PROJECT BUNDLE ME UP
Groundz Coffee Cafe will be hosting their first annual "Project
Bundle Me Up" were they will be taking donations of new children's
hats, coats, scarfs and gloves. A box will be in front of the cafe,
located at 1520 N. Main St., Suite 8 for you to place your donations.
On Thursday, December 14 at 4 p.m. they will be distributing the
items to children in the community. Anyone who makes a donation will
receive 10 percent off of any drink item on the menu.
WAYNE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SITE BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCIL
The Wayne County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will
have their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 15 in the
high school library at 4 p.m.
The Monticello Lions Club will be hosting a pancake breakfast on
Saturday, November 18 from 8-11 a.m. at the ASPIRE Center. Admission
is $6 for adults, and $4 for children ages 10 and under. All proceeds
will benefit various needs of Wayne County and the Monticello
Community. We appreciate your support!
The 34th annual Christmas Village will be held on Saturday, November
18 at the National Guard Armory from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be
food, crafts and gift items for sale throughout the day. Santa will
be available for pictures from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please bring your
own camera for pictures. A pinto bean lunch will be held from 10:30
a.m. 1:15 p.m. Children's Village will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
for children ages 5-12 to purchase homemade gifts for family members
for $2 each. Admission for adults is a canned food item or a monetary
donation for the community food pantry at the Hope Center or House of
AT NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP CHURCH
Bro. Brian Burchfield will be preaching at New Covenant Fellowship
on Saturday, November 24 at 7 p.m.
COAT AND TOY DRIVE
Cash Express is partnering with Passages of Kentucky and will be
collecting toys, coats, shoes (washable), clothing and non perishable
food items to be given to people in need. All donations need to be
dropped off by December 15 in time for Christmas delivery. Cash
Express is located at 33 Asbury Road in Monticello.
The Perdew Cemetery account at Monticello Banking Company has been
closed. Donations for upkeep can be deposited at: BB&T Bank-Perdew
Cemetery Fund. Bank Statements will be available upon request to
The AWANA Clubs and Life Student Ministries of Steubenville Baptist
Church are underway. Our buses are available for children in
kindergarten through eighth grade. AWANA clubs are for children three
years old through fifth grade. If you have any questions, please call
606-348-5011 or email us at email@example.com.
WAYNE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY
The Wayne County Humane Society is now accepting membership
applications and foster parents cats and dogs. For more information
please call 606-575-8518.
Wayne County Judge-Executive Mike Anderson will hold a series of
Town Hall Meetings in each of the four magisterial districts. The
first one is set for Monday, November 20 at 6 p.m. at the Elk Spring
Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. A second meeting has been scheduled
for Monday, November 27 at 6 p.m. at the Susie Fire Department.
Anderson indicated that meetings in District One and District Four
will be scheduled in December and those dates will be announced later.
LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program's goal is to help assure that
long-term care facility residents live harmoniously with dignity,
feeling free to voice complaints or concerns without reprisal. They
are in need of volunteers to spend 8-16 hours a month visiting
assigned nursing homes to talk with residents and observe conditions.
If you are interested in being a volunteer contact the District Long-
Term Care Ombudsman at 800-264-7093.
CAT AND KITTEN ADOPTIONS
Gyger Animal Rescue is currently over crowded with cats and kittens
and will be waiving the adoption fee. Please bring a bag of pet food
to cover the adoption of either a cat or kitten. If you have any
questions please call 278-6048.
BELL ELEMENTARY SBDM COUNCIL MEETING
The Bell Elementary SBDM Council conducts regular monthly meetings
on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:45 p.m. in the school
library. All members of the school community and general public are
cordially invited to attend.
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical
drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and
get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a
free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs.
Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. Call 800-431-1754
or go to Prescription-abuse.org.
GIVE ME A REASON DRUG TESTING
Give Me A Reason Drug Testing is a drug prevention initiative
designed as a way for youth to avoid peer pressure and give youth a
reason to say ‘"no" to drugs. When confronted with drugs, the
initiative provides youth an opportunity to say "I can't" use drugs,
my parents drug test me. The free saliva based test can be picked up
at these locations: Wayne County Health Depart-ment, Wayne County
Sheriffs Department, Monticello Police Department, F & H Drugs,
Silver's Hometown Pharmacy, Adanta, Wayne County Attorney's Office,
ASPIRE Center, Wayne County Middle and High School. No name or
information is needed to pick up a kit. For more information visit
any of the distributing sites, call 278-4925 or visit
FAMILY ASSISTANCE WITH CLAIMS AND MEDALS
State Service Officer Lea Hammond and Chapter Service Officer Joe
Morrow are available to assist veterans and their families with
claims and information on the second and third Tuesday of each month
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Assistance
obtaining medals and DD 214's for veterans or next of kin is
available through Bill Rutherford at 20 Robin Lane, Monticello, Ky.
or call (606) 340-3142. All services are free of charge.
DAV AND DAV
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and the DAV Auxiliary meet the
first Monday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center.
Refreshments are served from 6 to 6:30 p.m. for everyone. DAV and DAV
Auxiliary both hold their meetings at the same time now, at 6:30 p.m.
DOUGHBOY AP PRINTS FOR SALE
Fred Thrasher's artist proofs of the Monticello Doughboy "Forever
Honored and Remembered" are available to the public for $65. Mr.
Thrasher and Defensive Action Against Drugs have teamed up to sell
the last 50 artist proofs of the 2002 print. Pick up prints at the
ASPIRE Center or call 278-4925 for details or delivery. Prints can
be mailed for $10. All proceeds go to support the DAAD.
DONATIONS FOR SPANN HILL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
Spann Hill Baptist Church Cemetery is seeking donations to help fund
the on-going maintenance and repairs of the cemetery. Many of the
graves have no local family to tend to them. We are asking local
families and relatives who may have family members buried in the
cemetery to please donate. Donations may be made payable to Spann
Hill Baptist Church Cemetery c/o Jonathan Dobbs, 105 Virginia Jones
Road, Monticello, Ky. 42633.
PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The Wayne County Public Library Board of Trustees meeting will be
held the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the library. The
public is welcome to attend.
COOPER/CLAYTON METHOD TO STOP SMOKING
The Cooper/Clayton Method to stop smoking classes are being offered
at the Wayne County Health Department from 5-6 p.m. For more
information call 348-9349.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCIL MEETING
The Monticello Elementary School Based Decision Making Council
conducts regularly scheduled meetings on the fourth Wednesday of
each month at 4 p.m. in the school media center. All members of the
school community and general public are cordially invited to attend.
SOUTH CENTRAL ARTS COUNCIL MEETING
The South Central Arts Council will meet the first Thursday of each
month at 6 p.m. at Tobbe Law Office.
Gyger Animal Rescue, Inc. has dogs and cats that need to be adopted
into good homes. Most animals have been altered. Memberships are
available. Donations are accepted. For more information call 278-6048.
THE GENEALOGY LIBRARY
The Wayne County Historical Society accepts donations of old
pictures, letters and other documents to help preserve the history of
the community. Donated documents can also be added to the research
files to help others. You can drop off items Tuesday through Friday
or call 343-0399.
MONTICELLO MASONIC LODGE
The Monticello Masonic Lodge 431 meets the second Tuesday of each
month at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m.
WALKER EARLY LEARNING CENTER SBDM MEETING
The Walker Early Learning Center SBDM will meet on the second
Tuesday, of each month at 5 p.m. in the school conference room.
GOSPEL MUSIC EVERY SECOND
There is gospel music on the second Saturday of each month starting
at 6 p.m. All music players and singers are welcome to perform. Join
us at 669 Hwy 3106, house across from old Gamble Brothers on old Hwy
90. For more information call 348-3113
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Bethesda Cemetery.
Donations may be sent in care of Aletha Bertram, 1265 Hwy. 858,
Monticello, Ky. 42633 or call (606) 307-4577 for more information.
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR CATRON
Donations are needed for the mowing of the Catron Cemetery. Must
pay someone to mow. Donations may be sent to: Logan Catron, 9998 Hwy.
200 Monticello, Ky. 42633.
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR THE OLD
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Old Monticello Cemetery.
Donations are tax deductible. Send donations to: P.O. Box 401,
Monticello, Ky. 42633.
Defensive Action Against Drugs (DAAD) meets the fourth Thursday of
each month at 6:30 p.m. at the ASPIRE Center. Anyone may attend the
meeting and help with and learn about substance abuse.
CABELL GROVE METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY DONATIONS
Cabell Grove Methodist Church would appreciate any donations for the
upkeep of the cemetery. Donations can be mailed to Janet Bell, 497
Kendrick Ave., Monticello, Ky. 42633.
FUNDS NEEDED FOR CHOATE CEMETERY
Anyone who would like to donate for the upkeep of the Choate
Cemetery, please send donations to Jeff Sutton at 4941 Hwy. 1546,
Monticello, Ky. 42633.
FOLLOW WAYNE CO. COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ON FACEBOOK
Please LIKE the Wayne County Cooperative Extension Family and
Consumer Sciences Facebook page. Get great research and evidenced
based information, reminders and announcements of Cooperative
THE ARC OF LAKE CUMBERLAND MEETING
The ARC of Kentucky works to ensure a quality of life for children
and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The
monthly meeting is the fourth Thursday at Golden Corral in Somerset,
Ky. at 12 noon. The ARC of Lake Cumberland is an agency of the South
Central KY United Way Chapter of the ARC of KY and the ARC of the
U.S. For more information, contact Marsha VanHook at (606) 706-3402.
TOPS "TAKE POUNDS OFF SENSIBLY"
TOPS weight loss support group meets every Monday night from
4:30-5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church on N. Main Street.
Individuals may visit for one meeting before choosing to join the
Monticello Chapter #346.
REVIVAL IN WAYNE COUNTY PRAYER MEETINGS
Revival in Wayne County prayer meetings for Wayne County ministers
and concerned Christians are taking place at multiple churches. For
more information, contact pastors: Philip Drake-(606) 307-7797, Bob
Duranceau-(606) 348-6294, Bob Schaeffer-(606) 348-5581 or Bishop C.
Duncan-(606) 307-7195. Kelvin Upchurch (348-7014) at Living Faith
Pentecostal every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
BENCHMARK FAMILY SERVICES FOSTER PARENT ORIENTATION CLASSES
Benchmark Family Services-Foster Care Agency is offering free
orientation classes every Tuesday from 5-6 p.m. to anyone interested
in becoming a foster parent or wishing to obtain information about
fostering. The office is located at 200 S. Vine Street, Somerset.
Call (606) 451-9534 to register for the class or to receive a free
information packet with no obligation.
WAYNE COUNTY ADULT EDUCATION
Wayne County Adult Education is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday,
Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. All
our services are free. Call 348-5286 for more information.
WAYNE COUNTY HORSEMAN'S ASSOCIATION MEETS FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH
The Wayne County Horseman's Association would like to invite you to
join them on the first Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the
Rescue Squad building located on Boone Street, Monticello, Ky. Our
focus is a shared interest in the horse. Membership, however, does
not require horse ownership. There is diversity in our annual
activities which include horse shows, monthly trail rides, picnics,
Coggins testing, Christmas party and participation in community
events. As a result of our fundraising efforts, we provide continuing
education scholarships. For more
information, call Connie at 348-8258 or Lynetta at 348-0455.
MT. PISGAH CEMETERY FUND
If you have any family or friends buried in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
and would like to make a donation, donations may be dropped off or
mailed to Mt. Pisgah Cemetery Fund, c/o Monticello Bank, P.O. Box
421, Monticello, Ky. 42633. For questions or more information you may
DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR TAYLOR'S GROVE CEMETERY
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Taylor's Grove Cemetery.
If interested in making a donation you can give it to any member of
the Cemetery Committee: Danny Morgan, Dennis Piercy or Waylan Piercy
or you may mail the donation to 436 Davis Rd., Albany, Ky. 42602.
WAYNE COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETINGS
The Wayne County Family Resource Center Advisory Council conducts
meetings on the second Wednesday of every other month at 12 noon in
the Family Resource Center office at Bell Elementary.
WAYNE COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETINGS
The WRW (Wayne Republican Women) meets the second Tuesday of each
month at 5 p.m. at the ASPIRE Center. Everyone interested in
attending is welcome. For more information call 348-9250.
Celebrate Recovery meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the ASPIRE
Center. Celebrate Recovery is a free Christ centered support group
for anyone who has hurts, habits or hangups which includes just about
all of us. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 340-9362
for details. For more information check out the following website
DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY
If you have loved ones buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery and you
would like to help with the mowing this summer then contact any
member of the cemetery committee- Glen Bertram or Hobert Brown. All
donations will be appreciated.
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR THE OLD MONTICELLO CEMETERY
Donations are needed for the upkeep of The Old Monticello Cemetery.
Donations are tax deductible. Send donations to: P.O. Box 401,
Monticello, Ky. 42633.
SECOND CHANCE OUTREACH CENTER
Second Chance Outreach Center is a non-profit Christ centered
addiction recovery program serving your local community. If you or
someone you know is struggling with substance abuse or addictive
behaviors please feel free to call 24 hours for a free over the phone
consultation or referral at 1-270-384-9548, or visit us at www.
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS LAKE CUMBERLAND CHAPTER
A local chapter of The Compassionate Friends has been started in the
Monticello area. The Compassionate Friends is a mutual assistance,
self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to
families who have experienced the death of a child. The organization
welcomes bereaved parents, adult siblings, grandparents, and
immediate family members to its meetings. Meetings are held on the
first Tuesday of each month at Monticello United Methodist Church,
145 Michigan Avenue at 7 p.m. For additional information contact
Jenny West, Chapter Leader at 340-1955.
OPEN GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
An Open Grief Support Group, hosted by Hospice of Lake Cumberland,
will be held the second Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m., EST at
the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Monticello office, located at 1219
North Main Street, Suite 5.
BETHESDA CEMETERY DONATIONS
Donations are needed for the upkeep of the Bethesda Cemetery. To
donate send to 1265 Hwy. 858, Monticello, Ky. 42633 or for more
information call 348-8190. 606-521-0498 or 606-523-6039.
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR OLD CHARITY CEMETERY
Old Charity Cemetery is in need of donations for the mowing of the
grounds. Anyone who has family buried there is asked to contribute
to the cemetery fund. For burial, it is encouraged that donations
be made at the time of internment. Contributions may be made to Old
Charity Cemetery Fund c/o Margie Alley, 261 Sam Alley Road,
Monticello, Ky. 42633.
NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP
New Covenant Fellowship, located in the Bell Subdivision, is
beginning a church van ministry. Anyone who needs a ride can call
(606) 348-1855 or (606) 307-6246. Everyone is welcome.
FUNDS NEEDED FOR UPKEEP OF ROGERS GROVE CEMETERY
If you have relatives buried at Rogers Grove Cemetery, we need funds
for the upkeep of the cemetery. Send your donations to: Rogers Grove
Cemetery Fund, BB and T Bank, Cumberland Crossing, Monticello, Ky.
42633 or Irene Koontz, 1396 Hwy. 1275 S., Monticello, Ky. 42633.
DONATIONS FOR ALEXANDER CEMETERY
If you have any family or friends buried in Alexander Cemetery, you
may make any donations to Alexander Cemetery Mowing Fund c/o First
Southern National Bank, PO Box 489, Monticello, KY 42633.
LIFE ABUNDANT MINISTRY HEALING ROOMS
The Life Abundant Ministry (LAM) Healing Rooms are open on Tuesday
from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. and on Thursday from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. There is a
service on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and a Saturday Intercessory prayer is
held at 4:30 p.m. The Life Abundant Ministry healing room provides a
different guest speaker every Tuesday evening service. Life Abundant
Ministry Healing Rooms is located at 303 South Main Street,
Somerset, Ky. For more information call 1-877-LAM-HEAL or
606-677-0088 or check out the website at
www.lifeabundantministry.org. You can also e-mail