Casey Begley, 12, killed her first deer Oct. 11 while hunting with her parents during the Youth Hunt. She is the daughter of Therman Jr. and Barbara Begley of Camp Branch. Her grandparents are Charlotte Cook of Millstone, Winford Cook of David, and Thurmon and Linda Begley of Camp Branch.


Coleman Begley, 10, caught this 15 1/2-inch crappie weighing 2 pounds, 2 ounces at Fishpond Lake on May 27. He was fishing with his father and his uncle, Stanley Combs. He is the son of Therman Jr. and Barbara Begley of Camp Branch. His grandparents are Charlotte Cook of Millstone, Winford Cook of David, and Thurmon and Linda Begley of […]

Jodi Fugate is home from the hospital


My news is behind a few weeks again. Jodi Fugate of Carbon Glow, was recently in Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was having problems with her heart and then had pneumonia. She is home and doing better. Happy birthday to my niece, Ashlee Morgan of Isom. She was 19 on Nov. 4 and her dad, Randy, has a birthday on […]


Tyra Elizabeth Mullins celebrated her first birthday Oct. 25 at Pizza Hut with a costume party with family and friends. She is the daughter of Sarah Maggard of Kona and Jonathan Mullins of Eolia. Her grandparents are Rebecca Maggard of Whitesburg, Larry and Hester Maggard of Kona, and Jewell and Dale Mullins of Eolia. She has two older sisters, Alyssa […]

Hike scheduled

The Mountain Heritage Festival Committee will have its final hike for 2008 to High Rock on Nov. 8. Those who would like to make the hike will meet at 9 a.m. at the Mayking Fire Department. The group will be going to High Rock by way of Cram Creek and will meet their guide at 9:30 a.m. For more information, […]

Group to meet

The Letcher County Breastfeeding Support Group will share recipes at a potluck dinner at the Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library in Whitesburg at 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. Attendees should bring a favorite dish and its recipe. There will also be games, gifts, and crafts, and mother-to-mother breastfeeding information. The group is now meeting on the first Thursday of each […]

Holiday showcase planned for Nov. 13

A Holiday Traditions Showcase will be held at 1:30 p.m., November 13, at the Letcher County Extension Office. There will be food samples with a holiday theme — along with copies of the recipes for them — handicrafts, decorative ideas, and ornaments. Directions will be given on making the ornaments. There is no charge, but those planning to attend should […]

Christmas display

The fifth annual Christmas at the Cabin will be on display at the Perry County Senior Citizens Center at Perry County Park in Hazard. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 15.


Patrick and Madison Griffin of La Fayette, Ga., recently met their new brother, Preston. Preston Andrew Griffin was born August 25 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is the son of Phillip Griffin and Tosha Howard.


Kelli Addington killed her first deer last month while hunting with family and friends during the Youth Hunt in Jenkins. She is a sophomore at Letcher County Central High School.

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