Kennon Cemetery Donations
The cemetery is in desperate need of donations for the upkeep of the plots. If not enough money is donated, everyone will have to mow their own plots. Donations can be made at Whitaker Bank or mailed to P.O. Box 912, Clay City. Please help keep the cemetery in good shape this season.
Health Department Food Handlers Class
The following is a list of upcoming food handlers classes: Thurs. May 18, Thurs. June 15, Thurs. July 27. Classes are at 1:30 p.m. and will take place at the Extension Office.
Powell County Small Animal Swap Meet
The Powell County Small Animal Swap Meet will be held the second Saturday of every month (May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9) from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Powell County Fairgrounds, 600 North Bend Road (off HWY 213), Stanton. Free set up and admission. No yard sale items permitted. For more information contact Roy at 606-947-3698.
A faith based support group for those suffering from the loss of a loved one. If you are feeling sad or depressed, having a hard time coping with your loss, or simply need to talk. The Supporting Angels Support Group will be meeting every Monday night, at 5:30 p.m. at Harbor of Light (Old Hood’s Skating Rink). The group will be led by Bro. Jimmy Cole.
Ware Cemetery Donations
We are needing donations for the upkeep of the Ware Cemetery. Contact Ed Marcum or send donations to 1983 Little Hardwick’s Creek Road, Clay City, Ky 40312.
Nolan Cemetery is in desparate need of donations for the upkeep. If not enough money is donated, everyone will have to be responsible for mowing their own plots. Donations can be made by mail to Wynona Nolan Blythe, 661 Maple Street, Stanton, Ky 40380.
Stanton Tourism and Convention Commission
City of Stanton Tourism and Convention Commission’s Regular Scheduled Meeting is the 2nd Tuesday of Every Month at 6pm at Stanton City Hall located at 98 Court Street
Never Ending Grace
Hurts, Habits, or Hang-ups? Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12 step recovery program will be offering meetings every Sunday from 4:00pm-6:00pm at Never Ending Grace Community Church, 29 Howell Lane, Clay City, Ky. The meeting offers large group lessons and testimonies based on 25 years of tried and true format and curriculum, gender-specific small group meetings, trained male and female sponsors, nationally recognized association, evidence-based lessons, free dinner and fellowship and free child care. Any questions you may contact Stephen Donithan, Senior pastor @ (859) 585-8756 or you may also contact Jenelle Brewer (859) 771-3021, Lisa Coffey (859)230-5957 or Greg & April Smith (606)663-5177.
The Powell County Public Library is taking donations
of VERY GENTLY used DVD’s and Blu-ray discs as payment towards any fines and fees you may have on your library account! Bring those discs in that are just gathering dust on your shelf and pay off those old fines! Please, no damaged or scratched discs- the director has the final say on accepting or rejecting any discs.
Democratic Party Meeting
Meets every third Thursday at 7:00 P.M. at the Reed Industrial Park
12 Step AA / NA Meetings
Starting July 13 meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. and meet every two weeks there after at the Appalachian Wellness Center located at 592 Highway 15 Suite #6 in Campton, Ky. Appalachian Wellness is located across the road from Creech Auto Sales and the Dollar General Store in Campton, Ky.
Powell County Public Library schedule
all FREE to the public – ADULTS: Crochet a phone or tablet cover 10am-12pm Saturday July 8; Belly Dance class and short performance by Safiya Nawaar of Arabesque World Dance 12pm-2pm Saturday July 15 and hipscarves will be available for purchase before the class if you want one or bring your own. TEENS: Random Acts of Kindness/Graffiti Saturday 2pm-4pm Saturday July 8; Circle Loom Project 5pm-7pm Tuesday July 11; Water Games 5pm-7pm Tuesday July 18. K-5th – Outside Play 10am-11am Friday July 7; Forestry and Smokey the Bear 10am-11am Wednesday July 12; Program 10am-11am Thursday July 20. Storytime & PreK 11am-12pm Outside Play Wednesday July 5th; Forestry and Smokey the Bear 11am-12pm Wednesday July 12; Program 11am-12pm Wednesday July 19. Babies & Toddlers every Monday 1030am-11:15am. SUMMER READING CLOSING PROGRAM ALL AGES Stanton City Park 6pm-8pm Saturday July 22.
Foster Parent Certification Class
We will be offering a free Foster Parent Certification Class starting on July 6th at 6:00 pm. Classes will be Mondays and Thursdays in July at 6:00 pm at 124 West Main Street Mt. Sterling, KY. Be a Hero to a child in need! Please contact us at 859-498-0373 to sign up!
Retired Teacher’s Meeting
The Powell County Retired Teachers will not meet in July. Our next meeting will be August 11th. You will be notified as to where we will meet in the paper, the week of August 1st. You will also receive a phone call. Enjoy your summer break. See you in August.
Bellamy Family Reunion
All descendants and friends of Robert and Mary Belly are invited to attend a potluck lunch at 1 PM Sat. July, 29th to be held at the Clark Energy Picnic Area on Highway is approx 4 miles east of Winchester in Clark Co. Plates and cutlery provided. Come out and enjoy the evening with family and friends. Bring outside toys for kids. Hope to see you there. For more info Call 606-663-2486 or 606-663-0136
Back to school event
Bowen Elementary School will host their Back-to-School event on Thursday, August 3 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Come and meet your child’s teachers and school staff, while enjoying a light meal/snacks.
Floyd County Public Library
Jay Asher’s Book Thirteen Reasons Why has taken Netflix by storm. The story of the suicide of a bullied and abused girl is heart wrenching but relevant for every student from middle school to senior. The Floyd County Public Library in Prestonsburg will begin a discussion on why this book and TV series is so personal to you the student. Join us Wednesday evenings beginning July 26th at 6:30 PM for a raw and personal discussion of Thirteen Reasons Why You Matter. This important program is free for all students.
Free Dump Day
There will be a free dump day in Powell County on July 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the transfer station. You can dump everything except building materials and tires.
At the old REA shelter on Highway 15, in Winchester KY. Like last year Sunday Aug. 13 2017. Hope to see you there!
At the Corn Festival will be held Sunday Aug. 6th from 9am-4pm. Various tropheys will be given away. For more information call Enoch Thomas (606)-481-6722
Trapp School Reunion
This invitation is to anyone that attened Trapp School. Encourage your classmates to come for good food, great company and bring your stories of Trapp to share. There will be a silent auction, Money from this auction supports scholarships funds for 2 students that attended Trapp School. Also there are several class pictures and plaques that will be given away in a drawing. You, your children or grandchildren may be in these pictutes. This will be Aug. 5th from 1pm- 5pm at the Epperson First Church of God Winchester, KY. Meal served at 3pm. Cost of meal: Adults- $12, Students- $5, Under 5- free. Call Joyce Rogers for more info. (859)-771-1056 or Garnetta Parker (859)-744-0506
Reed Family Reunion
Descendants of Everett L. Reed, Clarence Reed, Ovie Reed, Samuel Reed, Charlie H. Reed, Della Reed Wells, Ida Reed Oden, Franklin Reed, Ester Reed Centers, will gather for a family reunion on Saturday July 29th at 11am at Epperson First Church of God, 1447 Irvine Rd. Winchester, KY. Bring a dish and enjoy reconnecting with family. Call Ann Reed Cole at (859)-749-6564 or Anita Hornsby at (859)-760-2671
The Annual McKinney Reunion of the descendants of Wildy McKinney and family friends at Jackson’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Highway 82 between Hargett and Clay City on July 29, 2017 at 10:00-10:30—Gather and display historical photos, documents, and artifacts The theme for this year’s historical display is McKinney’s in the Military from the Revolutionary War through the present. Bring your objects to exhibit and prepare to tell your personal or family war time/military stories. 10:30-11:40 Visit and share stories, 11:45 Official Photoshoot Group Picture, Family Groups, and Generations, 12:00-1:15 Pot Luck Lunch and more visiting around the table 1:15 Business Meeting 2:15 Traditional Hymn Sing More sharing stories 3:30 Take down exhibits and say Goodbyes The families descended from Wildy are: David Russell, Lucy McKinney Tilley Noland, William, Matthew, Miriam McKinney Clark , Mary “Polly” Jane McKinney Highley, James Franklin McKinney , Thomas Shelton, Joel William.Martha Ann McKinney Harris, and Elizabeth McKinney Harris. Thank you, Frances Clark-Reunion Historian
Vacation Bible Schoool
Harbor Light Worship Center at 130 Washington St. Stanton, KY. On July 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2017. Starts at 6PM – Ages 2 to Adult. Pastors Jimmy & Janet Cole 606-947-0566 or Sun. School Supr. Thomas Rogers 606-264-0429.
Holy Ghost Camp Meeting
Harbor light worship center ministries cordially invite you to our holy ghost camp meeting at 130 Washington St. Stanton Ky 7:00pm each night August 1st-12th. There will be different singers and speakers throughout this camp meeting revival. For more information call Pastor Jimmy Dean Cole 606-947-0566.
North Fork Bowhunters
North Fork Bowhunters invites you to their annual cookout on Saturday June 22nd at 5pm at the clubhouse on North Fork Rd. $10 for adults, children 10 and under free. Proceeds support NFB scholorship fund. If you plan on attending contact Rita Tolsen at 606-231-6383