Area announcements

Blood drive

Area residents are invited to be life-savers at the upcoming Kentucky Blood Center blood drive, located at Buckhorn School on Sept. 30, from 1o a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood drive will take place inside the KBC Bloodmobile. Buckhorn School is located at 189392 KY 28. Donors will receive a non-fasting cholesterol test. Results will be posted within five days after the blood drive at Blood donors must be 17 years old (16 with parental consent) , weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo ID and meet additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at To schedule a donation, visit or call 800.775.2522.

The Jack Tales

The Perry County Commodore Players proudly present The Jack Tales, at the PCCHS auditorium. Showtimes: Oct. 1-3 at 7 p.m. and a Sunday Matinee on Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. The ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for students. Don’t miss this amazing show!

Kentucky River District Board of Health Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Kentucky District Board of Health meeting, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m., at Ponderosa in Hazard. All board members are encouraged to attend.

$5 Dinners

Christian Women’s Fellowship, First Baptist Church Town Mountain, and Rev. Dr. John Pray are hosting a $5 dinner that includes: Soup beans, kraut and wieners, fried potatoes, and cornbread on Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. located at First Baptist Church of Town Mountain. For delivery (three or more dinners) please call 606-439-5169. Please call 30 minutes to one hour ahead of time for delivery dinners. Call ahead at 606-436-5478 or 436-2527. Donations welcome and proceeds go to fund church projects.

Buckhorn Lake area annual auction

The Buckhorn lake area church it having their annual auction on October 3rd at the Buckhorn Children Centers Gym, the doors will open at 11 a.m. the auction will begin at 1 pm. Antiques, collectibles, household items, baked goods and much more. Concessions will be sold. For more information, please call Donna Neace at 216-2260.

Rebel Recording Artist to be inducted into Hall of Fame

40 Years of Touring, 60 Albums Recorded… “An Old-School Treasure” The legendary Larry Sparks will be performing at the Hal Rogers Center – The Forum on Oct. 3 at 7 pm. All proceed benefit our local Hazard Perry County. Swim Team in their efforts to improve the Pavilion Swimming Pool and Team! Ticket Sales will be at the door, Fugate Family Chiropractic (Hazard/Whitesburg), and ARH Systems Center-Airport gardens- Legal Affairs Department Suite #330.

Youth Group Time Capsule Opening

In 1999 the Hardburly Youth group placed items in a Time Capsule (Chest) for future opening. Due to many members of the group moving away or discontinuing attendance for various reasons, the capsule was not opened at the original appointed time. We are having a special Church service on Oct. 4, in honor of this Youth Group and would like to invite those individuals and their families to attend. Following the 11 a.m., service a dinner will be held across the road at the Hardburly Park Shelter (weather permitting), and the Time Capsule will be opened. In the event of rain or cold weather, the dinner will be held in the basement of the Church. If you were a member of this Youth Group, a Pastor, or Sunday School Teacher, and/or a member of the Church in 1999 or regularly attended the Church at that time, please join us.

Bridge dedication

William “Bill” Engle lll bridge dedication ceremony will take place Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. The dedication will take place at the Perry County Senior Citizens Building. Please come out show your support for Bill, Donna and their family and friends.

Fall Basketball League

There will be a fall basketball league held at Bible Baptist Church beginning Oct. 12. Games will be played on Mondays and Thursdays. $200 entry fee must be paid by Oct. 4. For more information, contact Dean Demaris at 606-438-2793 or Rick at 216-3013.

Christmas Bazaar and Antique Event

The first annual Carr Creek Alumni Association Christmas Bazaar and Antique Event will be held Oct. 16 and 17, at the historic Carr Creek High School building located in Knott County, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. All interested exhibitors and crafters can call Debbie Mullins at 606-642-3860, message Debbie on Facebook, or call Etta Gayheart at 606-642-3153 for information and applications. Setup fee is $40. To send donations: Carr Creek Alumni Association, P.O. Box 271, Litt carr, Ky., 41834.

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