October 25, 2017 RSS feed / News

Highway dept. presenting 5K run/walk

Walkers and runners who love haunted houses can sign up for “The Hills Have Eyes,” a 5K run/walk sponsored by Kentucky Department of Highways District 12 on Saturday, October 28, at the Pikeville Airport.  More...

Hatton promises to fight ‘long and hard’ to keep pensions intact

In the coming days, it is likely that Governor Matt Bevin will call legislators to the Capitol to debate legislation that would significantly overhaul our public retirement systems for state and local government employees and those who run our school More...

Letcher County’s property tax rates are the third-cheapest in Kentucky

Letcher County is one of the best places in Kentucky to own property as the county has the third-lowest median property tax rate in Kentucky and one of the lowest median property tax rates in the United States, according to the Internet site Tax-Rate More...

Slone speaks on homeless shelter

Eugene Slone of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department shared information on the Saving Grace Homeless Shelter located at Goose Creek in Neon during the October 10 Rotary Club of Whitesburg meeting held at the Pine Mountain Grill. More...

Miss Food City Pageant planned for October 28

The Miss Food City Pageant is slated for Saturday, October 28, at 7 p.m. Downtown Bristol’s Paramount Center for the Arts will again serve as the venue for the event.  More...

Battle of Leatherwood will be reenacted October 27-29

A reenactment of the Battle of Leatherwood will take place October 27-29. The event will kick off on Friday with an Education Day for schools from several counties. The map shown lists the lectures and demonstrations. More...

Treats, dance at Cowan Fri.

The Cowan Community Center’s Masquerade Square Dance is set for Friday, Oct 27. The free event starts with games and treats at 5 p.m., followed by a square dance at 6 p.m.   More...

Firestorm spanned 3 counties

A little good news this morning as I write this. More...