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Commencement exercises held at Dunham Colored School

The Dunham Colored School held its Fourteenth Annual Commencement Exercises Wednesday, May 19, 1948, at the Dunham High School Auditorium with Principal G. W. Parks presiding. The Commencement Address was presented by Dr. A.B. Atwood, President of Kentucky State College, Frankfort, Kentucky. Music of the evening was Listen to the Lambs and I Love Life. Mr. Carl Fitzpatrick, Chairman of […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon H.S.

Some of the members of the 1980 senior class were:

USAF — A great way of life


When I was graduated from Stuart Robinson School in May 1955, I decided I was going to go to Caney College. (Now called Alice Lloyd.) I hitched a ride to the college and took the entrance exam. I passed everything except math. The lady said, “Go back to your high school and take one semester of algebra, and I’ll let […]

Family Resource Youth Services Centers turn 30

Family Resource Youth Services Centers have been significantly impacting the lives of students and families in Kentucky for more than 30 years. Following a declaration by the Kentucky Supreme Court that Kentucky’s education system was inefficient and inequitable, the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) was formed. In response to growing concerns and desire to remove barriers to educational success, the […]

Monroe Brock Sr. was a county legend


If you were to ask anyone what exactly makes a person a legend, I’m sure the man Monroe Brock Sr. wouldn’t fit the description at all. And yet, if you were to talk with the people from Letcher County that knew him or just saw him walking by the road with his smile and a wave, they would tell you […]

Shape note singing set for Valentine’s Day


Check out our websites: www.blacksheepbrickoven.org and www.hemphillcenter.org and our Facebook pages please! We will host a shape note singing on Valentine’s Day from 2-5 p.m. Hopefully it will be warm enough to do caroling style outside. Please come. We will socially distance and wear masks. Hopefully we can soon get vaccines, open up, and resume our business and events. In […]

Did your parents plant peas on Feb. 14?


Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! On this chilly morning, grab you something hot and sit down. Let’s chat for a little while. I would share my cup of chicken broth with you, except you might not find it very appetizing. I hope you receive lots of cards, candy, or flowers on this special day. A friend gave me a box of […]

Snow was great for making snowmen


Hello everyone, I hope all had a good week. The Sunday snow was great for making a snowman, so Mike and I made one. Then John made one. The Phillip Little family made several snowmen and a snow teepee igloo. They had some nice photos that they shared on social media. I’m sure there were other snowmen on Little Cowan. […]

Jenkins students named to 2nd nine weeks honor roll

Students named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks at Jenkins Independent Schools are: Sixth Grade 4.00 GPAHaley Cook-Carley FranklinJayden Potter3:00-3:99 GPAHunter AndersonKiley BevinsBraidon CanterJacob EstepAshley FieldsKaiden QuillenBenjamin ReyesKennah SextonKevin SloneAnthony WyattSeventh Grade 4.00 GPAMorgan BrownPrincie ChurchShaun-Michael CollierKaylee OwensEighth Grade 4:00 GPAMadison ChurchLaken GrahamIsabella StanleyKyleigh Tolson3:00-3:99 GPAChloe BranhamKinlee BreedingMarc JonesSara JonesShayleigh PannelNinth Grade 4:00 GPAMiguel BarritaAdrian CanterAlyssa FieldsArissa […]


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