Chronic Disease Self-Management Program slated

There will be a chronic disease self-management program beginning Jan. 8 through Feb. 12. This is a six-week workshop that will occur on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the Simpson County Senior Center located at 1301 Crestmore. For more information, contact Kitty Thomas at 270-586-9411 or at

Daughters of the American Revolution meeting

The Simpson County Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 1:30 p.m. at the Old Favorite located at 118 W. Kentucky Ave.

Bro. Tyler Knight will preach at East Side Missionary Baptist Church

Bro. Tyler Knight, from Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, will preach at East Side Missionary Baptist Church located at 210 E. St. on Sunday, Jan.12 at 6 p.m.

Historical Society Program to meet

The Simpson County Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the History Center, with Mark Hardison presenting the program. The program is titled "American Folk Music: From There to Here." The public and prospective members are invited, and there is no charge.

Simpson County Democratic Party Meeting

The Simpson County Democratic Party's monthly meeting will take place on Thursday, Jan.16, at 6 p.m. at The Old Favorite located at 118 W. Kentucky Ave. Brian Pedigo, of Glasgow, who is a candidate in the Democratic primary for State Senate District 9, will be at the meeting.

MLK events set

The African American Heritage Center's Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Celebration is Sunday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m. at Elevated Missionary Baptist Church, with Katie Briggs as the speaker. The Franklin-Simpson Human Rights Commission's MLK breakfast is Monday, Jan. 20, at 8 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Barrett Wright as the speaker. The breakfast will be followed at 9:30 a.m. with a march to Greater Taylor Chapel Church, where Pastor Charles McCutchen Jr. will begin speaking at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, is the national observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day.

MLK creative art and essay contest

The Martin Luther King Jr. creative art and essay contest will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 22 and end on Friday, Feb. 21. The contest will be open to all students attending F-S schools, those homeschooled in Simpson county, and those attending churches in Franklin, Ky. Contest rules and guidelines may be picked up at the AAHC, WFKN, or at any of the school offices beginning Wednesday, Jan. 22. You may also email to request a copy of the contest rules and guidelines. There will be a winner and a runner up in each age category.

CSFP Commodity Distribution dates set

The next CSFP commodity distribution date will be Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants must be at least 60 years old, live in Simpson County, and be income-eligible. For more information, 270-598-9986.

To submit a Community Event, email or call directly at 270-813-0957.

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