ATV ride planned

The Gordon Fire Department will host an all-terrain vehicle ride beginning at the fire department at noon, Oct. 25. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. The cost is $10 for the driver and $5 for an extra rider, with a limit of two people per ATV. Riders under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult rider on […]


Malorey Fields and Jody Webb were married August 31 at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. The bride is the daughter of Delmer and Debra Fields of Whitesburg. She is the granddaughter of Phoebe Fields of Whitesburg and the late Nelson Fields and the late Wendell and Monzella Ison of Whitesburg. The bridegroom is the son of […]


Michael and Lindsay Day were married August 30 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. She is the daughter of Ronnie and Peggy Napier of Richmond. He is the son of Alice and Doug Hayes of Payne Gap and Scott Day of Cowan. His grandparents are Frances and R.C. Day Jr. of Whitesburg, and the late Mary Jo and C.B. Wolfe of Jenkins. […]

Francine Caudill is recuperating


Happy birthday to B.J. Adams of Carcassonne. It was on Sept. 25. Miss Em had her cast taken off and they put a brace on her leg. She has to wear it four to six weeks. A tree fell across the road on Hwy. 7 just below Blair Branch about three weeks ago and caused a few wrecks. Justin “Crash” […]


Makenna Brooke Combs is the winner of the 2008 Mountain Heritage Baby Pageant 7-12 months division. She is the nine-month-old daughter of Bailey Combs of Ermine. Her grandparents are Larry and Medra Combs of Ermine, and Daniel and Sandi Day of Atlanta, Ga. She is the great-granddaughter of Ruby Combs of Jenkins and the late Raymond Combs.


Rachel Nicole Tackett turned 17 years old on Sept. 2. She is the daughter of Deanna Tackett and Shawn Tackett, both of Whitesburg, and is a junior at Letcher County Central High School. She has a younger brother, Aaron, who is a sixth-grade student at Martha Jane Potter Elementary School.

Four great-grandchildren on the way for Cora Baker


Greetings! I have a correction from last weeks news. Cora Baker is expecting four greatgrandchildren. Billy is her son who lives with her. They live on Camp Branch. Billy had a good laugh; he says he is way too young to be a great-grandfather. Cora and her family are my family too. She is the widow of my uncle, Ballard […]

Dance class offered

A Western square dance class will be offered at 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 7, at the Avawam Fire Training Center. The class is presented by the Hazard Western Swingers. No experience is necessary. The class is for beginners and is family friendly. There is no charge for the first class. For more information, contact Don Cook at (606) 785-3567 or […]

Benefit planned for Robert Mullins

There will be a benefit for Robert Mullins of Isom, from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. on October 5 at the Hemphill Community Center at Jackhorn. He has stage two throat cancer and has to have seven weeks of radiation and chemotherapy. He is married to Judy Breeding Mullins and his daughter and family are Andrea Meade and Chuck, Jeremy and […]

Birthday parties held at Eolia Park


Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. Be content with such things as ye have. Hebrews 13:5 We were happy to meet and welcome Kevin and Christy Thacker from Pikeville to our Bible study. Kevin is a minister and taught from the Book of Revelation, asking us “What do you think heaven will be […]

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