December 12, 2007 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Gavin Adams, Morgan Rowe mark birthdays

Blackey

Some of my news is a little behind. It takes sometimes a few weeks to get enough to put in. Happy birthday to my precious great-nephew, Gavin Isaiah Adams of Carcassonne. He turned one on Dec. 12. He is the son of B.J. More...

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FIRST AT COLSON - Nora Sexton Logan was the first senior citizen served at the new Colson Senior Citizens Center. She says she enjoys the center very much. Her sister, Linda Sue Umphrey, is now attending the center with her each day. More...

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MEMORY QUILT - Paulene Bailey (left) and Coleene Hart of the Ermine Senior Citizens Center stand beside a memory quilt they pieced and quilted. The quilt was displayed at the annual memorial service of Letcher County Hospice of the Bluegrass. More...

Marlowe residents had such a special bond

Whitesburg

Hello, everyone. Hope you are all doing well. It was good to hear from Judy (Stidham) Caudill in North Carolina a few days ago, but it was a sad call. She wanted everyone's prayers for her brother, Emery Stidham, who was so sick. More...

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BASKETBALL FAN - Camryn "Cammy" Elswick waited impatiently after the game against Pike County Central to have a picture taken with her two favorite Letcher County Central High School basketball players, Malachi Longworth, her cousin, and Jordan Reyn More...

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THREE GENERATIONS OF HIKERS - Coreen Pridemore and her granddaughter, Jessie Banks, are pictured on a recent hike to the top of Natural Bridge Arch at Natural Bridge State Park at Slade. They were accompanied by Mrs. Pridemore's daughter, Delana P. More...

Having good neighbors is important

Cowan

News time comes around pretty fast. It's hard to believe another year will soon be gone. Many people are busy making plans or getting ready for Christmas. Many of us have many happy memories of the past. So far we have had nice fall weather. More...

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FIRST HALLOWEEN - Fivemonth old Chloe Nashey Webb celebrated her first Halloween this year. Her parents are Brandon and Pearly Webb of Mayking, and she has a brother, Caleb, 8. More...

Good TV reception was rare here

Points East

Sunsets on 52 coming west from Richmond toward Paint Lick have been beyond spectacular for the last two weeks or so. I've taken to staying at the office until 5:30 because peak viewing seems to start around 5:40 and last until a bit past 6:00. More...

Gwen Huff Farmer enjoying vegetables from garden

Southern Ohio

Merry Christmas, everyone, everywhere! In the Harrison, Ohio, area, we woke to the first snowfall, not as much as was predicted for this area just enough to let you know it is now winter. More...

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BROTHERS - Enjoying time with one another are Nate Spangler, 2, and his brother, Nick, 7. They are the children of Blake and Tabitha Spangler of Mayking. Their grandparents are David and Jackie Fugate and John and Cynthia Spangler, all of Mayking. More...

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TURNING FOUR - Dylan Ray Stallard is celebrating his fourth birthday today (Wednesday). He is the son of Charlotte Halcomb of Linefork and the late Charles Stallard Jr., formerly of Jenkins, and the grandson of Charles Stallard Sr. More...

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SEVENTEEN MONTHS OLD - Jonathan Braxton Lee Pike is the son of Jon and Tereana Pike of Cram Creek. He is the grandson of Raymond and Nina Dzierzek of Isom, and Duke and Gloria Pike of Cram Creek. More...

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TWO YEARS OLD - Connor Nathanael Isaac celebrated his second birthday Nov. 29 with a Bob the Builder party with family and friends. He is the son of Ronald and Ashlee Isaac of McRoberts. More...

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AT THE GAME - Raven Ison and his sister, Camryn "Cammy" Elswick, pose for a picture with their cousin, Brittany Webb, a cheerleader for Letcher County Central High School, after a recent game against Pike County Central. More...

Ohio church gives Christmas party for kids

Eolia

Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. More...

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HUNTER - Robbie Baker Jr. killed this 12-point buck Nov. 10 in Russell County on the farm of his great-grandmother, the late Lula Baker, and grandfather, Renfrow Baker. The deer had a 21-inch spread and scored around 140 inches. More...

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HOSPICE MEMORIAL TREE - Letcher County Hospice of the Bluegrass patients were remember at the annual memorial tree service and open house held Dec. 4 at the Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library in Whitesburg. More...

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WITH THE MANAGER - Jonathan Williams poses for a picture with Joe Torre, manager of the New York Yankees baseball team. Jonathan attended a Yankees game while visiting in New York City. More...

Blair Branch Church members enjoy card exchange

Jeremiah

Here it is December and a new year is fast approaching. I think everyone stays so busy day in and day out and that's what makes a year seem to fly by. Most are busy out Christmas shopping now. More...

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DECEMBER BIRTHDAY - Mercer Brack Quillen celebrated his fourth birthday on Dec. 8. He is the son of Brack and Kristin Quillen of Sergent. More...

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CLIMBERS - These women recently climbed to the top of Natural Bridge Arch while visiting the state park at Slade. Pictured are (left to right) Jean Hampton, Delana Banks, Opal Duke, Frances Whitaker, and Coreen Pridemore. Photo by Jessie Banks. More...

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BLACK BELT - Seven-year-old Jordan Gatton Bumpus has earned a black belt in karate. He is the youngest student in the history of the Battarine School of Karate to have received a black belt. More...

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BROTHER AND SISTER - Emmaleigh Skeye Adams will celebrate her fifth birthday Jan. 7 with a Ladybug party. She is pictured in a ladybug costume she wore on Halloween. More...

Christmas time brings back memories of our childhood

Ice

We just want to wish everyone a healthy, happy Christmas. Christmas time makes me want to go back to my Santa Claus days. Oh! What joy Christmas was at our house. The cooking and spicy smells filled the whole house. More...

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TALKING WITH SANTA - Caleb Keith Webb chatted with Santa Claus while shopping at Wal-Mart with his grandmother, Trenda Kincer. His parents are Brandon Keith Webb of Mayking, and Tracy Fields of UZ. He has a sister, Chloe Nashey, 5 months. More...

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TURNED TWO - Braxton Travis Boggs celebrated his second birthday with a Nemo party at 4- Star Village Lake on Sept. 22. He is the son of Jamie and April Boggs of Camp Branch. More...

Old Man Winter showing he's alive and well

Northeast Ohio

Howdy, y'all. Hope this finds everyone well and staying warm. Old Man Winter has surely shown us that he's alive and well. We haven't had any snow to speak of, but the winds have been fierce and cold. More...

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PROMOTED - Letcher County native Chris Kincer was promoted recently to production manager of the Optical Lab for Wal-Mart in Crawfordsville, Ind. He began his career at Wal-Mart in 1992 in Whitesburg. More...