606) 305-4516, Shoot includes Traps (rounds of 25 + 25 bonus round based on score in first 25); Archery (target and 3D classes); Youth (ages 9-18) and Adult Classes. Prizes given in each age class. Concessions available.

Advisory Council meeting

The South Lincoln County Family Resource Center for Waynesburg and Highland Elementary schools will hold an Advisory Council Meeting at Highland Elementary on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to all.

Stanford City Wide Fall Clean Up

The annual City of Stanford city-wide fall cleanup has been scheduled for October 8-12 and October 15-19. All items for pickup are to be placed at the curb. Items exempt from pickup are: tires, batteries, paint cans and all hazardous chemicals. Tree limbs no longer than six feet in length, tied in bundles and placed by the curb will also be picked up. For more information, call Stanford City Hall at (606) 365-4500.

SBDM Council meeting

•McKinney Elementary School Site-Based Council, 3:45 p.m. in the school library, Thursday, Sept. 27.

Rockyford Masonic Lodge #765 community potluck

Rockyford Masonic Lodge #765 will host a friend to friend community potluck meal on Saturday, Oct. 6. 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 nine miles from Hustonville.

Lincoln County Historical Society to meet

The Lincoln County Historical Society will meet Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library (upstairs meeting room). Bring an item from your History that fits one or more of the following descriptions: 1) has a historical and personal significance to you, 2) has a use or purpose that you know and no one else does, 3) mystery item that no one has solved what purpose it may have had (maybe someone from our group will know its purpose).

LCHS Class of 1986 reunion

The LCHS Class of 1986’s “50 and Fabulous” reunion is this Saturday (Sept. 29) at Leo’s of Lancaster. Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. until midnight. You can find out more on our Facebook page “LCHS Class of 1986” or contact Shelly Bates McGuffey at (859) 771-3757, Mark Adams at (859) 583-9823 or DJ Smith at (606) 346-0917.

Waynesburg Car Show

Waynesburg Elementary School is sponsoring a car show on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 2-5 p.m. at the school. Entry fee is $15. The car show is open to any (new or old) make or model vehicle, motorcycles, tractors. Trophies will be awarded at 5 p.m. Door prizes will be given away. A tractor pedal pull for all ages will be held at 6 p.m., registration starts at 5 p.m. Following the car show, a chili supper will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. with live music. Everyone is welcome. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the day. For more information, call (606) 379-6413.

Eubank class reunion

The Eubank High School of 1978 will hold its 40th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Eubank Senior Citizens Center beginning at 6 p.m. Please bring photos and any other items connected with the class to share. If you have not been contacted, please call (606) 271-6351 or (606) 706-3402 for more information.

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

This year’s 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. Cotton T-shirts will be available on the day of registration while they last. Great door prizes!

Medicare Made Clear

Medicare Made Clear presented by Richard Manarchy is tonight (Thursday, Sept. 27) at 5:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library, Community Room 1. At the end of the presentation, you will have an understanding of Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D, find out who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times, and what to do next as well as how you can save money and where to find more information. Questions may be directed to the library at (606) 365-7513

2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Educational Grant

An educational grant of $1,500 is awarded annually to a female non-traditional student who is interested in resuming her education after leaving school to fulfill either family or work-related responsibilities. Applicant must be a member of Kentucky Farm Bureau for at least one year prior to applying for this award and a high school graduate (GED is acceptable). Applications must be postmarked by October 19 and can be picked up at the Stanford Farm Bureau Office.

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, 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.

Book available for NEA Big Read

Free copies of In the Time of the Butterflies at the Lincoln County Public Library for the NEA Big Read is now available. Events include a Salsa Soiree on Friday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.; Plantain Cooking Demonstration, Monday, Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. and Skype visit with author Julia Alvarez will be Monday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and prizes will be given away.

Join a Girls Who Code Club

Girls Who Code Clubs are meant for girls to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models and use Computer Science to change the world. Girls in the 3rd-5th Grade Clubs will read together from a book, discuss questions and important concepts and then take on a creative challenge that relates to what they read. Girls in 6th-12th Grade Clubs will learn how to code from fun online tutorials and activities that will help them build animations, games, apps and other things. They will have tutorials in Scratch, Python, HTML/CSS, JavaScript and in a block-based development language call Thunkable. Girls wanting to participate can sign up at and enter code Club Code KY9344 for 3rd-5th grade girls and Club Code KY9345 for 6th-12th grade girls. Contact Amanda Gearhart at Meeting dates and times Nov. 6 and 27 with 3rd-5th girls from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. and 6th-12th grade girls from 5:30 to 7 p.m.