November 16, 2011 RSS feed / News

Gift-filled shoeboxes to go to needy children overseas

This is the ninth year First Baptist Church of Whitesburg has served as the Operation Christmas Child collection center for southeast Kentucky/southwest Virginia. More...

Letcher native faces charges in Scott Co.

A former Letcher County resident already in trouble in Mt. Sterling is now accused of breaking into several airport hangers in Georgetown.  Det. More...

Neon talks water, sewer

Work on the Haymond Sewer Project is nearing completion, according to Fleming-Neon Water and Sewer Department Superintendent Carlos Phillips. More...

Letcher 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 good- ies, candles, jewelry, and whirligigs. More...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST —

The Whitesburg Middle School UNITE Club will present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 21 and 22, at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. More...

WINNING FLOAT —

Letcher County senior citizens won a $500 prize for their float at the Knott County Coal Rally held Oct. 27. More...

Recreation center will open Nov. 19

Letcher County residents will soon be able to start exercising in the new $7 million recreation facility in Whitesburg.  The grand opening of the Letcher County Recreation Center is set for 11 a.m. on Nov. 19.  More...

PLAYING EASTERN KENTUCKY —

Star country music group Lady Antebellum proved to be a popular concert draw Sunday night at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. (Photo by Chris Anderson) More...

Tree of Hope planned

Letcher Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility is sponsoring its 14th annual Tree of Hope. The tree is covered with residents’ names in hopes that volunteers will take a name and provide that resident with a $10-$15 gift. More...

East KY Tyme to perform

East KY Tyme, a country/ bluegrass band, will play Friday, Nov. 18, at Hemphill Community Center from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Think of the consequences

Another year has passed since I wrote about the upcoming holiday which we call Thanksgiving. More...