February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

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February 23 — A garden planning and planting workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Pine Mountain Settlement School. Topics will include soil testing, seed and plant selection, and planting dates. Free and open to the public. More...

HILL FAMILY

— Whitesburg correspondent Oma Hatton says her granddaughter Rocki, her husband Matt Hill and children Elise and Daniel Hill are a beautiful family. They live in Lexington. More...

Birthday

BIRTHDAY — Bill Adams of Letcher marked his 90th birthday on Feb. 18. The family will celebrate his birthday at the Blackey Community Center from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. More...

Mrs. Kiser, volunteers turned rags to clothes

There was a time when The War on Poverty was more than just a slogan.  There were boots on the ground. Soldiers, if you will, who fought the forces of hunger and illiteracy and indignity.  Mabel Kiser was one of those soldiers.  More...

‘Plumber’ Bill Adams to mark birthday Feb. 25th

I haven’t written in such a long while that most things I didn’t have written down have been forgotten. Sorry.  Mostly sadness to start off with. More...

Hemphill will host story walk

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center. More...

Higher than a Georgia pine

During the Viet Nam War we were open 24/7. I had 10 men on the day shift, and five on the mid-shift.  It was New Year’s Eve and I was asked to wear my dress blues by my commander.  More...

Mother, son visit on four-wheel Mule

Hoping to find that all my readers and friends are doing well by this time. I’ve heard that a lot of people are sick with flu. I hope it goes away, and stays away.  More...

Flowers are beginning to bloom

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well.  We should all be doing well with all this nice weather we have been having. More...

HONORED

— Sarah Williams recently received a certificate of achievement from the Nelson County School District where she is a special education teacher in Bardstown. More...

Valentine’s Day in the 1940s

Valentine’s Day is celebrated in schools a little differently today than when I was in grade school.  In the 1940s, everyone had an envelope with his or her name on it and taped to the wall, and if you wanted to give someone a Valentine, y More...

Apply for Trooper Island

Kentucky State Police have begun taking applications for kids to attend the annual Trooper Island summer camp at Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County. More...

Cookie tin is button container

Hello everyone! Did everyone get at least a piece of chocolate or flowers for Valentines Day? I got a brand new stove so what else could I want? More...

More school day games

I need to do one more column on old-time schooldays while they are still fresh on my mind, otherwise I’m apt to forget about it. More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Lamentations in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. From Daniel 5, who was holding a feast for 1,000 guests when handwriting appeared on the wall? Job, Belshazzar, Hagar, Hanun  3. More...