Neon seniors tour miners’ monument
The Boone Fork Senior Citizens Center along with the Jenkins, Ermine and Kingscreek Centers hosted a lunch and played games at the Hemphill Community Center. Members who helped were Teresa Fox, Iolene Fleming and Richard Stewart.
The Letcher County Senior Citizens employees invited the Letcher County Coal Miners Memorial Organization to offer a guided tour and several senior citizens attended. Conducting the tour was communication director Leonard Fleming. The Letcher County Coal Miners Memorial Organization had the following members on hand: Norma Fleming, Ross Fleming and Rob Fleming, to help with the tour.
Also helping with the event were Letcher County Judge Jim Ward and Deputy Judge Eddie Meade.
The coal miners’ monument was shown on nationwide TV by the “Snake Man of Appalachia” series.