2011-09-21

Moments and Memories of WHS



1976 Mr. W. H. S Richard Brown. Richard is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Brown of Whitesburg, Kentucky. Jr. Science-2; Football-1; Track-1,2; Pep Club-1,2,3,4; French Club-2,3;å Beta Club 3,4; President-4; Fishing and Tackle Club-4. He was selected as Most Studious by his classmates. Richard plans to continue his education at Hazard Community College. Miss W.H.S. Belinda Mason. Belinda […]

Try to catch falling leaves



Hello once again! Grab your jacket and let’s enjoy these cool evenings while we can, or come on let’s run through the breeze to try to catch the leaves as they are falling as we did as children so carefree. As I know you are tired now, let’s sit down and have a chat! If you are like me it […]

Mountain Heritage Festival Schedule of Events Theme: Letcher County, A Novel Destination



September 21 Whitesburg Day Food Booths And Crafts Booths Main Street, Whitesburg 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Contact: Lee Anna Mullins 633-9644 Letcher County Recreation Center Open House 11 a.m. Contact Derek Barto 633-2129 Old Time Country Dinner Sponsored By Letcher County Homemakers In Support Of Ovarian Cancer Screening Program Extension Center, 478 Extension Dr., Whitesburg 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Soup […]

Garbage plan still hot issue for court



The atmosphere at the September meeting of the Letcher Fiscal Court this week became somewhat tense as the location of a proposed garbage treatment facility was again questioned by a group of Millstone residents who don’t want it in their community. David Napier, who acted as spokesman for the residents, questioned statements made by Charlie Grote of Green Pac Environmental […]

Jim Hightower

‘Perry Tales’ keep on coming

It’s bedtime, children, so put on your jammies, scootch under the covers, and I’ll tell you another “Perry Tale.” Once again, the Texas-governor who- wants- to- be- yourpresident is flitting hither, thither and yon — spreading little “Perry Tales” about his record. The bonny prince is trying to make it to the big White House in Washington. It’s a bit […]

Revival set



Colson Baptist Church will hold its homecoming revival Thursday, Oct. 6, with minister Jo Walters at 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 7, with minister Steve Hogg; Saturday, Oct. 8, with minister Glen Noe; and Sunday, Oct. 9, with Dr. Bill Mackey at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 633-5188.

ECCO finishing summer projects



Greetings from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center. “For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you . . .” Matthew 6:14 Fall is upon us and we’ll be waking any morning now to discover that old man Jack Frost has paid us a visit. This is such a wonderful time of the year when […]

Chamber awards to be presented



The annual Chamber of Commerce ‘Unsung Heroes and Business Achievement Awards’ will be held on Monday, Oct. l0, at 6 p.m. at Pine Mountain Grill. The ceremony is open to the public and will include dinner and award presentations. Admission is $10.

Fall is favorite season



Happy fall Y’all! Okay, so fall doesn’t technically start until Friday, Sept. 23, but the weather is definitely already screaming fall. I am loving every minute of it. Fall is by far my favorite season. The cool air that is blowing around this evening is making me crave apple dumplings. It also reminds me of a poem called October’s Party […]

Thieves steal phone cable



Police say more than 1,000 feet of AT&T aerial copper telephone cable was stolen earlier this week in Blackey and Roxana. Kentucky State Police Trooper Jody Sims said 1,000 feet of copper was taken in Roxana on Monday and 170 feet of copper wire was taken from Blackey on Sunday. Cathy Lewandowski, senior public relations manager of AT&T Strategic Communications, […]