Cram Creek Church revival draws crowd



Hello everyone, hope everyone is doing well. I’m surprised with the pretty weather we had on Saturday. It could change in a minute, but I hope not. I thought I would be turning my heat up, but I’ve turned it way down. We may get snow soon the way it changes, but we hope not. I enjoyed a call the […]

Colorectal cancer rates rise in young adults




March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Cancers of the colon and/or rectum have long been associated with individuals over 50. While that age group still accounts for the majority of cases, they are declining thanks to increased disease awareness and preventative screenings. But diagnoses among adults in their 20s and 30s are on the rise, according to a recent study […]

Volunteers visit Jenkins



A team of nine young volunteers arrived in Jenkins Sunday to participate in the Construction/Ministry Project, Discovery Church Team. Their schedule for the week included attending a school assembly at Jenkins Elementary; a prayer walk to promote the events for the week; and building a stage at the Wellness Center. Today (Wednesday) they are installing a sound system; cleaning the […]

Cross Country Bluegrass to play at Hemphill Ctr.



Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/ Hemphill- Community-Center. Weekly quote: Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standard. Anthony Robbins Hemphill Schedule of events: Friday Nite Pickin’ on March 17, at 7:30 p.m., Cross Country Bluegrass will be on […]

Bible trivia



1. Is the book of Jonah in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In Genesis 15, who was told to “look now toward Heaven and tell the stars”? Noah, Adam, Abram, Moses 3. Who succeeded Belshazzar as King of the Chaldeans? David, Darius, Daniel, Saul 4. Who sold his brother to a camel caravan? Cain, Judah, Silas, Joshua […]

Collins reunion planned



The 13th reunion of the family of Henry and Rosilla Collins and Silas and Effie Collins will be held at Dogwood Shelter at Carr Creek Lake from noon to 6 p.m., Aug. 5. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Oscar Collins at 633- 0068 or Russell Collins at 633-0758.

Dan Rose Caudill dies at 87



Dan Rose Caudill, 87, of Cornettsville, died March 11 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. A son of the late Harlan and Artie Dixon Caudill, he was the widower of Nella Faye Brown Caudill. Surviving are three sons, Danny Ray Caudill and wife Anita of Whitesburg, and Sammy Caudill and wife Connie, and Jerry Caudill and wife Katy, all of Red […]

Rites held for Derriel Castle



Derriel Pearce Castle, 81, died March 5 in Lexington. Born in Thornton, he was a son of the late J.W. and Maude Short Castle. Mr. Castle was a frequent blood donor, and gave more than 20 gallons of blood during his lifetime. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Annette Youngblood Castle; a brother, Fred Castle and wife Gwenda; a […]

Rites held for Eddie Lowe



Eddie Lowe, 72, of Belfry, died March 6 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. He was a son of the late Orison and Maryland Maynard Lowe. Surviving are his wife, Paula Boggs Lowe, and a number of relatives and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Lowe were held March 9 at the Little Cowan Primitive Baptist Church. Burial was in […]

Says Congress must help retired UMWA miners



I proudly joined my colleagues in the Kentucky House last week as we approved a resolution urging our congressional leaders to find a permanent solution that ensures our retired union coal miners and their families receive the pension and health care benefits they rightfully earned. House Resolution 136 asks Congress to act swiftly in approving the Miners Protection Act — […]


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