There will be a public meeting at the Blackey Community Center on Wednesday July 8th at 6:00pm. This meeting is to discuss the formation of The Route 7 Artisan Fellowship Group and find ways to promote local artists and bring additional tourism to the area. All types of artists are invited to attend including musicians, photographers, videographers, painters, pottery makers, blacksmithing, sewing arts, thread arts and more. For more info call Wanda Whitehead at 606-335-3947.
The 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Car Show hosted by the Past Master's Club of Whitesburg Lodge #754 will be on Saturday July 11th in the free parking lot of the Letcher County Veteran's Museum in downtown Whitesburg. Registration is $15.00 per vehicle and goes from 12 noon to 3:00pm. The awards presentation begins at 4:00pm. There will be hot rods, classics, customs and much more plus concessions available. For more info call 821-5616, 634-5993 or check them out on Facebook.
The 2015 Whitesburg Tennis Classic will be held Friday, Saturday & Sunday July 10th, 11th & 12th at the Whitesburg City Courts. Play begins at 5:00pm on Friday July 10th and the following events are scheduled: Men's A, B & C singles and doubles, Women's A, B & C singles and doubles, Men's and Women's 40,50, 50 & over singles and doubles, mixed A & B doubles and Junior's Boy's & Girl's 14, 16, 18 & under singles and doubles. The deadline to enter is Wednesday July 8th at 6:00pm. For more info and to get signed up call Rick aleigh at 606-589-5498 or 606-733-0010 after 6:00pm. This event is part of the newly formed Appalachian Tennis Series. If you would like to become a member, check out our website today at www.atstennis.net
Letcher County Central Cougar required varsity football practice will begin on Monday July 13th at 9:00am. This includes all incoming freshmen. This message from Coach Mike Holcomb.