LEARN HOW TO HELP STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING
The United Methodist Women will be hosting an event on Thursday,
July 12 at 6 p.m. at the Monticello United Methodist Church, 125
Michigan Ave., on how the community can help stop human
trafficking. Special guest speaker will be Dr. Azurdee M. Garland,
BA, MAE, EdS, EdD.
CEMETERY SERVICE AT THE MORROW CEMETERY
Services will be held at the Morrow Cemetery on July 15 at 2 p.m.
The cemetery is located off 790 near Zion Road in the Delta community.
BACK TO SCHOOL BOOTHS NEEDED
Any business, agency, church, organization, those running for
political office, school, industry or individual is invited to have a
booth at the Back to School Bash to give out school supplies, kid's
items, toys, literature, ect. This event will be held Friday, July 27
at the ASPIRE Center. The BASH is sponsored by Defensive Action
Against Drugs and our caring community.
The Defensive Action Against Drugs Back to School Bash will be held
Friday, July 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the ASPIRE Center. Wayne County
students K-12th grade are invited. Children 16 and under must be with
an adult. There will be free school supplies, inflatables, games,
swimming, Lion's Club eye exam, food for students and adults, cotton
candy and a chance to win a laptop computer, tablets, bookbags and
more. Please bring lawn chairs and drinking water for your family.
FOR BACK TO SCHOOL BASH
Volunteers are needed to help with the Back to School Bash on July
27 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. to give out items, help with adult food and
more. Help is also needed on July 24, 25, and 26 during the day to
fill bags of school supplies and sort clothes. If you have any gently
used clothing and shoes you can drop them off at the ASPIRE Center on
Tuesday, July 24. Call 340-9862 or 348-7330 if you have questions or
would like to volunteer.
VBS AT HIGHWAY HOLINESS CHURCH
Highway Holiness Church will be having Vacation Bible School Monday,
July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 nightly. Everyone is
SINGING AT FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH
Faith Baptist Church, 224 Ramsey St., will be having a special
singing on Saturday, July 14 at 6 p.m. Featured guest will be The
Joymakers. Bro. Daniel Richardson and the congregation invite
everyone to attend.
Farm Service Agency announces that the final date to report all
crops, except small grains and certain NAP crops is July 15. Reports
filed after the reporting deadline are subject to a late filed
reporting fee. Please remember that filing an accurate acreage report
can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs. Visit
your local USDA Service Center to file your crop report timely. Call
606-348-9383 for questions.
LAKE VOTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED
Lake voting has been extended to Friday, July 20. Make Lake
Cumberland one of the Top Ten Mom Approved places to Fish and Boat in
The Tucker reunion will be held Saturday, July 14 at the Oscar
Tucker Shelter House on Texas Pike Road in Spencer, Ind. The meal
will be at 5 p.m. Friends and family are welcome to attend.
The descendants of William Harrison Byrd and Lucinda Hildreth
Zachary will be holding their 39th annual Byrd-Zachary reunion on
Saturday, July 28 starting at 3 p.m. CST at the Clinton County
fairgrounds in Albany, Ky. Pictures will be taken at 4:30 p.m. Please
bring a dish for the the meal that will be served at approximately 5
p.m. Bring one wrapped and one unwrapped gift for the auction that
starts at 6 p.m. Also bring family pictures and anything else you
would like to share. There will be music and entertainment. For more
information contact Kenny Byrd, Jr. at 859-351-1347 or
REVIVAL AT BIG SPRINGS UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH
Big Springs United Baptist Church will be having revival services
beginning Sunday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. nightly. The evangelist will be
Bro. Allen Coffey and Bro. Steve Wilkerson. Danny Hicks is the pastor.
SINGING AT NEW COVENANT
The Singing Cookes from Kingsport, Tenn. will be singing at New
Covenant Fellowship on Friday, July 20 at 7 p.m.
GUFFEY FAMILY REUNION
The Shelby Loren Guffey family reunion will be held Saturday, July
14 at the ASPIRE Center in Monticello. The doors will open around 11
a.m. ET with a potluck meal at 12 noon ET.
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.
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 Lonzo Tucker, Jr. Everyone
is welcome to come worship.
SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING
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
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 the 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.
DONATIONS FOR SPANN HILL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
Donations are being sought for the Spann Hill Baptist Church
Cemetery to help with the on-going maintenance and repairs of the
cemetery. Many of the graves have no local family to tend to them.
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