June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Larry Hatton is out of hospital

By OMA HATTON   Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well and not working too hard if you have a garden. I wish I had one, especially since I look across the road and see Jr. and Robin Sexton’s. More...

Retired coach, teacher Danny Taylor honored

The State Highway Department has placed a sign at the Letcher County line at Isom honoring retired Letcher High School teacher and coach Danny Taylor of Walters Branch at Isom.  More...

Church memorial services planned

Everyone is welcome to attend the memorial services for deceased members of the Blair Branch Church on Sunday, Jun. 18. More...

Four receive Mountain Heritage scholarships

The 2017 Mountain Heritage Festival scholarships have been awarded to the following:  Lindsey N. Belcher, a daughter of Jimmy and Sherri Belcher of Jenkins, is a 2017 graduate of Jenkins High School. More...

Brooke Saurer raising funds for band trip

Brooke Saurer, daughter of James and Valerie Saurer, of Partridge, is a six-year member of the Letcher County Central High School Band program, and an eight-year band student. More...

HCTC names top scholars

Fourteen students from Letcher County have been named to the President’s Honor List at Hazard Community and Technical College for the spring 2017 semester.  More...

Blacksmithing workshop set for June 24

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/ Hemphill- Community-Center.  More...

June weather goes from cold to hot

Hello everyone. How’s the world treating you in your little corner of the world?  Once again I’ve encountered a bout of nausea, but at least I am not in the hospital as of yet. That is more than I can say for lots of people.  More...

TO BE WED

— Rebecca E. Allen of Hemphill, Robert Bates of Kingsport, Tenn., and Danny and Kim Allen of McRoberts, announce the coming nuptials of their daughter, Kayla M. Bates, to Jesse A. More...

Community calendar

June 14-17 — The Letcher County Central High School cheerleaders will host a cheerleading camp from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the LCCHS gymnasium. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., June 14. More...

Kentucky Coal Academy to host free mining refreshers

The Kentucky Coal Academy will host free refresher mining trainings through its program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College’s (SKCTC) Harlan campus, at 164 Ball Park Road, Mining Industry building, second floor.  8-hour S More...

Bible trivia

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Blood drive set at MCHC

A blood drive by the Kentucky Blood Center will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., June 21, on the KBC Bloodmobile at Mountain Comprehensive Health Clinic.  Donors will be entered to win a 2017 Toyota Highlander. More...

11 Letcher students cited

Eleven students from Letcher County have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester at Hazard Community and Technical College students.  More...