Powell County Library
Story Time at the Powell County Public Library is every Thursday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for ages 3 to 5 years. We will read stories, do crafts and sometimes a movie.
AmVets Operation Christmas Smile
The 12th Annual AmVets Operation Christmas Smile will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. They will have new and used toys, fruit and candy for the children in need. Kids need to be present. If you would like to donate new or gently used toys, or new or near new coats for the kids you can drop them off at the following locations: Papa’s Pizza, Andy Ryan Used Cars, Tanner Dodge, Whitaker Bank in Stanton or Clay City, Dollar General Store in Stanton or Clay City and WSKV.
If you want to donate money for the cause you can donate to an account set up at either the Clay City or Stanton location of Whitaker Bank. For more details call Glenwood at 663-0987.
Do you know how to play cribbage? Do you want to learn? If you are interested in playing or learning to play contact Henry Andrews at 663-6281. Meetings will be held at the AmVets Building.
FC of Kentucky, a U11 girls select soccer team is looking for players for Madison indoor (current session), and for the spring select season. If you are interested, please contact Mike B. at 859-595-7389.
How to Establish a Drug-Free Home
The local Estill/Powell Counties Kentucky ASAP (Agency on Substance Abuse Policy) Board will be providing a series of 5 parenting classes for FREE. Leaders will use the evidence-based curriculum, Guiding Good Choices. It is geared for parents and caregivers of children ages 9-14 years of age. Classes will be held every Tuesday at the Head Start Building located on Ladonna Drive in Clay City from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Classes will take place on Dec. 15. For more information and to register, please call Sherrie Hale at the Health Department at 663-4360 or Crystal Knox at Head Start at 663-2937.
The Powell County DAV Chapter #103 has changed their meeting dates from the third Tuesday of each month to the second Thursday at 6 p.m.
Health Dept. Fees
The Powell County Health Department would like to inform the public of a rate increase for existing sewage system inspections from $25 to $75. All other on site sewage fees will remain the same. This new rate will become effective on Jan. 1, 2010.
Powell County Diabetes Support Group
Kentucky River Foothills Rural Health Network is sponsoring a Diabetes Support Class. Classes will meet every second Thursday of the month. Classes meet at the Powell Adult Day Care (behind Foothills Mobile Clinic) in Clay City from 4-5 p.m. For more info, please call Tena at 663-9011
Cornhole Tournament every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the AmVets Building in Clay City. Sponsored by Sons of AmVets Post 67, Clay City.
Stop Smoking Classes
The next Cooper/Clayton smoking cessation class will begin on Jan. 6 at 5 p.m. The class will be held at the Powell County Extension Office. To register for the class you need to go to the Powell County Health Department at 376 North Main Street in Stanton. There will be a one time $50 charge for the nicotine replacement products. The $50 is due at the time of registration and must be paid in cash. The $50 will pay for your patches gum or lozenges for the duration of the program. This is a 13-week class that will meet every Wednesday. If you complete the program the $50 will be refunded at the end of the program. You must be present at the classes to get your nicotine replacement products for the next week. The last day to register for the class will be Jan. 4. This session will be limited to the first 20 paid participants.
The Powell County Alumni Association will meet the first Tuesday of each month at the Powell County Public Library at 7 p.m. Call 663-5209 for more details.
Higher Education Meeting
The Powell County Higher Education Development Board will meet on the third Thursday of each month at the Powell County High School Library at 6 p.m.
Berea Health Ministry Clinic in Berea provides medical care for you. If you have no health insurance or have lost your job, call the clinic (859) 986-1274) for an appointment. We are here to serve you.
Powell County Democrats In Action
The Powell County Democrats in Action group meets on the third Thursday each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Powell County Courthouse.
Community Christmas Dinner
The Rose Family and friends will be holding their 10th Annual Community Christmas Dinner. The dinner will be on Christmas Day and will begin at 11:30 a.m.
The dinner is free and the public is welcome. So come in and enjoy a great dinner and some fellowship.
For more information or if you want to help, call 663-2927.
Picture with Santa
The Powell County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting Photos with Santa at the Stanton Fire Department on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 6-8 p.m.
Bring your own camera or there will be a photographer on hand.