June 25, 2014 RSS feed / News

It’s chigger time

It’s chigger time across Kentucky. Just talking about them may make you itch. Chiggers are actually the immature stage of certain mite species. You’ll find them most often in overgrown bushy areas. More...

Banks, staff settle into new offices in health department

Letcher Commonwealth’s Attorney Edison G. More...

New computers for Jenkins

State Senator Johnny Ray Turner visited Jenkins recently to announce that digital learning opportunities are expanding for Jenkins Independent Schools students with the arrival of new Apple computers funded by coal severance funds directed at Kentuck More...

Court OK’s 2nd round of process for budget

The Letcher County Fiscal Court has approved the second reading of the county’s Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget.  More...

The county seat from above

Turn this page sideways and you’ll have a bird’s eye view of downtown Whitesburg as seen courtesy of a medical transport helicopter operated by Jenkins-based Wings III Air Rescue. More...

Summer youth camp planned

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will host a camp for area youth. The event, sponsored by the college and Operation UNITE, will be held at the Cumberland campus July 8, 9 and 10 and is for children grades 5 through 8.  More...

Letcher Police Beat

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Sale of McRoberts school almost done

The purchase of the old McRoberts School by Neon businessman Eb Wright for $62,519 is nearing completion. Jenkins Independent Schools Board of Education Chairman Durward Narramore Jr. More...

City ‘finds’ $6,335.69

On behalf of the City of Whitesburg, Whitesburg Mayor James W. Craft claimed $6,335.69 from Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach Tuesday morning at the Letcher County Courthouse. More...

260-day contracts no longer an option

To keep from reducing salaries of current school district employees, Letcher County Schools Supt. More...

The campus of Letcher County Central High School

This photograph taken from aboard a medical transport helicopter operated by Wings III Air Rescue of Jenkins shows the Ermine area of Letcher County, including the campus of Letcher County Central High School and the Whitesburg Plaza Shopping Center More...