Community Events

Gospel Singing at East Appletree Baptist Church Sunday, May 28th at 6 pm, Featured Singers-Joyful Noise. Everyone is Welcome.

Vacation Bible School  - Stearns First Baptist Church, June 5th at 5 pm thru June 8th. All Ages. Buses will be running, a snack will be served each night. For information call Jerry Dixon 606-561-6289 or Gordon Hatfield 606-310-9343.

Benefit Singing, Auction, and Dinner - June 9th 4:30-8:30 P.M. Senior Citizen’s Center, Whitley City. For Cancer Patient James Kidd to help with transportation for chemo treatments. Singers Include: The Oasis & Heather Tucker. Auctioneer: Jr. Keith. Dinner consist of your choice of soups, chili, or pinto beans/cornbread or crackers, dessert and drink $5.00. For more info: Pam Griffis 310-5027, Jason 376-8254, Pernie 354-3255.

Vacation Bible School – Galactic Starveyors - 6 to 8 p.m. at Pine Knot Southern Baptist. Church June 19th – 23rd. Grades 1 – 6.

Revival at Ross Grove United Baptist Church, located near Mine 18 Road, Strunk, KY beginning May 29th 7 PM nightly w/ guest speakers Eugene Gregory and Norman Burke. Pastor Larry Watson welcomes everyone!

Reading Ranger Program - Join a Park Ranger at Devil’s Jump overlook for a children’s Storytime and easy hike along the to Blue Heron overlook. Saturday, May 27th, at 10:30 a.m. (ET) This event is free and open to the public. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is not wheelchair accessible.

Memorial Day Ceremony at American Legion Post 115 at 2:00 p.m. Monday May 29th.

VFW Post 5127 Memorial Day Ceremony at McCreary County Court House at 12:00 noon. Special Tribute for Wilburn K. Ross. Special speakers that day. Everyone welcome.

Auction & Chili Dog Supper Fundraiser -   at The Senior Citizens Building at the Park, Live Gospel Music & Food at 4:30 PM Auction at 7 PM. Hosted by the Hayes Creek Church of God Youth to raise money for a trip.

Board of Commissioners election  - South McCreary Fire and Rescue will be holding their Board of Commissioners election on June 24, 2017 between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm at the Pine Knot Fire Department.  All interested parties must register by  June 16, 2017.  Any questions may be directed to Chuck Miller at 606-516-1669.

Rabies Clinic Saturday, June 10th 9 AM - 11 AM at Pine Knot Primary and 12 Noon - 2 PM at Whitley City Elementary. Rabies shots are $5 and are good for 1 year. All other vaccines are $25. Clinic is sponsored by Lake Cumberland District Health Department.

The McCreary County Farmers’ Market is looking for farmers and crafters. Applications may be picked up at the Judge Executive’s Office or the McCreary County Extension Office.

SUMMER KICK -OFF CELEBRATION - June 3, 2017 (Weather Permitting) 12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. at McCreary County Park Shelter Beside Multi-Purpose Building. Come and join us for a community event to celebrate all the new things your local park has to offer. There will be free food, face painting, and much more. Forcht Bank is also going to bring their free ice cream truck.   Donations appreciated from local businesses, groups, clubs, organizations, and individuals. This is a FREE Community Event and is being put together solely on donations. If interested please contact Melissa Vanover at 376-7275 or email

NOTICE OF PUBLIC REVIEW - Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency, Inc.’s central office is located at 23 Industry Drive, Jamestown, KY. The Community Service Block Grant Plan is available for review during regular office hours of 8:00 – 4:30 central standard time. This project is funded, in part, under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Family Service with funds from the Community Services Block Grant of the U.S. Department of Health and Family Services. Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D

The Neighborhood Watch of McCreary County is collecting items for a yard sale to raise funds for equipment and signs. If anyone has anything to donate please call Elsie at (606) 516-9402.

Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program  - McCreary Community Housing Development, formerly MCCHDO, in partnership with Southern Tier Housing, Corp is now taking applications for the Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program. This program is available to all qualified adults. Call (606) 354-4944 Tues. - Thurs. 10 AM - 2 PM for more info. Leave name and number if no one is available.

McCreary County Farmer’s Market - 2017 Schedule - Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to noon. At the Soil Conservation Garage, Wilburn K Ross Highway (Hwy 92). Across the street from MCHS. Thursdays: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. First & Third Thursdays: Jackson Park, Whitley City. Second and Fourth Thursdays:
Soil Conservation Garage. We accept cash, credit cards, debit cards and senior vouchers. We offer Double Dollars for EBT/SNAP!

AA Meetings - Having a problem with alcohol? A.A. Meetings, Whitley City Methodist Church, Mon. & Thurs. at 7:00 PM & Sat. at 5:00 PM.

Meeting  - The McCreary County ATV OHC Club has moved to the Old Food Stamp Office next to the VFW. Meetings are the the first Monday of each month at 7:00 PM.

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