9th annual Relay for Life Elvis Show, featuring
Larry "Lucky Dog" Davis, Neon Country, the Sweet
Sensations and Dr. Jerry Burgess, will be held
Sunday May 26th at 3:00PM at McCreary Central
High School Auditorium. Admission is $5.00 with
concessions sold and all proceeds supporting the
Relay for Life.
Scott Solid Waste office will be closed Monday
May 27th for Memorial Day, but trucks will be
running with garbage collection on a regular
schedule in McCreary County.
Post 5127 will
sponsor a Memorial Day service Monday May 27th
at 12noon on the McCreary County Courthouse
steps. American Legion Post 115 will host a
Memorial Day service at their veterans' memorial
wall Monday May 27th at 2:00PM. All local citizens and veterans are
encouraged to attend these events.
Help Center in Whitley City is now open every
Tuesday from 10:00AM - 2:30PM distributing
clothing and other items to anyone in need in
McCreary County. For information call 354-2104 or 354-9563.
McCreary Mountain Craft Center on Highway 90
will have a craft fair starting at 10:00AM
Saturday May 25th and Sunday May 26th. Everyone
is welcome to stop by and see the newly reopened
craft center and the regionally handcrafted
items on display and for sale. E-mail the center
Animal Care Center of Somerset and the Lake
Cumberland District Health Department will have
a rabies clinic in McCreary County Saturday June
8th. Rabies vaccinations will be $5.00 each with
other vaccines also available at discounted
rates. The schedule on Saturday June 8th
includes Pine Knot Primary School from
9:00-11:00AM and Whitley City Elementary School
"Dig into Reading" during the summer reading
program at the McCreary County Public Library
starting June 21st. Registration begins May
28th. For information stop by the library on
Main Street in Whitley City or call 376-8738.
Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center's mobile
digital mammography coach will be at the
McCreary Christian Care Center in Whitley City
on June 13th and June 26th starting at 9:00AM
each day. Most insurances will be accepted, but
the cost for those without insurance is $145
with cash and credit cards accepted. For
information or an appointment call the McCreary
Christian Care Center at 376-8742.
There will be a
benefit motorcycle ride for the Wayne County
Band Saturday May 25th at Monticello Memorial
Park with registration at 9:30AM and the ride
starting at 10:00AM. The cost is $20 per driver
and $5 for each passenger. For information call
606-305-6368. In the event of rain, the event
will be held Saturday June 1st.
Jellico Church of
God of the Mountain Assembly will have their 2nd
annual Memorial Day Celebration event called
"Church in the Park" Saturday May 25th from
5:00-9:00PM at Indian Mountain State Park in
Jellico, TN. The event will include free
refreshments and live gospel music. Bring your
own lawn chairs.
David & Sadie
Clark will be singing at Dixie Bend United
Baptist Church Saturday May 25th at 7:00PM.
Everyone is invited to attend.
There will be a memorial service at Nancy Grave
Cemetery Sunday May 26th at 10:00AM. Everyone is
welcome. For information or directions call
354-3207 or 376-5536.
Flat Rock Missionary Baptist Church invites all
ages to Vacation Bible School Monday May 27th
through Friday May 31st 6:00-8:30PM each
evening. The theme is "Colossal Coaster World:
Facing Fear & Trusting God." Nursery will be
provided along with snacks and everyone is
Redemption Way Church is hosting a fundraising
photo session with dates including May 24th,
30th, 31st and June 1st at the church. $20 will
reserve your 15 minute session with 5 images on
disc with print release. Additional packages
will be available with more information the day
of the session. For information or appointment
First Otter Creek United Baptist Church will
have no services Sunday May 26th for Memorial
Weekend. The church will have homecoming
services Sunday June 9th at 10:00AM with guest
preacher Bro. Mark Sewell and guest singers
Kentucky Mountain Trio. There will be no
services the evening of June 9th. The church will have
Vacation Bible School June 10th through 14th at
6:30PM each evening.
Oasis 14th Anniversary Gospel Concert will be
held Saturday June 1st at the McCreary County
Park/Senior Citizens Center starting at 5:00PM.
The event will support the purchase of a trailer
to help spread the gospel. Food and drinks will
be sold and everyone is welcome. For information
call Scotty Corder at 376-2924 or Jason Kates at
Cafe, in the former Blue Heron Restaurant building,
serves free lunch for those in need on Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:00AM-1:30PM. Donations