2010-08-04

Group to perform



Bluegrass Circle will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 7, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.

Four generations share swimming pool



Hello everyone! Time is passing so swiftly that it seems as if I finish a column and it is time for another one! Last week was very good for me as I found the time to spend quality time with my family. Tuesday I had planned to pick up my grandchildren Jessica and Katelyn Nottingham to take them to Miami […]

Back-to-School Bash set Aug. 7 for ABES students



A Back-to-School Bash for students at Arlie Boggs Elementary School is set for 3 p.m. on Aug. 7 at Eolia Park. The event will last until 6 p.m. Free school supplies will be handed out to students, and free hot dogs and drinks will be served. Activities will include fire truck rides and a water slide. Those attending should bring […]

Councilman says work has not been authorized



To the Editor: I want everyone in Jenkins to know that there have been many people telling me that Ked Sanders, who is on the Water Commission, has been seen on citizens’ property inspecting or working on water meters and telling people what they must do or pay concerning the water debacle. Now I want to remind the citizens that […]

Pearl Noble marks birthday in Ohio



Hello everyone. Hope you are all doing well and keeping cool. We have had a few showers that helped. I enjoyed talking with a good friend, Georgia Miller in Hazard. We got to be good friends at the Veterans Center where both our husbands were patients. They passed away close together. Georgia was so good to Clyde. I’ve been back […]

Debra Brink finishes third



Neon resident Debra Brink is a winner in a threestage program hosted by the Knott County Tourism Commission and the Berea College Entrepreneurship for the Public Good Program. The New Venture Category of the Business Idea Contest, in which Brink finished third, was the second step in a series of entrepreneurship leadership activities. Those participating are interested in opening bed […]

Extension Service to host Wellness Walks



When Shad Baker, county Extension agent for Agricultural/ Natural Resources, read in the November 25 issue of The Mountain Eagle that Letcher County leads Kentucky in obesity, and that we tied for thirdhighest in the number of residents with Type 2 diabetes, he knew that this was the greatest threat to our county and something had to be done. The […]

Principal is leaving, wants McRoberts kids to ‘reach for dreams’



To the Editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank each and every parent, student, and employee of the Jenkins Independent School District for the opportunity to work in your wonderful school system. I, like many others, have felt blessed to work for and with such exceptional people. Even though I have truly enjoyed my time here, I do […]

Indiana visitors see deer, but no bears



Another week has gone by. The weather has been much better or at least cooler some days. Not a lot of stuff happening this week. I try to write something even it isn’t very much. My granddaughter Rebecca and her friend Lexi Ryle left Sunday morning. Rebecca’s mother Diana, grandmother Donna, pa Jim, great-aunt Joe and sister Michaela were down […]

Social Security travels too




Have you ever considered a visit abroad? Or maybe you’re planning to live overseas for an extended period of time. Whether you’re outside the country for a week or a decade, you may be unaware of how to reach Social Security in the event that you need to conduct business with us while you’re away. Fortunately, in most corners of […]