2009-12-09

2009-12-09 E-Edition

SKCTC’s Phi Theta Kappa receives Pinnacle Award



The Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Xi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a national honorary for students attending two-year colleges, has been awarded the Pinnacle Award for increasing local membership by 25 percent during the past year. According to sponsor Pat Baker, five membership scholarships of $45 each were given. These will be used to pay membership fees […]

Rites are held for Lillian Hall



Graveside services were held for Lillian Faye Bare Hall, 73, of Seco, on December 7 at Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. A daughter of the late S.G. and Sarah Bentley Bare, she died December 4 at the home of her sister-in-law, Milos Bare, in Whitesburg. She was the sister of the late Robert Bare and Gene Bare. Surviving are a […]

Two schools won’t miss vacation days



Administrators of the Letcher County Public School System recently decided that two schools in the district will not have to miss two days of Christmas break after all. Twyla Messer, assistant superintendent of the Letcher County School System, said Beckham Bates Elementary School and West Whitesburg Elementary School will be in session on Dec. 21 but will be closed Dec. […]