Community Announcements

Published 12:19 pm Thursday, March 7, 2019

2019 Youth Baseball/Girls Softball/T-Ball/Wee Ball registration

2019 Youth Baseball/Girls Softball/T-Ball/Wee Ball registration is being held March 11-29 at the Park Office, Monday-Friday 1-4 p.m. (drop box available after hours/weekends) or online at lincolncountyparks.org. Ages 4-12 (You must be 4 years old by April 30 to participate). Baseball/T-Ball/Wee Ball: $65; Girls Softball: $60.

Whoo’s Ready to Learn?

Whoo’s Ready to Learn?: Tuesday, March 12, 4 to 6 p.m. A School Readiness Event, sponsored by the Lincoln County Community Early Childhood Council will be held at the Lincoln County Public Library. Last admission will be 5:30 p.m. Each family will receive a FREE kindergarten readiness kit (while supplies last). Fun age appropriate activities for children (ages 3-5). Tips and information for parents.

Exploration Station

Exploration Station – Crayon Science: Tuesday, March 12, Children of all ages are invited to stop by the Lincoln County Public Library from 5 to 7 p.m. to explore crayon science. Participants will use a machine to melt old crayon pieces to make new unique crayons. They will be able to name their new crayon and take it home with them. Also, participants will have the opportunity to experiment using old crayon pieces to demonstrate science.

Medicare Made Clear

Medicare Made Clear: Thursday, March 14, 6:30 p.m. The Lincoln County Public Library will host Richard Manarchy’s presentation of “Medicare Made Clear”. This is an interactive educational seminar covering Medicare basics. At the end of the presentation you will have an understanding of Medicare Parts A B C and D, who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times, and what to do next. In addition, Richard will discuss once you are covered by Medicare how you can save money, lastly where to find more information. Please call the library at (606) 365-7513 to register.

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group to meet

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group will meet at the Garrard County Extension office on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. Kristina Beaman will be showing how to make Herbal Finishing Salts and Flavored Sugars. There will be several take home samples for ONLY those who reserve their seat. Please contact the Extension Office at (859) 792-3026 to reserve your seat and ensure we have enough samples for everyone. Light refreshments will be provided. Dues paying members are FREE and non-members are $5 payable at the meeting.

Health Department closing early for staff meeting

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

Heritage BPW to meet

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

SBDM Council meeting

Site-Based Decision Making Council meetings:
Lincoln County High School, 4 p.m., media center, Tuesday, March 12

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, lincolncountychamber.com. REMEMBER- they won’t win if they are not nominated!

String Art Class

Join Lincoln County 4-H for a String Art Class on Monday, March 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office. Participants will make a project you can take home. You will need to bring a pair of needle nose pliers. To register, visit bit.ly/4Hstringart or call (606) 365-2447 and pay $20 by Friday, March 8. All proceeds to benefit LC 4-H Dominican Republic Service project.

LC Early Childhood Registration

Lincoln County Early Childhood registration (preschool/head start/early head start) will be held in April. Child must be birth to four years old on/or before August, 1, 2018. Schedule appointments now by calling (606) 365-9371. Registration will be held at the Stanford Early Childhood Center connected to Stanford Elementary (enter through Early Childhood Center doors). You must bring the following: 1) child you are enrolling, 2) copy of the child’s certified birth certificate (not the hospital birth record). If you do you have this, bring $10 check or $11 cash to order a Kentucky Birth Certificate, 3) Income verification (tax return, check stub, W2, etc.), 4) social security card of child being enrolled (optional).

Stanford City Wide Spring Clean-Up

Stanford City Wide Spring Clean-Up will be held March 25-April 5 and will end with a Main Street Clean-Up coordinated by East Ky Pride/Bluegrass Green Source on Saturday, April 6. This service will be provided for those who reside within the city limits of Stanford. For more information or to volunteer, please contact City Hall at (606) 365-4500.

Trivia Night

The Lincoln County 4-H is holding a Trivia Night on Friday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office. Cost is $10 per person. There will be 10 themed rounds of 10 questions each. Themes will cover current events, Bible stories, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more. Teams can have up to eight people. Win a variety of prizes. Register by calling (606) 365-2447 or visiting bit.ly/4HTriviaNight. Pay by cash, check or card at the door. All proceeds benefit the Lincoln County 4-H Dominican Republic Service project.

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 calling the extension office at (606) 365-2447.

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. 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.

Cedar Creek Sportsman Club meetings

The Cedar Creek Sportsman Club meets every third Tuesday of the month with a meeting and meal. Membership is $60/year. Anyone wanting to rent building, please contact Phyllis Adams at (606) 355-0276.