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December 20, 2012

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CORBIN — Empty Stocking donations

The Empty Stocking Fund is still in need of donations to help cover the 500 children signed up for the program this year. Donations can be made at any Hometown Bank or contact any Rotary member. Call 528-7523 or 878-7935.

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. Items will be donated to Lynn Camp and Whitley County schools. Call 526-1977 or 878-8793.

EUIP and WHIP deadlines

The Natural Resources Conservation Service cut-off period for EQIP and WHIP applications is Jan. 18.

Gordon Street lane closure

The westbound lane (going up the hill) of Gordon Hill in Corbin will be closed between Padgett and Chestnut streets from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 17-21.

Grace basketball league

Grace On the Hill Church is taking sign-ups for its 7, 8 & 9 year old (as of Oct. 1, 2012)  Community Basketball League for boys and girls through Monday, Jan. 7. Scholarships available. Call 528-6840.

WCPL Fine Free Month

All of December will be fine free at the Whitley County Public Library. Items brought back during the month will have fines forgiven.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Parkway community dinner

Parkway Ministries will host a free community dinner from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. Call 528-8100.

Conn Election Gathering

Bill Conn, candidate for State Senator will have an Election Night Gathering from 6-10 p.m. Tuesday at Dino’s Italian Restaurant in Corbin.

Stonegate Lights

The third annual Stonegate Lights to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital will run through Jan. 1 from dusk until 10 a.m. at Stonegate Estates off Ohler Road (behind Sonics) in Corbin.

Knox Chamber

Knox County Chamber will meet at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson MSC.

London Tourism canceled

There will be no December meeting for the London-Laurel County Tourist Commission.

Fine Arts Event

Fine Arts Association presents Mark O’Connor and Friends: An Appalachian Christmas, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at First Baptist Church in London. Call 546-4601, 528-1354 or 549-8213.

Jellico blood drive

Jellico Community Hospital will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Donors entered to win a $25 Walmart Gift Card.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

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.

Baptist Rehab Open House

Baptist Physical Rehab at BRMC will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Food Box pickup

Senior Food Box Pickup will be from  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Corbin Presbyterian Church. Call 606-528-1444.

Thursday, Dec. 20

Christmas volunteers needed

A local group, “Signed in Hope,” will deliver Christmas cards at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, to The Heritage Nursing Home. Volunteers welcome to join. Call 344-6056.

Empty Stocking gift wrap

Volunteers of all ages are needed to help wrap gifts for the Empty Stocking Fund children’s Christmas party. Wrapping will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at the First Baptist Church on Roy Kidd Avenue (across from the Post Office.) Please bring scissors, tape, and extra wrapping paper. Call 657-1220.

Friday, Dec. 21

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.

Lynn Camp SBDMC

The Lynn Camp Schools Site Based Decision Making Council special called meeting is at 9 a.m. Friday.

Saturday, Dec. 22

Santa at Nibroc Park

Santa Claus will be at Nibroc Park Saturday from 1-4 p.m.

Dorthae Christmas musical

Dorthae Pentecostal Sanctuary Choir presents the musical, “Hope of the Broken World,” at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 528-8573.

Holiday closures

The Laurel County Clerk’s office will be closed Saturday, Monday and Tuesday for the holiday.

Barton Chapel play

Barton Chapel Church of God will present a children’s Christmas play, “When Joy Came,” and an adult play, “The Roll Call,” beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday. Call 523-2248.

WCPL Movie Matinee

Whitley County Public Library will show a free movie at 2 p.m. Saturday. Free refreshments provided. Call 549-0818.

Sunday, Dec. 23

Corinth Missionary cantata

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church youth will have repeat performance of their Christmas cantata, “No Ordinary Night,” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Treat bags will be given out after the program. Call 528-3009.

St. Paul’s Christmas service

St. Paul’s Anglican Church presents a “Lessons and Carols Christmas Service” at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Frankfort Christmas program

Frankfort Baptist Church will have a special Christmas program on “The Christmas Story” at 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 304-7812.

Monday, Dec. 24

Holiday closures

Corbin City Utilities will be closed Monday and Tuesday. The Whitley County Courthouse will be closed Monday and Tuesday.

Corbin Legion Bingo closed

American Legion Auxiliary Corbin bingo will be closed Christmas Eve.

Narcotics Anonymous

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

Tuesday, Dec. 25

No Times-Tribune

There will be no newspaper delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 25. Merry Christmas from the staff at the Times-Tribune!

Wednesday, Dec. 26

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.

Barbourville blood drive

Knox County Hospital will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Thursday, Dec. 27

Whitley Baseball Camp

Colonels Baseball will offer a fundamentals baseball camp for ages 5-14 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily Thursday and Friday, Dec. 27-28, at the Whitley County Middle School Gym. Call 549-7025.

Friday, Dec. 28

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. 29

WCPL Movie Matinee

Whitley County Public Library will show a free movie at 2 p.m. Saturday. Free refreshments provided. Call 549-0818.

Holiday closure

The Laurel County Clerk’s office will be closed Saturday, Monday and Tuesday for the New Years holiday.

Sunday, Dec. 30

Monday, Dec. 31

Falls New Years Eve Bash

Cumberland Falls State Park is offering a dinner, dance, lodge room and brunch or cottage and breakfast for two on Monday, Dec. 31. Call 516-1750.

New Years with Exile

The band Exile featuring Les Taylor will headline a New Years Eve Bash at the Corbin Civic Center Monday, Dec. 31. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 1

Falls First Day Hike

Cumberland Falls State Park will host a First Day Hike Tuesday, Jan. 1. Call 516-1750.

Thursday, Jan. 3

Vietnam Vets to meet

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1050 meets the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the DAV Building Post 66 in London. Call 864-2507.

Saturday, Jan. 5

Resolution Run

Run for the Hills Resolution Run will begin with registration at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Levi Jackson State Park. Call 546-2639.

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.

Hunter Hills 5K Race

Hunter Hills Elementary School is sponsoring a 5K race on Saturday, Jan. 5, to raise money for a trip to Washington, D.C. during spring break.

Monday, Jan. 7

KCEOC crisis assistance

KCEOC will take applications on a first-come first-served basis for its crisis assistance program (i.e. disconnect notices, bulk fuel assistance) Jan. 7 through March 31 (or until funds run out). Call 546-3152.

WCMS SBDMC

The Whitley County Middle School Site Based Decision Making Council meeting will be Monday, Jan. 7, at 3:30 p.m.

Saint Joseph London Gala

Saint Joseph London hospital’s “Affair of the Heart Fire & Ice Gala” will be Feb. 2. Call April Nease at 330-6008.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Jabez Quilt Seminar

The Jabez Quilt Seminar will be Jan. 15-19 at the Lake Cumberland 4-H Leadership Center. Guest teacher is author and fabric designer M’Liss Rae Hawley. Register at www.ca.uky.edu/rockcastle or call 256-2403.

Monday, Jan. 14

Diabetic Support Group

Baptist Regional Medical Center holds a diabetic support group the second Monday of the month from 7-8 p.m. at Baptist Family Fitness. Call 523-8549.

Wednesday, Jan 23.

The Basics of Alzheimer’s

A program on memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease will be from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Corbin Senior Citizens Center. Call 1-800-272-3900.

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