The Lovell reunion will be held July 7 at the Boston Family Farm in
the Mill Springs community starting at 10 a.m. The farm is located
one mile from Mill Springs Park toward Conley Bottom or just passed
the 11 mile marker if coming in on 1275 N. from Monticello. A potluck
lunch will be served at noon. Bring your food and come and enjoy the
JORDAN CROUCH MEMORIAL YOUTH CENTER IS OPEN EVERY FRIDAY
The Jordan Crouch Memorial Youth Center is open every Friday night
from 6 to 10 p.m. There is two game rooms packed with exciting games
that are free to play. There is also a lounge area with free wifi and
board games. Hotdogs and popcorn can be purchased for .50 cents each
and drinks are $1.
REVIVAL SERVICES AT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH
Zion Baptist Church, off Hwy. 790 in the Delta community will be
having revival service starting July 15 at 6:30 p.m. nightly. The
evangelists will be Bro. Chester New and Bro. Lonzo Tucker, Jr.
Everyone is welcome to come worship.
SERVICES AT CLAY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH
Clay Hill Baptist Church will be having homecoming services Sunday,
July 1 beginning at 10 a.m. There will be special singing by the
Chitwood's. Lunch will follow. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Wayne County Historical Society will have their general meeting
on July 17 at 7 p.m. in the historical society meeting room. The
discussion will be on the life and times of Lynnie Davis White, a
native of Wayne County.
A genealogy lock-in will be held Monday, October 8 from 6 to 8 p.m.
at the Wayne County Historical Society's Elizabeth Furr Duncan
Library. One-on-one assistance will be available. Sign up by calling
JOHN L. SMITH
The John L. Smith family reunion will be held Sunday, July 1 at Elk
Spring Valley Baptist Church family life center. The center is
located three miles east of downtown on East Hwy. 92. Meat and drinks
will be provided. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Lunch
will be served at 1 p.m. Also bring any photos and family genealogy
information you wish to share. For more information call 348-4101.
ANNUAL BERTRAM FAMILY REUNION
The annual Bertram family reunion will be held Sunday, July 8 at the
ASPIRE Center in Monticello, Ky. from noon to 3 p.m. ET. This will be
the date of the annual second Sunday in July reunion. Please bring a
dish to share, a camera, family albums, pictures, genealogy projects,
Bertram memorabilia, etc. Dinnerware will be furnished. For local
information contact Tamara (Bell) Wray Lennex in Monticello.
Everyone is welcome.
REVIVAL SERVICE AT OLD FASHION FAITH MISSIONARY
Old Fashion Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Somerset, Ky. will be
having revival services beginning Sunday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m.
nightly. The evangelist will be Bro. Terry West. Everyone is welcome
WAYNE COUNTY FAIR EXPO
The Wayne County Fair EXPO will be held at a new location this year,
the ASPIRE Center, 90 Airport Road. Expo catalogs are now available
to pick up at the Extension Office. The EXPO is open to all community
members that want to show off their talent. There is no fee to enter
or to view. Check-in (including 4-H) is Monday, July 2 from 8 a.m. to
1 p.m. Viewing will be Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4 from 8
a.m. to 7 p.m. Pick-up will be on Thursday, July 5 from 8 a.m. to 12
noon. For more information call the Wayne County Extension Office at
WCHS CLASS OF 1973 45TH REUNION
The Wayne County High School class of 1973 will be having their 45th
class reunion on September 1 at the Turner Cafeteria beginning at 5
p.m. If you were a part of the class of 1973 at any time, and would
like to attend our reunion please contact Junior Worley at
Celebrate Recovery is a free Christ centered recovery program.
Celebrate can help with freedom from life's hurts, hang ups and
habits-not just substance abuse. Celebrate meets each Thursday
evening at 6:30 p.m. at the ASPIRE Center. For more information call
sponsored by Defensive Action Against Drugs and Operation Unite.
The Monticello Lions Club meets the first and the third Thursday of
each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Stallion. Everyone is invited.
DON'T LET THEM DIE
Kentuckians struggling with a substance abuse disorder, either
themselves or within their families, can call 1-833-859-4357 toll
free to speak to a specialist about treatment options and available
resources. The specialist will conduct a brief screening assessment
in order to connect callers with the most relevant treatment services
WAYNE COUNTY E911 BOARD MEETING
The Monticello-Wayne County E911 Board has hereby set the regular
monthly meetings of said board to take place the third Thursday of
each month at 1:30 p.m. at the E911 Dispatch facility at 195 N. Main
St. Please consider this as notice for all regular meetings. A
notice will be given for any special called meetings of the E911 Board.
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. The bus is 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
WAYNE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY
The Wayne County Humane Society is now accepting membership
applications and foster parents for cats and dogs. For more
information please call 606-575-8518.
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 last Wednesday of each month at 4:30 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
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 Department, 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
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.
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 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.
GYGER ANIMAL RESCUE INC.
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.
DONATIONS TO 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 431 MEETING
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 SATURDAY
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
BETHESDA CEMETERY DONATIONS NEEDED
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 CEMETERY
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.
WAYNE COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER
The Wayne County Senior Citizens Center invites everyone 60 years
and older to come and join them from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
There is a variety of activities to choose from including: checkers,
puzzles, bingo, pool table, grocery shopping, or just come to
socialize. Every third Friday of the month is potluck or an outing if
weather permits. Offered everyday is: TV, exercise (on treadmill or
bike), well-balanced meals served at 11 a.m., transportation to and
from center (outside city limits on certain days of the week), day/
afternoon trips, card games, blood pressure checks monthly; health
clinic, annually; health and nutrition speakers and other informative
speakers. If you have any questions call 348-5811.
LOOKING FOR A JOB? HAVE A COMPUTER?
Kentucky Teleworks, an "Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment
Program" is a resource for those looking for employment, full time,
part time, or seasonal. KY Teleworks is for people who would like to
work from home only. High Speed Internet is required. All
employers listed on the website have been approved. This is not a
scam. On any given day, KY Teleworks has 500 to 2500 jobs listed on
their website. No money is asked except possibly for the cost of a
background check or headphones. You don't have to live in Kentucky to
use this resource. Tell your family and friends about this
kentuckyteleworks for more information.
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.
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.
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