Community Announcements for April 25

The Highland Site-Based Decision Making Council will have a special called meeting on Thursday, May 2 at 3:45 p.m. at Highland Elementary School. The agenda will include a working session to address council bylaws and policies.


McKinney Site-Based Council to meet

The McKinney Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet Thursday, April 25 at 3:45 p.m.


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.


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.


Billy Hodges to sing at Freedom Baptist Church

Billy Hodges, a former member of gospel groups of The Florida Boys, Dixie Echoes and Kingdom Heirs will be singing at Freedom Baptist Church, 3505 Hwy. 27 N., on Sunday, April 28 at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken. For more information, call (606) 365-8012.