The Letcher County Central High School JROTC color guard and drill team marched in the Neon Days Parade. Battalion Commander Ethan Walters presented the national flag, Captain Brayden Seals the state flag, and Command Sgt. Major the school flag. With rifles were Major Brook Adams and First Sgt. Robert Kiser. The drill team consisted of Captain James Ison, Lieutenant Luke […]


The Letcher County Central High School JROTC performed the color guard at the Whitesburg Middle School homecoming. The cadets performing the color guard were Captain Brayden Seals on saber, and Captain Dolton Hayes and Private James Jones on rifle guard. Carrying the flags were Jessika Moushoun with the national flag, Corporal Joseph Gross with the state flag, Kimberly Sturgill with […]

Lessie Fleming dies at 87

Lessie Johnson Fleming, 87, died September 9 at her home at Jackhorn. Born at Hartley to the late Kennis and Caldonia Johnson, she was the widow of Clinton Fleming. She was the mother of the late Keith Fleming, and was also preceded in death by four siblings, Lonnie, Connie and Roscoe and Evon. She was a member of the Church […]

Retired Teachers to meet Sept. 19

The Letcher County Retired Teachers will meet at noon on Friday, Sept.19, at Parkway Restaurant. Agenda items will include information from the Fall Upper Kentucky River Retired Teachers’ Conference and insurance updates. All LCRTA members are invited.

Powers is county outreach counselor

Tyler Powers has joined the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) as an outreach counselor helping students and families in Letcher County. “I look forward to helping those who have the desire to pursue a college education,” he said. “I can’t wait to start working with counselors in Letcher County so we can reach as many people as possible.” In […]

Horse trail ride set for Sept. 20

The third annual Letcher County Pioneer Horse Trail Ride will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20. For more information, contact Jimmy McIntosh at (606) 633-9912 or (606) 335-5360. Donations are appreciated.

2014-09-17 E-Edition

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