August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Local heroes died fighting evil Nazis

Larry Davidson. Jack Davis. William R. DePriest.  Names cover the panels on the Letcher County Courthouse. Every name is a soldier who died in service of the United States of America.  Ernest Dills Jr. Teddy M. Dingus. James E. Dixon. More...

Truman Thompson, retired fire chief, dies at age 70

Longtime Whitesburg Fire Chief and firefighter Truman Nathaniel Thompson died Tuesday morning after a long illness.  Thompson, 70, was the first black fire chief in Whitesburg, and served on the department for 34 years. More...