Community Announcements

Published 11:56 am Thursday, February 14, 2019

LC Public Library sponsoring Disney themed trivia

Disney Themed Family Trivia: Saturday, Feb. 16 at noon. Get your family and friends together in teams of two to six people and come down to the Lincoln County Public Library for a fun afternoon of snacks and Disney themed trivia! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by February 14 by calling (606) 365-7513 or stopping by the library!

Countdown to the Siege

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Countdown to the Siege: Letters from Mary Logan Smith: Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. Join us as Marion Cooper portrays Mary Logan Smith, daughter of Benjamin Logan. Mary was born at Logan’s Fort in 1782. At age 62, she puts pen to paper in two letters to the great historian, Lyman Draper. Her letters relate many interesting details about her father and events at the Fort.

Movie Screening

Afternoon Movie Screening: Thursday, Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. Join members of our Book Club for an afternoon movie at the Lincoln County Public Library. Light refreshments provided. Summary: Four friends in a book club are inspired to spice things up after reading Fifty Shades of Grey. With each of them in a different romantic situation, the women gather inspiration and tips for the bedroom and try new things later in life.

LC Board of Health to meet

The Lincoln County Board of Health will have its regularly scheduled Board of Health meeting Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Lincoln County Health Department, 44 Health Way, Stanford.

LC Health Department staff meeting

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

Baking for one, two or a few

Baking for one, two or a few will be held Monday, Feb. 25 starting at 11 a.m. at the Lincoln County Extension office. Participants will learn about “treat foods” not everyday foods! After you have your fruits and vegetables, lean proteins and whole grain rich foods, you might have room to indulge in desserts, cakes, cookies and candies. It’s all about portions and this program will focus on making smaller amounts of baked goods. Please pre-register by Friday, Feb. 22 by calling (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. You may qualify for septic financial assistance – information and applications will be provided at the meeting. Registration is encouraged but not required at BGGREENSOURCE.ORG/SEPTIC-CARE-WORKSHOPS. For more information, call (859) 266-1572.

Cow/calf and chemical meeting

The Lincoln County Cattlemen’s Association and the Lincoln County Farm Bureau are sponsoring a cow/calf and chemical meeting on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office. Dinner will be served. Call to register at (606) 365-2447. Extension specialists, Dr. Jeff Lehmuhler and Dr. J. D. Green will be the guest speakers.

Local blood donors are heroes

Local patients depend on anonymous heroes who roll up their sleeves to save lives. Cancer treatments, premature births, car accidents, diseases, surgeries and more require blood transfusions, and those patients’ lives are saved or enhanced by local blood donors.

Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) is inviting generous donors to help local patients by giving at the 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 Hero T-shirt.

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!

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group to meet

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group will meet Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Garrard County Extension office. Pat Simpson will discuss and demonstrate “How to make herbal hand cleaners”. Light refreshments will be served, please contact the Extension Office at (859) 792-3026 to reserve your seat.

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.

Code Enforcement Board to meet

City of Stanford Code Enforcement Board will meet Monday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic L&N Depot.

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.

Area Backgrounders Informational meeting

An Area Backgrounders Informational meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive in Danville. A meal will be held at 6 p.m. and reservations need to be made by noon on Friday, Feb. 22 by calling the extension office at (606) 365-2459. The program will include information on Feeder Cattle Diets and Marketing Strategies.

SBDM Council meeting

Site-Based Decision Making Council meetings:

Highland Elementary, 3:45 p.m., school library, Tuesday, Feb. 19

Stanford Elementary, 4 p.m., conference room, Thursday, Feb. 21

Waynesburg Elementary, 4:30 p.m., school library, Tuesday, Feb. 19

Lincoln County Middle School, media center, 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19

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.