August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Community calendar

August 26 — The Fishpond Paddle Battle, a day of kayak fun and racing, will begin at noon at Fishpond Lake. Events will include a kids’ race, a one-lap race around the lake, and a three-lap race around the lake. More...

REUNION

— The family of the late Faris and Ada Collins Yonts of Whitesburg, recently met in Indiana for a week of fellowship and fun. More...

SISTERS

— Roslyn Alexandra Crawford, 20 months, hugs her one-week-old sister, Eva Marcelle Crawford. More...

Late fire chief is honored here

In photo above, members of several Letcher County fire departments helped remove former Whitesburg Fire Chief Truman Thompson’s casket from the rear of a Sandlick Volunteer Fire Department truc More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of James in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Joshua 10, the sun stood still while Joshua’s army destroyed what people? Amorites, Midianites, Egyptians, Philistines 3. More...

Judge Ward wants library to share its space

Letcher County is looking for space to house a computer training center and provide workers with office space, if they don’t have a suitable Internet connection at home.  More...

‘Letcher County has lost beautiful person’

Hello again everyone! Oh my how times flies when you are having fun. Are we having fun yet?  Southern Ohio   We are having fall in August as the nights have turned cool enough for a blanket for me, and the fan is turned off.  More...

Cheerleaders to host pageant

The Letcher County Central High School cheerleaders will host the Miss Mountain Heritage Pageant. Sign-ups will be accepted until Sept. 6 to Emily Kincer at 606-821-5802 or emily. More...

News about soldier saddens many

Our community is saddened to hear that Abby Milam, who spent her formative years in Hemphill, has still not been found. Abby has been serving her country in Hawaii the past few years. More...

Travis Air Force Base was my home and workplace for 13 years

It was a sunny day at the 8th Air Force Airfield in England, on May 19, 1943, when the B-17 “Memphis Belle” rolled to a stop and its crew knelt to kiss the grassy ground after they became the first bomber crew to complete 25 missions over More...