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Annual Patriot Pig Roast slated for Saturday

With the 2019 gridiron season fast approaching, fans will get their chance to talk shop with Lincoln County football coach Spencer Crutchfield and the Patriot football team at the annual Patriot Pig Roast.

The fundraiser to benefit the LCHS football program is scheduled for this Saturday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. in the LCHS cafeteria.

The Patriot Pig Roast provides fans the best opportunity to meet and greet the newest squad of Lincoln football players, coaches and staff before the 2019 season begins.

The event, which is hosted by the Lincoln Football Boosters, will include a meal for $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased from any football player and will be available at the door.

The menu includes a pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and a drink. Hot dogs and chips will also be served for the kids.

Both a silent and live auction will be held following the meal. The list of auction items already donated includes: Morgan’s on Main merchandise; Shop Local, $140 merchandise; Reno’s gift card; UK football tickets; Buffalo Wild Wings gift card; Wreath; Subway meal; Arby’s meal; Kentucky Soaps & Such basket; Campfire gift basket; movie basket; Pink Zebra, Applebee’s deals; O’Charley’s deals; Cracker Barrel meals; Texas Roadhouse, two sets of dinner for two; Dick’s Sporting Goods, two $50 gift certificates; Thirty-One bag; Interior Journal subscription; Ester’s Wellhouse gift card and much more.

Additional auction items donated by the Patriot football team and other school-related groups include: whiskey barrel signed by the players with Lincoln logo; two signed helmets, two signed footballs; two family season passes; four shirts signed by each class (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior); gates; 20 jersey signed by seniors; 2 grippo baskets (group signed posters of seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen); a middle school gift card basket; Class baskets – UK, U of L, hunting and fishing and Patriot (each has $100 plus worth of items); cheerleader basket; and middle school gift card basket.

The Patriot Pig Roast is the second of two football events scheduled for this week. Tonight (Thursday) the football team hosts Garrard County in a scrimmage at 5:30 p.m.

There is no admission for the scrimmage, but the booster club will be accepting monetary and non-perishable food donations for victims of the gas pipeline explosion in Moreland.

Lincoln opens the 2019 season on Friday, Aug. 23 in the PBK Death Valley Bowl. Lincoln will host Woodford County in the first game of the doubleheader at 6 p.m. In the second game around 8:30 p.m., Wayne County will take on Shelby County.