February 3, 2016 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Small grocery stores are appreciated

Hello everyone! Hope all had a good week and am sure pleased with this nice weather, but I think the last snowfall was a tip of the iceberg with more bad weather to come. Just watch out. More...

A sad time in my life

My first overseas assignment was Hickam Field, Hawaii. The cost of living was very high, but I would get overseas pay as Hawaii would not become a state until 1957. I would be in charge of the base’s printing department. More...

Fellowship planned at Hemphill Center

Check out our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event at: www.facebook.com/pages/Hemphill Community-Center.  More...

Class planned

A pesticide applicator class will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., February 22, at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. The class is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Shad J. Baker at 633-2362 or shad.baker@uky.edu. More...

Mardi Gras party is set

Hester Chapter #54 Order of the Eastern Star will present Mardi Gras, Masks, Murder! at 6 p.m., Saturday, February 6, at the Mountain Shrine Club in Whitesburg. The cost is $20. More...

The weather in Ohio has been delightful

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Oh, the weather has been delightful for the past couple of days in the Harrison area. The sun was beautiful, although the air was still nippy to me, with the temperature staying in the 60s.  More...

TURNING SIX —

Aiden Gaylynn Nichole Fields will be six years old on Feb. 3. Her parents are Terry Fields Jr. and Jessica Bailey, both of Big Cowan. More...

If only stopping global warming were this easy

Dear Car Talk:  Why can’t I use carbon dioxide gas to fill my tires instead of air (78 percent nitrogen) or instead of 100 percent nitrogen? More...

Memories of moving to Marlowe

Hello, everyone. Hope you are all doing well.  Our sympathy goes out to all the families whose family members passed away while the weather was so bad we couldn’t get out to the funerals.  More...

BIRTHDAY —

Maggie Little, of Cowan, turned six years old on Jan. 22. She is the daughter of Beth and Phillip Little. More...

Photo

Bennett Combs of Whitesburg, grew this 23½-inch turnip and pulled it in early January. More...

To perform

Bluegrass Circle will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., on Saturday, Feb. 6. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.   More...

State warns of Avian flu

The Kentucky state veterinarian’s office is monitoring the avian influenza outbreak in poultry flocks in southern Indiana to protect the Kentucky poultry and egg industry.  More...

Ray Dean Adams was well loved

By DELANA BANKS   What a warm weekend we had this past Saturday and Sunday. It was a welcome break from the recent cold and snowy weather, but it is winter and that’s to be expected.  More...

Youth retreat planned

Rushing Wind Ministries will host a youth retreat February 26 and 27 at the Main Street Auditorium in Cumberland. Night services begin at 7 p.m. and Saturday events begin at 10 a.m. with morning worship. More...

Dog rescued here ends up in home of actor’s parents

Payne Gap resident Dana Outlaw jumped up and down with excitement when she found out that a three-year-old terrier she had sent to an animal rescue in Ohio had been adopted by movie star George Clooney as a Christmas present for his parents.  More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of 1 Samuel in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. “All things are possible to him that believeth” is from what book’s 9:23? Psalms, Malachi, Mark, Ephesians  3. More...

Super Bowl mind meld: Guac, potato skins join

For this easy Super Bowl snack, we combined two of our favorite game day indulgences — guacamole and roasted potato skins.  More...