Families and Friends


Retired teachers Mike and Marsha Caudill received a certificate from the Letcher Fiscal Court earlier this week declaring this week “Retired Teachers Week” in Letcher County. Pictured from left are Letcher County Attorney Jamie Hatton, Magistrate Keith Adams, Mrs. Caudill and Mr. Caudill, Judge/Executive Jim Ward, and Magistrates Terry Adams, Bobby Howard and Wayne Fleming.

Caudill is Rogers Scholar

Letcher County Central High School student Haydon Caudill graduated this summer from The Center for Rural Development’s 2018 Rogers Scholars program. Rogers Scholars is an intensive one-week summer leadership program that provides valuable leadership skills for high school students in southern and eastern Kentucky. Upon completion of the program students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships at 17 colleges […]

Veterans Centers to hold ribbon cuttings

Veterans Centers at the four campuses of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will hold ribbon cuttings this month. The event will take place on the Whitesburg Campus at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 18. The centers were renovated and furnished with a grant from the Kentucky Veterans Program Trust Fund. “These centers offer student veterans a state-of-the-art networking, socializing and […]

Doing baking research in France

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event. I am currently in France doing research for the bakery. I am having a wonderful time here in a small medieval village where folks get up every day to work and live. Most of the folks are farmers, entrepreneurs, or work in shops and establishments of various […]

Community calendar

October 18 — Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College faculty member Brian Fields and Homer Pigman of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife will give a free workshop covering the issues our area in having with bears from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Belinda Mason Building on the Whitesburg Campus of SKCTC. For more information or to register, […]

Square dance set for Oct. 20

The Carcassonne Community Square Dance will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., October 20. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. to begin selling homemade chili dinners. The October dance is taking place on the third Saturday instead of the regular second Saturday to avoid competing with Blackey Days. Music will be by Sunrise Ridge and the caller is Will Bowling. […]

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