February 14, 2018 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Community calendar

February 15 — The Diabetes Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. at the Letcher County Extension Office, located off of the Whitesburg Bypass and Stone Ave. More...

Compare award letters to find best college deal

Most high school seniors headed for college will soon be receiving financial aid award letters. Seniors and their parents should read those letters carefully, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) advises.  More...

BLACK BELT

— Six years of hard work, dedication, determination, staying the course and not making excuses and on February 2 at Larry Adams Martial Arts, Jaxson Napier, a son of Kim and Freddie Napier of P More...

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY   1. Is the Book of Darius in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. In biblical times, how long did the journey of Ezra ordinarily take from Babylon to Jerusalem? 3 days, 4 months, 2 years, 5 years  3. More...

Cross Country Bluegrass to play at Hemphill Ctr.

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/pages/Hemphill- Community-Center.  Black Sheep Bakery and good, drug free (chemical and preservative free) bread is coming.  Hemphill   More...

TWO YEARS OLD

— Blair Gracie Adams of Kingsport, Tenn., is celebrating her second birthday. She is the daughter of Mark and Katie Adams. More...

Photo

Pictured are martial arts students and teachers Larry Adams, Dylan Kendrick, Blaine Melton, Dustin Norman, Izzy Joseph, Gavin Rose, Heath Craft, Trent Hite, Drake Holbrook, Avery Prater, Trevor Hite, More...

Are you ready for spring?

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!  For those of you who are in the cold part of the world that read my column, I have a quick question: are you ready for spring?  More...

BIRTHDAY

— Raeann Faith Kelly is turning two years old today (February 14). She is the daughter of Megan and Roger Kelly. More...

I have received many questions concerning the Johnny Cash story

In January 1950, Johnny Cash was assigned one of the first flights at Sampson Air Field, New York. More...

Former Marlowe residents talk on Facebook

Rain, rain go away, come again some other day. We saw so many videos and pictures on the news and Facebook of flooding in Letcher County. The river overflowed at Blair Branch and also around our church, Letcher Independent Baptist in Jeremiah. More...

Kendra Tippett promoted

Cumberland native Kendra T. Tippett took the oath to become a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army in a special ceremony held Jan. 22 at the Benham Schoolhouse Inn. The oath was administered by a longtime friend, LTC Thomas Tolman. More...