New Office Hours
New office hours at the Circuit Clerks office beginning July 1, Monday—Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Longest Day of Play
The Longest Day of Play will be at the Ravenna Veterans Memorial Park Monday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be a free day for all kids with games, free lunch and lots of great information for parents.
The fourth annual Citizens Guaranty Bank Independence Celebration will be at 10 p.m., July 3 at the Estill County Fairgrounds. It will follow a demolition derby which will begin at 7 p.m.
Civil War Roundtable
The bi-monthly meeting of the Madison County Civil War Roundtable will be Friday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dinner Bell Restaurant just off I-75, Exit 76 in Berea. Noted historian and author Glen LaFantasie will give a lecture entitled “Remembering the Past at Gettysburg.” Reservations are necessary. The price of the buffet meal is $15. Call 859-623-8979 by noon on Wednesday, July 14 to make reservations or if you have questions.
IHS Class of 1960
Anyone who started or graduated with the Irvine High School Class of 1960 are welcome to the reunion Saturday, June 19 at Masonic Hall on Broadway (old Irvine Grade School). Sandwiches will be provided. For more information call Lynn Preston Bellamy at 859-497-2771 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phyllis Chaney Tipton email email@example.com.
Creating a Healthier Me
Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital has a program entitled “Creating a Healthier Me” to teach people how to eat healthy, lose wait if so desired and become a healthier person. MWMH Dietician Laura Ashley Dennis leads the class that meets Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Mercy Conference Room. The charge is $10 to join and $2 per week. There is still lots of room and all you have to do is just show up. We’ll be looking for you next week.
Teen Game Night
Teen Game Night will be at Estill County Public Library every second Thursday of each month from 4 to 6 p.m. Play console and board games. Free snacks and drinks. Bring a friend.
Class of 1990
Estill County High School class of 1990 will have their 20 year reunion picnic Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ravenna Veterans Memorial Park (Choo-Choo Park). The price for sandwich/chips/drink lunch is $7 per person to be paid at the registration table at the picnic. Everyone is welcome to bring a side dish or dessert to share. For an accurate headcount for ordering food, please RSVP with your total number of guests via Facebook, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859-699-8254 and leave a message on the voice mail by July 31.
Estill County Farmers Market
The 2010 Estill County Farmer’s Market, held under the Pavilion at the Estill County Fairgrounds, will be open Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The second Monday of each month will be Senior Discount Day. For questions contact Kim at 723-7101 or Pam at 723-9562.
Class of 1950
A reunion is being planned for the Estill County High School graduating class of 1950, on Sept. 8. For more information call Eva Miller at 723-23442 or Dorothy Hall, 723-8658.
Estill County Beauty Contest
Starting on May 26 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; Pageant date – Monday, June 28, 2010 – Estill Co. Fair Grounds; Pageant entry deadline for all 3 pageants – Friday, June 25. For more information or an application call Gina Flynn (606) 723-2314 or write to Gina Flynn, 595 Winston Rd., Irvine, KY 40336 KY 40336 or you may call the Estill County Extension Office (606) 723-4557.
High Schools’ Reunion
The Estill/Irvine High School reunion is scheduled for Saturday, June 19 at Estill County High School. For further information call 606-723-5268.
The Alumni Cruise for Irvine and Estill High graduates will be in October. For information contact Amy Noland-Hughes at email@example.com, or Mary Durbin Singleton at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 is 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.