Phoebe Fields celebrates her 90th birthday


Mae Boggs had a week with her children, Kelly, Becky and Tim, in Lexington and Louisville. They show her a good time while she is there and she really enjoys being with them. She is looking forward to having her daughter, Sandra, moving back to Louisville from Chicago. “Who can find a virtuous woman?” Prov. 3:10. Well, some can still […]

Shoeboxes to be collected Nov. 17-24

It’s time once again to start saving shoeboxes to fill with toiletries, small toys and candy to be given to children all around the world who may not otherwise receive gifts. Gift-filled shoeboxes are collected and distributed to needy children worldwide through Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse headed by Franklin Graham. First Baptist Church of Whitesburg will […]


Dylan Potter killed his first deer at the age of eight a year ago. He is the son of David and Chrissy Potter of Cincinnati. He is a great-grandson of the late Hassell and Pansy Comb, and a grandson of Marvin and Verna Potter of Craft’s Colly.

Dinner, singing set

A gospel singing and turkey dinner will take place November 15 at the Campbell’s Branch/ Linefork Community Center. Dinner will be served at 3:30 p.m. and the singing will begin at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call 632-1001.

Sitting in the cold earns grandchild’s smile


Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense toward God, and toward men. Acts 24:16 Winter has definitely set in and was profoundly felt Saturday at the Whitesburg soccer field where we watched two of Emily’s games. Even wrapping in a […]

Paige Brown, Hunter Griffie mark birthdays

Big Cowan

This has really been some week with all of the water problems in Letcher County, and also the election. Thank goodness the election was just one night and didn’t go on for weeks like it did back in 2000 with Al Gore. A lot of people are sick or in the hospital this week: Earl Rayburn is in the hospital, […]

Revival planned at Bethel Church

Bethel Community Church, located in Tom Biggs Hollow at McRoberts, will hold a revival Thursday, Nov. 13, through Sunday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. each evening. Roger Bentley is pastor of the church. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Streets used to be crowded on Saturdays


Hello, everyone. I hope things are going well for all of you. I can’t believe it’s time for news again; time is going so fast it’s hard to dig up news. I’ll tell you what, this has been a lazy week for this old gal. I haven’t been anywhere except to the Veterans Center. I did venture up to the […]

Opal Banks recuperating from heart surgery


Here it is November already and another year is winding down to an end. It’s hard to believe how fast the year goes by. I think we’re all stay so busy every day and that is why time goes so quickly. Recently a small group of family and friends gathered at the Horse Mill Point Cemetery at Black Bottom at […]


Driver Danny Adams of Cowan and Josh Howard, son of Debbie and Bobby Howard, are pictured on a church trip from Big Cowan Church a long time ago. Josh Howard is a father himself now.

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