ECHS is accepting SBDM nominations for the 2010-2011 school year at the high school from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. beginning April 1-April 7. Nominations can be made in Charlotte Sutter’s office at the Estill County High School. The SBDM council election will be held on Wednesday, April 14 at the Estill County High boys baseball and girls softball games from 5-7 p.m. For more information contact the Estill County High School.
American Legion Ladies
In observance of Easter, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting will be held April 11 at 2 p.m.
St. Elizabeth Church Basement Sale Wednesday, April 7, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Thursday, April 8, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Clothing for men, women, children and infants, sewing material and many other items.
Hargett Volunteer Fire Dept.
The Hargett Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will meet on Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. to discuss the spring yard sale and bake sale fundraiser. Please make plans to attend and support your volunteers
Boones Creek Softball Signups
Boone’s Creek Baptist Camp is now taking sign ups for the men and women’s softball league.Individuals or teams, contact Virginia Gilpin at 859-744-0865 for more information.
Census workers are still needed for Estill County. Call 1-866-861-2010.
The Estill County Senior Citizens Center will have sign-ups for commodities on the April 21, between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the center on Stacy Lane. Bring proof of income of everyone in the household and a utility bill with fiscal address. Call Diana at 723-4787 for more information.
The Homeschool Enrichment Group will meet a 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 at the public library. The guest presenter will be Charity L. Maness from California. For information call Virginia Owens at 723-3030.
The Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Estill County Public Library. The election of officers and board of directors is scheduled for this meeting. The program will be the Estill County Arts Council power point presentation of the 50 barns, which have a quilt painted on them, this being an on-going project for the Art Council. As you enter Estill County from any direction, the Art Council has placed the signs about the county there.
New Opportunity School for Women
Deadlines to apply for the New Opportunity School for Women, Berea, for the June session, is April 1. For information visit www.nosw.org or call 859-985-7200.
Class of 1975
All members of the ECHS Class of 1975 are invited to a spring lunch gathering Saturday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at Cedar Village Restaurant. This will be an opportunity to reconnect and begin planning for our 35th class reunion. If you can attend, RSVP to Lisa at 859-582-7763 or email: ECHS1975@bellsouth.net
Financial Peace Classes
Financial Peace Classes, using Dave Ramsey’s video and material will meet every Tuesday for 12 weeks April 13-July 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Rice Station Christian Church. To register call or email: Bill Arrowood, 859-624-4116 ext. 306; cell: 859-582-8784/ firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rev. Kirt Scott 606-723-4791; email@example.com There is no cost to residents of Estill, Powell, Madison or Clark counties.
Library Book Sale
The Estill County Public Library will be holding their annual book sale in the month of April: Thursday, April 1, 12-7 p.m.; Friday, April 2, 9-7 p.m.; Saturday, April 3, 9-2 p.m. Please notice that this is a change from the usual book sale dates.
Would your church, youth group, sport organization or civic organization like to earn extra money while keeping Estill County beautiful? We are currently making road assignments for 2010 in our Adopt-A-Road Program. All groups that have participated in the past will also need to contact our office to let us know if you are still interested in participating. If you are interested please call Kim Dawes at Judge-Executive Wallace Taylor’s office at 606-723-7524.
ECHS Class of 2000
Anyone interested in helping plan a reunion this year for the ECHS Class of 2000 can call Nivra Arvin Lainhart at 606-975-0416. Hope to hear from you soon. A meeting will be held sometime next week. Classmates will be informed about the meeting.
Veterans Benefits Rep
A veterans benefits field representative will be at the National Guard Armory, 335 Cow Creek Road, Ravenna on the first Thursday of each month from 1-3:30 p.m. Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing for federal and state veterans benefits. The service ie free. Veterans need to furnish copies of pertinent documentation to verify eligibility. For more information call 1-866-376-0308.
The Estill County Community Food Bank needs to stock the shelves of the pantry. A collection container will be located in the Extension Office and other places where donations of non-perishable items (canned, boxed foods, etc.) may be dropped off. Please help support this worthy program to help the less fortunate.
Mommie and Me
Mommie and Me Storytime groups will be every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and every Friday at 10:30 a.m. These groups are for children ages 2 through 5. Bring your child to the library for a story, an art activity, and a snack. Call 723-3030 for more information.