Haints and Haunts – Stories from Pike County Legend

OctaviaHaints and Haunts is just around the corner, and that means ghostly tales drawn from Pike County’s legendary history. Come and hear the chilling stories of Octavia Hatcher, the hanging of Cottontop Mounts, and encounter the ghosts that haunt the University of Pikeville’s campus, October 19th and 20th and October 26th and 27th.

Buses will depart from the Hampton Inn of Pikeville City (831 Hambley Blvd., Pikeville) at 6:00 p.m., tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children 5 and under FREE!

For tickets or information call:
Jessica Forsyth- Big Sandy Heritage Center Director of Activities – (606) 794-3774
Everett Johnson- BigSandy Heritage Center Curator – (606) 218-6050
Tony Tackett – Pike County Tourism Executive Director – (606) 432-5063 Continue reading “Haints and Haunts – Stories from Pike County Legend”

Walk for Recovery Set for September 29th

WestCare and UNITE Pike present second annual “Walk for Recovery”

Hundreds of walkers are expected to kick off morning activities at the 2nd Annual Walk for Recovery presented by WestCare and UNITE Pike on Saturday, September 29, 2012 beginning at 11:00 a.m. to help raise awareness of substance abuse and mental health disorders prevention and treatment. The Walk will begin and end at the Main Street Plaza of the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. The Walk is free. Participants will receive an event t-shirt and enjoy a pulled-pork barbecue lunch and other refreshments. There will also be live music featuring Morgan George and inflatables for the kids. Continue reading “Walk for Recovery Set for September 29th”