SCHOLARSHIP WINNER — Mercitus Adams, Worthy Matron, and Sue Holbrook, secretary of Hester Chapter No. 54 of the Order of the Eastern Star, present Melinda Berk with a $500 scholarship at the chapter’s annual Friendship Party August 13 at Whitesburg Lodge No. 754. Hester Chapter No. 54 gives a $500 scholarship award to a senior from Letcher County Central High School who will be going to college. Whitesburg Lodge No. 754 gives a $500 scholarship to a boy, while Hester Chapter awards a girl.