October 18, 2017 RSS feed / News

Five named in latest indictments

Five persons are named in new indictments returned by the Letcher County Grand Jury, including one man charged with trafficking in methamphetamine.  More...

‘It’s time we push back,’ Hatton says of Ky. Power

For months now, we have widely cussed and discussed what would happen if Kentucky Power’s proposed double-digit rate increase is approved. More...

Home movies will be screened by Appalshop Oct. 21

Home Movie Day will be held in the Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg on Saturday, Oct. 21. More...

Accident closes KY 15 for a while

Two lanes of KY 15 at Isom were shut down temporarily Friday, Oct. 13, because of a two-vehicle collision just south of Little Colley (KY 1148).  More...

$3.1 million water upgrade for F-N

The Fleming-Neon City Council, along with officials from the Kentucky River Area Development District and Nesbitt Engineering, officially broke ground on Monday morning for what will eventually be a total refurbishment of the Fleming- Neon Water syst More...

Blackey man is charged in separate theft cases

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Kentucky in middle of a battle over coal

The two New York City billionaires are battling it out over coal. And coal-dependant Kentucky and Indiana are in the crosshairs. More...

Ex-DEA agent paints stark picture of rural drug problems in talk here

Opioid addiction is changing the culture of America, and many officials and citizens are frozen when it comes to addressing the problem, a former top Drug Enforcement Adminstration agent said in Whitesburg this week.  More...

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY   ---  1. Is the book of Tamar in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. 2 Kings 19 and which other book’s chapter are almost alike word for word? Deuteronomy 7, Isaiah 37, Jeremiah 50, Job 16  3. More...