|COMMUNITY ACTION NEWS
|CHURCH NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
|New Liberty United Baptist Church hosts
prayer service each Thursday night with all preachers, singers
and the public invited. The time has changed and is now at
|The Log Cabin Singers will be at the
Pine Knot United Baptist Church Saturday December 10th at
7:00PM. Everyone is invited.
|The Greater Purpose Puppet Ministry
will be at the Murphy Ridge Church for their Christmas
Presentation Saturday December 10th at 6:00PM. The Botts Family
will be singing at the church Saturday December 17th at 6:00PM.
Everyone is welcome.
|New Hope Baptist Church will host a
singing Sunday December 11th at 6:00PM with Shepherd's Way.
Everyone is invited.
|Pine Knot Freewill Baptist Church will
host a Christmas play Sunday December 11th at 6:00PM. The church
is located on Pine Knot Cemetery Road. Everyone is welcome.
|Oak Grove United Baptist Church will
host a benefit singing for medical expenses of Katelynn Stephens
Wednesday December 14th at 7:00PM. Everyone is welcome.
|COMMUNITY NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
|The "Angel Trees" have come to McCreary
County, to help locally in need kids have a brighter Christmas.
Angel trees are located at Kroger in Whitley City and at the
Whistle Stop Restaurant, in the train depot, in Stearns. Simply
take a name from the tree, purchase a gift for the child, and
return to that location on or before December 14th, so the item
can be given to the child in the local community. This is a
great way to give back this holiday season.
|The annual "Giving Tree" effort is
underway collecting items such as hats, scarves, mittens, and
socks for children in need in our community. "Drop Your Drawers"
is also underway collecting packages of new kids underwear for
those in need. Donations can be dropped off now through December
9th at the McCreary County Public Library or the Community
Education/VIPS office at the former preschool location in Pine
Knot. Items will be distributed to local children in need before
|Champions/UNITE is joining with the
Appalachian High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area to offer "Give
Me A Reason". This project offers free home drug testing kits
for parents to test their children so kids can tell peers they
can't use drugs because they get tested. The kits can be picked
up at the McCreary County Sheriff's Department, McCreary County
Health Department, McCreary County Public Library, Adanta in
Whitley City or by calling Sunshine Canada at 606-310-1107 or
Roger Owens at 606-310-0193.
|Girl Scout Brownie Troop 7102 is
participating in the "Homeless Veterans Project" collecting
items such as gloves, toboggans, socks, blankets and hygiene
products for those veterans in need. Drop off donations at
Bluegrass Oxygen in Whitley City by December 10th. For
information call Missy at 606-310-0658 or Michelle at
|McCreary Mountain Craft Center on
Highway 90 will host "Christmas at the Cabin" Saturday December
10th and Sunday December 11th from 10:00AM-5:00PM with craft
demonstrations, music, food and more. For information call the
craft center at 606-376-3463.
|The McCreary County Democratic Party
will have its Christmas meeting and dinner Monday December 12th
at 6:00PM at the former Jackson building, next to the VFW post
in Whitley City (location change!). All local Democrats are invited to
|The group "Helping Hands" will meet
Tuesday December 13th at 9:00AM at the McCreary County Extension
Service office. The group is working to finish items for local
nursing homes. All help is needed from volunteers to sew, cut,
and work with fabric.