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02/06/2008 - Wednesday, Feb. 6

Louisa West Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meeting will be held from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. at the school. The public is welcome to attend.

There will be an organizational meeting held at 6 p.m. at BB&T Bank, Paintsville, to discuss the Johnson Central High School classes 1982 and 1983 reunion that is planned for Saturday, July 5, at the Country Music Highway Museum. Any classmate wishing to help is asked to contact Genia Blevins, 606-789-4045. Chuck McClure is the contact for the class of 1982.

There will be a meeting of the Inez Elementary School Family Resource Center Advisory Council beginning at 3 p.m. in the FRC office.

Thursday, Feb. 7

There will be a Lawrence County Democrat Women's Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa. The speaker will be Kenny Preston. Everyone is welcome.

The Lawrence County Schools Local Planning Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the library of the Fallsburg Elementary School. There will be a public forum immediately following the LPC meeting at 6 p.m.

There will be an Advanced Master Cattleman Class held at the Lawrence County Extension Office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa, 6 p.m. For information call 606-673-9495.

The Lawrence County Saddle Club will meet at the Lawrence County Horse Park on Pleasant Ridge, off Rt. 32, west of Louisa, 7 p.m. For information call Diane Bright, 304-525-6438.

A veterans benefits field representative will be at the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa, 9 a.m. to noon; at the Courthouse in Inez, 1 to 3 p.m. This is a free service for veterans and their dependents. For information call 866-244-8970.

The Johnson County Horse Club and Teen Club will meet at the Mountain HomePlace, Paintsville, at 5 p.m. The June Horse Show will be discussed. For information call Anna, 606-793-3169.

There will be a special meeting of the Warfield Middle School advisory council for the Youth Service Center, 4 p.m., in the school library, to review and approve the continuation grant.

Friday, Feb. 8

There will be a Cupids and Sweethearts Pageant held at the Louisa Community Center, across from Lawrence County High School. Registration is from 5 to 6 p.m., with pageant at 6 p.m. The event is being sponsored by the East Kentucky All Star Cheer and Dance Team. For information call Shannon Cyrus, 606-673-3856 or Sabrina Fyffe, 606-673-3104.

There will be a Sweetheart Dance at the Junior League Ballroom, 617 9th Ave., Huntington, W.Va., 7 to 10 p.m. For information call 304-736-5380.

Stephanie Derefield, Lawrence County FCS agent, will present "Giving Life to Old Pastimes- Needlework" at 11 a.m. at the Lawrence County Extension Office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa. The program is free and open to the public. For information call 606-673-9495.

The Lawrence County Extension Homemaker Council will meet at 10 a.m. at the Extension office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa. For information call 606-673-9495.

Monday, Feb. 11

The Lawrence County Extension Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Lawrence County Extension Service, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa. The public is welcome.

The Lawrence County Tourism Commission will meet at 6 p.m. in the 2nd floor courtroom of the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa. The public is welcome to attend.

Hazard Community and Technical College and Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will hold a regional radiography pre-admission conference, 3 p.m., in room SC 203B located in the Student Center at Big Sandy Community and Technical College. Students who attend a conference prior to March 1 will be considered for the program, pending completion of all admission requirements. For information call Homer Terry, 606-487-3389 or 800-246-7521, ext. 73389 or Astor Halcomb, 606-633-0279, ext. 13310.


The Paintsville band would like to invite all alumni band members and community musicians to perform with the pep band on Feb. 14 and 15. Practice will be Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Paintsville Elementary School band room. For information call Andy Milner, 606-789-2651, or e-mail

The Mayo Campus of the Big Sandy Community and Technical College will be offering the Kentucky Concealed Weapon Training class on Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by a range shoot. For information or to register call 606-788-2801 or 788-2834.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Continuing Workforce Development is offering a six-week Pharmacy Technical class, February 19 thru March 25. For information call Julian Slone, 606-886-3863, ext. 81269 or email

The Lawrence County Extension District Board will have a special meeting on Monday, Feb. 18, 3:30 p.m., at the Extension office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa, to approve the 2008-2009 budget and bookkeeping procedures as well as the van usage. For information call 606-673-9495.

There will be a Bariatric Support Group meeting at Three Rivers Medical Center, Louisa, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m. For information call Robin at 606-638-3813.

Hill Country Dancers will have square dancing classes at 7 p.m. every Thursday, beginning Feb. 7, at the Hambley Athletic Center, Pikeville. For information call 606-791-0336 or 432-2722.

The Cherryville Volunteer Fire Department Board will meet on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 3 p.m. at the fire station. The public is welcome to attend.

The Johnson County Republican Women will hold their Lincoln's Day Brunch on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Ramada Inn, Paintsville. Doors will open at 9 a.m. with brunch at 10 a.m. There will also be a Silent Auction held.

The Lawrence County Schools' District Parent Involvement Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6 p.m., at Louisa Middle School. The public is welcome to attend. Information can be found on the Parent Involvement webpage found under District Links on the Lawrence County School webpage.

Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg has released its community calendar for February. All meetings will be held at the Highlands Medical Office Building. Smoking Cessation Program, Feb. 9, (for Floyd County youth), meeting place A & B, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Basic Arrhythmia class, Feb. 10, Floyd Room, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kentucky Mountain Dental Society, Feb. 23, meeting place A & B, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Living Well with Diabetes Support Group, Feb. 28, meeting place A & B, 5 to 6 p.m. For information call Jeannette Reese-Voisine, 606-886-7587 or Highlands Education Services Department, 606-886-7424.

There will be free karate and self-defense classes held at the Thelma Community and Fire Department every Tuesday, beginning at 6 p.m. For information call 606-789-8658.

The Lawrence County 4-H Me Club meets every Wednesday after school at the Lawrence County Extension office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa. For information call 606-673-9495.

A SAVE meeting will be held, Tuesday, Feb. 12, and 19, at 7 p.m. in the 2nd floor fiscal court chambers of the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa. For information call County Attorney Michael Hogan, 606-638-4051.

The Johnson County Extension Office is taking orders for strawberry plants until March 3. The June bearing variety available will be Red Chief and the ever-bearing variety will be Tribute. For information call the extension office, 606-789-8108.

AARP will have a representative at the Martin County Senior Citizens Center every Thursday thru April 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to assist in filing out income tax forms for the elderly and low income at no charge. For information call 606-298-7033.

Lawrence County is eligible to apply for funding assistance in the form of mini-grants for community projects that encourage and support improved community strategic planning and implementation. The Center for Rural Development in Somerset is accepting applications through its Developing and Implementing Community Strategies program. ARC provides funding. For information call Sharon Dodson, 606-677-6000.

The Lawrence County Adult Learning Center in Louisa is now helping veterans receive their high school diploma if they served during World War II, Korean War or Vietnam. To qualify, all you need is a copy of your DD Form 214/Discharge Papers. For more information about this service call Becky Adkins, 606-638-0601.

A Christ centered 12-step program to conquer chemical dependency is being offered in the Floyd County area on Mondays, Minnie, 7 to 8 p.m., beside the pharmacy; Spruce Pine School, Little Mudd, 7 to 8 p.m.; Tuesdays, Van Ark Building, Prestonsburg, 2 to 3 p.m., and the David School, David, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, Allen Baptist Church, Allen, 7 to 8 p.m. For information call Shirley Combs, 606-434-8400.

The Lawrence County Humane Society Animal Shelter is now participating in the Recycle Rewards Business Support Program, collecting used cell phones and empty inkjet and laser printer cartridges in exchange for cash. Drop off locations in Lawrence County are Big Sandy Urology, located in the Three Rivers Medical Center Complex; Lawrence County Judge Executive's office, 3rd floor courtroom; or State Farm Insurance, 201 North Main Cross Street, Louisa. For information contact Beverly Pack, 606-638-3140 or e-mail

The Blaine Volunteer Fire Department is now under new leadership and is accepting applications for volunteers. Anyone who has training or will train and make fire and EMS runs are welcome to attend. Applications are being accepted on Tuesdays, 7 to 8 p.m., at the fire department. For information call 606-652-4423 or 652-9111.

An Open Trap Shoot will be held every 2nd and 4th Saturday, 6 p.m., behind Thealka Park, Johnson County. The Fish and Game Association sponsors the event. For information call Sam Horn, 606-265-3265.

Narcotics Anonymous (open, non-smoking), meeting every Monday, 7 p.m., and Thursday, 8 p.m., at the Point of Hope, 524 Highway 3 South (Point Section), Louisa; Families Anonymous (open, non-smoking) is also held at the same time every Monday; Alcoholics Anonymous (closed, smoking) will be held every Friday, 7 p.m., in the 2nd floor courtroom on the Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa, rear entrance.

Families Anonymous meetings are held every Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the Drug Free Communities office at Teen Scene, Salyersville. For information about the program call 606-349-5483.

Need help with a loved one? Call the Johnson County Adult Day Care. For information call the Johnson County Senior Citizens Center, 606-789-4830.

The Eastern Kentucky Child Care Coalition is offering local childcare programs in the area. Referrals are free and confidential. To find out if you qualify for assistance in childcare call 606-886-1280 or 888-872-7227.

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