Whitesburg KY

Richard Smith places in shooting competition

Sympathy to the family of Nancy Rogers Feltner, who recently died unexpectedly. She was a daughter of the late Ed Vernon and Nannie Mae Rogers, and the widow of Jr.

Her services were held at the Blackey Missionary Baptist Church and many attended to show love and support for her family.

Saturday, Aug. 27, will be the annual memorial at the Caudill Cemetery at Red Star, beginning at 5 pm. All are welcome to attend and bring a covered dish for the potluck dinner.


The annual John and Larrena Adams family reunion is on Sept. 17 at the Carr Creek Poplar Shelter. It will begin at 11 a.m., and all are invited to bring a dish and join in.

Little Arlee Faith is over two pounds now, and still doing well at UK Hospital. Fritz and Lori are so happy with their little girl.

Bill Adams, Arlee’s greatgrandfather, has been in the Whitesburg and Hazard hospitals, but is home now and feeling better.

Get well wishes to Tammy Whitaker, who recently had surgery. We’re glad she is home and doing well.

The Isom community lost “Big” Jim Adams and Mabel Gibson Combs to death. Our sympathy to both families.

Blackey lost Charlie Whitaker. So much sadness in our neighborhoods.

Betty Hatton is going to take the Jett Tours trip to the Ark Encounter, and would like to invite others to join in on Sept. 17. For $100 you get transportation, admission to the Ark, a meal on the way home, water, snacks, and games and prizes will also be furnished on the bus. Everyone is invited, and for more details, call 606-272-2638.

This past weekend was Blair Branch Church time and we had good services on Saturday evening’s business meeting and services, and at Sunday’s meeting.

Sunday, we had a large crowd there to enjoy the preaching.

Congratulations to Richard Smith, who came in second at the Tanner’s Station Shoot at Blue Licks Battlefield, in the reenactment flintlock competition. He and Libby celebrated their anniversary with a little getaway and shooting competition.

The West Letcher Oral History group will be doing a presentation at Blackey Days (Oct. 8) on small grocery stores that operated in the lower end of the county. They would like to request help from their friends for any information, colorful stories, or pictures of any store. Please contact Ernie Caudill at 633-7481, or 634- 7481, or any other member of the WLOH group. They need the information as soon as possible.

Ernie, Janie and Mark Caudill visited relatives in northern Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio over the weekend. They saw Opal Caudill, Janis Caudill, Ila and Ray Cloud and Doris Hampton, along with several cousins. All were basically in good health and a good visit was had by all.

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