Memories not always good



Sometimes while I am alone and just sitting around not doing much of anything, I just let my mind travel back through the ages. Some things I remember all too well, and sometimes find myself wishing I couldn’t remember them. On the other hand, there are things I can’t remember and wish I could. Some things that happened long ago […]

To perform



Dawson Creek, a bluegrass band, will perform at the Hemphill Community Center Friday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (606) 855-4683.

Hall rites held



Funeral services for Billie Hall, 60, of Jonancy, were held June 21 in Virgie. Burial was in Johnson Memorial Park in Pikeville. A daughter of Pearlie Tackett Hamilton Harrison of Jonancy and the late Curtis Hamilton, she was born in Pike County. She died June 17. She was a sister of the late Phil Hamilton. Surviving in addition to her […]

Some excuses for not getting a higher education



When I attended Jenkins High School, I was very poor, shy, did not know how to dance, did not have nice clothes to wear to school. My female classmates made me so nervous that I could not talk to them. My parents and teachers had stressed the importance of seeking higher education and wanted me to at least finish high […]

Rites held for Mary Elliott



Mary Lois Elliott, 87, of Dorton, died June 14 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born in Franklin County, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Arthur Alexander and Lou Ella Willingham Henry, and the widow of Foey Norwood Elliott. She was the mother of the late Harold Dean Elliott, Lloyd Gene Elliott and Barbara Sue Wright. Surviving are five […]

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