Day family reunion is scheduled for Saturday

Big Cowan

October 18 will be the Francis Day and Rachel Maggard Day family reunion at the Cowan Community Center starting at noon. Covered dish is optional. Please come and enjoy good fellowship, fun and food. Hello to Louise Sturgill of Dayton, Ohio, and her sister, Georgette Sims of Danville. Their Aunt Inez, who is 80 some years young, plans on being […]


The seventh Old Timers Dinner was held Sept. 13 at the Seco Pentecostal Church. Pastor Ted Collins welcomes everyone to the church services at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays, and on Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Billy and Larry Hatton attend UK football game


Well, hello again. Hope you are all doing well. It’s such a pretty day today! Let’s enjoy them. I wish we could can them up and open them up again when the weather is cold and gloomy, but I guess we can’t. I called Velma Slone the other day and she sounded so good I didn’t know it was her. […]


Anna McKinley Hatton has turned one year old. She is the daughter of Julie and Jamie Hatton. “I think all of us grandparents are entitled to bragging rights,” said Whitesburg correspondent Oma Hatton.


Randy Fields of Whitesburg is the winner of a 2008 Rhino raffled off by the Mountain Shrine Club. Pictured are Shriners Don Ison and Wayne Maggard, Randy Fields, and Charles Day, president of the Mountain Shrine Club. “We would like to thank each and every one who bought a ticket on the Rhino or stopped by the Shriners food booth […]


The Howard family reunion was held last month. Pictured are (back row, left to right) Charles Howard, Oma Hatton, Kathleen Brock, Judy Greene, Joann Brown, Louise Shepherd, (front row) Hubert Howard, Jack Howard, and John Howard. “The rest had wandered off,” said Whitesburg correspondent Oma Hatton.

AARP to meet

The Letcher County AARP Chapter will meet on Thursday, October 16, at 6 p.m. at the Blackey Senior Citizens Center. Members should bring in all tickets for the quilt to be given away that night, and cans of food for the Food Pantry. Plans are being made for the fall trip to Renfro Valley on November 22 (changed from October). […]

Church plans homecoming

The Little Leatherwood Church of God of Prophecy will hold homecoming and rededication services October 19 to 23 at 6:30 p.m. nightly, October 25, and October 26 starting at 11 a.m. On October 25, there will be a pig roast, volleyball, horseshoes, and games for children.


Albert Adams of Napoleon, Ind., will be celebrating his 95th birthday next week. Adams was born in Letcher County on Oct. 22, 1913 and was a coal miner at Marlowe Coal Company.

Trick or treat in the park

The City of Whitesburg, Mayor James Wiley Craft and Riverside Days Committee will host Trick or Treat in the Park at the Riverside Park in Whitesburg on Thursday, October 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be hayrides available for the kids, free hot choco- late, apple cider and popcorn. Businesses and organizations are invited to attend and treat […]

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