March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

It’s nice that spring is finally here

By the time this week’s paper comes out it will offi- cially be spring. Yipee! Even though we haven’t had a very bad winter, it’s still nice to think that spring is here. More...

Community calendar . . .

March 23 — There will be a free pottery workshop on at 5 p.m. for ages 14–25 at the Boone Youth Dropin Center in Whitesburg, across from the Appalshop. More...

Concert planned at ALC

Alice Lloyd College Music Office will hold a free concert featuring The Voices of Appalachia in Concert along with the Wampler Caudill Acoustic Ensemble at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 26, in Miss June’s Meadow on the ALC campus.   More...

Highlights of Fleming-Neon Hi

1968  Boy and girl of the year  More...

National Black Lung Association to meet March 28

The National Black Lung Association will meet at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. More...

March weather is roller coaster ride

Hello everyone!  Here we go again on a roller coaster ride with our weather. I sure hope it doesn’t get cold enough to freeze the buds off of the fruit trees.  More...

Student volunteers dance at Hemphill

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center  Weekly quote: A friend is a gift you give yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson  Hemphill   More...

Our farm on Can Branch

In the mid ‘30s, when we had to move out of our company house in Camden after my dad lost his job along with many other miners who worked for the coal company, we moved to the last house at the head of Can Branch to our 100-acre farm that my da More...