June 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

UZ man faces meth and weapons counts

The Letcher County Sheriff ’s office has charged a UZ man with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of marijuana, manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of meth precursors after serving an arrest warrant for misdemeanor fourthde More...

Prosecutor’s office files charges against two here

A 27-year old woman arrested in April for drug trafficking and manufacturing methamphetamine has been formally charged by the Letcher Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.  Kesha Cook of Orange Drive, near Pistol City, is charged with ei More...

Agency trying to stop rabies before it arrives

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been airdropping oral rabies vaccines in southern Letcher County and Harlan County and Southwestern Virginia to head off raccoon variant rabies before it reaches Kentucky.  More...

Apple unveils ‘HomePod’ speaker

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling a new “smart” home speaker and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.  More...

New law affects visitation rights in Kentucky

A new law passed this year by the Kentucky General Assembly and signed by the governor will allow separated parents and “de facto custodians,” to have equal parenting time with their children, if the parents agree to a temporary custody a More...

Rock City?

People walking around Whitesburg should be on the lookout for rocks. Not falling rocks, just rocks. The Farmers Market hosted its annual Feedtime on the Cumberlands dinner June 1 to kick off its 2017 season. More...

Soup bean dinner and concert will help Sexton

The Campbell’s Community Center at Linefork will host a benefit on Saturday, June 10, starting at 4 p.m., to raise funds for the family of Lee Sexton, whose wife suffered a bad fall, causing a lot of extra expenses.  Will Caudill’s R More...