December 20, 2017 RSS feed / News

Panel takes early step to fix Kentucky’s adoption system

FRANKFORT  A panel of state representatives took an early step forward this week in efforts to improve Kentucky’s struggling adoption and foster care system, but a key lawmaker acknowledged that the state’s bleak budget outlook will More...

Tax bills can now be paid online here

A web site created to let Letcher County residents pay their property tax bills online is finally up and running.  More...

Local attorney Gene Smallwood 1 of 3 nominees for court vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., has announced nominees to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Court of Appeals. The vacancy is in the 7th Appellate District, 2nd Division. More...

Keep warm this winter

As the mercury drops on the thermometer, remember to stay warm both indoors and outdoors for your health. This is particularly true for older adults, as they tend to lose body heat faster than younger adults.  More...

Fatal wounds described

Two of the eight stab wounds inflicted on Michael Hogg on New Year’s 2014 were deadly blows, and one — the wound that ultimately killed him — would have been fatal within “seconds to minutes,” a former state medical exam More...

Flames are fatal to Neon woman

One woman died Saturday in a house fire near downtown Neon.  Joyce Hill, whose age was not available, was found dead inside her burned home on North Abdoo Street late Saturday morning after the Neon Volunteer Fire Department was called to the bl More...