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WCMS Dropoff
Washington County Middle School doors will not open until 7:30 a.m. for the 2013-14 school year. Please do not drop your children off before this time.  Students will not be permitted to enter the building until 7:30 a.m.

Willisburg Flag
Plans are in action to set a 60-foot pole and large American flag at Willisburg Lake. Donations can be made in memory of a loved one or friend.
For more information call Danny Montgomery at 859-375-2357.

Volunteers Needed

The Lincoln Legacy Museum is in need of volunteers for a couple of hours a week. If you are interested, please call Judge John Settles  at 336-5410 or Lena Russell at 336-3232.
 
Free Books

Free library books at Willisburg City Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be adult and children’s books.
 
Thursday, August 8

Budgeting Workshop

The House of Hope will be offering a budgeting workshop on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. for the 2013 Holiday Assistance Program.

Adult Book Discussion Group
There will be an adult discussion group on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. at the Washington County Public Library. Discuss “Below Stairs” by Margaret Powell. Pick up your book at the library. For more information call 336-7655.

Friday, August 9

Lifeguard Training
McDowell Wellness Center is offering lifeguard training beginning Aug. 9.  The training will take place over six days. The dates are Aug. 9 (5-9 p.m.), Aug. 10 (8 a.m.–6 p.m.), Aug. 11 (1–7 p.m.), Aug. 23 (5–9 p.m.), Aug. 24 (8 a.m.–6 p.m.), and Aug. 25 (8 a.m.– noon). Anyone interested in the training should register by Aug. 7. Please call McDowell Wellness Center at (859)936-WELL (9355) to register or for more information about costs.

BPW Scholarship
The Springfield BPW will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a non-traditional female student who is a resident of Washington County and over the age of 25. Applications may be picked up at Hardin’s Jewelry at 114 West Main Street. Questions, contact Lisa Nally-Martin during the evening at 270-699-2697 or e-mail nallymartin@windstream.net. Applications and attachments must be returned by Friday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m.
Saturday, August 10

Mackville School Homecoming
The Mackville School Homecoming and Seventh Annual Hall of Fame Induction will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Mackville Community Center.

NCHS Fundraiser
Karen Knotts, daughter of Don Knotts, will perform her “Tied up in Knotts” Show at Nelson County High School Auditorium in Bardstown on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com/event/404663 and at the door. The “Kentucky Wheelers” will do preshow and open the show with the “Mountain Style” old time country music. Ticket sales benefit the Nelson County High School Band.

Sunday, August 11

Milburn Reunion
The family of the late William and Sudie Kimberlin Milburn will hold their annual family reunion at noon on Sunday, Aug. 11 at Idle Hour Park, Springfield, off the old Willisburg Road entrance. Potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. For more information call Helen Brady at (502) 533-0235.

Monday, August 12

Homeschool Informational Meeting
Are you new to homeschooling? Would you like to find out more about homeschool laws in Kentucky? Bluegrass Christian Home Educators invite you to an informational meeting called “Getting Started: What You Need to Know”. Join us Monday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. at Nelson County Public Library. Contact person: Lucretia Bradley, phone (502) 349-9472 or email lucretiab@bellsouth.net.

Tales for Tots
Tales for Tots will be held at the Washington County Public Library at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12. There will be baby’s bedtime stories, rhymes, music and puppets for ages 2 and under. Please register at 336-7655.

Mother Goose Story Time
Mother Goose Story Time will be held at the Washington County Public Library at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12. Bears, bears, bears stories, rhymes, music, puppets and sign language for ages 2 and 3. Please register at 336-7655.
Tuesday, August 13

Ladies Bible Study at River of Life.

Beginning Aug 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. Genny Mattingly and Susan Newton’s X Group will embark on a weekly study of Jesus, the One and Only. This time of study and fellowship is open to women of all ages and stages of life. Whether you are just starting out on your journey or have been traveling this road awhile, we hope you will join us at the River of Life.

Thursday, August 15

CD Locker Magnet
CD Locker Magnet will be held at the Washington County Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 3:30 p.m. for ages 9 and up. Fill your locker with pictures of you and your friends or family using music CDs. Phone 337-7655.

Monday, August 19

Parent 2 Parent
The House of Hope will be offering a Parent 2 Parent program on Monday, Aug. 19 at 4:30 p.m. as part of the 2013 Holiday Assistance Program.

Tuesday, August 20

WC Historical Society
The August meeting of The Washington County Historical Society will be a tour of Saint Rose Priory on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. All members and interested persons are invited to attend.

Do You Feng Shui?
Monica Hess, Kentucky’s Feng Shui Master, will show help with sleep, studying, moods and get you organized on Tuesday, Aug.20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Public Library. Call 336-7655.

August 23-25

Little Union Baptist Church Revival
There will be a revival at Little Union Baptist Church, 4620 Little Union Road, Taylorsville, Ky. at 7 p.m. nightly on Aug. 23, 24 and 25 with Bro. Danny Hayes, Evangelist. For more information call (502) 252-7051, (502) 252-0126, or e-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.