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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
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.
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 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 email@example.com or call 340-9362
for details. For more information check out the 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-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.
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
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
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.