PS-MAPP TRAINING

    A PS-MAPP training for prospective resource and adoptive parents 

will be offered to families interested in foster care and adoption 

beginning Thursday, January 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. for ten consecutive 

Thursday evenings. The sessions will be held at the Wayne County 

Senior Citizens Building located at 75 West Columbia Avenue. If you 

have any questions or to reserve your spot contact your local 

recruitment and certification worker, Marcie Melton or Dianna Ayers 

at (606) 387-6655.

MONTICELLO SCHOOL

REMEMBRANCE CALENDAR

    The Wayne County Historical Society  have calendars for sale 

featuring the early years of Monti-cello School. The cost is $10 and 

they can be ship-ped or purchased at the Museum or the Genealogy 

Library. The calendars commemorate the historic advances and legacy 

of the early years of the school with unique photos and selections 

from the 1915 yearbook.

ANIMAL HAVEN

RESCUE

    Give yourself or a family member a gift of love for Christmas. Adopt 

a pet from Animal Haven. (606) 348-3860  208 Frisby Street 

Monticello, Ky.

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.

FREE DIABETES CLASSES

    Learn how to manage your diabetes, meal planning and get recipes at 

free diabetes classes at the Wayne County Health Department on 

Monday, January 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Call 348-9349 

Ext. 1166 to register.

FOOD PANTRY ACCEPTING

DONATIONS

    The Food Pantry for all God's Creatures is accepting donations for 

the following items: cans of pumpkin, goat and evaporated milk, 

liquid or powdered Gatorade, dog/ puppy/cat/kitten food, old bed 

sheets, blankets and towels. Any and all donations are tax 

deductible. Items may be brought to Animal Haven 208 Frisby St. in 

Monticello or call 348-3860.

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

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.

ANIMAL HAVEN MONTHLY MEETING

    Animal Haven,  located at 208 Frisby St., hosts their monthly 

meeting on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. Everyone is 

invited to attend.

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: T.V., 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 opportunity. 

Contact kentuckyteleworks.com or facebook.com/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.

AWANA PROGRAM AT STEUBENVILLE

BAPTIST CHURCH

    Steubenville Baptist Church will be having their AWANA program each 

Wednesday night at the church. The AWANA program exists for helping 

churches and parents worldwide raise children and youth to know, love 

and serve Christ.  For more info. call the church at 348-5011.

BELL ELEMENTARY SBDM COUNCIL MEETING

    The Bell Elementary SBDM Council conducts regular monthly meetings 

on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the school 

library. All members of the school community and general public are 

cordially invited to attend.

ANTI-DRUG

MEETING

    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.

CELEBRATE

RECOVERY

    Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered support group for anyone 

having hangups, habits, or needing help in any area of their life. 

Celebrate Recovery is free and meets each Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. 

at the ASPIRE Center. Come and visit and see what it is all about.

CABELL GROVE METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY DONATIONS

    Cabell Grove Methdist 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 

Extension programs.

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 Van Hook 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 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.

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.   

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

    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 following 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.

   

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.

                                   

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.

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.

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.

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