December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Santa will come for breakfast

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

Art auction planned

The second annual Boone Art Auction will be held at 6 p.m., December 22, at the Appalshop Theater, 91 Madison Avenue, Whitesburg. There will be a $5 entry fee and the auction will include items by national and local artists. More...

Another Veterans Day has passed

I’m ashamed of myself. I was asked to march with our veterans in a parade again this year, and to meet with my Disabled American Veterans. More...

Lions Club to hold auction

The Whitesburg Lions Club will hold a silent auction from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 8, in front of The Thirsty Heifer in downtown Whitesburg during the Christmas Parade. More...

Road to Patridge now open

The new section of U.S. 119 South from Eolia to the Harlan County line is open to traffic.  More...

‘Storybook Stroll and Shop’ debuts

Event offering rewards to those who shop locally

The Letcher County Tourism is helping to organize the 2017 “Christmas Storybook Stroll and Shop.” The event runs through Saturday (December 9) in Letcher County.  This family event is sponsored by eight locally owned, small businesse More...

Moments and Memories of Whitesburg HS

(The following article was taken from a news booklet published by the Whitesburg High School Future Farmers Club during the 1936 school year. The booklet was entitled, “The Yellow Jacket”. More...

Nikole Lee chosen a Rogers Scholar

Nikole Makenna Lee has been named a 2017 Rogers Scholar, one of only two students chosen for the honor at Letcher County Central High School.  More...

Seniors view Bristol Christmas lights

We had some really bad news this past week at Letcher County Senior Citizens. More...

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY   1. Is the book of Matthew in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Where did the angel Gabriel appear to Mary saying, “Blessed art thou among women.”? Nazareth, Tyre, Ninevah, Gazi  More...

Man, 80, was missing Monday

An 80- year- old Blair Branch man missing for 10 hours was located on Bee Tree Branch Monday night.  More...

Remember The Weekly Reader? If so, let Ike know

I’m wonder how many of you readers remember from your elementary school days a publication called The Weekly Reader? More...

Christmas will be here before we know

Merry Christmas everyone!  It really doesn’t seem possible that Christmas is only three weeks away! Have you put up your Christmas tree yet? What am I saying, I think several put their trees up before Halloween was over. More...