March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Community calendar

March 9 — The Letcher County Retired Teachers will at noon in the Dairy Queen meeting room in Whitesburg. The nomination of delegates for the KRTA State Convention in April will be held at this meeting.   More...

Journal tells of trials, joys

Praise the Lord, Mom has been back to the rec center and also Senior Citizens. She was able to ride the stationary bicycle and do a few exercises without any pain in her rib at all. More...

Scholarships being offered

The Letcher County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications through April 15 for two $500 scholarships available to high school seniors who live in Letcher County and are college-bound or entering another type of post-secondary educational/ trai More...

Meeting to discuss power bills

A meeting open to all American Electric Power customers will be held at 6 p.m, March 15, in the Circuit Courtroom in the Letcher County Courthouse in Whitesburg. More...

Law enforcement opposes medical marijuana bill

FRANKFORT  A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky ran into strong opposition from law enforcement officials Tuesday during another round of testimony before a legislative panel.  More...

State may bring back fees for placards for disabled

FRANKFORT  Kentucky’s House of Representatives voted 85- 10 Tuesday to bring back the fees for disabled parking placards.  More...

Bricklayer is magician with oven

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/pages/Hemphill Community-Center.  Black Sheep Bakery and good drug free (chemical preservative free) bread is coming.  More...

Law enforcement officers, prosecutor attend training

On March 1, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Brashear hosted an eighthour seminar and continuing education program entitled “Drug Overdose Death Investigation and Prosecution”.  More...

Local nurse wins ARH honor

Andrew Fugate, who has three years of service with Appalachian Regional Healthcare as a licensed practical nurse, is one of 13 employees ARH recently honored from across its Kentucky and West Virginia system.  More...

Author’s series of books are well worth reading

The title of the book was Firefly Hollow by T.L. Haddix. At 2 a.m. More...

Summit City announces live concerts, new hours

Summit City on Main in downtown Whitesburg will host live music this Friday and Saturday nights.  Friday night’s show features Jacob Sumner. On Saturday night, Summit welcomes Bill Dotson.  More...

Days start off cold, then turn hot

Hello everyone!  Once again, how is everything in your little corner of the world? I hope floods and high wind have receded. More...