|COMMUNITY ACTION NEWS
|CHURCH NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
|Sulphur Springs Baptist Church will
host revival starting Sunday February 26th at 6:00PM, weeknights
at 7:00PM, with Bro. Troy Watson and Bro. Steven Jones
preaching. Everyone is welcome.
|COMMUNITY NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
|McCreary County Little League will hold
sign-ups on Saturdays through March 11th from
10:00AM-2:00PM at the public library. Draft day will be Saturday
March 18th at the Lord's Gym. Ages will be wee ball 2-3 years
old; tee ball ages 4-6; coach pitch age 7-8; minor league ages
9-10; major league ages 11-12; and girls' softball ages 9-12.
|A local softball league will begin play
in April for men and women in McCreary County. For information
or to sign your team up call Allen at 606-310-0275.
|Pine Knot Community Watch will meet
Thursday March 2nd at 7:00PM at the Pine Knot Fire House. All
concerned and interested residents are invited to attend.
|American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will
host a DJ Dance as a fundraiser Saturday March 4th from
8:00PM-midnight. Admission is $5 per person and prizes will be
|The McCreary Mountain Craft Center will
have their monthly meeting Tuesday March 7th at 2:00PM at the
public library. The craft center is looking for additional
crafter members and anyone interested is encouraged to attend
|The McCreary County Extension Service
will host a series of beef related programs with guest speakers
and various topics. The sessions will each be held starting at
6:30PM at the extension office, at the McCreary Center Campus,
in Whitley City. The schedule is:
Monday March 14th: Beef Cattle Working Systems
Monday April 11th: Bale Weights/Nutrient Content/Value of
Monday May 9th: Bale Grazing
For information call the extension office at 376-2524.
|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.
|The group Helping Hands will meet the
second Tuesday of each month at 2:00PM in room 103 of the
McCreary Center Campus. The next meetings will be February 14th,
March 14th and April 11th. The group works on fabric items for
cancer patients. Volunteers are needed to help sew, cut, and
handle fabric and to bring a sewing machine, scissors, material
and other items. For information call the McCreary County
Extension Service at 376-2524 or Becky Hintzmann at
|Sharon Spencer with Kentucky Proud will
be at the McCreary Center of Somerset Community College Monday
March 6th at 5:00PM to discuss marketing and answer questions
about selling at the farmers' market. The McCreary County
Farmers' Market will also give a door prize of a free season
setup this year at the market. Applications for the farmers'
market will be available at the meeting and also at the
Judge-Executive's Office or the Extension Office. For
information call the extension office at 376-2524.