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The Marion County Heartland Safe Community Coalition will hold its regular monthly meeting at noon today, Oct. 5 at the Marion County Public Library, 201 East Main Street, Lebanon. Anyone interested in preventing the misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, among the youth in the Marion County community is welcome to attend. For more information, call (270) 692-2421.
Spring View Hospital will have a chow wagon from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. Carryout available. The Marion County Cattlemen’s Association will be cooking. Menu will be rib eye sandwiches, buttered potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, cookie and beverage. To place phone orders call (270) 692-5253 or (270) 692-3161 in advance. All proceeds will go to the March of Dimes.
Woodlawn Baptist Church will be hosting a free bass tournament from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Fagan Branch Reservoir. Registration will open at 6:30 a.m. at the boat ramp. Two people per boat and must follow lake rules. There will be a sack lunch provided at the weigh-in and three cash prizes to the top three winners. Any questions contact the church at (270) 692-4825.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Caring Place will be having a roadblock to raise awareness for domestic violence on Oct. 8.
In Marion County, 2nd Sunday will take place at Graham Memorial Park from 2-5 p.m. Wear walking shoes, bring your bicycle, a skateboard, a hula hoop or anything else you might need to be physically active on this day with thousands of other Kentuckians across the state. Planned activities include yoga, aerobic exercises, walking and much more. Contact the Marion County Extension Service, (270) 692-2421, for more information.
Halloween movies and mayhem
The Marion County Public Library will hold a Halloween movies and mayhem day on Monday Oct. 10. A not-so-scary movie for younger kids will be at 10 a.m. and “Ghostbusters” will be at 1 p.m. There will also be crafts and spooky visitors. Space is limited, so stop by or call the library at 692-4698 to register.
Kentucky Public Retirees, Lincoln Trail Chapter, will hold its monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 10, at Bourbon City Bistro, 1008 Commerce Drive in Bardstown. Meeting begins at 11:30 EST with lunch. Dr. Harry Spaulding, retired family doctor, will be the guest speaker.
Flu vaccine walk-in clinic
The Marion County Health Center will have a walk-in flu clinic for adults at Centre Square on Monday, Oct. 10 from 1-4 p.m. The cost of the vaccine is $25. The cost of the vaccine is covered by Medicare Part B and Medicaid. Please bring all Medicare/Medicaid cards to the flu clinic. For further information, please call the Marion County Health Center at (270) 692-3393.
Board of elections
The Marion County Board of Elections will inspect voting machines at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at the David R. Hourigan Government Office Building at 223 N. Spalding Avenue.
The Lincoln Trail Health District will host a “Managing your Meals” for diabetes class at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Washington County Health Department with a follow-up class at 2:30 p.m. Call 1 (800) 280-1601 ext. 1035 to register.
Business Writing Class
Marion County Community Education will offer a class designed for anyone from first-time job seekers to experienced professionals who want to polish their communication skills. Focus will be on how to write persuasive cover letters, design effective resumes and polish your interview skills. This class will be held Friday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. at the Community Learning Center. Pre-registration is required by Oct. 12. To register or find out more information, call (270) 699-3906, (limited space).
The Friends of the Marion County Library are having a fundraising book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 14, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15, in the large meeting room at the Marion County Public Library. Books will be on sale from 10 cents to $5 a bag.
There will be a meeting of the Marion County Fair Board at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9:30 a.m. at the Marion County Extension Office, 415 Fairground Road in Lebanon.
The monthly Contemplative Prayer Day at St. Catharine Motherhouse will be from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. We will have several sessions of Centering Prayer with Meditative Walks, Personal prayer, Silence, a Presentation on The Spiritual Practice in Ecological Context: The Art of natural Preception (A Way to See Deeper) by Matt Branstetter, a professor in the St. Catharine College Thelogy Department. The day ends with a discussion of the presentation and a Blessing. Bring bag lunch. For questions, call Sr. Mary Otho Ballard, OP, (859) 284-5201, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet and greet
The Friends of the Marion County Public Library will host its second annual Congressional Meet and Greet from 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 18, in the large meeting room at the Marion County Public Library.
“Ending the Payday Loan Debt Trap” is the Faithful Citizenship Luncheon topic for Tuesday, Oct. 18, from noon - 1 p.m. ET in Maloney Room of Flaget Hall of the Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral, 5th and W Stephen Foster Blvd in Bardstown. Jason Hall, our new Catholic Conference of Kentucky policy analyst, will be the presenter.
Participants are asked to bring a brown bag lunch; drinks will be provided. This event is sponsored by Catholic Charities’ Parish Social Ministry Department. RSVP to Catholic Charities Nazareth Office, (502) 331-4545 or email@example.com.
A Veterans Assistance Officer for the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs will be at the David R. Hourigan Government Office Building from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Veterans and their families will be provided assistance in filing claims for state and federal benefits. For more information contact Robert Nally at 1 (800) 928-0951.
Wednesday, Oct. 19, is the deadline to pre-register for the Kentucky Beef Conference to be held Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Lexington. For more information and to pre-register, call the Marion County Extension Office, (270) 692-2421. The theme for this year’s conference is “Planning Today for Tomorrow’s Markets”.
There will be a special called meeting of the West Marion Site-Based Decision-Making Council Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Marion County Technology Center.
The Marion, Nelson, Washington Diabetes Coalition will meet at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Diabetes Care Solutions. For more information, call Melissa Conder at 1(270) 769-1601 ext. 1035.