October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Arminta Ison Jenkins returns to Texas

Cowan

Billie C. Flannery Hippelheuser of Indiana, formerly of Cowan, died after a long illness. She was buried Oct. 9 at the West Ridge Park Cemetery and Mausoleum. More...

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BENJAMIN JASON BANKS is the son of Jason and Amanda Jent Banks of Richmond. He is the grandson of Paul Brian Banks and Tamatha Banks of Kingdom Come, and Lester and Vicky Jent of Jeremiah. More...

Coal heritage event planned

The Harlan County Photography Guild, Harlan County Historical Society, and the Harlan County Cooperative Extension Agency will present "Coal In Our Veins", Saturday, Oct. 24 at The Depot in downtown Harlan. More...

Weather forecasts tell of snow in October

Blair Branch

Brrr. It is cold and rainy. According to the weather forecast, it is only going to be colder. When talking to Mom on the phone earlier, she said they are even giving a chance of snow flurries. More...

Blackey seniors enjoy trip to Pikeville

The Blackey Senior Citizens Center reports good attendance on new members. To begin my report, I would like to comment on our staff. We love them, Vickie Collins, the head of our center, Frances Smith, Rose Tyree, Theresa Profitt. More...

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PAGEANT COMPETITOR — Destin Elaine Kincer, 17, of Whitesburg, will compete for the title of Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2010 on Nov. 28 and 29 at the Norton Center for the Arts on the campus of Centre College in Danville. More...

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FOUR YEARS OLD — Kenley Danielle Green, daughter of Kent and Dana Mullins Green of Johnson City, Tenn., and granddaughter of Kenneth and Lynn Green, also of Johnson City, and Danny and Donna Warf Mullins of Cromona, was four years old on Oct. More...

Adamses host annual fish fry

The 16th annual family and friends fish fry was held Sept. 5 at the home of Ray and Doris Adams at the Frog Pond at Blackey. We want to thank everyone who came to our home. Ray and I look forward to this event every year. More...

Crowd shows Tommie Baker was well loved

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. How about this weather change? It has sure gotten cold and according to the forecast, we may have seen snow flurries this weekend and 30-degree temperatures in the next few days. More...

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RETIRED — Debbie Ann Adams recently retired from her job as the cook at the Ermine Senior Citizens Center. The seniors at the center presented her with two large baskets of gifts. More...

Kim Fields Hoskins celebrates birthday

Big Cowan

My niece Kim Fields Hoskins turned 34 on Oct. 13. I hope you had a good one, Sunshine. My husband has a new great-great-niece. Kylan Betty Rose White Wagner was born at 6 a.m., Oct. 13 in Columbus, Ohio. More...

Two buses of seniors visit a health fair in Hazard

The Ermine senior citizens went to Hazard last Wednesday to a health fair. It was at the college. We had two buses to take us. We had 22 seniors and four workers to go. We had a good time. More...

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FIRST PLACE — Fourteen-year-old Olivia Brooke Hall, a ninth-grade student at Letcher County Central High School, took first place in three recent local talent shows. More...

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GRANDPARENTS' DAY — Cowan Head Start celebrated Grandparents' Day on Sept. 17. Thirty-four grandparents joined the Head Start students to eat lunch, read stories, and worked with their grandchildren. More...

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ONE MONTH OLD — Brylee DaySha Austin was born Sept. 15 at Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Va. She is the daughter of Kevin and Crystal Austin of Jackhorn. More...

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TURNING TWO — Alexis Grace Mullins will celebrate her second birthday on Oct. 25. She is the daughter of Emily Bevins and Justin Mullins of Payne Gap. More...

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FIVE YEARS OLD — Baileigh Dakotah Short celebrated her fifth birthday on Sept. 10. More...

Revival planned

A revival will be held at Burdine Freewill Baptist Church Oct. 25 to Oct. 28. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each night. The speaker for Oct. 25 is Steve Peaks, for Oct. 26 is Rodney Smith, for Oct. 27 is Teddy Tackett, and Oct. 28 is Derek McCall. More...

70 boxes of food given out on pantry day

Eolia

Greetings to all from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center. "I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. More...

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NEW BABY — Dylan Ford Watts was born Sept. 17 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is the son of Dennis and Jocelyn Watts of Hallie. His grandparents are Laramie and Sharon Adams of Jeremiah, and Darrell and Martha Watts of Hallie. More...

Revival planned

The Bethel Community Church at McRoberts will host a revival Oct. 22-25 beginning at 6 p.m. each night. There will be different speakers and special singing every evening. Everyone is welcome to attend. More...

Tiffany Hatton is home from hospital

Blackey

Tiffany Hatton of Knott County had to spend a few days in Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital recently with a bad infection. She is home now and doing better. She is the daughter of Jessica Bolling and my late cousin, Eric Back of Elk Creek. More...

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AUGUST BABY — Brandon Lee Houston was born August 20 to Veronica Lynn Gibson Houston and Kevin Lee Houston. His grandparents are George and Billie Gibson of Jeremiah, Brenda Eldridge of Kona, and Emmett Gibson of Whitesburg. More...

Pumpkin party set

A pumpkin party for children 12 and under will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 27, at the Gordon Volunteer Fire Department by the Gordon Area Homemakers Club. The party will include face painting, decoration of treat bag, and painting pumpkins. More...

Beautiful colors of fall are now showing

Southern Ohio

Happy Halloween everyone! Fall has arrived by showing some beautiful colors! There's a tree next to my house that is almost solid red. It is not on my property, however if it should be removed for any reason I would simply cry. More...

Beautiful singing heard at Little Pilgrim Church

Northeast Ohio

Howdy and a very good morning to all. It's been cold, rainy and windy here in Lorain. The forecast is for maybe a few scattered snowflakes here and there. I hope this finds all well and that you had a great week. Ours has been pretty good. More...