What’s Goin’ On

To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed copy of the announcement by our office at 1548 Hwy. 421 South (beside Hardee’s). Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event. If received in time, it will be published one or two days before the event. Announcements are also available to view at www.harlandaily.com. For more details, call 606-909-4145.

Friendly Village Greenhouse, located behind Cumberland River Behavioral Health, now has a variety of GARDEN MUMS — all locally grown. Available for $6 in the following colors: Passion purple, flamingo pink, dove white, eureka yellow, cranberry red, bedazzled bronze and orange crush. Open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more information, call 606-574-0096.

CASTING for the holiday musical ‘The Christmas Extravaganza’ is underway. The production is to be presented by the dance ensemble at Robyn’s Dance Academy; singers and dancers ages three and older are needed to complete the cast. The show is slated to run on several dates during early December in the Edsel Godbey Appalachian Center located on the Cumberland campus of Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College. For more information, contact Bingham at 606-573-4168.


The Harlan County BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE for the week of Sept. 28 includes:

Tuesday — Harlan Health & Rehabilitation Center, Barney’s Grocery, Mary Alice, Teetersville and The Laurels.

Wednesday — Good Neighbor Road, Terry’s Fork, Wallins and Loyall.

Thursday — Cumberland Elementary School, Tri-Cities Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Putney.

Friday — No run.

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will offer a HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE on Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1 at the Harlan County Extension Depot, located at 110 River Street in Harlan. The 10-hour course will be held from 6-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 and 30, and from 5- 8 p.m. on Oct. 1. The hunter must attend each session and pass an exam to be certified. The course is free of charge. All hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1975 must complete this course. The hunter must be at least 9 years of age to be certified. All participants must register for the course at www.fw.ky.gov. For more information, contact the Harlan County Extension Service at 606-573-4464 or the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources at 800-858-1549.


The Harlan County High School Dance Team will have a DANCE CAMP for children on Oct. 1. The cost is $25 which includes dance instruction, free T-shirt and a performance at the high school football game on Oct. 2. To register or for more information, contact Anna Carruba at 606-574-2020 ext. 3526.

The Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Development Authority regular scheduled Board of Directors meeting for Oct. 1 has been CANCELED.

FRIDAY; OCT. 9-10,

16, 17, 24, 30-31

There will be a HAUNTED HOUSE from 7-11 p.m. on Oct. 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 24, 30 and 31 at Loyall city hall. The cost is $5, kids 12 and under $3.


The 51st Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ will held Oct. 2-3. on the Cumberland campus of Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College. The event will feature exhibitions by area craftsmen and a complete lineup of area and regional musicians performing gospel and traditional mountain music. Throughout the festival, various contests will also be held including a photography and quilting competition. The festival begins each day at 9 a.m. and continuing until 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact festival director Michael Corriston at 606-589-3137.


The annual 5-K GLOW RUN and staged in conjunction with the 51st Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ will be held on the Cumberland campus of Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College on Oct. 2 beginning at 7 p.m. Registration is at 6 p.m. in the lower parking lot at the college with the registration fee $25. The race for all ages will begin on Noe Drive on the campus and runners will follow the route across the town of Cumberland and onto U.S. 119 and back to the campus. For more information or to register, contact Chris Hockenberry at [email protected] or Patty Sokolowski at [email protected] or by calling 606-589-2145.


OCT. 5

Hilltop Ministry will have a ROAD BLOCK Oct. 2, 3 and 5 on the Walmart bridge. All proceeds will go to the Christmas fund for underprivileged children.


The 2015 Kentucky State Police Post 10 2015 GOLF SCRAMBLE to benefit Shop with a Trooper will begin at 9 a.m. on Oct. 9 at Wasioto Winds Golf Course in Pineville. The entry fee is $60 per player — includes golf, cart and dinner. Teams need to register by Oct. 2. Awards will be given to first, second, seventh and 18th places as well as closest to the pin and longest drive. For more information, contact Trooper Shane Jacobs at 606-573-3131 or [email protected]

A certified and trained state service officer will be at the London DAV building (on east 80 behind Valero Truck Stop) from 9 a.m. to noon or longer on Sept. 29 to ASSIST ALL VETERANS and their dependents with VA claims free of charge. For more information, call 606-862-0032 or 606-877-1308. If no answer, leave a brief message.


Seth Carmical will host a BENEFIT SINGING from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the Harlan County High School auditorium for Nate Sullivan and Cade Lyndsay, who both have congenital heart disease and are presently hospitalized. The event will feature singing by Dorothy Eldridge and Family, Jeff Mills Group, Clara and Ryland Pope and Seth Carmical; and special guests Evangelist Anthony Noe and family. There will be free concessions — donations are welcome. Gold Sponsors will be posted at the singing for a donation of $200 or more. All donations will fund medical expenses for these families. For more information, call 606-909-5420 or Seth Carmical.

There will be a RUMMAGE SALE beginning at 9 a.m. on Oct. 3 at Evarts Congregational United Methodist Church.

The Evarts Tourist Commission will host a CAR SHOW beginning at 11 a.m. on Oct. 3 at Evarts city hall. Judging will begin at 1 p.m. For more information, contact city hall at 606-837-2477.

The annual FISH FRY (or barbecue sandwich) will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 at Camp Blanton. The cost is an $8 donation. Proceeds will benefit the youth camp.

The Upper Clover Fork Volunteer Fire Department along with the American Red Cross is sponsoring a Home FIRE PREVENTION Campaign. The department has been reaching out to citizens in the Upper Clover Fork area in an effort to install smoke detectors in every home. Installations for those that have pre-registered will begin at 10 a.m. on Oct. 3. For more information, contact Carl Canterbury, department chaplain, at 606-273-1663 (leave a message) or visit the department’s Facebook page.

Middlesboro is one of only 10 cities in America selected to provide high caliber live music acts through the Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the Levitt AMP Middlesboro Pop-up Park, located at 20th and Cumberland Avenue, through Oct. 3. The series concludes Saturday with J.D. Crowe and The New South “Flashback” Band. Artists from several genres, from rock to “trashgrass” have performed in downtown Middlesboro. They hailed from as far away as Austin, Texas and Philadelphia, to as close as Knoxville, Louisville and Nashville.


Willow Grove Baptist Church’s HARVEST HOMECOMING will begin at noon on Oct. 4 featuring special music and Evangelist, Bro. Anthony Noe.

OCT. 5

The Clover Fork NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH Program will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 in the basement of Evarts Methodist Church. The Evarts Police Department will present a safety class on CDW and the legal way to carry a firearm. If you want to make your neighborhood a safer place, plan to attend this meeting. For more information, contact David Cooper at 606-837-2363, Rev. Mike Pitzer at 606-837-3288 or Preston McLain at 606-837-3546.

If you receive SNAP BENEFITS, a new program is coming up. A series of free “Smooth It & Move It” classes will be held at the Harlan County Cooperative Extension Service Office, located at 519 South Main Street. Anyone receiving SNAP benefits may attend. Make and try your own smoothie each week and receive incentives. Attend each program to enter your name in a drawing that includes a blender. During each program you will also learn about budgeting and nutrition. Classes will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 5. To register or for more information, call 606-573-4464.

OCT. 5-6

The Division of Mine Safety, located at 174 Ball Park Road in Harlan, will have a SURFACE RETRAINING class from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 5-6. For more information, call 606-573-1260.

OCT. 6-22; NOV. 3-19

Willing Hearts, Inc. has STAINED GLASS classes available at 501 West Main Street in Cumberland — stop by the studio, fill out an application and choose your class schedule (approximately 16 hours of instruction). Class schedules include: Oct. 6-22 (every Tuesday and Thursday) from noon to 3 p.m. (three weeks) and 6-8 p.m. (four weeks); Nov. 3-19 (every Tuesday and Thursday) from noon to 3 p.m. (three weeks) and 6-8 p.m. (three weeks). For more information, call 606-733-5808.

OCT. 7-9, 12

An UNDERGROUND RETRAINING will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 7, 8, 9 and 12 at the Division of Mine Safety, located at 174 Ball Park Road in Harlan. For more information, call 606-573-1260.

OCT. 8

The Harlan County Ridge Runners ATV Club, Inc.’s next monthly meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the North Evarts RV Campground. All are welcome to attend. For more information, visit www.kyoutdoors.org/forums/.

OCT. 9

Wallins Church of God will be selling FISH DINNERS beginning at 11 a.m. on Oct. 9. Dinner are $5 and include fish, cole slaw, potatoes, baked bean, rolls, dessert and a drink. Proceeds will go the building fund.

Evarts Elementary School’s annual FALL FESTIVAL will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Oct. 9.

OCT. 10

The Wallins Junior High REUNION FOR ALL will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 10 in school gym. For more information, contact George Ann Lovely at 606-573-7371 or Stan Nicely at 606-664-3444.

Coal Miner APPRECIATION DAY will begin at 1 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Lynch Depot.The annual event is hosted by the city of Lynch and recognizes miners both living and deceased.

Bridge Ministries, located five miles south of Whitley City, Kentucky and five miles north of Oneida, Tennessee on the KY/TN state line, will have a Car, Truck, Rat Rod and Motorcycle SHOW on Oct. 10. Registration is from noon to 4 p.m. and the fee is $12. Awards include: Best of Show, first- through third-place, top 25, top five rat rods, top motorcycles and pastor’s choice. All proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in memory of Paige West. Food and drinks will be available in a large dining area, and free coffee is also available. There will be special singing with sever different groups, 50/50, corn hole tournament and more. For more information, call 660-354-3255 or 606-310-8396.

OCT. 11-14

The Harlan Sunshine Church of God will begin REVIVAL services at 7 p.m. nightly Oct. 11-14. Evangelist Anthony Noe will be the speaker each night. Pastor Nick W. Noe invites everyone to attend.

OCT. 14

Large FREE FOOD BOXES will be given away from 10-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 14 at Shepherd’s Pantry, located at 111 Union Street in Clutts. You must be present and bring your utility bill (any utility) showing your 911 address. Federal guidelines are posted on the door. Enter off Golf Course Boulevard. Areas served: Putney to Partridge and the Virginia line to Pine Mountain Settlement School.

OCT. 15, 29

The UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association will present a live interactive VIDEO PRESENTATION from 6:30-8 p.m. on Oct. 29 at the Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital, second floor cafeteria conference room in the Daniel Boone Clinic. The educational session highlights new research directions in Alzheimer’s disease both at the University of Kentucky and nationally. Bring your questions to discuss with an expert panel. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The registration deadline is Oct. 15. To reserve your spot, contact Shani Bardach at 859-323-1331 or [email protected]

OCT. 24

The Evarts Tourist Commission will host a ZOMBIE WALK on Oct. 24 in downtown Evarts.


The Upper Clover Fork VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT is selling T-shirts to help support breast cancer awareness and their annual Christmas run. Half of proceeds from every T-shirt will go to Susan G. Komen by certified check. The goal is to sell 300 shirts. Prices include: $22, small to extra-large; $22, 1XL; $23, 2XL; $24, 3 XL; and $23.50, long sleeve large and extra-large. For more information, contact Carl Canterbury, department chaplain, at 606-273-1663 (leave a message) or visit the department’s Facebook page.



Shepherd’s Pantry, located at 111 Union Street in Clutts, will be ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for food through October from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and the first and third Wednesdays. You must bring proof of all Social Security and/or earned income, Social Security cards for all members of household and your utility bill with 911 address on it in the Tri-Cities of Harlan County (any utility).



A FARMERS’ MARKET with locally grown and made produce/products will continue through Oct. 31 on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Tuesdays from 4-7 p.m. at the Black Mountain Exchange, located at 16 East Main Street in Lynch (formerly the Miners Market). New vendors are needed/welcome — no cost to set-up. Vendor applications available are available at Lamp House Coffee Shop at 1 Main Street in Lynch. The market is a community service provided as an outreach of Meridzo Center Ministries. For more information, call 606-894-0007.


A military SUPPORT GROUP for all active, separated or any former military men or women meets at 6:30 p.m. every first and third Monday of the month at the Middlesboro National Guard Armory, located on 30th Street. If you are facing financial, relationship, criminal, adjustment, substance abuse or other problems, this is for you.



The Harlan County Humane Society will have BINGO SESSIONS at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays at the old Totz Bingo Hall. Proceeds benefiting the humane society.


Benchmark Family Services, serving Bell, Harlan, Clay, Knox, Laurel and Whitley counties, invites you to become a FOSTER PARENT. Free orientation classes are held from 5-6 p.m. on any Tuesday. For more information, call 606-526-6992 or toll free at 866-526-6992.


AWANA meetings at Yocum Creek Missionary Baptist Church, located in Middleton Addition in Evarts, are held from 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesdays with classes for K-4 through high school. Participants can earn T-shirts and prizes. There will be games, Bible lessons, food, fun and more. For bus pick up, call 606-837-3170 or 606-837-8214.

The JOB CLUBS of Eastern Kentucky meets weekly with a small group of job seekers and workforce professionals to gain a competitive edge in today’s tough job market. Job clubs are free and help you create a game plan for your job search link with quality employers, improve your interviewing skills, learn self-marketing skills, evaluate, negotiate and land job offers, connect with other job seekers and ease your stress during your job search. The Harlan County Job Club will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Depot in Harlan. New members are welcome. New member orientation begins at 12:30 p.m.

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The Harlan County band program is hosting an INSTRUMENT DRIVE. If you have instruments in your closet, garage or know someone who is looking to donate instruments, consider putting your instrument in the hands of a student who can use it today. You can drop your instrument off in the office at any Harlan County school or contact one of the band directors at 606-574-2020 ext. 3550 to make arrangement for pickup. If directors are in class, leave a voicemail with your name and phone number and you will be contacted as soon as possible.

STAND IN THE GAP Coalition is sponsoring free saliva-based drug test kits designed to be provided to parents and guardians to keep and use for their children as they feel necessary. Give Me A Reason, gives individuals a reason to say no to drugs when tempted by peer pressure or whatever the circumstance be. Complete information and instructions are included in each kit. Kits can be obtained at the Stand in the Gap office, located at 502 Pennlyn Avenue in Cumberland Gap, TN. on Thursdays from noon to 5:30 p.m. and in at least 44 different distribution points in the Tri-State area. Community prayer is held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information and locations of the DP’s, call 423-300-1302 or 423-494-1849.

GED classes are being offered to anyone 19 years or older. Improve your reading, writing and mathematical skills and study to receive your GED. Follow your children by improving your education free of charge. For more information, contact the following locations: Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Middlesboro campus at 606-248-3175, Middlesboro Learning Center at 606-248-4000, Pineville Learning Center at 606-337-3044, Henderson Settlement at 606-337-7729 ext. 305 or Lighthouse Mission at 606-337-1069.

VOLUNTEERS and friendly visitors are needed for the Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program to enrich the lives of seniors in their long-term care facilities. If you currently visit with someone or would like to become more involved and educated on resident’s rights, elder abuse and long-term care for seniors, contact Arlene Gibson, district ombudsman with Cumberland Valley ADD, at 606-864-7391 ext. 119.

The Cawood Ledford Boys & Girls Club is RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS. What better way to give back to your community than by investing in our youth? The club is open to youth ages 6-18 for the after-school program from 2:30-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 606-573-0960.

Narconon is reminding families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to PROTECT YOUR FAMILY FROM DRUG USE. If you know anyone who is struggling get them the help they need. For a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs, call 800-431-1754 or visit DrugAbuseSolution.com. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.

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