October 11, 2017 RSS feed / News

Whitesburg hopes hotel funds come soon

Delays in the release of federal funding could endanger the already fragile structure of the old Daniel Boone Hotel in Whitesburg as coming winter weather could pose a threat to the building if measures cannot be taken to protect it soon.  More...

Library board, other agencies say they can’t afford tax cut request

Local special government districts being pressured by the Letcher County Fiscal Court to reduce their tax rates to make room for a county tax increase say they can’t afford to give up anymore than they already have.  More...

My boss was inspiration for ‘Twelve O’clock High’

In the film “ Twelve O’clock High” the role of General Frank Savage was played by Gregory Peck. The primary inspiration was General Frank A. Armstrong. More...

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY   1. Is the book of Boaz in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Whose first chapter begins, “Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God”? 1 Timothy, Titus, James, 2 John  3. More...

Meetings set in Ky. Power rate case

FRANKFORT  Utility regulators have scheduled three meetings in eastern Kentucky to receive public comments on a proposed rate increase by Kentucky Power Co.  The Kentucky Public Service Commission says the first meeting is set for Nov. More...

New cars crammed with distracting technology

WASHINGTON   The infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time, an AAA study says.  More...