Isons visit Dollywood


Kingscreek Community Church is having Vacation Bible School this week. I would have put it in the paper last week but since I didn’t go to church there last week I didn’t know the exact date. But they are having a real good time. There’s still plenty of time for children and adults to go. For a ride or information, […]


Carol and Herman McIntyre of Ulvah, announce the forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Nancy Campbell, to William Edward Walters, son of Virgie Martin of Blackey. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Clifford Campbell of Ulvah. She is a 2003 graduate of Morehead State University and is employed by Norton Community Hospital as a x-ray technician. The bridegroom-elect is […]


Pictured are (left to right) Viola Mathews holding great-great-granddaughter Mia Jade Creech, daughter Gwen Conners, granddaughter Kimberly Creech, and great-granddaughter Amanda Creech.

Alice Lloyd College honors 7 Letcher County students

Seven Letcher Countians have been named to the President’s List at Alice Lloyd College for earning a 4.0 grade point average. They are: Shah Ashfaq, Brandi Cornett,, Brittany Hunsaker, Brett Lewis, Leslie Pack, and Emily Sergent, all of Whitesburg, and Amber Stewart of Mayking. Students named to the Dean’s Distinguished List with a grade point of average of 3.75-3.99 are […]

Jenkins names top students

Students at Jenkins Elementary School named to the All A Honor Roll for the sixth six weeks of school are: Erica Sexton, Michaela Hardin, Megan White, Brandon Little, Katie DePriest, Melissa Bartley, Baylee Rose, Emily Johnson, Mercedes Boggs, Lynn Tackitt, Dawn Powell, Tayler Fleming, Arissa Vanover, Sara Back, Whitney Creech, Brook Hampton, Joshua Rose, Aron Bartley, and Kelsey Byrd. Named […]

Children planting flowers is a lovely sight


Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. Don’t be teamed with those who do not love the Lord . . . How can a Christian be a partner with one who doesn’t believe? 2 Corinthians 6:14,15 TLB There has been a flurry of activity at ECCO as we’ve continued with our jam making since […]


Lester Cornett, Tyler Shepherd, and Charlie Stanley work to beautify the front of Arlie Boggs Elementary School. Cumberland River Coal Company donated flowers and shrubs, and the school received a mini grant for the project from the Letcher County Conservation Office.


Emily Grace Caudill was graduated from kindergarten at West Whitesburg Elementary School on May 8. She is the 5 1/2-year-old daughter of David “Tiny” and Holly Caudill of Isom. Her grandparents are Linda Breeding of Isom and the late Roger Breeding, and Gary and Katie Caudill of Blackey. She has a younger sister, Madison, Layne, 2.

ATV ride planned

The Gordon Fire Department will host an all-terrain vehicle ride beginning at the fire department at 12:30 p.m., June 7. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 for the driver and $5 for an extra rider, with a limit of two people per ATV. Riders under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult rider […]

Sally Taylor named Miss Congeniality of Golden Girls


Hello, everyone, hope you are all doing well. I want to thank everyone for giving me some news this time. Maybe I won’t be so boring. Sally Taylor of Neon, sent me a four-generation picture of her family and she also told me about the Golden Girl pageant on May 10. She won Miss Congeniality and also the talent contest. […]