October 10, 2012 RSS feed / News

Police Beat: A look at law-enforcement activity

This is the second installment of “Police Beat,” a summary of calls for service to local law-enforcement agencies that are deemed to be public record under Kentucky state law. More...

Scholarship Lions Club forming

A Scholarship Lions Club is forming in Pikeville. The main service area of the club will be providing scholarships, and members will meet four times a year. More...

Square dance set Oct. 13

The Carcassonne Community Center square dance will be held from 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13. Music will be by Lee Sexton, Ron Smith and Jack Adams with caller Erin Cokonougher-Stidham. More...

Meeting on livestock to be held soon

A Letcher County 4-H livestock meeting is set for 6 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Letcher County Extension Office, which is located at 478 Extension Drive, Whitesburg. More...

Applications being sought

The Letcher County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, United for Substance Abuse Prevention (USAP), is accepting requests for programs to be included in its UNITE budget for January to June 2013. Budget for this time period will be $5,000. More...

Field goal challenge planned

A field goal challenge will be held Oct. 19 during the Letcher County Central High School football game. East Kentucky Physical Therapy will host the event. More...

Hunting class

A free hunter education course will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m., Oct. 15 and 15, and from 5 p.m. to completion, Oct. 18, at the Letcher County Extension Office. The class is valid in any state where certification is required. More...

WMMT seeks contributions

The WMMT on-air fund drive will be held through October 18.  More...

Food City Pageant planned

The 20th anniversary Miss Food City Pageant is slated for Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol, Tenn. More...

4-H home school meeting Oct. 15

A monthly Letcher County 4-H home school meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Letcher County Extension Office, which is located at 478 Extension Drive, Whitesburg. More...

Church sets fall festival

A fall festival will be held at First Baptist Church in Whitesburg from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. The free event will include door prizes, games, inflatables, food, crafts and live music. For more information, call 633-2277.   More...

Operation Coal Christmas formed

A group of coal miners’ wives have founded an organization to relieve some of the holiday financial stress on those affected by mine-related layoffs.  Operation Coal Christmas will host a benefit celebration in December, honoring these fam More...

Bedbug conference Nov. 1

A bedbug conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, November 1, at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. The speaker will be Dr. Michael F. Potter of the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology. More...

Assistance being offered

Pathfinders for Independent Living in Harlan County will assist those wanting to change their Medicare Part D plans at the Harry M. Caudill Library in Whitesburg on Oct. 29. Open enrollment begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7.  More...