April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Children are different now

Believe it or not, I made another mistake last week. There was a picture I wanted to put in the column, but when I transferred it to my email draft it sent it way too big and, so they received the article but that picture wasn’t with it.  More...

EARLY SPRING?

The calendar says yes, but Mother Nature still hadn’t made up her mind Monday as snow fell on this rhododenron. More...

Events are set at Summit City

Summit City on Main continues its April entertainent offers with music, open mic night, trivia and karaoke this week.  Open Mic is Wednesday, followed by Trivia Night on Thursday, a music showcase hosted by Ben Boggs on Thursday ($5 cover), and More...

Highlights of F.N.H.S.

1994 The Pirates Log   Notes from Mr. Jones — with all the changes that have taken place this year, especially in scheduling of classes, everything has gone exceedingly well. More...

Local historian shares some Celebrating Freedom stories

David Chaltas, a nationally recognized historian, preacher, educator, writer, re-enactor, and veteran, deliver the April 3 Rotary Club program on the topic of Celebrating Freedom.  More...

Jenkins Schools present at Pikeville FIRE summit

Jenkins Independent School District teacher Crystal Smallwood presented a project, “Put A Story in Your Pocket”, at the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) summit, hosted by the 22 school districts of the Kentucky Valley Educatio More...

Time for the redbuds to start blooming

Howdy folks! Have you been enjoying the brief spring-like weather? More...

Cold weather didn’t stop fun at ballpark

In baseball parlance, this column was scheduled to be a double header featuring both the Lexington Legends opener a couple weeks ago and grandson Tyler K. Ochs’s (a/k/a TKO) Richmond Little League opener last Saturday. More...

Bakers receive wood-fired oven training

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center.  More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Hosea in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Which gospel does not contain the Olivet prophecy? Matthew, Mark, Luke, John  3. The prophecy of Obadiah is basically about what nation? Shem, Edom, Tabor, Nebo  4. More...

Community calendar

April 20 – Friday night special show at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. If Birds Could Fly will play, and on Saturday, April 21, Appalachian Strings will be featured. The shows will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. More...