OSU Extension Office programs

Coming next month, the Ohio State University Pike Extension Office will be hosting two events open to local students at its 313 Mill St. location.

The Botvin LifeSkills course, which promotes healthy alternatives to risky behavior, is open to youth who are entering or have completed fourth and fifth grade. The classes are held on June 7, June 9, June 14, and June 16 from 2 to 4 p.m.

“You’re the Chef” is open to youth who are entering or have completed sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. These sessions will also be held June 7, June 9, June 14, and June 16 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The cost for the chef program is $40, while the life skills program is free. Call 740-289-4837 or contact Tammy Jones at jones.5640@osu.edu to register.

Zach Farmer 5K

On June 4, 2022, the Zach Farmer Foundation will hold the 3rd Annual Zach Farmer Memorial 5K in Piketon.

Registration for the 5K and 1.1-mile walk is $20 prior to May 30. Race day registration for the 5K and 1.1-mile walk is $25. Registration for the Kid’s Mascot Run is $10 prior to May 30. Race day registration for the Kid’s Mascot Run is $15.

All registrations received prior to May 30 include a Zach Farmer Memorial 5K t-shirt. T-shirt availability for day of race registration is not guaranteed. Registration is available at tristateracer.com or at Ritchie’s Marketplace in Piketon.

Gospel singers coming to Waverly

Gospel singing duo Chester and Isolina Gaither are coming to the Omega United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 12. The Maryland-based group have traveled across the globe singing gospel songs and will be at the church from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Omega UMC is located on 21660 State Route 335 in Waverly.

Council sessions

Waverly Village Council will meet in-session on Tuesday, June 7 starting at 7 p.m in council chambers on 201 West North St. Piketon Village Council is set to meet on Monday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at its village center on 411 S. West St.

CAC small business class

The Workforce & Business Development Program at the Community Action Committee of Pike County will be offering classes focusing on the process of starting your own business.

The “Self-Employment: From Dream to Reality” class sessions will be held on Tuesday and Thursday each week from 1 to 4 p.m., starting May 24 and ending on June 23. These classes will be held at the OhioMeansJobs Career Center at 941 Market St. in Piketon.

The fee for the class series is $15 per person and covers the costs of materials provided. Those interested are told to call 740-289–2371 or email ejones@pikecac.org.

WCS hosting 141st Alumni Banquet

On Saturday, June 11, Waverly City Schools will hold its alumni banquet at the high school with doors opening at 4:30 p.m.

Those wishing to make reservations can do so by calling at 740-947-4770 and asking for alumni information or sending an email to jharmon@waverlytigers.net

Ignite Portsmouth Entrepreneurial Journey Bootcamp

Shawnee State University’s Kricker Innovation Hub will host its second annual Ignite Portsmouth Entrepreneurial Journey Bootcamp this summer. The bootcamp is an eight-week program that meets in-person each Thursday starting at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. beginning on May 12 until June 30.

Participation in the bootcamp is completely free and open to individuals 18 or older residing in Scioto, Lawrence, Pike, Jackson, and Adams counties in Ohio and Lewis and Greenup counties in Kentucky. Interested participants should apply at www.ssuinnovation.com/apply-to-portsmouth-ignite.

Ongoing Events

Waverly All-Call System Sign-Up

The Village of Waverly has contracted with One Call Now for mass telephone messaging services. One Call Now is an established mass communications company that has a proven track record working with municipalities and corporations. By signing up with One Call Now, you will receive telephone messages containing important information for Waverly residents. Messages will be sent for water boil alerts, emergency notifications and general interest events. You may add more than one phone number and can register to receive text messages. We encourage all residents to sign up for this service as we believe it will greatly enhance communication of necessary information.

Pike County Outreach Council of Churches Food Pantry Open

The Pike County Outreach Council of Churches Food Pantry, located at 306 Bridge St. in Waverly is open to distribute food from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m effective May 1. Monday through Friday. One individual or one family member with necessary identification may wait in the marked spaces for social distancing between the Food Pantry and Bridgehaven Homeless Shelter to receive food items selected by a volunteer.

Due to the COVID-19, individuals are not permitted to come inside the pantry to make their own food choices at this time. Wearing of masks is mandatory for all persons at all times at Pike Outreach Properties. For more information, visit https://www.loc8nearme.com/ohio/waverly/food-distribution-center-pike-county-outreach/6371630/.

Grace Apostolic Tabernacle

The Grace Apostolic Tabernacle on 12209 State Rt. 104 in Waverly is hosting services service times on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Pastor Charles Adkins Jr. can be reached at 740-708-0964.

Pike County Board of Developmental Disabilities Meetings

The Pike County Board of Developmental Disabilities monthly Board meetings are held at the Administration Building, 330 East North St. in Waverly the third Tuesday of every month at 11 a.m.

Community Action Transit

Need a ride? Community Action Transit System, Pike County’s public transportation provider, operates daily routes in Waverly, a daily shuttle between Piketon and Waverly and provides out of county trips! CATS operates within the county Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays in the village of Waverly 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All CATS vehicles are wheelchair accessible. Call 740-835-8474 and schedule your ride today.

Alcoholics Anonymous

The Alcoholics Anonymous meeting which meets weekly on Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Waverly, 211 Schmitt Dr., is on hold due to the pandemic and will resume at a later date. Anyone having a problem with alcohol please call the Intergroup office at (740) 774-2646.

Main library hours

  • Monday 9 a.m. — 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9 a.m. — 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9 a.m. — 8 p.m.
  • Thursday 9 a.m. — 8 p.m.
  • Friday 9 a.m. — 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. — 5 p.m.
  • Sunday CLOSED

Western:

  • Monday 9 a.m. — 8p.m.
  • Tuesday 9 a.m. — 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday CLOSED

Piketon:

  • Monday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday CLOSED

Eastern:

  • Monday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday CLOSED

Follow us on Facebook and visit our website at www.pikecountylibrary.org , or call us at 740-947-4921 with any questions.

Evergreen Union Cemetery Meetings

Evergreen Union Cemetery meetings, currently held at “The Studio” by the Mayors Office, will now be moved to Calvary UMC at 107 W. Third St. in Waverly until further notice. If you need put on the agenda for any reason, please call Tammie Brown, Financial Clerk, at 740-947-5926.

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