Letcher County 4-H will be accepting donations of yard sale items for the upcoming Letcher County 4-H Yardsale. If you have items you would like to donate, please bring them to the Letcher County Extension Office Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm through July 29th. The Letcher County 4-H Yard Sale will be on Thursday, Friday & Saturday July 31st, August 1st and 2nd at the Extension Office. All proceeds from the 4-H Yard Sale will benefit all programs of the Letcher County 4-H programs to include a trip to the State Fair!
Cross Country Bluegrass featuring Buddy Young and William Caudill will be at the Hemphill Community Center Friday July 18th at 7:30pm, Saturday July 26th at the Country Cabin II in Norton, VA at 7:30pm and Friday August 1st at the McRoberts Reunion Festival from 8:00-10:00pm. Everyone is invited.
The Isaacs will be in concert on Sunday August 3rd at 7:00pm at the Letcher County Central HS Auditorium. Doors open at 6:00pm. There's no admission fee and it's sponsored by the House of Prayer at Isom. For more information call 634-6109 or 634-0120. Everyone is welcome!
Elkhorn-Hazard Coal Land, LLC is now accepting applications for the Roy Crawford Memorial Scholarships to be awarded in the fall semester of 2014. There will be 3 scholarships of $500.00 each awarded to college students. All applicants must be residents of Letcher County, plan to work in Eastern KY upon graduation and plan to to enroll in a college this fall. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm Friday August 8, 2014 and can be picked up at the Crawford Engineering Office at Whitco. For more info call 633-2226.
Letcher County Central High School will be hosting a number of camps during the month of July.
Cheer Camp – July 14-17 – 9:00a.m. until noon. Open to those who are 3 years of age thru 8th grade. Cost is $50.00. If more than 2 campers are from the same family, the cost will be $40 per camper. Concessions and extra cheer items will also be for sale. Registration will be July 14th at 8:30 a.m. Cheer Coach is Donna Perkins.
Volleyball Camp – July 14-17 – Noon until 3:00pm. This camp is open to girls in fourth thru 8th grade. Cost is $30 per camper. Volleyball Coach is Betty V. Caudill
Dance Camp – July 21-24 – 9:00 a.m. until noon. Open to those who are 3 years of age thru 8th grade. Cost is $50 per camper. Registration will be July 21st at 8:30 a.m. Dance Coaches are Brandon Garrett and Brenda Adams
Band Camp – July 21- August 1. This is for all current high school band students. Please contact Band Director, Jason Griffith for details.
Free breakfast and lunch will be served each day of camps thru the Summer Feeding Program.