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Benefit For Trooper Island Summer Camp September 13th
The State Police Post at Columbia is having a Motorcycle Ride to
benefit Trooper Island Summer Camp for kids on Saturday, September
13th at 11:30 AM ET at the post on Jamestown Street in Columbia.
Registration at 10AM.

The ride concludes at Dale Hollow Lake State Lodge with lunch provided.
The cost is $30 per single rider or $50 for doubles. The price includes
lunch and a t-shirt. Door prizes will also be given. For more info or to
sign up, contact Billy Gregory by calling 270-805-1703.
Closings In Observance Of Labor Day Holiday
All offices at the Wayne County Courthouse will be closed this Saturday,
August 30th and again Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor
Day.

The Wayne County Justice Center and Monticello Utility Commission will
be closed on Monday, September 1st.
Heritage Festival At Mill Springs Park This Saturday
The Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, August 30th at historic Brown
Lanier House at Mill Springs from 10 til 6. Bring the whole family for a
day of music, vendors, craftsmen, food, and demonstrations. Historic
home tours will be available and the mill will be open. Children can milk
goats and all can visit with the birds of the Liberty Nature Center. The
festival is sponsored by the Wayne County Historical Society.
Quilt Show Of The Little Mountains This Friday and Saturday
The Quilt Show of the Little Mountains sponsored by the Contented Heart
Quilt Guild will be held Friday, August 29th from 9AM til 5PM and Saturday,
August 30th from 9AM til 4PM at the Aspire Center. There will be a vendors
mall, various demonstrations, a bed turning and lots of beautiful quilts for
viewing. Admission: $4 for adults, children under 12 admitted free.
Lake Cumberland 5 Miler - 1 Mile Fun Run This Saturday
The Lake Cumberland 5-Miler and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, August 30th at Monticello Wayne County park in Monticello.
Preregistration begins at 7:30 for the 5K and at 8:30 for the 1 Miler.
Both events get underway at 9. For more info - call 606-340-7555.
Household Hazardous Waste Dropoff Saturday, September 20th
A household hazardous waste drop off will be held on Saturday,
September 20th from 9AM til 2PM at the Wayne County Recycling
Center on Creekview Drive. For more info - call 348-4241.
Fundraiser Now Underway For Gifted And Talented Program
Wayne County’s Gifted and Talented Program is participating with
Funding Factory Recycling Program and will be collecting empty
cartridges, cell phones, small electronics and laptops from the
community. The fundraiser provides gifted and talented with an
opportunity to earn money while recycling. Money collected from
the project will be used to help fund a trip to Puerto Rico next
Spring.

Companies interested in demonstrating a commitment to education
and the environment may participate and each supporting business
will be sent free prepaid shipping labels. Individuals may also drop
off items at the Wayne County Central Office Annex. To find out
more – contact Central Office by calling 348-8484.
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.
Wolf Creek Opens Powerhouse To One More Public Tour
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public
free guided tours of Wolf Creek Powerhouse. Another tours is scheduled
for September 6th at Noon Central Time. Registered participants are
required to check in at the Powerhouse entrance gate 10 minutes before
the tour start time.

All guests including minors are required to submit a request form at least seven days prior to the tour and receive an email confirmation from the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Security Office. To obtain
a tour request call (606) 679-6337 or visit the Resource Manager’s Office
at 855 Boat Dock Road Somerset. Forms can also be obtained at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery 50 Kendall Road. Jamestown, KY and any
Corps operated Campground on Lake Cumberland. Also forms can be requested and sent via e-mail at LakeCumberland@usace.army.mil
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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