January 3, 2018 RSS feed / News

How much your electric bill will rise still up in air

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has asked Kentucky Power to determine how much money it will save from the corporate tax cut passed by Congress just before Christmas, and it will set a hearing at a later date to determine whether the company s More...

More candidates file to run for offices

As the new year begins and time starts to run out for candidates to announce for the May primary election, more people have been picking up papers and filing them in the Letcher County Clerk’s office.  All county offices are up for electio More...

Man dies while serving life term for murder here

The man convicted in the August 14, 1984, murder of his mother-in-law in Whitesburg has died in a Louisville hospital.  William Pennington, 75, died Dec. 15 after serving 30 years in prison. He was granted medical parole in 2014.  More...

President Richard Milhous Nixon

During the 14 months I was assigned to the Pentagon, I saw and talked to the president three times.  The first time was when the secretary of the Chief of Staff called me to her office when her copy machine had a jam. More...

Whitesburg among winners of free concert series

Whitesburg is among three cities in Kentucky and 15 nationwide selected to receive $25,000 matching grants to host the Levitt AMP Music Series this summer.  Whitesburg and the Cowan Community Center will host 12 free concerts —2 one every More...