Monthly Diabetic Workship Extension Office April 15

The Letcher County Extension Service will offer the monthly Diabetic Workshop on Wednesday, April 15th at 1:00pm at the Extension Office located off Stone Ave and the Whitesburg By-pass. Jackie Fraley, Registered Dietitian from Whitesburg ARH will Host the Workshop each month. Please call 633-2362 for more information. This Workshop is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Foster/Adoptive Parent Information Meeting March 31

An informational meeting on how to become a foster and/or adoptive parent will be held on Tuesday March 31 starting at 6:00pm at the Perry County Protection and Permanency Office in Hazard on Village Drive.  Both spouses are required to attend the meeting.  If you have questions call Mike Hurt or Heather Caudill here in Letcher County at 633-0191. 

ECCO Gospel Singing March 28

A gospel singing will be held at the ECCO Chapel 135 Emily Lane at Eolia on Saturday March 28 starting at 6:00 PM.  Everyone is welcome, come bring your favorite song(s) or  your guitar and join them for an evening of singing "Praises to the LORD", and fellowship one with another.

Letcher County Schools Pre-school & Kindergarten Pre-Registration Info

The Letcher County Public Schools will conduct a combined pre-registration for all eligible Preschool and Kindergarten children, ages 3 to 5, on March 23rd – 26th, March 30th – April 3rd, April 10th & April 17th.
Children registering for Kindergarten must be 5 years of age by October 1, 2015.  Children registering for Preschool and Head Start must be 4 years of age by August 1, 2015 or 3 years of age with an identified disability.   Preschool registrants must meet eligibility guidelines established by the State and Federal Government.  

LKLP Head Start staff will be available for Head Start Registration.

Please bring YOUR CHILD and the following DOCUMENTS to registration:

1.    Original Certified Birth Certificate (not wallet size)
2.    Current Immunization Record
3.    Health Insurance Card
4.    Current Physical Examination Record
5.    Current Eye Examination by an Optometrist
6.    Current Dental Examination Record – Kindergarten entrants only

*Parents, if you cannot make it to the date scheduled for your Headstart or Elementary school, you may attend any other date scheduled

Cowan Headstart (633-0718)
Monday, March 23rd – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Colson Headstart (633-9882)
Tuesday, March 24th – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Mountain Heritage Headstart (633-3376)
Wednesday, March 25th – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Mayking Headstart (633- 5043)
Thursday, March 26th – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Arlie Boggs Elementary (633-4654)
Monday, March 30th – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cowan Elementary (633-7195)
Tuesday, March 31st – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Letcher Elementary (633-2524)
Wednesday, April 1st – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Martha Jane Potter (855-7544)
Thursday, April 2nd - 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

West Whitesburg Elementary @ Letcher County Extension Office – (633-9538)
Friday, April 3rd – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday, April 10th – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, April 17th – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

If you have questions, please feel free to call Letcher County Schools Central Office at 633-4455.

Letcher County Saving Grace Homeless Shelter NOW OPEN!

The Letcher County Saving Grace Homeless Shelter is now officially open! They have established a 6 bed facility at Goose Creek in Neon. This is a partnership with the Letcher County Sheriff's Office and if you need info or know of someone homeless and in need call the sheriff's department at 633-2293.  If anyone needs volunteer or donation information call Diane Watts at 589-5976.