Collecting lids for a cause




Letcher County Extension Homemakers have been collecting plastic lids from soft drink bottles, margarine cups, detergent bottles, cake icing cans, etc. for several years. The Girl Scouts took them to the Shriners, who in turn, took them to the Shriners Children’s Hospital in Lexington. The money raised through the project was used to help the young patients. The Shriners Hospital […]

Services are held for James Back



Funeral services for James Leonard Back, 44, of Jackhorn, were held May 31 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Lewis Back Cemetery at Letcher. A son of Donnie Q. Back of Jeremiah and the late Deanna Blair Back, he died May 28 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Surviving in addition to his father are a brother, […]

Support group to meet June 11



A child loss support group will meet Monday, June 11, and then the first Monday of each month, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hospice Office in Hazard. This drop-in support group is for anyone who has suffered the loss of a child at any age, including unborn children. For more information, call Hospice of the Bluegrass – Mountain […]

Engles have visitors from Virginia

Northeast Ohio

Howdy y’all, hoping this finds all well and having a fantastic summer. Well, did you have nice weather for all picnics, cookout and family reunions over the Memorial weekend? Sure hope so. We had company last week, most welcome I must confess, Red’s sister Mae Sowards and his niece Lena (Hampton) Stallard, both from Pound, Va. I was absolutely worn […]

Lee Roy, Diana Combs mark 28th anniversary

Blackey

Vacation Bible School Boomerang Express will be held at the Carcassonne New Covent Ministries on June 11 through June 15 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Buses will run over here on Carcassonne to Wayne Caudill’s store at Blackey at about 5:15. On Friday night there will a dinner and inflatables for everyone. If anyone needs more info, please call […]

Our 65th wedding anniversary



Odds are you won’t find this ad on a single website; ‘Wanted: A woman to move often, able to handle all household matters for long periods of time and be willing to accept that oftentimes, our county will come before you.’ But each year many women take on the job when they marry young men in the United States military. […]

Bible trivia



1. Is the book of Stephen in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. How many different books of the New Testament (KJV) are divided into two parts (books)? 2, 3, 4, 5 3. The book of Hebrews tells us to entertain strangers, as they may be “what”? Demons, Angels, Prophets, Reincarnated 4. From Genesis 17, what was the […]

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