Mid-Continent University’s Advantage
Mid-Continent University’s Advantage is an accelerated adult degree completion program that brings classes to local community classrooms throughout 27 cities and towns including Somerset, Danville and Mt. Vernon. Free information sessions are being held locally on Monday, April 22 or Tuesday, April 23 anytime between 2 to 5 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library. MCU Advantage Programs offer classes that meet once a week, no weekends, with loans and grants available to those who qualify.
Southern Starz Dance Team sign-ups
Southern Starz Dance Team sign-ups will be held Monday, April 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday, April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Precision Fitness Center in Stanford for ages 3-18 boys and girls. Offering hip hop, solo and duets. For more information, contact Shelley McGuffey (859) 771-3757 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefit to be held for Bobby Martin
The Broughtontown Community Center is hosting a benefit for Bobby Martin on Saturday, May 4 at 4 p.m. Bobby is a former mail carrier in the Crab Orchard area and is battling leukemia. There will be live music, food, an auction and door prizes. For more information, contact Loren Simpson at (606) 355-2820.
LC Health Department staff meeting
The Lincoln County Health Department will be closing Wednesday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m. for a staff meeting.
City of Stanford flushing hydrants
The City of Stanford Waterworks employees will be flushing hydrants throughout the system starting Monday, May 6 beginning at 6 a.m. and will continue through Wednesday, May 8. Customers may experience discoloration in the water and should refrain from washing clothes at this time. Customers can turn on their faucets to clear up any discolored water.
City of Crab Orchard meeting changed
The City of Crab Orchard regularly scheduled work session on the third Thursday of the month will be rescheduled for Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at Crab Orchard City Hall.
AARP Driver Safety Program
A safe driving course will be held Tuesday, May 7 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library. Those 55 and older will receive an auto insurance discount. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for others. Bennie Jacobs is the instructor. It is sponsored by the Fort Logan Hospital Auxiliary. To register, call (606) 379-2269.