Take Center Stage With Holiday Sides


The holidays are all about spending quality time with family and friends, and creating special memo ries that will last for years to come. This year, take a step back from the hustle and bustle of the season … grab your family and closest friends and enjoy cooking for the holidays together! One way to organize this pre-holiday gathering is […]

Christmas parade set for Friday

The City of Whitesburg will hold its annual Christmas parade at 6 p.m., December 7. Local nonprofit organizations are invited to set up food booths and arts and crafts booths on Main Street. The Christmas tree lighting will take place at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Letcher County Tourism building across from the Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library. The […]

Nancy Brown’s work on display

Nancy K. Brown of Whitesburg, will have her handmade jewelry and hollowware included in an exhibition from Dec. 7 to Dec. 14 at the Kentucky School of Craft Gallery at The Kentucky School of Craft in Hindman. The public is invited to an opening reception Friday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. and to visit the exhibit. For more […]

Understanding the dangers of wind chill

Wind chill is the term used to describe the rate of heat loss on the human body resulting from the combined effect of low temperature and wind. As winds increase, heat is carried away from the body at a faster rate, driving down both the skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature. The wind chill index combines the temperature […]

Square dance set

The Carcassonne square dance will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, from 8 to 10 p.m. Charlie Whitaker will call and Lee Sexton, Shawn Stamper, and Beverly May will play music. For more information, call 633-2092 or 633-0851.

Fish supper planned

A fish supper will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Dec. 7, at the Mountain Shrine building. The cost is $6 and proceeds will benefit the Mountain Shrine Club building fund.

Retired Teachers to meet

There will be a meeting of the Letcher County Retired Teachers Friday, Dec. 7, at noon at Parkway Restaurant. LCRTA, as a part of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, is working to increase the membership of KRTA in Letcher County. KRTA was organized in 1957 to serve as the voice of retired educators. It is the only organization in the […]

Concealed carry class scheduled

A Kentucky concealed carry training course will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 8, at the Letcher County Cooperative Extension Office in Whitesburg. This training is required before applying for a concealed carry permit. For more information or to register, call Will Connelly, 633-5012 or (606) 335-9437, or e-mail willconnelly@yahoo.com.

Cooking school to be at Whitesburg

On Friday, Dec. 14, at noon, a cooking school will be held at the Letcher County Extension Office at 478 Extension Drive in Whitesburg. The theme this year is “Diabetics Can Party Too” and the recipes you will get to sample are delicious. Anyone would enjoy them. There is no charge to attend the school, but please call the Extension […]

Shooting match set for Haymond

Shooting matches will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturdays at Skyview Park at Haymond. No fixed guns allowed. Proceeds will be used for upkeep of the park. For more information, call Randy or Rick at 633-2182 weekdays, or Randy at 855- 4249 evenings or weekends.

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