The Rabies Clinic, sponsored by the Estill Co. Health Department, will be Saturday, June 26, at 9:30a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Dr. Linda Grimes office / The Animal Clinic, 1995 Richmond Road. For information contact: Kenny Cole, Estill Co. Health Department (606) 723-5181, ext. 236
The Estill County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday, July 6 at the Estill County Library at 7 p.m. This will be a business meeting, and plans will be made for the annual Back Porch Homecoming at the Estill County Historical Museum, which is Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31. (If enough interest, in the Back Porch Homecoming, Thursday, July 29, the Estill County Historical Museum may be open.)
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.
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. 18. For more information call Eva Miller at 723-23442 or Dorothy Hall, 723-8658.
Estill County Beauty Contest
Applications are being 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.
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
Stephen Foster Drama
The Stephen Foster Drama Association presents “The Stephen Foster Story” at 8:30 p.m. on selected evenings through Aug. 13 and “Floyd Collins” on June 29 and July 1 and 3, also at 8:30 p.m. The Broadway-style musicals take place at Bardstown’s amphitheatre in My Old Kentucky Home State Park. Book your tickets now at
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.