News briefs for 01-04

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Thursday, Jan. 5

Community Group Meeting
On Thursday, Jan. 5 at 6 p.m., the Isaiah House will be having a Community Group Meeting on the new “women’s” program to open at the Isaiah House in the new facility. We will be discussing the need for this new treatment home and volunteer potential. We will be introducing some of its new staff team, as well as seed money to begin and how will we sustain it. We will be serving lasagna, so please RSVP so we can prepare. For more information call the Isaiah House 859-375-9200 and ask for Mark or Jason.

Saturday, Jan. 7

Concealed Carry Class
A concealed carry class will be Saturday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m. until completion. The class is offered by The Dept of Criminal Justice training. For more information call 859-332-7728 or 859-583-5716. Jimmy Elliott is the instructor.

Prayer Breakfast
Sen. Jimmy Higdon is inviting citizens to the Tenth Annual Prayer Breakfast with Brother Lee Watts, known as “Chaplain to the State Capitol,” on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Lebanon United Methodist Church. Breakfast and fellowship will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the prayer service will start at 9 a.m. at the church, which is located at 236 North Spalding Avenue in Lebanon. Higdon represents Kentucky’s 14th Senate District, which covers Marion, Mercer, Nelson, Taylor and Washington counties. For additional information about the prayer breakfast, contact Sen. Higdon at (270) 402-2609 or Brother Watts at (859) 354-4533.

Monday, Jan. 9

KPR Meeting
Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting Monday, Jan. 9 at Ryan’s Family Steak House in Elizabethtown.  Ryan’s is located at 1034 Executive Drive. Meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch. Michael Hobstetter from Genworth Long Term Care will be the guest speaker.

Saturday, Jan. 14

Cornhole Tournament
A Cornhole Tournament is set for Thursday, Jan. 14 at Mordecai’s Restaurant in Springfield. Sign ups begin at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7:30 p.m. To enter, call (859) 481-2715.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Faithful Citizenship Luncheon
“Why Mind the Economic Gap?” is the topic of the Faithful Citizenship Luncheon discussion to be held noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 in Flaget Hall at the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 5th and W Stephen Foster in Bardstown. Half of us society are “low income” now.
The event is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Charities’ Parish Social Ministry Department and is free and open to the public.   Those who attend are encouraged to bring a brown-bag lunch; drinks will be provided. To RSVP, call Catholic Charities’ Nazareth Office, 502-331-4545 or email to schmuckrsm@scnazarethky.org

Monday, Jan. 23

The Washington County Elementary School Site Based Decision Making meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23 in the Media Center.