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Gibson family always represented in church



Hello everyone, I hope all have had a good week and a Happy Father’s Day. I did enjoy the cooler temperatures during the past week. For a couple weeks we have had a bird that hangs outside our porch window. We don’t know what it wants as it paces back and forth on the window ledge. It may be seeing […]

Lots going on in Letcher County



There are so many wonderful events taking place in Whitesburg this summer. I saw a post on Facebook listing everything that goes on in Letcher County during the summer months and it was unbelievable. I also didn’t write down where I found this post and so can’t remember them all to post this week. Speaking of which, last week I […]

Kind man helped after accident



Happy Father’s Day! I hope everyone had a great day. It seems we are having quite a bit of rain in this portion of the Ohio Valley area, along with cooler temperatures. Thursday, I was able to use the wheelchair to get to the back deck for a little fresh air and sunshine. Friday, the temperature dropped to 68 in […]

Solar installation complete at Hemphill Comm. Center



Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center, www.facebook.com/Hemphillblacksheep. Check out our two new websites: www.hemphillcenter.org and www.blacksheepbrickoven.org. Wilderness Trace Solar was as good as their word. As I crank out this issue of Hemphill News I am sitting here at the Center and we are operating off the grid. The blessing […]

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MARTIAL ARTISTS — John Ng’s Four Seasons Kung Fu and Tai Chi competition team participated in the Richmond Elite Martial Arts Open Tournament. The team won medals in every division, and qualified for the Disney Wide World of Sports Elite Martial Arts Competition later this year. The team will compete in several more tournaments this year. Frank Sexton swept his […]

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Students at Larry Adams Martial Arts in Pikeville displayed their hard work and discipline for their belt rank advancement on June 7. Pictured are Tanner Darnell, Jude Brahman, Reece Anderson, Chase Anderson, Baileigh Short, Addison Davis, Dekato Ramirez, Jeff Brock, Tate Wooton, Eden Feltner, Mason Cornett, Caleb Williamson, Tayleigh Yates, Layth ElSakka, Drannan Amburgey, Mason Neace, Alton Justice, Sawyer Davis, […]

Doing undone work at Hickam Air Base, Hawaii


Early in 1950, I had orders to Hickam Air Base, Hawaii. I had quarters for my family and was in charge of the base printing department. The Pentagon wanted me to keep an eye on some workers who were sent to Hickam Field to clean up a mess left there from the raid from Japan in 1941 that never got […]

Bentley reunion set at Millstone

The Otho Bentley reunion will be held June 28, 29 and 30 at 101 Reunion Drive, Millstone, Ky. Cookouts will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and those attending should bring a covered dish for Sunday dinner at 1 p.m. For more information, call Eddie Bentley at 606-634-8867. You are unauthorized to view this page.

Fields reunion planned July 6

The Willie and Susan Fields family reunion will begin at 10 a.m., July 6 at the upper shelter at Kingdom Come State Park in Cumberland. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Contact Ison Fields for more information at 423- 231-0254. You are unauthorized to view this page.

Learn about edible plants at workshop

The Letcher County Extension Service will hold a workshop on edible plants from 9 to 11 a.m., June 21 at the Extension Service office. Participants will learn how to live off the land and survive with plants alone. You are unauthorized to view this page.


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