Things to do …

Posted November 27, 2013 at 3:53 pm

County Clerk’s office holiday hours

The County Clerk’s Office will be closed November 28, 29, and 30 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will re-open on Monday, December 2.

New dates for acreage reporting with Farm Service Agency

Albany Farm Service Agency would like to make local farmers aware of new acreage reporting dates: December 15, 2013 – FallbBarley, fall wheat, and all other fall-seeded small grains.

Farmers must file their reports accurately and timely for all crops and land uses, including prevented and failed acreage, to ensure they receive the maximum FSA program benefits possible.

Individuals may stop by the USDA Service Center between the hours of 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. 8-3p

City Council to meet Thursday

Albany City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting next Tuesday, December 3 at 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is open to the general public.

Santa Letter deadline reminder

A reminder that all Santa letters should be submitted to the office of the Clinton County News no later than Monday, December 9 at 4 p.m. Also, school classes and other groups are urged to turn letters in the week of December 2 to assure publication in the special Christmas section edition.


Migrant Program parent meeting

Clinton County Schools Migrant Program will have a parent meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the Early Childhood Center. Brandon Pharis from the Extension Office and the 4-H Ambassadors will do a presentation on how drinking excessive sodas can affect your health. There will be gifts for each child enrolled in the Migrant Program and a free turkey certificate for each Migrant family. There will be pizza and refreshments and a bundle opening (free coats) following the meeting. For more information contact Wayne Hughes at 387-6272.


Christmas Countdown Expo

Come out and enjoy the shopping from your local craft vendors and independent consultants and much more during the Christmas Countdown Expo on Sunday, December 8 from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the Clinton County Community Center. Vendor and consultant tables are $15 each. For more information contact Alane Tucker at 606-307-2092 or Brittney Black at 270-363-3240. Rental fee proceeds go toward the local “Angel Tree.”


Homemakers to present first annual Christmas Market

Looking for great Christmas gifts? Brown Baggers Homemaker Club are looking for local crafters, bakers, and merchants to set up shop at the First Annual Clinton County Christmas Market. The Christmas Market will be held December 2, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center. For more information and booth prices please contact Jane Shoemaker (606) 387-6285 or Becky Smith (606) 306-5058. No yard sale items please.

TLFWC to offer boot camp to get in shape

Tired of having no energy? Want to get rid of those extra stubborn pounds? Want to tone your arms, legs, back and abs? Come join us for Jennifer’s Boot Camp at the Twin Lakes Family Wellness Center! Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4- 5 p.m. The classes entails: weight lifting, cardio, toning and strengthening exercises, circuit training and abdominal exercises. Come join us! Only $5 per class for a full one hour session. You don’t want to miss this! Where the fun is and fitness is earned.

Zumba set to begin

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Call today (606)387-9622 and start feeling energized tomorrow.

Tai Chi classes now available

The benefits of Tai Chi are incredible. If you are looking for a low-impact, relaxing form of exercise that only requires about 20 minutes a day and rewards your efforts, Tai Chi is for you. Relieves physical affects of stress, promotes deep breathing, reduces bone loss in menopausal women, improves lower body and leg strength, helps with arthritis pain, reduces blood pressure, and improves balance and stability.

Tai Chi /Bagua Class are now available at Twin Lakes Family Wellness Center, Monday at 10 a.m. and Wednesday at 4 p.m. Call 606-387-9622 for more info.

Attention all veterans — Free

Any veteran who has earned service medals while serving in the U.S. Military and has not received their medals please contact Bill Rutherford. Please note you will need a copy of your DD-214 to request your medals. Contact Bill at 20 Robin Lane, Monticello, Ky. 42633 or call 606-340-3142. rtfn

VA officer available 

Veterans Service Officer Earl Claborn is available to help veterans and their families with VA benefits. The office is located in the Clinton County Community Center. Office hours are Monday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call 606-387-9447 

AA meeting 

AA will be meeting each Thursday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the basement of the First Christian Church. 

VA Rep available 

Veterans and their families seeking benefits in south central Kentucky will now be able to find help and advice at a central location. Gary Jones, the Veterans Benefits Field Representative for Clinton and surrounding counties, will be in Glasgow at 126 E. Public Square, Lower Level, every day except for the first Tuesday, second Monday, second Tuesday, second Thursday and third Monday of each month. Veterans can schedule an appointment by phoning 270-651-9578 or toll free at 800-850-1392. 

Narcotics Anonymous 

Narcotics Anonymous group meets each Monday, Tuesday and Friday nights at 7 p.m. at the Bright Idea Missionary Baptist Church basement in Albany. These meetings are open to anyone wanting to address their drug and alcohol problems.