Families and Friends

Preparing for a disaster

The Letcher County Extension Office is offering a nine-part series on disaster preparedness starting at 5 p.m., Sept. 17, at the Extension Office. For more information and to register, call 606-633-2362.

Revival planned at Burdine

A revival will be held at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 15, and at 7 p.m., Sept. 17, both with Buddy Turner, and at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, with Richard Ramsey at the Burdine Church of God of Prophecy. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Solar panels paying for themselves



Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center or www.facebook.com/ Hemphillblacksheep. The bill from Kentucky Power is $126.93. Last year at this time the bill was $493.84. The solar panels are paying for themselves. Even with the payment on the panels of $311, the total is around $50 less than last year. […]

Neon Lions Club meets


The Neon Community Lions Club met Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. There were 15 members present at the meeting. As members of the club came to order, a prayer and pledge to the flag was observed. Derrick Fields and Richard G. Hall were present for the meeting. The two had been absent for the last few meetings due to some […]

It’s a different world for everyone



Hello everyone – I just watched the news and the weatherman said it would be in the 90s this week. I hope everyone stays cool and safe during this heat wave. We were out of town for the weekend and it seems like a lot of ‘things’ happened during these few days. I hope I don’t leave anything out of […]

Mountain Heritage cooking contests

The Mountain Heritage Festival cooking contests are sponsored by the Letcher County Extension Office, located at 478 Extension Drive (off Stone Avenue and the Whitesburg By-pass). There is no entry fee. All food items are due September 23 at the Extension Office. Food preservation contest Class 1 Pickles (a) Dill Pickles (b) Sweet Pickles (c) Relish or Chow-Chow Class 2 […]

Having fun at Isom Days Festival 2019


This page sponsored by Breeding’s Plumbing & Electric Located at Junction of KY 15 & KY 7 at Isom. Ph. 633-5961

Beekeepers will meet

The Letcher County Beekeepers will meet at 6 p.m., Sept. 10, at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. For more information, call 606-633-2362.

Community Fair Day is set Sept. 9

The annual Community Fair Day and Sorghum Stir-off will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., September 7, at Pine Mountain Settlement School. Registration for exhibits will be from 9 to 11 a.m. in Draper garage. Representatives from the Harlan County Extension Service will register and judge the exhibits. Winners will be announced at noon. The event will include […]

Extension Service plans events

Events scheduled for this month at the Letcher County Extension Service are: Sept. 5: Senior Citizens at the rec center at 10 a.m. Sept. 10: Crafty Cut Ups Homemakers meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office Also at 10 a. m., the Letcher Area Homemakers will meet at the White Pine Shelter at Carr Fork. Those […]


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