Greetings, everyone!

Summer has officially arrived! School is out and the weather has warmed up to the 90s!

Congratulations go to our new graduates:

Kayleb Corbett-WHS 8th Grade.

Katelyn Garrett- WCHS 12th Grade.

School Awards Recognition:

Special congratulations go to Natalie Nickelson who was recognized for her academic achievements at SHMS. She received the 8th Grade Outstanding Science Award, the 4.0 GPA Go for the Gold Award, Distinguished and Proficient Testing Honors and Honor Roll recognition.

Students can cash in their As on their report card for free rentals and one pizza from June 1-30 at Family Video and Marco's Pizza. Contact them for info.

The Madisonville AMC Movie Theatre will be sponsoring $4 Movies and a Kidspack every Wednesday morning this summer. Check the theater for info.

WHS yearbooks are available M-F from 8 a.m. to noon at the office. 2019 books are $25 and 2005-18 are $10 while supplies last.

The Rose Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church is starting a Wednesday evening Youth Study Group on CP Catechism at 6 p.m. on Thursday. VBS will be July 29-31. The public is invited to attend and welcome at their services. Contact Pastor, Rebecca Zahrte for info at 270-978-3328.

The Nebo Baptist Church VBS will be June 9-14 from 6-8 p.m. The theme is Giddy Up Junction, Taking God's Love to New Frontiers. Children ages 3-5 and students K-6 are invited. Contact 279-249-3687 for info.

Donations are needed for the Union Cemetery fence repair, seasonal mowing and maintenance upkeep. The city of Nebo along with Knight & Sons Monument Company is overseeing the cemetery. Donations may be sent to the Cemetery Fund, P.O. Bx 173, Nebo, KY 42441. Please include your contact info and family names buried there.

The 150 Mile Hwy. 41 & 41-A Yard Sale is June 28-29. Nebo residents are encouraged to spruce up their property to welcome visitors and set up their sales. Nebo residents may also utilize the backyard at the Nebo Community Center. Contact Mayor Karen Lantrip for info at 270-853-7253.

The Nebo Community Center is open to the public to rent for birthday parties, showers, reunions, holiday gatherings and meetings, etc. The facility has a kitchen and large room with seating for 60+. The gym has a full size basketball court and stage. The Game Room has ping pong, pool, foos ball, air hockey and more! A picnic shelter and playground are also available on a first come basis. For info, contact 270-399-1578.

Upcoming Community Events:

June 14: Ferrell's Snappy Service is opening today!

June 15: Flag Retirement Ceremony, 1 p.m. at the American Legion Post 6.

June 22: White Plains Freedom Festival

June 28-29: Hwy. 41 & 41-A Yard Sale!

July 1: Nebo City Commission Meeting, 6 p.m. at the Community Center.

Aug. 7: Hopkins County Schools first day

Sept. 13-14: 6th Annual Nebo Fall Festival, BBQ & Alumni Homecoming

Special Nebo Royalty birthday greetings this week go to Tiffany Nickelson, Emma Lear, Madelynn Capps and Cynthia Phillips. Tiffany will turn 23 on June 5. She is the 2016 Ultimate Grand Supreme Miss Nebo, Mini Supreme Miss Kentucky Festival and 2017 Mini Supreme AmeriFest Miss US. Emma will turn 17 on June 6. She is the reigning Grand Supreme Miss Nebo Relay. Madelynn will turn 4 on June 11. She is the reigning Tiny Miss Nebo. Cynthia will celebrate on June 11. She is the mother of Natalie Springfield, 2017 Grand Supreme Little Miss Nebo Relay.

Special birthday greetings go to Jailer Mike Lewis who will celebrate on June 10. Happy birthday to those celebrating this week: June 5-11

May 30: Jim Pearson

June 1: Becky Mitchell

June 2: Alex Pendley

Wed. June 5: Jenny Lee Menser

Fri. June 7: Joni Hayes

Tues. June 11: Shannon Seaton

Happy anniversary to those celebrating special milestones: June 4-11

May 26: Jason & Jamie Vincent celebrated 12 years!

May 28: Jeff & Rhonda Whitfield Nickelson celebrated their 25th Anniversary!

June 4: John & Rachel Sandburg.

June 6: Richard & Schyrel Osborn will celebrate their 44th Anniversary!

June 6: Jeff & Nikki Burton will celebrate 11 years!

Get Well prayers are needed for Hope Miller, Rosetta Bryant, Perry Johnson, Danny Dailey and my dad, Herman Vincent.

I encourage you to send me your information about upcoming events, anniversaries, awards and recognition, birthdays, church, organization and school news, prayer and get well requests, promotions, retirements, reunions, vacations, etc. You can reach me at 270-399-1578 or email: Please like and follow my Facebook Page: Nebo, KY News & Community Events for more news and photos. I look forward to hearing from you and promoting great things about our community. Note: the deadline for the Nebo News is a week ahead, so please get your news to me by Tuesday to be included.

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