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FINDING BEAUTY IN RAIN — A rain-soaked Rose of Sharon provided beauty during what was an otherwise hot and dreary weekend. Photographer Thomas Biggs captured the shot. (www.trbphotography.net)

FINDING BEAUTY IN RAIN — A rain-soaked Rose of Sharon provided beauty during what was an otherwise hot and dreary weekend. Photographer Thomas Biggs captured the shot. (www.trbphotography.net)

August 13 — The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come Outdoor Drama at Jenkins. Gates open at 7 p.m., showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets available at office. Email: littleshepherd@windstream.net.

. August 13 — Bike Nite starting at 6 p.m. in downtown Whitesburg. Pine Mountain Search and Rescue charity ride begins at 11 a.m. at Pine Mountain Grill. Pull out at 1 p.m. For more information, call Tim Shortt, 335-1969.

. August 20 — The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come Outdoor Drama at Jenkins. Gates open at 7 p.m., showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets available at office. Email: littleshepherd@windstream.net.

. August 20 — Elkhorn Shrine Club will hold a fourwheeler poker run. Sign-up will be at 11 a.m. at Fishpond Lake and the ride will begin at noon rain or shine. Cost is $10 per poker hand. Prizes of $100 for best hand, $50 for second best hand. Hot dogs, chips and soft drinks will be provided at the end of the ride. For more information, call Dean at 634-6849.

. August 20 — The Lillian Faye Simpson Scholarship Golf Classic, a four-player scramble, will be held at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Cumberland. Proceeds will go to the Southeast Education Foundation. Tee times are 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entry fee is $250 per team, which includes green fees, use of a cart, event t-shirt and lunch. Prizes for putting, longest drive, closest to pin shot and closest second shot on a designated hole. $600 to the first-place team, $400 to second

place, and $200 to third place. Creech Chevrolet, Buick, Pontiac of Harlan will give a car to the first golfer to hit a hole-in-one on the parthree hole number six. Entry forms at golf courses across the area. Return form to Tiffany B. Scott, SKCTC, 700 College Road, Cumberland, KY, 40823, 606-589-3198 or tscott0024@kctcs.edu.

. August Mary Sue Webb and Bobbie Webb Bevins will present a vocal/piano concert at 3 p.m. at Bowman Memorial Methodist Church in Hazard. The theme will be music based on folk melodies from different cultures. For more

information, contact Letha Patterson, 149 Lincoln St., Hazard, KY 41701, (606) 439-4369.

. August 26 — The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come Outdoor Drama at Jenkins. Gates open at 7 p.m., showtime at 8 p.m. Tickets available at office.

. August 27 — Judi’s Place for Kids in Pikeville assists about 300 children who are victims of sexual abuse each year from Pike, Floyd, Johnson, Martin, and Magoffin counties. Trinity Harvest Church will host “Impact 5K” to bring awareness of this problem and to raise

funds for the organization. The 5K run or one-mile walk will begin at 9 a.m. at the Main Street entrance of East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. For more information, visit the Impact 5K Facebook page, or call Rachel Dotson at (606) 434- 6484. The cost for registration prior to Aug. 21 is $20. Race day cost will be $25.

. August 27 — Pine Mountain Settlement School will host Community Fair Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Exhibits will be registered from 9 to 11 a.m. and winners announced at noon. The fair will feature games, music, exhibits, inflatables, food, crafts, horseshoe tournament, corn hole tournament, and a pig roast. For more information, call Judy Lewis at (606) 558-3571.

. September 4 — The R.B. Caudill/Cornett reunion will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Shriners building in Whitesburg. For more information, call 632-2121.

. September 10 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1976 will hold a 40th class reunion at Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg. All classmates are encouraged to attend. Contact Carol Little Brown @ 632-1307 or visit the class Facebook page for more information.

. September 10 — The Letcher High School Class of 1974 will hold a reunion at the Calvary Campus at Letcher at 4 p.m. Dinner will be in the dining hall at 5 p.m. The reunion is for anyone who attended classes or taught at Letcher High School from 1970 to 1974. Attendees did not have to graduate with the class. To cover the cost, $20 will be charged. Bring spouses, children, grandchildren, etc. If you and

guests will attend, send $20 for each person to Bob Banks, 4625 HWY 7 South, Letcher, KY 41832. To RSVP or for questions: Bob Banks at 606-633-4453, or email bobelee@tvscable.com, or Bonita Pridemore Adams, Mary Ann Combs Morgan, or Freddy Watts. If anyone is interested in staying overnight, the Stuart Robinson dormitory is available for rent. For cost and information, contact Stella Elam at 606-633-8941.

. September 12 — The Letcher County Mountain Heritage Baby Pageant, sponsored by the Mountain Heritage Festival Committee, will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Letcher County Central High School auditorium. All contestants must be residents of Letcher County. Applications must be accompanied by a $25 entry fee and must be received by Saturday, Sept. 3. For more information, contact Tina Hogg at 634- 4544, Sally Barto at 633- 8591, or Lee Anna Mullins at 633-9644. Applications can be picked up at Whitaker Bank and Community Trust Bank in downtown Whitesburg. Applications are available online at www.mountainheritagefestival.com.

. September 17 — The 29th annual Seals and Sexton reunion, descendants of the late James Seals Sr. and first wife Mary Polly Ann (Bentley) Seals and second wife Alice (Amburgey) Seals, the late Delzie and Nannie (Sexton) Seals, and the late James C. Sexton and first wife George Ann (Strong) Sexton, second wife Martha Sexton and third wife Lucinda Sexton (Gibson) Sexton, will be held at the Pin Oak picnic area, Shelter #2, at Carr Creek Lake from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish and old photos. All family and friends are welcome. For more information, call Della (Seals) Amburgey

(972) 255-3024; 214-718- 2411; or Doolittle Seals, 633-4787 in Jeremiah.

. September 18 — The annual Stamper reunion, descendants of Kelly and Lavina, Sis Stamper, will be held at Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond, in the picnic area, Shelter #2, beginning at 11 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Some of the family will camp at the park Thursday through Sunday and invite others to join them. For more information, contact Vina Stamper Beck, (502) 231-5609.

. September 24 — The HOMES, Inc., annual Adopt- A-Duck Race will be held at 5 p.m. Ducks are available to be adopted from the HOMES office at 65 Bentley Ave., Whitesburg, Monday through Friday, from 9 am. to 4 p.m. One duck is $5, six ducks are $25 and 12 ducks and a t-shirt are $50. For more information, call 632-1717.

. October 8 — The George M. and Sally Adams family reunion will be held in the dining hall on the campus of the old Stuart Robinson School. It will begin at noon and dinner will be at 2 p.m. Fried chicken, ‘taters, rolls and drinks will be provided. Those attending should bring a covered dish and games. For more information, contact Bob Banks, (606) 633-4453, bobelee@tvscable.com, or Sandy Combs Hall, (606) 633- 8025.

. October 15 — Tickets are on sale for a murder mystery dinner hosted by Hester Chapter 54, Order of the Eastern Star. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Mountain Shrine Club in Whitesburg. Tickets are $20 per person. A limited number of tickets are available. For tickets, call or text Anthony Cornett at 606-634-5898, Karen Day at 606-335-1003 or Holly Williams at 772- 643-6370.


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