Kaleigh Jordan Kendrick, of Prestonsburg, won first place in VFW Post 3769’s annual “Voice of Democracy” essay contest. All high school students are welcome to participate in this scholarship essay contest, which awards cash prizes to the winners. Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars premier scholarship program. Each year, more than 50,000 high school students compete for more than $2.3 million in scholarships and incentives. Students comp...
Highlands Cancer Center and the Cancer Angels Network held a 5K Color Run, Walk or Crawl through downtown Nov. 30, raising money to help cancer patients. Organizers of the event say it was a success, raising $2,500. That money will be used to purchase gas cards to assist cancer patients with travel expenses as they get treatment for their illness.
Wayne and Avanell Litteral, of Falcon, have announced the wedding engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Angie Avanell Litteral, to Roger Kevin Shepherd, son of Roger and Emily Shepherd, of David.Angie is a former nursing student and Kevin is employed as a sergeant with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, where he has worked for the past 10 years.The wedding will take place at 2 p.m., Dec. 28, at the Auxier Freewill Baptist Church. The custom of an o...
Kayla Whitney Sheppard, formerly of Lovely and Prestonsburg, and Seth Alexander Greer, formally of Jeremiah, both of whom currently reside in Lexington, are pleased to announce their Engagement and upcoming Wedding Day.Kayla has earned her Bachelors Degree and is presently working on her Masters Degree in French at University of Kentucky. While Kayla is attending Graduate School, she is also teaching French classes to other University of Kentucky college students. She graduated wit...
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