Silent auction planned



Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will host their annual faculty/staff Christmas party, Dec. 7. Once again, as a part of the festivities SKCTC will hold a silent auction with all proceeds benefiting the Adult Education GED Scholarship fund. These funds will pay for the GED test that students must take to receive a GED diploma. SKCTC is asking local […]

Christmas Parade to be held Dec. 14



The Christmas parade in downtown Whitesburg will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 14. Those participating in the parade should line up at Everidge Funeral Home at 5 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best floats. Downtown businesses are encouraged to decorate for the holidays. Trophies will be awarded for best decorations. “ Christmas In Our Hometown” is sponsored by […]

Larry Sparks, Lonesome Ramblers to perform



Larry Sparks and The Lonesome Ramblers will perform on WMMT’s Bluegrass Express Live!, in the Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg on Dec. 6. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Sparks is one of the most highly known and respected touring musicians in bluegrass and gospel music. In […]

Bible trivia



1. Is the book of Matthew in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Who was Herod’s information source as to where the Christ Child was to be born? Joseph, Reuben, Micah, Matthew 3. From Luke 2:13, what term describes an army of angels praising God? Heavenly host, Covenant, Spirit multitude, Manoah 4. What group received the angels’ announcement […]

Christmas on the Hill planned for Dec. 13

Blackey

Christmas on the Hill at the old Indian Bottom Church at the Frog Pond at Blackey will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13. Ron Short and local performers will be there. Please bring finger food to share. You will be in for a treat. Everyone is welcome. For more information, you can call 606-632-3777 or 606- 633-2571. Rob […]

To perform



Will Caudill & Route 7 will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call […]

Moments and Memories of WHS



1979-80 prom a success The Junior-Senior Prom this year was held on May 3. The music started at 8 p.m. and ended at 11:30 p.m. It is a tradition at Whitesburg High School to let the juniors host the prom. This year their theme was the “Last Dance.” The band was called “Majic” and they did a terrific job. The […]

Now is the time to plan for Christmas

Northeast Ohio

A sunny good morning to one and all. It is a bright and sunny day here after a cold and frosty start. Hope all are well and do hope all had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends and now it’s time to start planning and getting ready for Christmas. I know one who is making no plans what so […]

My first rescue mission



I was at Scott Field, Ill., for many weeks attending a class to become a radio operator on a B-17 bomber. After the war, radio operators were not called for as they were during the war. I was discharged a year later, and went into the Reserves at Godman Field, Ky. I went home to Jenkins look for work for […]

SKCTC named Premier Practice Institution



Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College has been named a Premier Practice Institution for fall enrollment reporting by the State Council on Postsecondary Education. The work of Dr. Rick Mason, Sue Wyatt and Cookie Baldwin was recognized for a “standard of excellence” in their reporting of CPE data, technical education data and integrated postsecondary data.


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