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Tickets available to show

The Little Shepherd Drama runs Saturday nights at Jenkins. Gates open at 7 p.m. and showtime is 8 p.m. Concessions are available, and tickets available at the ticket office. For more information, call 606-832-1453.

Phone call from my cousin

When Jack Brummett called me, I almost fell out of my chair. As we both just hit over 90, he had to bring it up to me. I went to Burdine School, Jack went to Jenkins. When I went to Jenkins School, we played some sports together. He was great in all sports. We both went into the military about […]

Outdoor drama to open June 28

The 55th season of the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama in Big Stone Gap, Va., will begin on Friday, June 28. The season will run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night through August 24. Gates open at 7 p.m. with a pre-show at 7:15 p.m. The opening night’s pre-show entertainment will be Poplar Hill Reunion Band on Friday, […]

Wyoming weather is crazy

Hello everyone — I hope all are doing fine and dandy. On the first day of summer, Yellowstone National Park received snow. Then on June 23 the entrance to Yellowstone National Park was closed due to snow. The Wyoming weather this year has been up and down. They get warm and then get cold. Wyoming is beautiful but the weather […]


MS. TENNESSEE — Bambi Shelton Pelham, the current Ms. Tennessee North America, will enter the International competition in Orlando, Fla., on June 28 to compete for the title of Ms. North America 2019. Her platforms are Down syndrome and mental health awareness. Her daughter has Down syndrome and has competed and won titles with her mother in local pageants. Formerly […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon H.S.

1949-50 Fleming High has 328 enrolled for all-time record The Neon- Fleming Grade and High School this year has a total enrollment of 573, according to Principal William B. Hall. In the high school there are 328, 38 more than last year’s alltime record of 290. The high school enrollment breaks down into 118 freshmen, 110 sophomores, 63 juniors, and […]

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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