May 30, 2012 RSS feed / News

New store offers reasons to get outside

Bill and Patricia Bentley love to hike, camp and ride bicycles. More...

Seedtime on the Cumberland set

Appalshop’s 26th annual Seedtime on the Cumberland will take place June 7 through the 9 at the Appalshop in Whitesburg. More...

Veterans offered legal advice

AppalReD Legal Aid will hold a free legal advice clinic for income eligible area veterans from 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, May 31 at the Prestonsburg Veterans of Foreign Wars building. To schedule appointments, veterans should call (866) 277-5733. More...

Summer reading program

”Dream Big: Read”, the children’s summer reading program at the Letcher County Public Libraries, will focus on books, stories, crafts, songs, games, puppet shows and prizes. More...

Hike to Bad Branch Falls

Seedtime on the Cumberland will host a free, guided hike to Bad Branch Falls on the Saturday morning of Seedtime, June 9, at 9 a.m. More...

Survivor banquet

The Letcher County Relay for Life Survivor Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 11, in the banquet room at Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg. The free sit-down dinner is open to all cancer survivors. More...

Church service set

A church service will be held at the Old Charlie Logan Cemetery in Knott County at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 3. There will be singing and preaching. More...

Beshear approves severance funds for scholarships

Gov. Steve Beshear has authorized more than $4 million from coal tax revenue to provide college scholarships to students from Letcher County and eight other counties over the next two years.  More...

Music festival raises $5,000 for classroom for autistic children

Organizers of an all-day music festival say $5,000 was raised Saturday to benefit the Letcher County structured classroom for autistic children.  More...

Drug suspect had child in car

Police say a Jenkins man was handed pain pills in his car while his two-year-old child was a passenger in the front seat.  More...

Seniors advised on food, exercise

Greetings from the Kingscreek Center.  Hope everyone had a nice week. I did.  We only met once this week due to Election Day. Seems we had a light turnout for the voting.  Our hearts go out to Wendell and Hazel Fields. More...

Free computer classes offered

Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library in Whitesburg will offer free weekly computer class during June.  More...

Bach Court crew gathers

Memorial Weekend was very hot days.  After it cooled down Sunday evening, Shirley Lucas, Mahala Banks, Lydia Hall, Cody Baker, Torrence Holbrook, Torrence Holbrook Jr. More...

Golf scramble

A golf scramble hosted by the Letcher County Central High School boys’ basketball team will be held June 3 at Raven Rock Golf Course in Jenkins. Cost is $55 per person and $220 a team. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Golf will start at 2 p.m. More...

Jenkins Kids’ Day June 2

Jenkins Kids’ Day will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on June 2 at the Jenkins City Park. Hot dogs, pizza, popcorn and other treats will be given out. More...

Vacation Bible School planned

Lewis Creek Pentecostal Church will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on June 4-8. The theme is “Adventures on Promise Island”. For transportation, call Richie and Rhonda Creech at (606) 589-5904.   More...