AA meets Tuesday through Sunday at 8 p.m. at 167 Broadway, Irvine. We have two noon meetings on Wednesday and Saturday. The new women’s meeting is 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. There are no fees or dues. For more information call 723-6429.
The Al-Anon group will meet every Thursday at noon at WestCare and every Monday at 105 Main Street at 7 p.m. Al-Anon is a meeting for family members and friends of those with alcohol abuse problems. Call 723-3018 for more information.
American Legion Post #79 5th Annual Car and Bike Show and Burn Out
The American Legion Post 79 will be having their 5th Annual Car and Bike Show Saturday, June 10. Registration begins at 10 a.m., at theAmerican Legion Post 79, Miler’s Creek Road, Ravenna, KY. There will be some of the greatest food available, door prizes, a 50/50 pot, and more. Plaques will be given for fist 50 cars, prizes will be given for Commander’s Choice, Honor Gaurd Choice, Jimmy Bryant memorial, Young Cruiser Award, two classes- 1975 and BACK (Top 15), and 1976 to present (Top 7), The Best of Ford, The best of GM, The Best of Mopar, Best Speciality (Foreign), and Rat/Rod, and Club participation. Bike trophies will be given for Best Custom, Best Original, Best Trike, and Best Rat. Additional awards will be given for Best Dresser. Burn out tropies will be given for first, second, and third place. For more information call Jack at 606-723-4045 or Willard at 606-723-2318.
American Legion Post #79 Ladies Auxiliary Sock Hop
American Legion Post # 79 Ladies Auxilary Sock Hop will be held Saturday, June 10 at the American Legion Post #79, Miller’s Creek Road, Ravenna, KY, beginning at 8 p.m. Dress in your favorite era, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s or other erea. There will be a $5 cober charge. The music will be provided by Kenny Chenault.
Board of Commissioners meeting
The second Tuesday of each month the Board of Commissioners meet at Irvine Housing Authority, 285 Mountain Crest, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Chemical Demilitarization Advisory Board Meeting
On Wednesday, June 14, at 1:30 p.m. there will be a Kentucky Chemical Demilitarization Citizens’ Advisory Commission and Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board Meeting at Eastern Kentucky University in the Carl D. Perkins Building. Rooms A & B – Lobby Level, on Kit Carson Drive in Richmond. Local leaders will discuss topics related to the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant. Come to the meeting to observe committee members in action. There will be public comment periods throughout the meeting. For More Information: Blue Grass Chemical Stockpile Outreach Office Phone: (859) 626-8944; E-mail: email@example.com; Website:www.peoacwa.army.mil; Facebook: www.facebook.com/peoacwa ; Twitter: www.twitter.com/acwanews
County Fair Pageant Sign-ups
Applications for the Little Mister and Miss Estill County Pageant and Baby Show sign-ups will begin June 2 at the Farmers Market from 4-7 p.m. located at the fairgrounds. The Little Mister and Miss Pageant is open to boys and girls ages 5-7. The pageant will be held on July 1, 2017 at the Estill County Fairgrounds at 1p.m. in the exhibit hall. Practice for the Little Mister and Miss Pageant will be on Friday night, June 30, at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds. The Baby Show will be on Tuesday night, July 4, at 7 p.m. Ages range from birth up to 4 years old. The entry fee for each contest is $10. All contestants must be Estill County residents. (Residential home falls within the Estill County lines.) For further information contact Tammy Cole (606-723-4326), Susan Lay (606-726-9989) or Cheryl Stepp (606-723-8546).
ECHS Class of 1967
The 1967 Class of Estill County High School will celebrate its 50 anniversary at 6 p.m., June 17, at Michael’s restaurant in Ravenna. This is open to anyone who attended as freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. We are attempting to contact as many as we can, but ask that you pass this information on to others that may have been a part of this class. It will be a wonderful time to rekindle old friendships.
If you plan to attend or need more information contact Becky at 606-723-7119, or Peggy at 606-643-5014 by May 20. Hope to hear from you.
ECHS Class of 1970
ECHS class of 1970 will be having our 47th year reunion on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Michael’s Restaurant in Ravenna, Ky. All students and teachers are invited to attend; the 1969-71 classes are also welcome! Please RSVP by June 19 to firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text Linda McIntosh Howell @ 859-588-2904.
Estill County Fair Beauty Pageants
Starting on June 2 applications will be taken for: Miss Estill County Open Beauty Contest – Ages 16-21. Miss Estill County Open Teen Beauty Contest – Ages 13-15; Miss Estill County Pre-Teen Pageant (Closed) – Ages 8-12, Date for all three (3) pageants is Saturday, July 1, 2017. Pageant entry deadline for all 3 pageants – Friday, June 30, 2017, at 4 p.m. For more information or an application call or email Gina Flynn (606) 975-5851, email@example.com or Cheryl Stepp (606) 723-8546, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will also be available at the Farmers Market located at the fairgrounds starting June 2nd.
Farmers’ Market Opens
The Estill County Farmers’ Market will open on Friday, June 2. Hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Estill County Fairground pavilion. Have extra produce? New vendors are always welcome. Call market coordinator Hannah Eaton at 726-0679 with any questions.
Upcoming GED date in Estill County is June 10. Scholarships are available. Call the Estill County Adult Education Center at 723-7323 for further information.
Holes for Hoops
The 11th Annual Holes for Hoops Golf Scramble will be Saturday, June 17, at the Estill County Golf Club. It is sponsored by the Estill County Boys basketball team, and all proceeds will be given to the team. A scramble format played from 4-some with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per player, and $200 per team. Fee includes 18 holes of golf, including cart; lunch served at 1 p.m.; excellent prizes, and an opportunity to support the young men of ECHS. Extras include: Mulligans, $5 each (2 maximum). For additional information, contact: Coach Bentley at 859-200-3704 or Jon.Bentley@still.kyschools.us; or Coach Benton at 859-248-7335 or Rick.Benton@estill.kyschools.us.
Spiritual Recovery Group
A spiritual recovery group for those who have addiction or other oppression struggles will be meeting every Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Westcare community room located at 180 Main Street. Anyone may attend; come as you are. Pastor Chris Carlyle leads a class for those with struggle with addiction and spiritual oppression. If you are tired of fighting the darkness alone and want recovery of your spiritual identity in Christ, please come for this unusual event. Find the path back to the light.
KY Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Club
The Southeast KY Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Club will have its annual meeting and potluck meal on Monday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wisemantown United Methodist Church’s pavilion. The program will be a “Show, Tell, and Trade” about any gem, mineral or fossil. Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend. Yearly dues are $20 per family and $15 per individual.
Hall and Case Reunion
Hall and Case reunion held at the Masonic Lodge on Broadway on June 17th. Bring a covered dish. Lunch will be served at 12:30 till 1:00 p.m. Reunion will start at 10:00 a.m. that morning. Everyone is welcome.
Annual Chamberlain reunion Sunday June 25th, 1:00 p.m. at the Ravenna National Guard Armory. All friends and family welcome.
Paddle with the Kentucky
Kentucky River Keeper’s Paddle Under the Bridge, will begin at Rader’s Restaurant, Irvine, on June 25, 2017. Lunch will be at noon, then paddle and clean up will last from 1 to 5 p.m. Launch site and parking are both at Rader’s, under the green bridge crossing the river.
Winchester GTE/Sylvania/Osram/UAW retirees will gather for lunch at 11:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 13, at the Cattleman’s in Mount Sterling. All Winchester Sylvania retirees and former employees are welcome to join us for lunch.
Kiwanis Club of Irvine-Ravenna
The Kiwanis Club of Irvine-Ravenna will meet Thursday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Michael’s Restaurant. Susan Starling will give an update about the Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital. Kiwanis clubs focus on changing the world by serving children, one child and one community at a time. Service is at the heart of every Kiwanis club, no matter where in the world it’s located.
Save the Mack Lunch
There will be a “Save the Mack” hot dog lunch fundraiser on Thursday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come to the Mack Lobby or call 859-200-6091 for free delivery. You will receive a chili dog or hot dog, chips, water or pop for your $5 donation. All proceeds go to the “Save the Mack” fund.
Ride for a Cure
On Saturday, June 10, at 10 a.m. there will be a Ride for the Cure at Richmond Motorsports (RMS) behind Cracker Barrel. Entry fees are $15 per rider and $10 per passenger. Includes silent auction, chapter challenge and a scenic, escorted ride. Lunch provided. Pre-register at RMS or register at 10 a.m. on the 10th. Ride begins at 11:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit Hospice Care Plus. Contact Patsy Bennett at RMS for more info: 623-5900.
Garden Club Celebrates National Garden Week
The Four Seasons Garden Club is joining Garden Clubs across the country and celebrating National Garden Week, June 4-10, 2017. Clubs are promoting the objectives of beautification, education of environmental efforts, gardening, and involvement of clubs in the community. Members will be sharing and displaying information about the monarch butterflies at the Extension Office on Thursday, June 8 during the Field Day. The Four Seasons Garden Club completed the Monarch Butterfly Garden at West Irvine Elementary School. It was certified as a Monarch Waystation and dedicated on August 21, 2014.