Monday, December 2, 2013

Community Remembers Popular Middle School Football Coach


It was a difficult Thanksgiving holiday for many in Letcher County after a popular football coach died unexpectedly.

Owen Gibson, known as many things including a local legend who went on to coach middle school football.

At 41-years-old Gibson suffered a heart attack in his sleep and died on Sunday.


The football program plans to hold a Santa Run 5k on December 7th to help remember Coach Gibson. Money raised will help kids participate in football at no cost.