, Corbin, KY


December 10, 2012

Calendar - Nov. 30, 2012

CORBIN — Holiday Help Needed

KSP Cram the Cruiser

Bring non-perishable food items to the London KSP Post 11 and help Cram the Cruiser. Last day for donations is Friday, Dec. 14.

Hamlin & Kersey food drive

Hamlin & Kersey is accepting donations of non-perishable food items Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Wednesday, Dec. 19. Call 528-0662.

Christmas food drive

Check into Cash is sponsoring a Christmas food drive. Drop off non-perishable food items through Dec. 15 at the office in Trademart Shopping Center. Call 523-8311.

Christmas volunteers needed

A local group, “Signed in Hope,” is looking for volunteers to help deliver Christmas cards on Thursday, Dec. 20, to a local nursing home. Call 344-6056.

Food Drive

Corbin Public Library and Whitley County Public Library will have non-perishable food donation boxes for local food pantries through Dec. 13. Food drive sponsored by Retired Teachers Association and AARP.

Toy Drive

New toys for the T.J. Memorial Run Children’s Christmas giveaway can be dropped off at Corbin’s United Effort, Forcht Banks on Master Street and Falls Highway until Dec. 10. Please, no stuffed toys.

Winter coat drive

HLT Check Exchange in Corbin and London, in partnership with One Warm Coat, are accepting new and used coats and winter accessories through Jan. 15, 2013. Items will be donated to Lynn Camp and Whitley County schools. Call 526-1977 or 878-8793.

Food/Coats/Toy Drive

Cash Express is sponsoring a Christmas drive of non-perishable foods and gently used or new toys and coats through Dec. 15. Call 526-0450 for a list of drop-off locations or for pickup.


Redhound ornaments

The Lady Redhound Softball Team is selling the first in a series of  Redhound Christmas ornaments. Limited number available. E-mail or

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment is now through Dec. 7. Call Mitch Goodin at 1-800-795-7654 for personalized assistance.

Friday, nov. 30

London Christmas Parade

Festivities for the London Christmas parade themed “Christmas at the Movies: Part II,” will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, followed by the parade at 7 p.m.

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, Dec. 1

First Christian Bazaar

First Christian Church, Corbin, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar and luncheon from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Takeout available at 528-1655.

Parkway medical clinic

Parkway Ministries will host a free medical clinic for anyone with no form of insurance from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Call 528-8100.

Breakfast with Santa

Whitley County Lady Colonel Volleyball Team will host a “Breakfast With Santa @ Applebee’s” pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday. Call 549-7025.

Pleasant Ridge singing

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Bailey Switch will have a benefit singing at 6 p.m. Saturday featuring “Forever His.” Proceeds benefit two families in the church. Call 528-4283.

Prayer on the Square

A prayer service will be held on the Barbourville Courthouse square at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Chocolate Fest

St. John’s Chocolate Fest will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the church. Includes candy, gifts and Christmas crafts. Call 523-1725.

Union Breakfast with Santa

Union College invites parents and children for Breakfast with Santa from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the student center cafeteria. Call 546-1610.

Union Christmas concert

Union College Singers, Union Harmony and the UC Regional Chorus will perform a free Christmas concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Conway Boatman Chapel. Call 546-1610.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Parkway revival

Parkway Ministries will be in revival with Beth Stephens at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday. Call 528-8100.

Corinth Christmas dinner

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church will host a community Christmas dinner immediately following the Sunday service, which begins at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. Call 528-3009.

Steele’s Chapel breakfast

Steele’s Chapel Christian Church will have a Community Prayer Breakfast  at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall. Call 523-8181.

Toys for Tots Ride

Southeastern Kentucky Wingmen MC will host a Toys for Tots Ride Sunday, Dec. 2, departing from Harley-Davidson at 1 p.m. Bring new unwrapped toy per bike or car. Includes raffles, door prizes and party following ride. Call 606-622-6338 or 606-627-2137.

Jellico Crk Christmas Dinner

Jellico Creek Baptist Church will host a Community Christmas Dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.  Call 606-528-8902.

South Park singing

South Park United Baptist Church welcomes The Smith Sisters at 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 528-0447.

Monday, Dec. 3

Whitley Middle SBDMC

The Whitley County Middle School Site Based Decision Making Council meeting will be Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the library.

Laurel Heights Tree Lighting

Mayor Troy Rudder will be Master of Ceremony at the Laurel Heights Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

WCPL Love and Learn

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

Free Pipe Organ Concert

First Christian Church of Corbin will hold its 10th annual free Christmas Pipe Organ concert at 7 p.m. Monday featuring music selections by Clay Howard and Jim Thomas. Call 528-1655.

KCHD free flu shots

Knox County Health Department will administer free flu shots from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 546-3486.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous support fellowship meets Monday through Friday in London and in Corbin. Confidential. Call 606-309-6977 or 606-344-7097.

London Blood drive

London Fire Department will host a blood drive from 1:30-6:30 p.m. Monday.

Canaan Way revival

Canaan Way Missionary Baptist Church will be in revival Monday through Friday at 6 p.m. nightly with the Rev. Joe Love. Call 515-8583.

WCHD flu shots

Whitley County Health Department (Corbin and Williamsburg) will administer free flu vaccines to anyone without insurance beginning Monday until supplies run out. Call 549-3380 or 528-5613.

Make your own detergent

Whitley County Extension Service will host a workshop on how to make your own laundry detergent at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Registration required at 549-1430.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Corbin Elementary SBDMC

Corbin Elementary Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the library.

St. Joseph London lighting

Saint Joseph London hospital will have a Lights of Love Christmas Tree lighting event at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4. Includes unveiling of new Donor Wall. Call 330-6008.

Kemper Open House

Kemper Home Furnishings in London will have an open house from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday. Includes refreshments and door prizes.

DAV Service Officer

A DAV state service officer will be at the London DAV building from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 4. Call 862-0032 or 877-1308.

LCPL Legend of Santa Claus

The legend of Santa Claus will be discussed by “Clausologist” John Maruskin. Bring your pictures of Santa Claus. Registration appreciated at 864-5759.

St. Williams Advent

St. Williams Catholic  Church will hold Parish Advent Reflection Night beginning with a dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4. Call 877-1447.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

London blood drive

Corinth Baptist Church will host a blood drive from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5.

Free flu vaccines

Friends and Companions Day Health Care Center in Barbourville will be administering flu vaccines at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday. Call 546-7612.

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, Dec. 6

LCPL Holiday Puppet Show

The Frisch Marionettes will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Laurel County Public Library. Registration appreciated at 864-5759.

Bimble blood drive

Springfield Baptist Church in Bimble will host a blood drive from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.

Vietnam Vets to meet

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1050 meets the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Golden Corral in London. Call 864-2507.

CPL booksigning

Corbin Public library will hold a booksigning for Thelma Lawson Haley and Darla Saylor Jackson, authors of “Mystical Mountains,” at 5 p.m. Thursday. Call 528-6366.

Homemakers luncheon

Whitley County Extension Homemakers’ annual Holiday Luncheon will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Extension Office.

Addiction Recovery meeting

The Meth Movement’s Addiction Recovery Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church in Barbourville. Everyone welcome. Confidential. Call 606-260-2094.

Friday, Dec. 7

E. Bernstadt benefit auction

A benefit auction to help purchase Bibles and food for missionary work in Brazil will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the East Bernstadt Fire Department. Concessions available. Call 606-687-0295 or 606-219-0584.

Free flu vaccines

Professional Home Health Care Agency in London will administer flu vaccines at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis from 1-5 p.m. Friday. Call 864-0724.

Croley Candlelight Memorial

Croley Funeral Home’s Candlelight Memorial Service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Mountain Ash Baptist Church in Williamsburg. Call 549-1234.

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.

Nativity on the Mountain

Jellico Creek Baptist Church is sponsoring a live Nativity from 6:30-8:30 p.m. nightly Dec. 7-9. Take Exit 11 off I-75. Turn onto 92W. Go past Walmart approximately 4 miles. Location will be in a field on the left. Call 549-0926.

CHS records destruction

Corbin High School will destroy student records prior to 2009. Those wanting a copy of their records must contact the school no later than Dec. 7 and make an appointment for pickup. Call 528-3902.

Tri-County Singles Dance

The Tri-County Singles Christmas Dance is Friday, Dec. 7, at the Moose Lodge in Lily. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Sacred Heart fish fry

Sacred Heart Catholic Church will have a Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the church hall at 703 Master St., Corbin.

Pearl Harbor ceremony

The William Whitley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Charles Gatliff Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will host a Pearl Harbor commemoration ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Whitley County Courthouse. All veterans of all wars are invited as special guests.  

Saturday, Dec. 8

London Orchestra

London Community Orchestra will perform its annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the First Baptist Church of London.

CPL Storytime

Corbin Public Library’s Storytime will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. Call 528-6366.

‘A Christmas Story’

Tri-County Cineplex will show the holiday movie “A Christmas Story” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Admission free with a canned food donation.

LC Breakfast with Santa

Lynn Camp High School Dance Team and Baseball team are sponsoring a pancake breakfast with Santa from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Lynn Camp Baptist Church. No cost for photos with Santa. Call 622-4105.

The Arena Christmas Bazaar

The Corbin Arena will host a Holiday Home and Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Includes demonstrations, displays and silent auction. Call 258-2020.

Santa at Nibroc Park

Santa Claus will be at Nibroc Park Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. beginning Dec. 8.

Felts Christmas dinner

Felts Chapel United Methodist Church will have a Christmas dinner from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Call 528-2122.

Whitley Winter Market

Visit the Winter Market at the Williamsburg Downtown Extension Community Arts Center from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, and stock up on locally made jams, jellies, breads and more. Call 606-549-1430.

W’burg Community Chorus

The Williamsburg Community Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Bill Woods Park, during Williamsburg’s “Christmas in a Small Town.” Includes community singing, Memorial Ornament Tree and ornament exchange. Call 549-0530.

Santa at Oak Grove Baptist

Santa will be at Oak Grove Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Dec. 8. Enjoy a free breakfast and photo with Santa. Call 606-523-9990.

4-H Horse meeting

The Whitley County 4-H Horse program will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Whitley County Extension office in Goldbug. The meeting is open to 4-H age youth in grades 4 thru high school. Call 549-1430.

Sunday, Dec. 9

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