Community Announcements

Published 11:33 am Thursday, February 7, 2019

Child Development Services for children

The Lincoln County Early Childhood program offers child development services to eligible infants and toddlers and their families through Early Head Start, which was recently recognized with a level 5 Kentucky All STARS Rating, the highest level in the state’s quality rating system. Early Head Start enhances children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development. Early Head Start classrooms are located at the Stanford Early Childhood Center at Stanford Elementary. If you have a child age birth-three years old and are interested in this program, please call the Lincoln County Early Childhood program at (606) 365-2290 for more information.

Healthy Choices Lunch Series

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A seven-week Healthy Choices Lunch Series will be held at the Stanford Baptist Church Christian Life Center starting Thursday, Feb. 14 at noon sponsored by the Lincoln County Extension Office. Participants will taste a new recipe each week, learn about eating healthy on a budget, and receive tips for managing diabetes and free kitchen goodies. Those with perfect attendance will be entered to win an instant pot. For more information about the class, Call Kayla Gibson at the extension office at (606) 365-2447.

Septic System Problems?

Two free workshops will be held to help those with Septic System Problems. The first will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Junction City First Baptist Church, 3860 Hwy. 127 South, in Danville and the second will be held Tuesday, March 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Hustonville Baptist Church Family Life Center. This is for residents who reside within the Hanging Fork and Clarks Run watersheds. The workshop will inform participants of how the septic system works and how to properly maintain it to prevent expensive repairs. Registration is encouraged but not required at BGGREENSOURCE.ORG/SEPTIC-CARE-WORKSHOPS. For more information, call (859) 266-1572.

Nominations are being accepted for annual Chamber awards

The annual Chamber Banquet and Awards Program will be held Tuesday, April 16. Nominations are now being accepted for Citizen for the Year, Healthcare Worker of the Year, Business of the Year and Big Apple. Please contact the Chamber for nomination form, or download from the website, REMEMBER- they won’t win if they are not nominated!

South Lincoln FRC 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, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to all.

Area Forage Production meeting

An Area Forage Production meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive. All area farmers and agribusiness representatives are invited to attend. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will have discussions on the following topics, We Sprayed our Broadleaf Herbicide, Now What? and Hay Feeding Management and Structure Design, Part 2.

What is a High Tunnel?

Come and explore what a high tunnel is. Learn how to grow plants successfully in a high tunnel, how you could benefit from high tunnel growing and about grant availability for constructing a high tunnel. This class is being offered Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension office with Boyle County Horticulture Agent, Alexis Amorese Sheffield as the instructor. Please RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 21 at (606) 365-2447.

Stanford Code Enforcement Board to meet

The City of Stanford Code Enforcement Board will meet Monday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the L&N Depot.

Site-Based Decision Making Council meetings

Hustonville Elementary, 3:45 p.m., school library, Monday, Feb. 11

Lincoln County High School, 4 p.m. media center, Tuesday, Feb. 12

Heritage BPW to meet

Heritage Business and Professional Women will meet Monday, Feb. 18 at McKinney Conference Center at 5:30 p.m. Anyone interested in attending or becoming a member can get more information by calling (859) 749-2247.

Scholarships available

The Democratic Women’s Club scholarship applications are available in the Lincoln County High School Guidance Center for LCHS senior students who are members of families registered as Democrats. The deadline for submission is February 15.

Girls Who Code Clubs

Girls Who Code Club for grades 3-5 and 6-12 meet at Lincoln County Public Library. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 19. If your child is in the 3rd-5th grade sign up online (Enter club Code KY9344). They will meet from 4:30-5:15 p.m.; and if they are in grades 6th-12th, sign up online at (Enter club code KY9345). They will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the library. Contact Amanda Gearhart at (606) 365-7513 or for more information.

Grief Support Group to meet

The Good Grief Plus More Support Group will meet Thursday, Feb. 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library. For more information, contact Luzia Foster, coordinator at (606) 510-5113.

LC Board of Health to meet

The Lincoln County Board of Health will meet Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Lincoln County Health Department, 44 Health Way.

LC Health Department closing early for staff meeting

The Lincoln County Health Department will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20 for a staff meeting.

Local blood donors are heroes

Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is inviting generous donors to help local patients by giving at the local blood drive scheduled for Monday, Feb. 25 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at Crab Orchard Elementary, 137 Lancaster Street. All donors will receive a long-sleeved KBC Hero T-shirt.