Community Announcements

Published 12:28 pm Thursday, April 25, 2019

Farmers Market meeting/training

A Farmers Market meeting and training has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension Office. You must have this training in order to accept WIC or Senior Citizen vouchers. For more information or questions, call (606) 669-3374.

Habitat for Humanity Yard Sale/Auction

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Lincoln County Habitat for Humanity will hold a yard sale and auction on Friday, May 3 at the Habitat Building located at the bottom of Halls Gap. The yard sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are numerous unusual items to be sold at yard sale prices. Other items will be sold at the auction that will start at 6 p.m. (doors will open at 4 p.m.). General merchandise. If you have items to donate for the auction, contact Gary King at (606) 669-0351. Concessions will be available so come early, browse and eat. Everyone welcome.

Chicken or Ham Supper and Auction

The Butchertown Community Center will hold a chicken or ham supper and auction on Saturday, May 4 starting at 6 p.m. Adult meals are $6 and children’s meals are $4 (chicken/ham, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, roll, dessert and drink). All proceeds benefit the Community Center.

Blood Drive

A Lincoln County Community Blood Drive will be held Thursday, May 16 from 1 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship room at the Stanford Presbyterian Church, 213 E. Main Street in Stanford. All donors will receive a T-shirt!

Cedar Creek Quail Club to hold annual banquet

Cedar Creek Quail Club will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, May 4 at the Cedar Creek Clubhouse six miles east of Stanford on Hwy. 150. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The meal will consist of quail, chicken, vegetables, drinks and desserts. The banquet is open to the public. Cost is $10 per person with children age five and under free. Tickets will be available at the door. There will be door prizes, a silent auction, live auction and raffle tickets. Bring the entire family and your neighbors too.

Free Early Childhood Training

The Lincoln County Public Library will host Free Early Childhood Training on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parents and teachers who work with kids five and under are invited to this training. Participants will learn how to encourage positive behaviors in young children and how to help kids develop socially and emotionally. Participants will also learn how to use art activities to help their kids learn. This program is free and open to the public. Space is limited, please call the library to register by calling (606) 365-7513.

Spring City Wide Yard Sale

The City of Crab Orchard will have its annual Spring City Wide Yard Sale on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 2, 3 and 4. No Yard Sale Permits will be required for these days.

Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center Prom

The Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center will host its second annual Senior Prom fundraiser on Friday, May 31, from 5 to 9 p.m. at 100 Senior Way. The theme is “GREAT GATSBY” style. You do not have to be a senior citizen to attend. Grab some friends and reminisce your senior prom! Tickets are $20 per person and will include a catered meal, silent auction ticket, dancing, DJ, and door prizes. Tickets are available for purchase at the center as presale only. Tickets are limited, get yours fast. Contact the Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center at (606) 365-9016 for more information.

Dix River Pentecostal Church to hold benefit

Dix River Pentecostal Church, 2142 Stanford Road, Lancaster, will hold a benefit on Friday, April 26 beginning at 6 p.m. at the church. All proceeds will go toward a family in need in the community. For more information, call (859) 339-9290.

Crab Orchard Spring Cleanup Days!

The City of Crab Orchard will have Spring Clean-Up Days for RESIDENTS WITHIN CITY LIMITS. LIMIT ONE LOAD PER CUSTOMER. It will be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 6 and 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Two dumpsters will be located behind City Hall and all items with the exception of tires, appliances, batteries, paint cans, hazardous waste products, or dead animals will be accepted.

SLCFRC Advisory Council to meet

The South Lincoln County Family Resource Center for Waynesburg and Highland Elementary schools, will hold an Advisory Council meeting at Waynesburg Elementary on Thursday, April 25, at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to all.

Artists Showcase

The Lincoln County Public Library will host A Spring Artists Showcase on Thursday, April 25. Drop in any time between 5 and 7 p.m. Join us for the opening artists reception and a chance to see the great pieces of art from Lincoln County Middle School students. Art will be on display through Wednesday, May 8. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library (606) 365-7513.

Make a Plarn Bag

Plarn (Plastic Yarn) Bag: Join us at the Lincoln County Public Library on Tuesday, April 30 at 2 p.m. to learn how to make plarn (plastic yarn) from shopping bags, then crochet them into a reusable bag. Additional time will be needed at home to finish your project.

Logan’s Fort Spring sale

The Logan’s Fort Foundation Inc. will hold a Spring Sale April 25-27 at the Logan’s Fort Welcome Center on Martin Luther King Street, Stanford. The sale goes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring Sale items include antiques, household items, collectibles, slightly worn clothing and other items. All proceeds to be used to build a cabin at the Fort.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Lincoln County 4-H presents a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea on Saturday, May 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. Open to everyone. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Register online at There will be tea, hors d’oeuvres, DIY sugar scrub and gifts for mothers. All proceeds to benefit 4-H Dominician Republican trip. For more information, call (606) 365-2447.

Yarn, Hook & Needles Group

Do you enjoy crafting with yarn, crochet hooks and/or knitting needles? Have interest or want to learn. This free group is for you. The group meets the first Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Extension office. The next meeting will be May 6.

4-H Summer Camp

Register now for 4-H Summer Camp which is set for July 8-12 at the J. M. Feltner Camp in London. The theme for the week is Jungle Safari. Cost is $250 and includes lodging, meals, snacks, t-shirt, activities and class fees. Final deadline is June 3. Space is limited. First come, first served. For more information, call (606) 365-2447.

Hooves of Hope golf scramble

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.

Crab Orchard Community Garden

A Crab Orchard Community Garden, sponsored by the Lincoln County 4-H, is free to residents and children. Grow food and share with your neighbors. Supplies provided. Meet at the city park in Crab Orchard the first Friday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information, call (606) 365-2447.

LCHS SBDM accepting nominations

Lincoln County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council is accepting nominations for parent representatives until Friday, May 10. SBDM elections will be held Friday, May 17 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you would like to nominate yourself or a candidate, come by the LCHS front desk and complete a form by 3:30 p.m. on May 10. Any parent with a child attending LCHS during the 2019-2020 school year is eligible unless they are an employee or relative of an employee of LCHS, district office or board member. Representatives must complete a background check, registry check, complete the school council member training session and attend monthly meetings held every third Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

SBDM Council meeting

Site-Based Decision Making Council meetings:
McKinney Elementary, 3:45 p.m., school library, Thursday, April 25.

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 not 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).

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.