Everyone loves a barbecue, but those fun summer get-togethers can derail your diet and possibly raise your blood sugar and blood pressure. This does not mean you have to give up barbecues just because you have diabetes. Instead, follow these hints so you can have a meal that is both delicious and healthy, whether you are hosting or are a […]

Rib dinner set

A rib dinner will be held at the Mountain Shrine Building from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, July 20. The cost is $10 and the choices include ribs, chicken, or pork barbecue. Proceeds will benefit the building fund.

It will be time for school to start soon

Little Dry Fork

Not very much has happened this week. The races were very good. There were a lot of wrecks. They didn’t end until 2:45 a.m. There was a big crowd of people there. If you like dirt track racing, come on Friday nights in Isom. Gates open at 6 p.m. I turned 17 on July 8. I had an awesome birthday. […]

Video conference on Alzheimer’s set

A free Alzheimer’s disease education video conference will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 24, at the University of Kentucky Center for Rural Health in Hazard. Those with family members or friends suffering from Alzheimer’s are invited to attend. The presenter is Dr. Greg Jicha of the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Lexington. For more information, call […]


Bennett Jonathan Adams is serving with U.S. forces in Iraq. He is the son of Tammy and Steve Cook and Eddie Adams, and is the grandson of Gertrude and H.C. Tyree, the late Orville Gene Kincer, and Bennett and Brenda Adams. He has four sisters, Amanda Adams, Summer Adams, Masa Adams, and Stevi Cook. His address is 3/ 6 KCO […]

Large crowd attends funeral of Coy Morton


Hello, everyone. Hope you are all doing well. It’s that time again for our visit so grab a cup of coffee and sit down and let’s talk. I’ll look over you if you don’t answer me when I speak. People tell me my column is just like me talking – I guess that’s who I am. I guess Emma Lou […]

Driver program set for August 19

The Letcher County AARP Chapter will sponsor a Driver Safety Program class on Tuesday, August 19, from 12 to 4 p.m. at the County Extension Office in Whitesburg. Sherrill Slone, DSP certified instructor, will be teaching the class. This class has recently been approved in Kentucky to be taught in a four-hour session and is accepted by most automobile insurance […]

Kingscreek campout set for this weekend


The Kingscreek campout church services will be this weekend at the Rondall Meade Farm in Kingscreek. There will be food, games, singing, puppets, and all kinds of good fun. For more information, contact Jimmy Dotson and Nicole and Danny and Lacey Ison. It will be on the 18th and 19th of July. I was really sorry to hear about Vera […]

Church members build a ramp for Phyllis Whitaker


Just a quick little column this week since I’m writing at the last minute. Congratulations to Aaron and Becky Blair of Burton Hill who have a brand new baby. The little one was a few weeks early and only weighed a little over four pounds. Mother and baby are doing well and I hear that Grandpa Tim was showing pictures […]


Grant Edward Barto celebrated his first birthday on July 5. He is the son of Derek and Sally Barto of Whitesburg and the grandson of Calvin and Susan Barto of Lyndon and Freddy and Sarah Oakes of Thornton. He is the great-grandson of Tom and Pat Gish of Thornton.

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