March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Cram Creek Church revival draws crowd

Hello everyone, hope everyone is doing well. I’m surprised with the pretty weather we had on Saturday. It could change in a minute, but I hope not.  I thought I would be turning my heat up, but I’ve turned it way down. More...

Cross Country Bluegrass to play at Hemphill Ctr.

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/ Hemphill- Community-Center.  Weekly quote: Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standa More...

Collins reunion planned

The 13th reunion of the family of Henry and Rosilla Collins and Silas and Effie Collins will be held at Dogwood Shelter at Carr Creek Lake from noon to 6 p.m., Aug. 5. Those attending should bring a covered dish. More...

Extension Board to meet March 28

The Letcher County Extension District Board will meet Tuesday, March 28, at the Letcher County Extension Office, 478 Extension Drive in Whitesburg. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m.   More...

100TH BIRTHDAY

— Alma Bolling celebrated her 100th birthday March 5, at Letcher Manor Nursing Home with family and friends. More...

Ribbon cutting at new Whitesburg steakhouse

A ribbon cutting was held in West Whitesburg March 8 to mark the official opening of Letcher County’s newest restaurant, the Prime 606 Steakhouse, located next door to Las Penas Mexican Restaur More...

One of the most decorated men in the U.S. Air Force

General Frank Alton Armstrong was my boss who served from 1928 to 1962, and was the inspiration for the main character in the film, “Twelve O’Clock High.”  More...

Colorectal cancer rates rise in young adults

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Cancers of the colon and/or rectum have long been associated with individuals over 50. More...

Volunteers visit Jenkins

A team of nine young volunteers arrived in Jenkins Sunday to participate in the Construction/Ministry Project, Discovery Church Team.  Their schedule for the week included attending a school assembly at Jenkins Elementary; a prayer walk to promo More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Jonah in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. In Genesis 15, who was told to “look now toward Heaven and tell the stars”? Noah, Adam, Abram, Moses  3. Who succeeded Belshazzar as King of the Chaldeans? More...

Oh where, oh where did my letter go?

There was a time when we first moved here to Charlie Brown Road that we never knew whose mail we were apt to find in our mailbox, nor did we have any idea what happened to the birthday or Christmas cards our relatives swore they’d sent to one o More...

Weather has turned fickle

Hello again everyone!  Mother Nature sure must be enjoying herself as the weather has turned fickle for the month of February and March! More...

Fleming-Neon had to increase its water prices

The recent increase in water rates for customers served by the City of Neon was necessary because independent audit showed the city couldn’t repay loans without the rate hikes.  More...

Benefit planned for Dixons

The Blackey Community Center will host a benefit on Saturday, March 18, starting at 5 p.m. More...

Time to spring-clean, garden

Hello everyone! Hoping all of you are well.  Sure has been a very nice winter and spring is coming up on us early, seems like.  Happy birthday to everyone who had a birthday last week and this week.  More...