Ruby Caudill recently celebrated her 96th birthday at the Ermine Senior Citizens Center with her friends and the staff. She also had a birthday cake and ice cream at the Wellness Center.

Money tips for college students

If you’ve decided to go to college or you’re already there, you’ve made a smart money move. With a bachelor’s degree, you may typically earn $15,000 more a year than someone with just a high school diploma. But you need to find the best way to pay for that college education, preferably with money you don’t have to pay back. […]

Special services set for Bethel Church

Bethel Community Church, located in Tom Biggs Hollow at McRoberts, will hold special services Friday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. Roger Bentley is pastor of the church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Driving course set

The AARP Safe Driving Course will be offered from noon to 4 p.m., October 21, at the Letcher County Extension Office. The class will be taught by Sherill Slone and is sponsored by the Letcher County Retired Teachers. For more information, call Joyce Whitaker at 633-3449.

Fall is a good time to see the mountains


We are enjoying this pretty fall weather. Our seasons seem to go by faster as you get older. Several attended church at Little Cowan on Sunday. We were really pleased with the Association. It was an honor to serve those who attended and a joy. We appreciate the younger members who labored to make it easy for the older members. […]


Rebekah Sharon Ison recently was graduated from the University of Kentucky magna cum laude. She also received many other honors and recognition in the field of interior design. She is attending the Art Institute of Chicago where she received a scholarship and is majoring in architecture with an emphasis in interior design. Rebekah is pictured with her mother Sharon Ison […]

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.

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