Published 12:35 pm Thursday, October 4, 2018
The NEA Big Read is hosting a free Salsa Soiree on Friday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the City Parking Garage. Come and enjoy a salsa dancing lesson from dance instructor Wes Bratcher. All ages are welcome, children under eight must be with an adult. Food will be available from Caribbean Spice Food Truck. Enjoy free plantain chip samples (while supply lasts). For more information, contact the Lincoln County Public Library (606) 365-7513.
Cedar Creek holding annual fish fry
Cedar Creek Sportsman’s Club will hold its annual fish fry Saturday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 or adults, $5 for children five to 10, and four and under are free. Menu includes fish, hush puppies, potato wedges, coleslaw, dessert and drink. There will be a gun raffle, $500 cash raffle, door prizes, auction, and lots of fun. Everyone is welcome.
Nature’s Thyme Herb Group to meet
Nature’s Thyme Herb Group will meet Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. Babette Overman will teach the ins and outs of herbal jelly making. You MUST register for this class with the Garrard County Extension office at (859) 792-3026 to reserve your spot and sample of jelly.
Saving Your Streambanks workshop
Why is the drainage ditch or stream in my backyard or on the farm getting deeper? Or wider? Why are the edges getting steeper? What can be done? Join us for a free workshop on Thursday, Oct.18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office, 104 Metker Trail. Mini cost-share grant applications available up to $2,000.
Health Department closed for training
The Lincoln County Health Department will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 10 for a mandatory staff training.
LC Public Library Exploration Station
The Lincoln County Public Library Exploration Station, a program for children and teens ages 8-18, will be held the second Tuesday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. Participants will enjoy various science, technology, engineering and math activities. The program for October 9 is Glow Science (learn how to make things glow in the dark for extra spooky fun).
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 School 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 will be held 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.
Volunteers are still needed for the Bourbon Chase Race, Friday Oct. 12. Spots are available in the hospitality area, and 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! Let’s 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 www.bit.ly/KYExtension or stop by the Lincoln County Extension Office, 104 Metker Trail for a paper copy.
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. Cotton T-shirts will be available on the day of registration while they last.
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. Contact Cindy Wesley at (606) 305-4516, JrryWsly@windstream.net. 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.
SBDM Council meeting
The Lincoln County High School Site-Based Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. in the media center.
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.
Rockyford Masonic Lodge #765 to hold 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.
KFB 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, 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.
Galilean Quilt & Craft Auction
The 29th annual Galilean Quilt & Craft Auction will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13. This is the biggest fundraiser of the year with over 300 quilts and crafts up for bid along with hundreds of buy now items. Kickoff is 4:30 p.m. on Friday with a spaghetti supper in the main house. At 6:30 p.m., there will be a program by the Galilean Family in the gym followed by the craft auction. Saturday morning at 7 a.m., there will be a pancake breakfast in the main house followed by the quilt auction in the gym at 10 a.m. Lunch will be available just outside the gym as well as concessions, baked items and more throughout the day on Saturday. Campus tours will also be given.