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CHURCH NEWS &
Stearns First Baptist
Church Youth and Children Bible Study
meetings are being held each Wednesday night
at 6:00PM. Everyone is welcome.
Redemption Way Church in
Stearns will host revival with several guest
preachers starting Monday October 20th at
7:00PM nightly. The church will host a 14th
anniversary service Wednesday October 29th
at 7:00PM. Everyone welcome.
First Otter Creek Baptist
Church will host a singing with the Smith
Sisters Friday October 24th at 7:00PM.
Everyone is welcome.
Revival at Sulphur
Springs United Baptist Church in Pine Knot
will begin Sunday October 26th with Bro.
Marshall Terry and Bro. Don Kidd preaching.
Services will be Sunday at 6:00PM and
weeknights at 7:00PM. Everyone welcome.
Flat Rock Missionary
Baptist Church will host their annual "Fall
Festival of Treats" Friday October 31st from
6:00-8:00PM at the church. Everyone is
invited to stop by, receive treats and enjoy
their Christian Life Center. Any local
business or group wishing to help should
call Charity at 376-8597 or Pastor Danny
Staley at 606-561-5461. They ask that there
be no political campaigning at this event.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS:
The official Halloween
"Trick-or-Treating" hours for McCreary
County will be Friday October 31st from
The McCreary County
Public Library will begin sponsoring a
tutoring program October 14th and continuing
each Tuesday and Friday from 3:00-5:00PM at
the library. Participants will enjoy a
nutritious snack from God's Food Pantry and
will be tutored by volunteers from McCreary
Central High School. For information contact
Tracy Lumley at the library at 376-8738 or
The McCreary County
Historical and Genealogical Society will
meet Monday October 20th at 6:00PM at the
public library. Everyone is welcome.
A Cemetery Walk will be
held at Barren Fork Cemetery Monday October
27th at 5:00PM sponsored by The McCreary
County Public Library, McCreary County
Historical and Genealogical Society and the
US Forest Service. The walk will include
stops at the graves of many individuals
whose lives played a part in the history of
the county. This is a free event with
everyone welcome. For information call the
library at 376-8738 or visit
A community blood drive
will be held Tuesday October 21st from
2:00-7:00PM at Whitley City Elementary
School with all eligible donors encouraged
to donate and help save lives. Each donor
will receive a free "Fight Cancer" t-shirt.
For information visit the Kentucky Blood
Center online at
The Big South Fork Saddle
Club will host a trail ride Saturday October
25th from Slaven Trailhead in Oneida to Bear
Creek. The ride will begin at 10:00AM and
riders should bring a lunch. All riders are
welcome. For information call Vicky Taylor
McCreary County Hunter
Education and the Kentucky Department of
Fish and Wildlife will sponsor a free hunter
education course at the Sawbucks Bingo
building Friday October 31st at 6:00PM and
Saturday November 1st at 9:00AM. For
information call 376-3933 or visit
online to pre-register.
The McCreary County
Senior Citizens Center at the County Park
will host a Halloween "Trick or Trunk" event
Friday October 31st with trick-or-treating
followed by a dance with a DJ in the gym.
For information or for groups wishing to
volunteer to help call the Senior Citizens
Center at 376-8811 or the park office at
A benefit auction will be
held for Paisley Grace Goodin who was born
premature in September and is undergoing
treatment at UK Medical Center in Lexington.
The benefit auction will be Saturday
November 1st starting at 4:00PM at Eagle
Community Center on Highway 90. For
information or to donate to the auction call
Sebrina Campbell at 376-5310 or 310-0565,
Dow Goodin at 376-2906 or Katelynn Campbell
There will be a benefit
singing, auction and dinner to help with
Kenneth Charles Murphy's funeral expenses
Saturday November 1st at 4:00PM at the Pine
Knot Fire Department. Singers will include
Oasis, the Chitwoods, Danny Neal and the
Gospel Soldiers and others. Dinner will be
$6.00 including turkey, dressing and sides.
For information or to help call Paula at
423-319-8554 or Pernie at 354-3255.
A Veterans' Day chili
supper will be held Monday November 10th
from 4:30-7:00PM at the McCreary County
Senior Citizens Center at the County Park.
All veterans are their families are welcome
to attend this free event. Anyone wishing to
volunteer or help with the event can call
Darlene Price at 376-5931 or 606-271-8672.
A benefit singing,
auction and dinner will be held Friday
November 14th at 5:00PM at the McCreary
County Senior Citizens Center to help with
travel expenses for 1 year old baby Camden
who is undergoing medical treatments. Camden
is the son of Brooke Privett and Coty King.
Singers will include Oasis, Zack Roark and
Heather Duncan Tucker with Greg Burdine
serving as auctioneer. Dinner will be $5.00
per plate. For information call Shannon at
606-310-4012, Sherry at 354-2283 or Pernie
organization, called "Jacque's Hope" has
been formed through the American Legion Post
115 Auxiliary to benefit children in
McCreary County with a debilitating
condition. This program will help with
transportation, food, lodging, or other
special needs while battling the condition.
To make a donation to the group or find out
more, call Trish Meadows at 606-310-3197,
Marie Hale at 376-8278 or Darlene Hensley at
376-9666. Donations can also be mailed to
Jacque's Hope American Legion Auxiliary, PO
Box 987, Stearns, Kentucky 42647.