Nina Scott Banks, family visit from Indiana


Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. Bless the Lord, O my soul….who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things. Psalm 103:1,4,5 The Eolia Baptist Mission and the Rockvine Baptist Church enjoyed a time of worship and fellowship hosted by the Eolia Mission. Everyone enjoyed the singing […]


Kasey Lynn Niece II and Stephanie Susan Campbell of Lexington, announce their forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Steve and Tammy Campbell of Lexington. She is a graduate of Henry Clay High School and a 2007 graduate of Morehead State University with an associate in nursing degree. She is employed by St. Joseph East of Lexington. The bridegroom-elect […]


Max Carsten Kincaid was born June 1 to Steve and Christy Duke-Kincaid of Lexington. He has two older sisters, Hannah and Isabella, and an older brother, Samuel. He is the grandson of Estill and Alma Rose Blair of Jeremiah, and Barbara Kincaid of Lexington.

Inez Hampton, granddaughter Sarah share birthday July 5


July is finally here and the kids have been excited about the upcoming activities and fireworks. Happy birthdays go out to Inez Hampton and her granddaughter, Sarah Hampton of Eolia, and to Jimmy Barger of Bardstown, all three on July 5. The kids have been enjoying lots of sunshine during summer vacation. Most of the neighborhood kids have been going […]

Square dance set

The Carcassonne square dance will be held Saturday, July 12, 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 633-7958.

Picture albums preserve good times, memories


Hello, everyone, hope things are going well for you and hope you had a good Fourth of July. I enjoyed mine. My brother, Jack Howard, came by for a cup of coffee and we had a good visit. We hadn’t done that in a long time and I really enjoyed it. After he left, my brother, Charles Howard, called and […]

Irene Jent enjoys visit from great-grandson


I hope everyone had a safe and happy Fourth of July and that the off-and-on rain didn’t hamper anyone’s get-together. We needed the rain since the weathermen say we are behind in our rainfall amounts and that our area may have drought worries again this year. On Saturday night, Don, Coreen, K.P. and Lana Pridemore, Bonita Adams, Liberty and Noah […]


Brooklyn Howard is the daughter of Caleb and Erica Howard. Her grandparents are Bobby Ray and Debbie Howard, and Roger and Sherry Eversole. She is the great-granddaughter of Roger and Avanelle Eversole, and the late Cindy and Bill Howard.

Local students named to UK Dean’s List

Nine students from Letcher County were named to the University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. The students are: Kaleb Wade Blair, a fourthyear student from Whitesburg, studying pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy; Chad Richard Damron, a senior […]

Car, bike show set for July 12

The second annual Feed the Children Car & Bike Show will be held from 12 to 4 p.m., July 12, in downtown Whitesburg. The event will include a live band, food and beverages and prizes for best in show, best tuner, best classic, best muscle car, best mini truck, best full size truck, best SUV, best low rider, best rider-built […]

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