FREE WAYNE COUNTY BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE

    There will be a free Wayne County Biggest Loser Challenge at the  

Wayne County Health Department kicking off on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012  

from 4-5 p.m. This will begin a fun, 13-week physical activity,  

nutrition and weight-loss program for all ages. For more information  

call 348-9349 ext. 8237.

FREE COOPER/ CLAYTON METHOD TO STOP SMOKING

    There will be free Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking classes  

offered at the Wayne County Health Department. The classes will begin  

Jan. 5, 2012 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Class size is limited. Nicotine  

Replacement may be provided. Call 348-9349 ext. 8237 for more  

information.

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM AT BETHESDA UNITED METHODIST

    "Will You Believe," a Christmas program, will be presented at  

Bethesda United Methodist Church on Friday, Dec. 23 at 6:30 p.m.  

Everyone is invited to attend.

WAYNE CO. HUMANE SOCIETY MEETING

    The Wayne County Humane Society meets on the third Tuesday of each  

month at 6 p.m. in the basement of the Wayne Co. Public Library.  

Everyone is welcome to attend.

SCHOOL CANCELLATIONS FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER

    According to Superintendent Gary Abbott, when inclement weather or  

other emergencies cause Monticello Independent School to cancel  

classes, the announcements will be made through various media outlets.

    Decisions will be made as soon as possible based on administrators'  

analysis of current conditions and meteorological forecasts. Mr.  

Abbott states that he realizes parents need ample time to make  

alternative arrangements, and the school will attempt to announce  

school closings as early as possible on days with questionable weather.

    The following media outlets will be used to post school closings:  

local radio stations: 101.7 (WKYM), 93.1 (WMKZ), 1360 AM (WFLW), and  

Lexington television stations (channels 18, 27 and 36.)

W.C. EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS COOKBOOK FOR SALE

    The Wayne County Extension Homemakers Cookbook, "Sharing Our Best"  is available for $15 at the Extension Office, located at 255 Rolling  

Hills Blvd.  The book would make a wonderful gift! For more  

information call (606) 348-8453.

FREE EXERCISE CLASS

    All senior ladies in the community are invited to attend free  

exercise classes at the Nazarene Church Family Life Center on HWY 90.  

We will have instructor led classes with age appropriate exercises on  

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. The exercises will focus  

on endurance, strength, balance and flexibility. These sessions will  

also include a time of devotion and prayer. The goal is to strengthen  

the bodies, minds and spirits of women in our community. For more  

information on "The Golden Girls Club," call the church at 348-6294.

150th YEAR COMMEMORATIVE CIVIL WAR CALENDAR  and REPRINTS OF WAYNE COUNTY TIMES ILLUSTRATED AVAILABLE

    The 2012 Wayne County Historical Society 150th Year Commemorative  

Civil War Calendar is available for $10 each.

    In addition, reprints of Wayne County Times Illustrated, edited and  

published by Jerry Gibson Vol. 1, Numbers 1, 2 and 3 are available.  

The cost for each is $22, tax included. The cost of a bundle of No.  

1, 2 and 3 is $60, tax included.

    Calendars and reprints will be in the Elizabeth Furr Duncan  

Historical Library, 65 N. Main St., Monticello, Ky. 42633

LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES CLASSES

    Living Well with Diabetes, a four class series, will be offered for  

free by the Wayne County Health Department. Classes will be from  

1-3:30 p.m. on December 6, 13, 20 & 27, and February 6, 13, 20 & 27.

    An evening class will also be offered. Class four will be from 5-7  

p.m. on Monday, January 23.

    A graduate class, an advanced class for those who have completed the  

four class series, will be from 10-11 a.m. on February 6, covering  

the topic of protecting your kidneys.

    Preregistration is required. To preregister or for more information,  

call (606) 348-9349 ext. 1166. Visit their website at www.lcdhd.org.

FSA REDUCING NUMBER OF MAILINGS SENT TO PRODUCERS

    Farm Service Agency is reducing the number of mailings sent to  

producers. In the future, many announcements and reminders will be  

done electronically. Farmers and other FSA customers are encouraged  

to contact FSA to provide email address and current home or cell  

phone number.  Wayne County FSA can be contacted by emailing this  

address: kymonticel-fsa@one.usda.gov. Email or call (606) 348-9383  

with any questions. Please remember, email is not a secure way to  

communicate highly sensitive information.

COMMUNITY REVIVAL PRAYER

    There will be Community Revival Prayer meetings at Steubenville  

Baptist Church each Monday night at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

MONTICELLO ,ELEMENTARY SBDM

    The Monticello Elementary SBDM will meet on the second Tuesday of  

each month at 5:15 p.m. in the Media Center.

ATTENTION ALL VETERANS

    Any Veteran who has earned service medals while serving in the U.S.  

Military and has not received their medals please contact Bill  

Rutherford. Please note you will need a copy of your DD-214 to  

request your medals. Contact Bill at 20 Robin Lane, Monticello, Ky.  

42633 or call 606-340-3142.

JESUS' LIGHTHOUSE GOSPEL SINGING AND SUPPER

    Jesus' Lighthouse will be  having a gospel singing and supper every  

third Saturday of the month at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

BELL ELEMENTARY SBDM COUNCIL MONTHLY MEETING

    The Bell Elementary SBDM Council meets on the fourth Wednesday of  

each month in the school library at 4 p.m.

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  

call 348-7786.

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.

REVIVAL IN WAYNE COUNTY PRAYER MEETINGS

    Revival in Wayne County Prayer meetings (or at your own church) for  

Wayne County ministers and concerned Christians, on every Tuesday at  

1:30 p.m.  For more information contact Bro. Bob Schaeffer, 348-5581.

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.

DAAD MEETING

    Come to a Defensive Action Against Drugs (DAAD) meeting and help  

take back your community from drugs. DAAD meets each fourth Thursday  

night at 6:30  p.m. at the ASPIRE Center. The meetings are free and  

open to everyone who would like to attend.

CELEBRATE

RECOVERY

    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 celebraterecovery.wayne@gmail.com or call 340-9362  

for details. For more information check out the website  

www.daadunite.net.

    

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-Earl Neal, 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.

2ndchanceoutreach.com.

    

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.

MONTICELLO ELEMENTARY SBDM MEETING

    Monticello Elementary SBDM will meet on the second Tuesday of the  

month at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center.

    

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 new 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.

    

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS

    The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 105 and Auxillary meets the  

first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center  

on Columbia Ave. All veterans welcome.

MONTICELLO MS GROUP

    Monticello MS Group will have their monthly meeting on the first  

Thursday of every month at Rosa's Cumberland Dairy at 6 p.m.

        

STATE SERVICE OFFICER WILL BE AT SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER EACH WEDNESDAY

    Donnie Blevins, Service Officer for the Disabled American Veterans,  

will be at the Senior Citizens Building every Wednesday from 10 a.m.  

until 3 p.m. Any veterans or dependents in need of assistance should  

stop by during these hours.

                                                            

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.

CLASS OF 1973 FLOWER FUND

    The Wayne County High School Class of 1973 has established a flower  

fund. To make a donation you may bring it to any Monticello Bank  

location for deposit or mail it to: Class of 1973 Flower Fund c/o  

Sandra Franklin Troxell, MBC, P.O. Box 421, Monticello, Ky. 42633.

DONATIONS FOR CATRON CEMETERY

    Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Catron Cemetery Fund may do  

so by mailing donations to Logan Catron, 9998 Hwy. 200, Monticello,  

Ky., 42633. All donations are greatly appreciated.

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.

SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER ACTIVITIES

    The Wayne County Senior Citizens Center offers a variety of  

activities: grocery shopping, monthly blood pressure checks, day and  

afternoon shopping trips, an annual health clinic, exercise daily,  

health and nutrition speakers, transportation to and from the center,  

well-balanced meals served at 11:30 a.m., Canasta Club and Rook card  

games. For more information, call 348-5811.

    

NAMI OF SOMERSET SUPPORT GROUP

    NAMI of Somerset Support Group meetings are the first and third  

Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. at the NAMI office located at 275  

Parkers Mill Road, stoplight 22 in Somerset, Ky. For more  

information, please contact 606-679-4782, ext. 299; 606-274-4565; or  

606-348-9555.

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  

lifeabundant7@windstream.net.

EXPERIENCE WORKS

    Employers value the talents older workers bring to the workplace and  

are looking for people like you. Let Experience Works help you put  

your experience to work. If you're 55 or older with a low-income,  

local organizations are ready to help you refresh your job skills and  

re-enter the workforce.

    Individuals who qualify will be placed in a part-time community  

service training assignment to gain experience while expanding their  

skills and earning an income.

    For more information about Experience Works, call Jean Adams,  

Employment and Training Assistant, at 606-387-6322 or call 606-688-0839.

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