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.
The Public Library 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
Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. and meet every two weeks thereafter at the Appalachian Wellness Center located at 592 Highway 15, Suite #6 in Campton. Appalachian Wellness is located across the road from Creech Auto Sales and the Dollar General Store in Campton.
R&R Christian Youth Center
At 194 Sunset Drive on Adams Ridge in Clay City will be hosting a Youth Event every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 6:00-8:00pm. Concessions will be available. Age group: 4th grade- 12th grade. Cost: Free. Chaperones will be on site.
Meets on Fridays 7-9pm (with dinner starting at 6) at Clay City First Church of God, 3200 Main Street Clay City. We have large groups for all from (7-8pm), and small groups (from 8-9pm) for men’s life issues and chemical dependency (as one group), women’s chemical dependency, women’s life issues, parents of adult children in addiction, and Celebration Place– kid’s group for ages 5-13, and childcare for kids 4 and under. Dinner and childcare is provided free of charge. We are a valid 12-step recovery group recognized by the court system and rehabilitation facilities. We offer help and support for people in need of recovery from chemical dependency, as well as a wide array of life issues: anxiety, depression, grief, loss, food issues, and many others. FMI contact April Smith (859) 771-5527.
A veterans benefits field representative will be at the Powell County Courthouse in Stanton, KY on the first Thursday each month. Veterans will be seen by appointment only. Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing for federal and state veteran benefits. This service is provided free of charge by the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs. To apply, veterans need to furnish copies of pertinent documentation to verify eligibility. For further information please call 858-497-6444 to speak with a veterans field representative.
The Powell County Tourism
Meets every fourth Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. at the Slade Welcome Center
Kinship Support Group
Special People Advocating Recovery Kentucky (SPARK) will be hosting a kinship support group for grandparents raising grandkids on the second Thursday each month. The meetings will be held at noon at the Stanton First Church of God located at 980 E. College Avenue. For more information contact Jenell Brewer 859-771-3021 or Teresa Morton 859-556-1322.
Free Drug Education
Narconon New Life Retreat would like to remind families to stay educated on the signs and dangers of drug abuse. Methamphetamines and opioids are on the rise in both rural and city areas. Learn the signs and protect your loved ones from drug abuse and addiction. Narconon provides free drug education materials covering a wide range of topics. Please call today for your free drug education materials at: 1 (800) 431-1754
4-H Camp registration
Registration deadline for the 4-H Jungle Safari Camp is June 3. Space for the camp is limited, and registration is on a first come, first served basis. The Ca,p is open to children between the ages of 9 and 14. For details, contact the Powell County Cooperative extension Service at 169 Maple St. in Stanton. Reach them by phone at 663-6405. DEADLINE JUNE 3RD
Friends of Powell County’s Pets
Will be having their annual yardsale on Saturday, June 1st from 8am-2pm at 4688 Main Street in Clay City, across from the Municipal Building. We’ll have many fabulous items including household goods and decor, furniture, tools, books, kids stuff, jewelry and much, much more. 100% of all proceeds are used to support our life-saving work including our spay/neuter vouchers, community education, and adoption programs. No Early Birds please. If you have any questions, or wish to donate items, please call Panda at 512.470.0257.
We will be having an educational fair on June 19, at Stanton City Park, at the large playground. There will be vendor booths set up with educational information, such as; Vaccines, WIC, Nutrition, effects of drugs during pregnancy, Bluegrass.Org and many more. This will be a catered event, with give- aways, and special treats for the children.
If you need more info, you can email or call me at 606-481-2258. I’m sure I left out something, but I can’t remember everything, because we have a lot of vendors coming.
Needed for mowing Nolan Cemetery on Furnace Road. Send donations to Wynona Blythe, 661 Maple St., Stanton, KY 40380. For details, call 606-481-4021.
Community Drug Forum
The Powell County Health Department is hosting a forum on drugs in our community on Tuesday, June 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the Powell County Extension Office. Please join us to hear from an experienced panel of speakers, receive Deterra packets to dispose of excess prescription medication and have the opportunity to receive free Narcan for the treatment of overdoses. We will also be offering a free cookout of a hamburger or hot dog, chips and a drink while supplies last. For more information, please contact (606) 663-4360.
Are now being accepted for the upkeep of the Mount Canaan Cemetery. Please see Shannon Fraizer or Lonnie Dale Stewart or call (606) 663-2724
Bear Track Park 6752 Highway 52 West Beattyville, Ky 47371 on June 15th 2019 at 11:30AM. Take exit 33 for KY – II toward Salde/Beattyville (0.2mi) turn right onto Ky – II S/Natural Bridge Rd and continue to follow KY- II S (14-2mi) turn right onto State Highway 498 (2.5 mi) turn right onto KY – 52 W, destination will be on the right (1.3 mi) Please follow these directions only. Bring potluck and drinks for your own family. Chicken and utensils will be provided. For more information call Jean @ (606) 663-6606
2019 Kids Fishing Derby
The 2019 kids fishing Derby has been rescheduled to October due to road closure on Indian Creek. Date will be posted at a later date!