, Corbin, KY


August 23, 2013

Calendar - Aug. 16, 2013

CORBIN — Leukemia patient donations

A donation account for 8-year-old Candace Lillie Keith, diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, has been set up at Hometown Bank in Corbin. Call 524-7401.

Infant heart surgery

A donation account for 8-month-old Jackson Davis,a heart surgery and liver transplant patient, has been set up at Community Trust Bank. Call 344-1843 or 304-7608.

Corbin Mens Fall Softball

Signups are now being taken for the Corbin Recreation Mens Fall Softball League. Call 528-6657.

Thriller Ride applications

Registration for the  Oct. 12 Thriller Ride is now open at Early registration ends Sept. 4.

TCYSA applications

Applications for the Tri-County Youth Soccer Association will be taken through Aug. 31 at Gover Floral and the Corbin Rec. Center. Visit

Pigskin Classic tickets

Tickets For The Redhound Varsity Club Pigskin Classic football game on Friday, Aug. 30, are on sale at Curves, Corbin Recreation Center, Lowes Sporting Goods, Corbin One Hour Cleaners And Froyoz.

Low cost spay & neutering

FurEver Friends, Inc. is taking advance reservations for a dog and cat low-cost spay and neutering clinic to be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Corbin Civic Center. Limited space available. Call 682-2306.

Friday, Aug. 16

Backpack Golf Scramble

The 8th annual Backpack Club Golf Scramble will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Crooked Creek Golf Club. Call 682-0848.

Jackson Appreciation Day

Jackson Energy will have a Customer Appreciation day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the London office.

Corbin blood drive

Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Register to win tickets to meet the Duck Dynasty cast, $250 gift card, and car.

London blood drive

Minuteman Press will host a blood drive from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Register to win tickets to meet the Duck Dynasty cast, 250 gift card, and car.

WCPL Ms. Betty’s storytime

Whitley County Public Library’s Ms. Betty’s Toddler Storytime for ages 1-4 will be at 10 a.m. Friday. No registration necessary. Call 549-0818.

Saturday, Aug. 17

August Moonbow Dates

The moon will be full and if the sky is clear, a moonbow may occur on the following dates at the Cumberland Falls: Aug. 17-22.

WC Homemakers kick-off

Whitley County Extension Homemakers Fall Kick-Off will begin with registration at 12:30  p.m. Saturday  followed by a potluck dinner at the Extension office in Goldbug. Call 549-1430.

Benefit dinner

A benefit dinner for Lily firefighter Randy Medlin will be from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Lily Fire Department to help pay for medical expenses. Includes silent auction. Call 330-2085.

Gospel Jamboree

A free gospel jamboree will be from 3-8 p.m. Saturday at “The Barn” in St. John’s Community Park in Corbin. Call 231-3458 or 521-0345.

London Mobile Adoption

Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter will hold a mobile adoption from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday as part of Bark in the Park at the Laurel County Homecoming. Call 526-6925.

Southside block party

Southside Baptist Church will host a community block party from 2-6 p.m. Saturday. Includes corn hole tournament, free food and games. Call 526-5768.

W’burg Mobile Adoption

Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter will hold a mobile adoption from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply in Williamsburg. Call 526-6925.

Williamsburg blood drive

Williamsburg Walmart will host a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.

Taste of Knox County

Taste of Knox County will be from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Jesse D. Lay Elementary. Cake auction begins at 6 p.m. Call 546-6525.

Tri-County Sportsmen Expo

Calvary Baptist Church’s 4th annual Tri-County Sportsmen Expo will be from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Lynn Camp High School. Includes vendors, door prizes (Polaris Sportsman500 grand prize) and deer scoring. Call 523-0696 or 682-2740.

Benefit Pageant

Proceeds from the Aug. 17 “Miss Island of Dreams 2013” Beauty Pageant will go to the Corbin Health and Rehabilitation Relay For Life team. The pageant begins at 2 p.m. at the Redhound Theater. Call 528-8822.

Miss Laurel Cty Hmcoming

Miss Laurel County Homecoming and Miss Laurel County Homecoming’s Outstanding Teen Pageants will begin at 8  p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Levi Jackson Park. Call 309-1496 or 682-4736.

Whitley Farmer’s Market

The Whitley County Farmer’s market will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Williamsburg Ag Extension Pavillion, Exit 15.

Moonbow Nights

Corbin’s Moonbow Nights will be from 5-9 p.m. Saturday in Nibroc Park. Bring a lawn chair.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Shelton Reunion/Potluck

The Shelton Reunion/Potluck will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Levi Jackson State Park. Call 859-986-7538.

Calvary W’burg homecoming

Calvary Baptist Church in Williamsburg will celebrate homecoming with music by “Driven” at  10 a.m. Sunday. Call 549-2528.

Savoy revival

Savoy Church of God Outreach will be in revival Sunday at 6 p.m. and weekdays at 7 p.m. beginning Sunday, Aug. 18, with Evangelist A.J. Barton and the Rev. Harold Curnutt. Call 549-4455.

Faithway revival

Faithway Pentecostal Church will be in revival with B.J. McKenny at 6 p.m. Sunday a nd 7 p.m. nightly, Aug. 18-20. Call 878-2578.

Southside singing

Southside Baptist Church will have a gospel singing featuring local church talent at 2 p.m. Sunday. Call 526-5768.

Benjamin 5K Run/Walk

The Team Benjamin Benefit 5K Run/Walk will begin with registration at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Corbin High School track. Proceeds to help with medical expenses for Benjamin Uber. Call 205-405-1331.

Monday, Aug. 19

Cycle Corbin

Bicycle riders will leave from Corbin City Hall at 7 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month. All rides are family friendly. No registration necessary.

Corbin Intermed. SBDMC

Corbin Intermediate Site Based Decision Making Council will meet Monday at 3:15 p.m. in the media center.

Barton Chapel revival

Barton Chapel Church of God will be in revival at 7 p.m. nightly beginning Monday, Aug. 19, with the Rev. David Napier. Call 523-2248.

Hunter Education Course

A free Hunter Education Course for ages 9 and up will be from 6-9:30 p.m. nightly Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 19-21, at Lay Elementary School. Call 546-2053.

Town Hall Meeting

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office will  host a town Hall Meeting at the McWhorter Fire Department at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19.

WCPL Craft Madness

Whitley County Public Library’s Craft Madness will be from 5-7 p.m. Mondays for ages 4 through adult. Call 549-0818.

Lynn Camp School Bash

Lynn Camp Schools is having a Back to School Bash on Monday, Aug. 19, at the middle/high school campus from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Nar-Anon Family support

A Nar-Anon Family Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Mondays at Parkway Ministries in Corbin. Call 606-215-7863.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Foster Parent Orientation

Benchmark Family Services in Corbin will hold an orientation class from 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays for anyone interested in becoming a foster parent. Class series is free. Call 526-6992.

DAV state service officer

A certified DAV state service officer will be at the London DAV building from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Call 862-0032 or 877-1308.

London-Laurel Tourism

The London-Laurel County Tourist Commission will meet at noon Tuesday at the Heritage Hills Banquet Hall.

Whitley Fiscal Court

Whitley County Fiscal Court will meet at 6 p.m Tuesday.

Williamsburg BOE

Williamsburg Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the auditorium.

Celebrate Recovery Immanuel

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step Christ-centered, faith-based recovery program for all hurts, habits or hangups meets Tuesdays from 6-8:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church. Child care available. Call 528-4975, 521-4992 or 521-4980.

Knox Democrat Women

The Knox County Democrat Woman’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Knox County Library. Guest speaker will be local author Melissa Newman. Call 546-3940.

Knox County Job Club

All Tri-County residents are invited to the Knox County Job Club, which meets Tuesdays through Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Corbin Office of Employment and Training. New members come 30 minutes early for orientation. Call or 546-2639.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Whitley Farmer’s Market

The Whitley County Farmer’s Market will be from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays at 428 Main St. in downtown Williamsburg.

Celebrate Recovery Program

Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step Christ-centered, faith-based recovery program for all hurts, habits or hang-ups meets Wednesdays from 6-8:30 p.m. on Spruce Creek Road in Corbin. Child care provided. Call 304-3490 or 528-4416.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Thursday Night Live

London’s Thursday Night will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday on the courthouse steps. Today featuring The Barefoot Movement. Call 864-4789.

Serco Inc. Job Fair

Serco Inc. will conduct job interviews from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Corbin Center.

Union Block Party

Union College will host a campus block party at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.

KY Grandparent Program

Cumberland Valley Area Agency of Aging will take applications for the Kentucky Grandparent Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Corbin Senior Citizen Center. Call 1-800-795-7654 or a list of requirements.


Cumberland Valley Area Development District Board of Directors will meet at noon Wednesday. Guests welcome for annual cookout.


Learn how to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your gars at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Whitley County Extension Office. Call 549-1430.

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