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Monticello Wheel Chair Drive Continues Through October 31st
Change a life with a gift of mobility. Wheelchairs and mobility equipment
are now being collected in Monticello to deliver to people with disabilities

Any size or any type of manual wheelchairs and wheelchair footrests,
collapsible walkers and aluminum crutches or canes are being collected
from 8 til 4 weekdays at Wayne County Hospitals PT Department or
Monticello Physical Therapy. For more info - call 348-3314 or log on to
Fall Festival At Memorial Park In Monticello This Saturday
Fall Fest 2016 begins with the Monticello Lions Club pancake breakfast
on Saturday, October 29th from 7 til 10AM at the large shelter
house. Highlights of the festival include live music, a motorcycle and
car show, a pet costume contest and Kids Zone.

Registration for the Motorcycle Show begins at 9, and judging is set for
11 a.m. The Fall Fest Car Show begins with registration at 9. Judging
will be at 12 noon.

For more info on the motorcycle or car show call (606) 340-7691.
Vendors will be set up throughout the day, selling arts and crafts,
festival foods and other items. The Kids Zone features free inflatables.

Free live music includes the Fall Creek Boys at 10, the Waynetonians
at 11, Destiny at Noon, Second Life Band at 1, Clint Edwards at 2
and Chelsea Neal at 3.

There is no admission charge. Anyone who would like more info about
setting up as a vendor should contact Rhonda at (606) 348-4241.
General information is available by calling (606) 348-5719.
Scenic Photo Contest Deadline Monday, October 31st
Photos for the Scenic Wayne County Photo Contest must be submitted
no later than Monday, October 31st. They will be posted on the Wayne
County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences facebook page and
ready to vote on November 7th. Email photos to
with detailed info or bring them to the County Extension Office if you do
not have a digital copy. Cash prize money to first, second and third
place winners.
Fall Back - Standard Time Begins Sunday, November 6th
Set your clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday, November
5th. The first day of local standard time begins on Sunday November 6th
at 1AM. Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour earlier.
Monticello Fire Dept Fundraising Winter Craft Fair November 5th
The Monticello Fire Dept. Auxiliary will be hosting their 6th annual Fire
and Ice Winter Craft Fair on Nov. 5th from 8AM til 5PM at the Aspire
Center. The fundraiser includes handmade crafts, home decor, jewelry,
makeup and more.
Youth Basketball League Signups Begin Monday, November 7th
Monticello Wayne County Parks and Recreation youth basketball league
signups for preschool through 2nd grade will be held November 7th, 8th
and 10th from 5 til 7 each evening at the Aspire Center. Practice begins
November 14th. Preschool and kindergarten league play includes boys
and girls divisions. There will also be league play for 1st and 2nd grades.
For more info - call Bradley at 307-2917 or contact the Aspire Center.
After School Meals Available At Walker, Bell And Middle School
The Wayne County School District announces that after school supper
meals are available without charge to students at Wayne County Middle
School Monday through Thursday from 3:15 til 4. at Bell Elementary
on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15 til 4:30 and Walkers Early
Learning Center on Monday and Thursday from 5:30 til 6:15.
Wayne County Recycling Center Accepting Recyclables
The Wayne County Recycling Center just off North Main at 238 Creekview
Drive, Monticello is now accepting all types of recyclables. You may drop
off plastic bottles, cardboard, magazines, newspapers, office paper, and
all metals at the Recycling Center or at any trailer on wheels location
around town. For more info - stop by the Wayne County Recycling Center
or call Tim Bell at 307-5065.
Free Pets To Forever Homes 2nd Saturday At Albany Shelter
Dogs and cats will be given away on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 8
til Noon at the Tri County Animal Shelter on Kentucky 90 in Albany next to the Equity Group. For more info - call 606-387-0943.
Disabled American Veterans Meet The 1st Monday Of Each Month
The Wayne County Chapter of Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meet the first Monday of each month at 6:30PM at the Senior Citizens Center
on Columbia Avenue.
Free Drug Test Kits Available At Ten Locations In Monticello
You may pickup free Drug Test Kits for your children from UNITE and
Defensive Action Against Drugs at ten locations in Monticello. For
more info - call 606-278-4925.
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