August 15, 2012 RSS feed / News

Group to perform

Bluegrass Circle will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 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...

Meeting planned

An informational meeting on becoming a foster or adoptive parent will be held at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services office in Whitesburg from 6 to 8 p.m. on August 20. More...

SKCTC sets final day to enroll

The final day to enroll for the fall semester at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will be Friday, Aug. 17. For more information, call 888-274- 7322 or visit southeast.kctcs.edu.   More...

Grand jury names five in indictments; man faces 19 counts

The Letcher County Grand Jury has returned indictments charging five men with felony crimes, including a Pikeville man who faces 19 counts.  More...

35 file for offices

Thirty-five candidates met the deadline to file for office in Letcher County in the Nov. More...

Photography contest planned

The David A. Zegeer Coal and Railroad Museum will sponsor a photography contest during Jenkins Homecoming Festival Days, Aug. 23-25. Photos will be received on Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 .m. and Aug. 22 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Volunteer training offered

Hospice of the Bluegrass – Mountain Community will offer volunteer training on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new hospice office in Hazard. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call (606) 439-2111 or (800) 560-1101. More...

ATV ride planned August 18

The second annual Jenkins City Mayor’s Charity ATV Ride will be held August 18 at the Robert ‘Pud’ Shubert Park in Jenkins. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the ride at noon. The entry fee is $5. More...

Pageant set for Sept. 10

The Letcher County Mountain Heritage Baby, Master, Wee Miss, Tiny Miss and Little Miss Pageant, sponsored by the Mountain Heritage Festival Committee, will be held on Monday, Sept. 10, at Letcher County Central High School auditorium. More...

Neon tax stays same

City taxes will remain the same as in previous years and citizens of Fleming-Neon will see improvements in city infrastructure that should be in place by Neon Days, including a new concrete bridge to the city park from the stage area and new permanen More...

Several workshops being offered

Pine Mountain Settlement School will offer workshops in weaving, nature photography, dry stone masonry, hickory bark chair bottom replacement and drawing from nature the weekend of Oct. 12-14.  More...

Ambulance rescues injured owl

On August 8, while driving an ambulance, Scott Collins and Wallace ‘Spanky’ Bolling Jr. found an owl beside the road in Haymond. It had been hit by a car and had a broken wing.  More...