Dr. Mike Potter and Dr. Lee Townsend From the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology will be speaking on Spiders, Head Lice, Bed Bugs and Brown Stink Bugs (basically home or building invaders). Monday, March 17, 2014 from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Letcher County Extension Office. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Shad Baker at 606-633-2362. This In Service will offer Continuing Education Hours for those who need those for work or school. It is free and open to the Public. Everyone is welcome, but especially people that are health care providers (health dept., hospitals, nursing homes, EMS, etc.) apartment communities/multi-unit housing, hotels/motels public schools, colleges, Government entities such as social services, fire departments, police, solid waste, Senior Citizen Centers and pest control companies.
The Calvary Temple Church on Sandlick Road, just out of Whitesburg, is having a Soup Bean Dinner on this Friday March 7, 2014. The price is $5.00 per dinner and will include beans, cornbread, sauerkraut/wieners and a dessert. Pop, bottled water and cotton candy will also be available. Please call 633-0516 to order. They can deliver locally. All proceeds are going to the church's fellowship hall building fund.
The members of Letcher County Extension Homemaker Clubs are proud to announce they will be sponsoring a $250.00 college scholarship to help a local student continue their education for the coming fall semester.
The following are guidelines for the scholarship:
1. The recipient must live in Letcher County
2. They must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
3. They must be enrolled in or accepted by an accredited
college or university.
4. They must submit a letter requesting the scholarship, a
transcript of their high school grades and a brief
statement of their future plans.
5. The scholarship will be awarded by a Letcher County
Extension Homemaker Committee based on the items in
number four above.
6. The Committee’s decision will be final.
All the information requested in number four above must be submitted by May 1, 20014, to:
Letcher County Extension Office
ATTENTION: Ann Bradley
P.O. Box 784
Whitesburg, Ky. 41858
Educational programs conducted by the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service are available to all persons, regardless of age, color, race, sex, religion, disability, national origin, socio-economic level or geographic location.
Whitesburg American Legion will have a dance this Saturday night from 9:00pm to 1:00am featuring the band "Explicit". Admission is $5.00 and you must be 21 to get in.
The Blackey Missionary Baptist Church will have a Soup Bean Dinner and Auction this Saturday March 8th at the church. The Soup Bean Dinner starts at 4:00pm with the Auction to follow at 6:00pm. Eat in dinners are $6.00 each and take out is $5.00. For more info call 633-4197.