News briefs for 09-19-12

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Registration Forms
The Springfield-Washington County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting registration forms for the Kentucky Crossroads Harvest Festival parade which will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. If you would like to submit an entry for the parade, please contact the Chamber of Commerce office at 859-336-3810 ext. 1 or Nicole Myers at 859-481-2182.

Wednesday, Sept. 19
LTADD Board of Directors Meeting
The Lincoln Trail Area Development Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Trail ADD office in Elizabethtown.  Joshua Ball of Kentucky Teleworks is the guest speaker.

City of Willisburg Meeting
The regular meeting of the City of Willisburg will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at City Hall instead of Thursday evening.

Community Action
The Central Kentucky Community Action area board of directors will meet on Sept. 19 at 2:30 p.m. at 613 College Street Road (the Lincoln Trail office) in Elizabethtown.

Saturday, Sept. 22
Jake’s Day
NWTF Local Chapter Longbeards of the Commonwealth will host Jake’s Day on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the River of Life Community Church, Highway 555. Kids of all ages are invited to come experience the outdoors. There will be fishing, archery, trap, take aim BB shooting range, minnow races, food and prizes for everyone. There is no charge. Contact Mike Kelty at 859-805-1577 for more information.

Spurs and Furs Show
Washington County Spurs and Furs 4-H Open and Youth Poultry and Rabbit Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at the National Guard Armory. Entries start at 8:30 a.m. and show starts at 10 a.m. For more information contact Ike or Krista Thompson (859) 284-5524.
Gospel Singing
The 19th Anniversary Celebration at Cumbo’s Old Gospel Barn, 11286 Louisville Road, Cox’s Creek will be held 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. Special music will be by Rick Allen King from Nashville, Tenn. and the Cumbo’s. Refreshments and door prizes. Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate.

Prime Time Wrestling
The Mackville Community Center in partnership with Prime Time Wrestling will be hosting a wrestling match on Saturday, Sept. 22. Showtime is at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Concessions will be available. Family friendly for all ages. All proceeds go to the community center.

WCHS Class of 1992 Reunion
The Washington County High School class of 1992 will hold its 20-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Mordecai’s on Main starting at 8 p.m. Reservations are not necessary but please visit our Facebook page “Washington County High School Class of 1992” - http://facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/groups/42189291475/
If you need more information, contact Tina Zuelly Luebbehusen at  luebbeh@msn.com or call 812-661-0218 or Amy Jo Warren Crumbley at amyjo@bardstowncable.net. We hope to see you there.

Sunday, Sept. 23
Family and Friends Day

Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church will be celebrating Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. The Men of St. James Gospel Ensemble of Danville will be giving a concert. Everyone is invited to attend. Rev. Y. Michelle Washington is the pastor.

Sept. 23-26
Brush Grove Baptist Revival

Brush Grove Baptist Church will be in revival beginning Sunday morning, Sept. 23 and will be running through Wednesday evening, Sept. 26. Bro. Travis Farris, pastor of Hedgeville Baptist Church, will be the evangelist for the week. Time for services are 7 p.m. nightly. All are invited.

Monday, Sept. 24
Kingdom Mondays

Springfield Baptist Church would like to invite you to share our final night of Kingdom Mondays, our revival services, on Monday, Sept. 24. Our evangelist will be Rev. Windrell Hunn, pastor of First Baptist Church,  Springfield. Worship will be led by First Baptist Church’s choir and musician. Beginning time for services is 7 p.m.

Blood Drive
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed. The next local blood drive will be on Monday, Sept. 24, from 3-8 p.m. at Willisburg Christian Church, 2681 Lawrenceburg Road, Willisburg.

Tuesday, Sept. 25
WC Retired Teachers

The Washington County Retired Teachers Association will meet at Mordecai’s on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m.

Ovarian Cancer Tea Party
There will be an Ovarian Cancer Tea Party, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 5 p.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. Dr. Ginger King Purdom will be the speaker.  For more information, call 336-7741.

Friday, Sept. 28
Mattingly and Spalding Reunion

The Mattingly and Spalding annual family reunion will be held Friday, Sept. 28-29 at Floral Hall, Fairground Road, Lebanon. Friday night events and fish fry at 6 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 30, the family picnic will be held at the Homeland (greenhouse), 237 South Woodlawn Avenue, Lebanon. Events start at 2 p.m., cookout at 3 p.m. Canceled if rain. Family and friends welcome.

Saturday, Sept. 29
Cooking Class

Chef Eric Black will present another hands-on cooking class on Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to noon at the Mackville Community Center. There will be a limited number of students. For more information and to register for the class, call Nancy by Thursday, Sept. 27 at 859-336-7726. Proceeds benefit the community center.

Sunday, Sept. 30
Thompsonville Baptist Homecoming

Thompsonville Baptist Church will hold its Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 30 with former pastor, Bro. Gilbert Robinson, preaching the morning service at 11 a.m. That day will also be our present pastor’s, Bro. Will Brooks, last Sunday. There will be a noon potluck meal with meat, bread and drinks furnished. All are welcome to attend.

Friday, Oct. 5
BPW Accepting Nominations

In order to celebrate outstanding accomplishments by Springfield/Washington County business professionals, Springfield BPW is accepting nominations for 2012 Woman of Achievement and Boss of the Year. Nomination forms may be picked up at Hardin’s Jewelry or City Hall or by calling 859-336-5440.  Nominations are due by Oct. 5 and should be submitted to Springfield BPW, c/o Laurie Smith, 127 W. Main, Springfield, KY 40069. An awards breakfast will be held at City Hall on Oct. 25 from 8:30-10:30 a.m.to honor the 2012 recipients.  

Oct. 5-7
WC Fair

The Washington County Fair will be held Oct. 5-7 at the senior citizens center. Some of the new classes are Ugly Lamps (born or made ugly), Doll and Toy Farm Scapes contest, honey and spinning yarn classes, plus the regular classes.

Oct. 6-7
Mid-Kentucky Chorus

In conjunction with the traveling Smithsonian Exhibit, New Harmonies, Mid-Kentucky Chorus, under the direction of Teresa Tedder, will perform a special cantata honoring President Lincoln on Saturday, Oct. 6, St. James Church, Elizabethtown 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 7 at St. Augustine Church, Lebanon 3 p.m. Reserved seating is available. For more information or reservations, contact Susan Spalding (859) 336-9232.

Saturday, Oct. 27
St. Rose Turkey Dinner

St. Rose Church Turkey Dinner Social will be held Saturday, Oct. 27 from 4-7:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the church.