The Letcher County Historical Society Meeting December meeting scheduled for December 10 has been cancelled. The Historical Society will be at the regular day and time in January.
Marlow Tackett's Christmas for the Needy will be held at the old Virgie High School gym in Pike County on Sunday December 22. Coal miners and everyone welcome. For more info call 606-616-2391.
A Christmas Bazaar fundraiser benefit for Camp BEGOMI will be held on Saturday December 7th at Jenkins Public Library at 10:00am. It will feature handcrafted items, wood working and ornaments. They are raising money for summer camp scholarships. Camp BEGOMI stands for Beefhide Gospel Mission.
The Rising Center, located at 637 Morton Boulevard in Hazard, provides medical and legal advocacy, crisis counseling and long term therapy to victims of sexual assault. Along with our fully trained staff, our agency depends of the dedication of loyal volunteers. Volunteers are needed in Letcher, Leslie, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Breathitt, Knott and Perry Counties. Training to become of volunteer is free of charge and provided at The Rising Center in Hazard. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like more information about our services please contact Daniel Dixon at 436-5761 extension 7809.
Whitesburg Ameican Legion will begin to have shooting matches again this Sunday October 27th at 1:00pm at the American Legion Shooting Range just off U.S. 119 on Pine Mountain. It's sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion and will continue every Sunday until further notice.