November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Families & Friends

JD and Larry to perform Nov. 27

Fleming-Neon Senior Citizens Center News  Our center is having a canned food drive and a coat drive for seniors who are in need. More...

Al-Anon: Discovering Choices

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics / addicts who share their experiences, strengths and hope, in order to solve their common problems. More...

Cross Country to perform

Cross Country Bluegrass will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., on Saturday, Nov. 28. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.   More...

Top students named at MJP

Martha Jane Potter Elementary School students named to the All As and All As/Bs honor rolls for the second six weeks of school are:  Grade 5  More...

Jenkins M.S. names its honor roll

Eighth-grade Jenkins Middle School students named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of school are:  Jacob Bentley, Katelyn Breeding, Chelsea Kelly and Anthony Newman with a 4.0 grade point average.  More...

Hwy. 7 open house draws good turnout

By DELANA BANKS   As I write this Thanksgiving is fast approaching and our weather has begun to feel like winter. More...

Ralph Stanley II to perform at Appalshop Theater Dec. 3

Radio station WMMT 88.7 will welcome Ralph Stanley II to the Appalshop Theater stage as the third of its fall installment of “Bluegrass Express Live!” Coming from one of the most famous families in bluegrass music, Ralph Stanley II is an More...

Howards plan Christmas party

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. Is everyone ready for winter? I’m not.  I’ve been enjoying this nice weather, but it’s almost the end of November. They say we will soon have snow flurries. They could be wrong. More...

Nativity play set Dec. 13th

The annual presentation of “The Nativity Play” will take place at 3 and 7 p.m., Dec. 13, in the Pine Mountain Settlement School chapel. Doors will open at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. for Christmas music. A reception will follow each performance. More...

Health board to meet Dec. 1

The Kentucky River District Board of Health will meet Dec. 1 at Ponderosa in Hazard. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.   More...

Businesses sponsor SmileFaith

The SmileFaith Foundation of Kentucky announced its corporate sponsors for 2015:  Delta Dental of Kentucky Foundation: $10,000  WellCare: $1,500  Passport Health: $500  SmithFaith has also been awarded a grant for 2016 from Delta More...

Legion dance set for Nov. 27

American Legion Post #152 of Whitesburg will have a dance with live music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27. Attendees must be 21 years old or older. For more information, call 606-633-2834   More...

Fellowship applications sought

Pine Mountain Settlement School is seeking applications for its Environmental Education Fellowship Program.  The full-time, six-month fellowship begins in January. It includes a $6,000 stipend, free housing and most meals. More...

Frontier Christmas

The 49th annual Frontier Christmas will be held Dec. 5 and 6 in Washington, Ky. The event will include musicians, museum visits, traditional foods, and a vesper service. Washington, now part of Maysville, is one mile south of the AA Hwy. More...

Fleming-Neon names honor roll students

Fleming-Neon Middle School students named to the All As and All As/Bs honor rolls for the second six weeks of school are:  Grade 6  All As — Carson Adams, Gracie Adams, Lindsay Baker, Hayden Brashear, Kamaya Breeding, Cloey Collins, C More...

School systems allow kids to work at home

Hello once again from Bardstown, the Bourbon capital. It has been quite the busy time here.  As the colder weather begins to threaten to settle in, I thought that i would mention the changes to some of our schools here this year.  More...

Thanksgiving brings memories

Happy Thanksgiving!  Grab a hot beverage and let’s sit and chat for a spell.  As my son Keith Ballard goes into the kitchen to fix coffee, I think of the mornings of long ago when Grandma would build a fire in the stove then put water More...

Get local mix into holiday shopping

Take a deep breath and enjoy the relative calm of this plain old weekend because it’s the last one we’ll have for a good while. More...

Christmas on the Creek

Cowan Community Center’s annual Christmas on the Creek celebration will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 4. More...

Mock spelling bee planned

A mock spelling bee will begin at 4 p.m. on Dec 14 in the conference room at the Letcher County School Bus Garage. The event will be hosted by Brooke Saurer, a former county spelling bee winner and fourth-place Kentucky   More...

Parenting rights meeting postponed

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Equal Parenting Rights Group, usually held on the last Thursday of every month, has been postponed because of the holiday. The group will meet at 7 p.m. at the Whitesburg Dairy Queen meeting room on Dec. More...

Sororities met to have Thanksgiving dinner

Kentucky Laureate RHO and Beta Kappa sororities met Nov. 12 for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in the James M. Caudill Community Trust Bank banquet room in Whitesburg.  More...

Lordy, Lordy Look who’s 40!

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Bible trivia

1. Is the Book of Numbers in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. What book of the Bible mentions the word “holiness” the most times, at 152? Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers 3. More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

Whitesburg High School class officers, part 2   More...

Family history revealed

I found out some information about my family recently. My grandfather, Daniel Short, had an illegitimate child named Mary Melvina (Polly) Short, born March 7, 1866 in Cumberland River. More...

Shooting match

A shooting match will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29, at American Legion Post #152 at Pine Mountain Junction. There will be straight gun matches and fixed gun matches. For more information, call 634-1459 or 633-2834.   More...