March 22, 2017 RSS feed / News

How would budget cuts hit us here?

Here is partial list of programs affected locally by the elimination or reduction of programs in President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget. Congress would still have to approve the budget for these cuts to take effect. More...

Cumberland River area is a step closer to good water

After several positive developments, Letcher County residents in the Cumberland River area are one step closer to having a reliable source of clean drinking water.  More...

Proposed budget cuts won’t hurt prison here; meeting set April 12

Despite deep budget cuts proposed by the White House, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers said the cuts don’t affect the proposed prison here, and pledged to protect the project from being cut.  More...

Letcher County soldiers serving in Kuwait

Seven Letcher County friends, all National Guard soldiers, are serving together in Kuwait. Pictured, with a fellow soldier are: Sgt. Kristen Phipps, Sgt. Ryan White, Spc. More...

Donate eyes, clerk urges

Letcher Circuit Clerk Larry Adams is drawing attention to cornea donation as part of National Eye Donor Month.  March is set aside to honor those who donate their corneas after death to give others sight. More...

Businessman is sentenced to 30 months

A federal judge has sentenced Isom business owner Jarrod C. Breeding to 30 months in prison for underreporting his income by more than $5 million over a three-year period.  More...