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WCHS Band Hosting Community Performance This Friday
The Wayne County Marching Band will host a community performance
of their 2014 show "Hush" this Friday, Oct. 24th at 6:30 pm at Jewel
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, 11/2/14
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 2nd at 2am. Set your clocks BACK one hour.
Presentation On Child Deaths At Wayne Theater October 21st
County Attorney Tom Simmons and Family Court Judge Jennifer Upchurch
Edwards will conduct a special presentation this Tuesday, October 21st at
6PM at the Wayne Theater in Downtown, Monticello regarding preventing
child fatalities and near fatalities. Kentucky is ranked number one in child
deaths. Admission is free. No tickets will be required.
Wayne County Hospital Fundraiser October 23rd & 24th
Wayne County Hospital's fundraising five dollar jewelry and accessory
sale will be held Thursday, October 23rd from 7AM til 6PM and Friday,
October 24th from 7AM til 3PM in the conference room. Cash, credit/
debit cards and payroll deduction accepted. Proceeds will benefit
Wayne County Hospital.
Walk For Down Syndrome Awareness Saturday, October 25th
Kayley's Klub Walk for Down Syndrome Awareness will be held on
Saturday, October 25th. Registration, a silent auction and other
activities begin at 10AM. The opening ceremony and one mile fun
walk starts at 11:30. The walk will be followed by a tenderloin meal
and fellowship. Registration of $20 per person includes a t-shirt and
meal. For more info - call Patty at 278-3866 or Trish at 872-0588.
KBC Bloodmobile At Wayne County Hospital Friday, October 24th
The Kentucky Blood Center's Bloodmobile will be a Wayne County Hospital
for a blood drive on Friday, October 24th from 1 til 3PM. Donors must be
17, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good general health, show a photo
ID and meet additional requirements.
Rescue Squad Conducting Annual Picture Taking Fundraiser
The Monticello Wayne County Rescue Squad has started their annual
picture taking fundraiser. Representatives will be contacting local
residents to help raise money for the squad. Donations will be used
to help meet expenses to continue operations.
BETA Fundraising Haunted House On Friday's In October
A Halloween Haunted House will be held at the old Wayne County Pre-School building on South Main in Monticello on Friday, October 17th and 24th from
6 til 10PM. Proceeds will support Wayne County High Schools BETA Club. Admission is three dollars per person.
14th Annual Safe Trick-or Treat Friday, Oct 31st
The 14th annual safe trick-or-treat at the ASPIRE CENTER is Friday, October 31st from 5-8pm. Any business, individual, church or civic organization interested in participating should contact the Aspire Center 340.9362 to secure a location for distributing treats.
Kentucky State Parks Roll Out Halloween Events In October
October is arriving, and that means the Kentucky State Parks will be
getting out the pumpkins and goblin decorations as they prepare for
one of the most popular times of the year – Halloween.

General Burnside State Park, Burnside
Halloween Weekends, Oct. 10-11 and Oct. 24-25
Come to the park if you dare for a “spooktacular” fun-filled weekend.
Special activities for campers only include site-to-site trick-or-treating,
a costume contest, pumpkin carving, campsite decorating, games and
much more. For campers only. Call 606-561-4104.

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Corbin
Tour of Terror, Oct. 17-18, 24-25
Most people see the falls during the daylight hours, but after dark
anything can happen. There are numerous stories told about frightful
and supernatural happenings around the falls area. Our naturalist
guides will take you on a tour of Cumberland Falls that you will never
forget. Not recommended for children under 10. Your adventure will
begin at the visitor center near the falls. Tours 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets
are $10. Call 606-528-4121.

Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, Burkesville
Halloween Haunted Celebration, Oct. 24-25
Dale Hollow Lake will be hosting its Halloween Haunted Celebration
Oct. 24-25. Activities include a costume contest, trick-or-treating,
hayrides, hot chocolate and coffee, campsite decorations and more.
Expect a fun-filled weekend for all. Call 800-325-2282.
Extension Office Now Conducting Day Barn Quilt Workshops
Barn Quilt day workshops will be held again October 21st from 9 til 4:30.
The cost of the class featuring a 4 feet by 4 feet pattern is $75. Materials
and supplies are included. The class size is limited. For more info - call
Entries Now Being Accepted For Chamber's Christmas Parade
The Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for their 44th Annual Christmas Parade to be held Friday, December 5th at 6PM. The theme - ”I’ll Be Home
For Christmas‘’. This year’s Grand Marshal will honor our World War II Veterans. Businesses, clubs, organizations, schools, churches and others
are encouraged to participate by building a float unit, or entering a vehicle promoting their business or organization. Contact the Chamber office or
the Mayor’s office as soon as possible for registration information. Entry's
must be submitted by Friday, November 28th.
Fundraising Fishing Tournament At Conley Bottom 11/22/14
A fundraising King of the Mountain Fishing Tournament featuring $10,000
dollars in cash and prizes will be held on Saturday, November 22nd at
Conley Bottom. It's a $200 dollar per boat buddy tournament with a
free cookout after the event for all fishermen. All proceeds go to Youth
Athletics in Southeast, Kentucky. Call Brent at 606-233-1080 for more
information on registration.
Learning To Control Diabetes Classes During October
Learning to control diabetes classes - step by step - will be held on
Tuesday's during October at the Wayne County Health Dept. For
more info or to sign up - call 348-9349, Ext 1166.
Defensive Action Against Drugs Meets 4th Thursday
Defensive Action Against Drugs (DAAD) meets the fourth Thursday of
each month at 6:30PM at the ASPIRE Center. Anyone may attend the
meeting and help with and learn about substance abuse.
Contact Person For Veterans Due Service Metals
Any Veteran who has earned service medals while serving in the
U.S. Military and has not received their medals is asked to contact
Bill Rutherford. You will need a copy of your DD-214 to request
your medals. Call Bill at 340-3142.
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