Community Announcements

Published 2:29 pm Thursday, February 21, 2019

Indoor Yard Sale

4-H Youth are planning an indoor yard sale for Saturday, March 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 104 Metker Trail. All proceeds will be used to attend a service trip to the Dominican Republic.

Hooves of Hope golf scramble

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Hooves of Hope Equestrian Center will be hosting its second annual Golf Scramble at Old Bridge Golf Club Saturday, June 1 starting at 9 a.m. If you are interested in participating, please contact Rhonda Bullock via email at or via phone at (859) 792-8938. All proceeds will go toward our Operation Hope: Veterans Program and our At-Risk-Youth Program. Hooves of Hope is a non-profit organization that provides children and adults, with diverse needs, a solid foundation for developing life skills through equine assisted activities and therapies, in a safe and caring environment.

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.

Family Story Time

Family Story Time: Little Red Riding Hood Science: Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m. Families with children of all ages are invited to join us at the Lincoln County Public Library as we read the story of Little Red Riding Hood, learn about animal habitats and then design and create our own animal habitats. All ages welcome! No registration required.

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.

Meat Cutting Demo

A meat cutting demo will be held Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office. Guest instructor will be Dr. Gregg Rentfrow, UK Meats Specialist. Learn about the different cuts of meat, how to cook those cuts, and how to cut your very own designer steaks. Free meal grilled by the Lincoln County Cattlemen’s Association members. Spaces are limited. RSVP by Friday, March 1 at (606) 365-2447.

Prepare to Care: A Planning Guide for Families

A free Planning Guide for Families workshop will be held Tuesday, March 12 at 10 a.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office. Come, learn through an interactive skit presented by your own friends, learn about information, resources, and checklists to help you get organized and find support. Caring for a family member or close friend is one of the most important roles you play. Register by Thursday, March 7 by calling the extension office at (606) 365-2447.

Wilderness Trace KFTC to meet

The Wilderness Trace Chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth will meet Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at Inter-County Energy Community Room, 1009 Hustonville Rd., Danville (the community room entrance is on the left side of the Inter-County building).

SBDM Council meeting

Site-Based Decision Making Council meetings:

McKinney Elementary, 3:45 p.m., school library, Thursday, Feb. 28.

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

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 School, 137 Lancaster Street. All donors will receive a long-sleeved KBC 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.

Grief Support Group to meet

The Good Grief Plus More Support Group will meet Thursday, Feb. 28 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.

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 information meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive in Danville. The program will include information on Feeder Cattle Diets and Marketing Strategies.

Septic System Problems?

A free workshop will be held to help those with Septic System Problems on 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