November 16, 2011 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Trees will soon be wearing white robes

Well, here it is Wednesday, the middle of the week, and a wet and cold day ‘tis. Leaves are really coming down. More...

Christine Fields celebrating birthday

Hello everyone! I hope all is well. We’re still enjoying the nice weather while we can.  We went to Virginia on Saturday and stopped at a flea market, then went to Tractor Supply. More...

Craft fair set

The annual Hazard Community and Technical College Craft & Cultural Fair will be held Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17 and 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the First Federal Center, room 123. The event is open to the public with no admission charge. More...

‘Nutcracker’ to be performed

’The Nutcracker’, directed and choreographed by Robyn Bingham, will have two school matinees Dec. 1 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Performances are also scheduled for Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. More...

Christmas bazaar

A Christmas bazaar and hot dog supper will begin at 6 p.m., Nov. 18, at Saving Grace Community Church. Menu items include hot dogs, chips, drinks and desserts and a variety of items will be for sale. More...

Fleming rites held

Bobby Gene Fleming, 48, died November 6 at his home at Jenkins.  He was the son of Dorothy Fleming of Jenkins, and Robert Gene Fleming of London, and a grandson of the late Hargis Griffith, and Virgil and Ethel Fleming.  More...

DYLAN ELDRIDGE

will turn three years old on Nov. 21. He is the son of Brian and Bobbie Eldridge. His grandparents are Dwayne and Robin Kincer of Jenkins, and Ben and Barbara Eldridge of Kingscreek. More...

In honor of National Hospice Month,

McDonald’s of Hazard and Whitesburg provided breakfast to the staff of Hospice of the Bluegrass — Mountain Community and the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center. More...

CRUISING —

(Left to right) Mary Wanda Robinson, Doris Banks, Brenda Richardson and Wilma Sexton recently cruised to Key West and the Bahamas. They said the weather was perfect and they had a blast. More...

To perform

Appalachian Strings will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. More...

FOURTH BIRTHDAY —

Hunter Asher Cornett will be four years old on Nov. 19. He is the son of Jason Cornett Jr. of Linefork, and a brother of Jason Ray Cornett, Tiffany Cornett, Skylar Cornett and Austin Cornett. More...

Photo

Portrayals of Captain Martin Van Buren Bates, a Letcher County native, and his bride, Anna H. Swan, were found in a museum in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1988. More...

Rode our bikes on the Virginia Creeper Trail

We’re still having some nice weather here in the mountains. More...

Born in a boarding house

I was born in one of the first boarding houses in Jenkins.  My grandfather, Daniel Washington Short, first married Charlotte Hollyfield, who died young. More...

Autumn offers lessons for your retirement

In autumn, animals know winter is coming and take the steps to prepare. Bears grow thicker fur and settle in for peaceful hibernation. Squirrels collect and store acorns and other nuts. More...

SEPTEMBER BABY —

Timothy Isaiah Blair was born September 27 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is a son of Aaron and Becky Blair of Jeremiah. More...

Art, entertainment show set

The International Arts and Entertainment Variety Show and Food Festival will be held Friday, Nov. 18, in the Edsel Godbey Appalachian Center at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College at Cumberland.  More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

Jack Taylor became band director at Whitesburg High School in 1953. This continues his story, which began last week in The Mountain Eagle.  More...

SENIOR SUPERLATIVE

— Sarah Susanne Baker, daughter of Alex C. More...

Blood drive set Nov. 22

The Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at Whitesburg Plaza from noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22. The drive is sponsored by Whitesburg Walmart. Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds. More...

Julie Lawson turning 94 on Nov. 14

Hello everyone. I hope you are all doing well. More...

SISTERS —

Dorthy Tackett is pictured with her sister Linda Pennington Hall. Whitesburg correspondent Oma Hatton says, “If there is ever a funeral for a Marlowe person, these two are there. More...

MARIE AMBURGEY,

a 16-year breast cancer survivor, spoke to the Whitesburg Rotary Club recently. More...

Weather feels like Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  It sure feels like Thanksgiving weather as there’s been lots of frost early of the morning, plus we had ice in the valley area where we live!  More...

BLUE RIBBON WINNER —

Opal Fouts of the Colson Senior Citizens Center won first place in Letcher County for her salsa, and second place at the Kentucky River Golden Arts in Hazard. More...

PAGEANT WINNER —

Ten-month-old Charleigh Alexis Caudill is the Charming Dolls Ghouls of the Mountains pageant queen and most photogenic winner in the baby miss division. More...

Blue Highway to perform

Award-winning and twotime Grammy nominee Blue Highway will perform Nov. 17 at Bluegrass Express Live, WMMT-FM’s live-performance bluegrass show. More...

Gift fair, luncheon Nov. 20

Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church in Whitesburg will host a luncheon and alternative gift fair at 11 a.m. on Nov. More...

LCCHS Band plans bazaar

The Letcher County High School Band will hold an arts and crafts bazaar Nov. 19 in the LCCHS lobby from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items for sale will include arts and crafts, homemade goodies, candles, jewelry, and whirligigs. For more information, call Dr. More...

DONATION —

The Whitesburg Lions Club recently made a donation to the German American Partnership Program at Letcher County Central High School. More...

REUNION —

Doug Raglin from Michigan (left) and Jack Salyers from Indiana are former Carbon Glow residents who were reunited after many years at the George M. and Sally Adams family reunion. More...

HALLOWEEN —

Children and grandchildren of members of the Whitesburg Lions Club dressed up for a Halloween celebration. Each child was given a big treat bag filled with toys and candy. Pictured left is Joe Pratt. More...

Sophia Leeann Adams enjoyed

Halloween dressed as a pink poodle. She is the daughter of Sheblena and Derrick Adams. Her grandparents are Debra Seals, and Chris and Diane Sexton. More...