Whitesburg KY

Dinner to benefit Relay for Life


There will be a dinner at the Hemphill Community Center to benefit the Letcher County Relay for Life on Sunday, Feb. 14. The dinner will start at 1 p.m. The dinner will consist of ham, chicken and dumplings, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, roll and dessert. South Mountain Boys will be performing at 2 p.m. The cost will be $10 for adults and $5 for kids.

Come out on this day of love, and open your heart and give to this wonderful cause. The Letcher County Relay for Life is a great organization and does so much for so many people. The money raised will benefit so many people in our area, and other parts of the state too.

Alberta Perry should be thanked, if you see her, for all the hard work she does for this cause. Some of the money is sent to Hope Lodge in Lexington. Hope Lodge is a blessing for people with cancer and their families. It is just like home away from home. If there is any way possible that you can support anything that the teams for Relay for Life do, please support them because we never know when cancer may affect our lives or loved ones’ lives.

Thanks again to all the people who do work for the Relay for Life in Letcher County.

Get well wishes to Robert Mullins, Jean Amburgey, Net and Jacky Potter, Jason Adams, Mikey Sturgill and Brittanie Sturgill.

Happy birthday wishes to Kyna Meade, Jenny Dixon, Johnny Johnson, Erica Adams, Gary Kiser, Mike Breeding, Savannah Mullins, Austin Holbrook, Mary Sturgill, Kristi Adams, Bonnie Adams, Jammie Fields, Ruth Ann Brown and Libby Smith.

Our condolences to the families of Marlin Sandlin and Bill Fuller.

Chantal Toler got her dad Eddie Toler tickets to the UK basketball game this past Tuesday for Christmas. We hope he enjoyed the game. He was excited about getting to go watch the Cats play.

Congratulations to Tanner Johnson, the grandson of Norm and Leonard Fleming, for winning ‘Prince’ at Virgie Middle School.

Congratulations to John Stewart, who passed his driver’s license test. He is the son of Kevin and Susan Stewart.

Congratulations to Emily Walker, a senior at Jenkins High School, who was crowned basketball homecoming queen last Friday night. She is the daughter of Pam and Joey Walker of McRoberts, and a granddaughter of Joe Walker of McRoberts and the late Gaynell Walker, and the late Wilma McNeely and Luther Potter.

Speaking of Jenkins High School, congratulations to the Jenkins cheerleaders, who won first place at their competition on Sunday. Those girls — and boys — really work hard at this sport. Congratulations to their coach, Angie Goff .

If you have any news you can email me at: andrea88meade@ yahoo.com

I hope everyone has a happy Valentine’s Day.

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