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To place an announcement in the “What’s Goin’ On” section email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee’s). Announcements should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If information is received in time, it will be published one or two days before the event. Announcements will not be accepted by phone. For more information, call 606-909-4145 or 606-573-4510 ext. 1164.

The Studio of Piano Fine Arts is accepting NEW STUDENT REGISTRATIONS for the fall semester. In conjunction with Southern Lyric Works, Ryland Pope is offering beginning voice and piano lessons for adults and children. Morning lesson times are available, as well as a limited number of after-school openings. For more information, contact the studio at 606-573-4994 or email Clara Atkins-Pope at clarapope@bellsouth.net or Ryland Pope at southernlyricworks@outlook.com.

Friendly Village Greenhouse, located behind Cumberland River Comprehensive Care Center, now has GARDEN MUMS available for $6 each. Colors include passion purple, flamingo pink and pineapple, dove white, eureka yellow, cranberry red, bedazzled bronze and orange crush. Hours are 8 a.m to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.


The Harlan County BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE for Aug. 15 includes Eastbrook Station, High Rise Apartments and the Dialysis Clinic.

Esther Mason will present the FRUGAL FRIDAY SERIES, featuring old time skills with a modern twist, at the Pineville/Bell County Public Library. Embark on a green and sustainable journey that will enrich the earth and your pockets. “Canning Your Produce” will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. on Aug. 15. Programs are free by registering at the Pineville/Bell County Public Library. For more information, call 606-337-3422.


The Lillian Faye Simpson Southeast Scholarship GOLF CLASSIC will be held Aug. 16 at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Cumberland — 18-hole, best ball, scramble format. All proceeds go toward the scholarship fund of SKCTC for Harlan, Letcher and Bell counties. Creech Motors of Harlan is sponsoring a new vehicle that a participant can drive home by recording an ace on a designated par three hole on the first round. For more information, contact Tiffany Scott at tscott0024@kctcs.edu or at 606-589-2145.

GOSPEL SINGING will be from 1-4 p.m. on Aug. 16 at Veterans Park (along Hwy. 119) featuring Soldiers of the Cross, Singing Foundations and Lavonda Hensley. Everyone is welcome.


HOMECOMING at Calvary Baptist Church in Loyall will be held on Aug. 17. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. featuring Seth Carmical. A pot luck meal will follow the service. Pastor David Overbay and congregation invites everyone to attend.

AUG. 18

Dates of the 2014-2015 Harlan Elementary School SITE BASED COUNCIL meetings have been announced. All meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. Dates include: Aug. 18, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, Jan. 26, Feb. 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18.

AUG. 19; SEPT. 2

OPEN ENROLLMENT for Holy Trinity Preschool will be held from Aug. 19 through Labor Day. Opening day is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 2 for ages 3-5. For more information, call 573-3570.

AUG. 19

SOWING THE SEED Ministry will be at the Walmart parking lot beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 19 — weather permitting. Singing, testifying and the word of God will be brought by Bro. Charlie Napier. For more information, call 573-6646.

AUG. 21

CAWOOD WATER DISTRICT has changed their board meeting to 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 21.

AUG. 21, 22

The University of Pikeville’s OPEN REGISTRATION will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 21 and 22. Scholarships are still available. For more information, call 606-218-5251.

AUG. 22, 23

The Run to Kingdom Come HALF MARATHON Little Shepherd Trail Road Race will begin at 8 a.m. on Aug. 23. This is a competitive 13.1 miles on the scenic crest of Pine Mountain. The following will be provided for race entrants for free: Camping at Wiley’s Last Resort; grilled hot dogs and fixin’s for lunch after the half marathon; and mountain music by Pine Mountain Breakdown. Join in the Pine Mountain Festival for camping, racing, music food and fun — atop Pine Mountain on US 119 near Whitesburg. Registertration is $55 through Aug. 22. Register at www.RunTo KingdomCome.com.

AUG. 22; SEPT. 6

The Kentucky State Police PATRIOT DAY 5K Run/Walk to honor the lives lost on 9/11 will begin at 8 a.m. on Sept. 6 at Corbin High School. Registration through Aug. 22 is $20, 18 and under, $10. Registration on race day begins at 7 a.m. and is $25 ($15, under 18). 5K T-shirts for all participants (size not guaranteed if you don’t pre-register). Awards for the male and female overall as well as first, second and third place in each age division. Door prizes will also be given away at the conclusion of the race. All proceeds go to KSP Shop with a Trooper program. Make checks payable to Kentucky State Police. Mail to: Trooper Shane Jacobs, Kentucky State Police Post 10, 3319 South U.S. 421, Harlan, Ky. 40831.

AUG. 23

The LUKE HILL Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction 4-7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Loyall. Tickets are $6.50, minimum donation, and are available for pre-purchase — dinner and T-shirt donation of $15. There will be live entertainment, a spaghetti dinner and silent auction. Luke, 2, was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. He had his third open-heart surgery on July 22 and is having unexpected complications. For more information and items being offered at the auction, contact Amie Lake at 606-269-3343, Jerebeth Saylor at 606-521-1135 or Darcy Card at 606-273-1550. Information is also available on Facebook, “Luke Hill Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction.”

AUG. 24; SEPT. 6

Raynemaker Events will present the first annual RAVEN ROCK 5K Trail Run/Hike Challenge and Kids Fun Race on Sept. 6 at Kingdom Come State Park in Cumberland. This is a true single path trails. The cost on race day will be $25, run; $15, hike; $10, Kids Fun Race (all kids get T-shirts/awards). Pre-registration, before Aug. 24, cost is $120, run; $10, hike; $7, Kids Fun Race (T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registered participants. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the gazebo located near the lake entrance. Kids race around the late begins at 9:30 a.m. Awards will be given to the top three in each age division with special awards to overall make and female winners. For more information, contact Sherry Cornett at 606-508-5063 or fitmomma@hotmail.com; or visit facebook.com/rmevents.

AUG. 24

Coal Miners Underground will host the fourth annual MINERS MEMORIAL RIDE on Aug. 24. Meet at the Harlan County Courthouse. Registration begins at 11 a.m., kick stands up at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per bike, $15 for couples. T-shirts are $15 and will be for sale at the ride. A free dinner will be provided following the ride.. The rain date is Aug. 31. For more information, call 606-894-0010 or 606-909-3968.

HOMECOMING 2014 will begin at noon on Aug. 24 at Brittains Creek Missionary Baptist Church (Kenvir) with guest preacher Rev. Rick Holt, of Manchester, and special music by the Curry Branch Holiness Church Singers, of Manchester, as featured on WLJC TV Hour of Harvest. The Rev. Don Johnson and the congregation invite everyone to attend.

AUG. 26

The NIFTY NEEDLES Quilting Club will meet at 10 a.m. on Aug. 26 at the Harlan County Extension Depot. Kathy Cook will teach the technique of paper piecing with the Fancy Fan (or Grandmother’s Fan) quilt block project. For a supply list or for more information, call Pat at 573-1245.

The MATERIAL GIRLS Quilting Club will meet at 5 p.m. on Aug. 26 at the Harlan County Extension Depot. Rose Cohelia will teach the technique of paper piecing with a project called Log Cabin Pineapple. For a supply list or for more information, call 573-4464.

AUG. 30

The eighth annual Coach Charles & Maxine Hunter Scholarship GOLF SCRAMBLE will be held Aug. 30 at the Harlan Country Club. The theme is “Patriotic Salute to our Military both past and present.” Join in and wear your red, white and blue. Registration is at 8 a.m. and shotgun start is at 9 a.m.. The cost is $60 per person or $200 per team — donuts, coffee, lunch and cart fees included. First and second place prizes will be awarded. All proceeds will go to the annual Coach Charles & Maxine Hunter College Scholarship Fund. Donations to this fund may also be sent to: Coach Charles & Maxine Hunter Scholarship Fund (tax deductible) C/O P.O. Box 1566, Harlan, Ky. 40831. To sign up, call 606-573-6261 or 606-573-2510.

The 36th Annual LOYALL SCHOOL REUNION will be held at the Harlan Center beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 30. The old Loyall School building, which now houses the Loyall city government, will be open from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for anyone who wants to visit. The evening session, which will also be held at the Harlan Center, will begin at 6 p.m. All former Loyall students, faculty and friends are encouraged to attend.

The eighth annual Evarts LABOR DAY FESTIVAL will be held from noon to 9 p.m. in downtown Evarts at city hall. There will be food, crafts, Harlan County Shriners train ride and inflatables all day. Live music includes: Big Daddy and the Heat; Coal Trucker, 4-6 p.m.; and Marty Brown, 7-9 p.m. For more information, call 606-837-0609.

The annual COMMUNITY FAIR DAY at Pine Mountain Settlement School will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 30. Registration for exhibits will be from 9-11 a.m. in the Laurel House. Representatives from the Harlan County Extension Service will register and judge the exhibits. Winners will be announced at noon. There will be games for all ages including relay races, exhibits, music, cake walk, food, information booths, crafts, a book sale, a corn hole tournament and horseshoes. Nolen Lodge will host a pig roast. For more information, contact Judy Lewis at 606-558-3586 or the PMSS office at 606-558-3571.

AUG. 31

The Isaiah Creech FAMILY REUNION will be held on Aug. 31 at the lower shelter house at Kingdom Come State Park in Cumberland. All family and friends are welcome and may bring a covered dish of their favorite food. Food will be served at 1 p.m.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend the 40th annual Dean & Creech FAMILY REUNION from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 31 at the Carl Perkins Community Center in Morehead. Each person is asked to bring at least two of the following — dessert, salad, meat or vegetable. There will be a display area for those bringing items to share and a photographer will be available to take group photos.


AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING at the The Learning Center at Holy Trinity will begin Sept. 3 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. or 4:30-5:30 p.m. For more information, call 573-3570.


Help promote Camp Blanton’s youth camp at their FISH FRY (or barbecue sandwich meal) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 10 at Camp Blanton. The cost is an $8 donation.

SEPT. 16-20

The Second (Indian Head) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the ARMY’S 2ND INFANTRY DIVISION at any time. For information about the association and the 93rd annual reunion in Omaha, Neb. from Sept. 16-20, contact Secretary-Treasurer Bob Haynes at 2idahq@comcast.net or 224-225-1202.


A military SUPPORT GROUP for all active, separated or any former military men or women meets at 6:30 p.m. every first and third Monday of the month at the Middlesboro National Guard Armory, located on 30th Street. If you are facing financial, relationship, criminal, adjustment, substance abuse or other problems, this is for you.


The Harlan County WALKING CLUB meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Harlan County High School indoor track. The walking club is free. It allows the public to walk indoors. For more information, contact Cecilia Adams, Harlan County Community Education director, at 573-4330 ext. 2061.


Benchmark Family Services, serving Bell, Harlan, Clay, Knox, Laurel and Whitley counties, invites you to become a FOSTER PARENT. Free orientation classes are held from 5-6 p.m. on any Tuesday. For more information, call 606-526-6992 or toll free at 866-526-6992.

LIGHTHOUSE LIFELINE OF BELL COUNTY support group sessions will be held every Tuesday, beginning at 5 p.m. with refreshments/services and support group sessions from 6-7:30 p.m. Support group sessions will be from 1-2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Sessions will be held at the Lighthouse Career Training Center, located at 980 Old Bell High Road, off of U.S. 119. Sessions are free and workbooks are optional. Everyone is welcome. Sessions include: Insight, identifying life-controlling issues — nine weeks; stepping into freedom, 12 Steps — 13 weeks; and anger management — nine weeks. For more information, call 606-337-3165 Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The JOB CLUBS of Eastern Kentucky meets weekly with a small group of job seekers and workforce professionals to gain a competitive edge in today’s tough job market. Job clubs are free and help you create a game plan for your job search link with quality employers, improve your interviewing skills, learn self-marketing skills, evaluate, negotiate and land job offers, connect with other job seekers and ease your stress during your job search. The Harlan County Job Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Depot in Harlan. New members are welcome. New member orientation begins at 12:30 p.m.


The Harlan County Country Club invites everyone to sign up for the local CHURCH LEAGUE. All church members are offered a reduced rate of $5 per player for nine holes every Thursday. Sign up at 5:30 p.m., start at 6 p.m. For more information, call 573-2510.

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NARCONON is reminding families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. For more information, call 800-431-1754 or visit DrugAbuseSolution.com.

KCEOC Community Action Partnership is taking applications for the WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM. The program is designed to help make homes more energy efficient by providing things like insulation, doors and windows and in some cases repair or replace heating sources. The homeowner must be able to provide adequate proof of ownership. Landlords may also benefit from the weatherization program. For more information or to apply for the Weatherization Program, call 606-546-3152 to make an appointment.

CETUSA is looking for families who would enjoy hosting a foreign exchange student for the 2014-2015 school year. CETUSA has many great students who are very excited about coming and being a part of your family. For more information, contact local coordinator Angela Boggs at 606-273-0035 or aboggs@harlanonline.net.

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