January 17, 2018 RSS feed / News

I was one day AWOL

After my three months of basic training at Sheppard Field in Texas, I was assigned to Scott Field in Illinois for radio school. More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the Book of 2 Timothy in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. From Ruth 1, who called herself Marah, a name meaning “bitter”? Priscilla, Miriam, Naomi, Deborah  3. More...

MLK honored here

A story is like a tale of two mountains, William Isom II said Monday at the Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Community calendar

January 20 — Appalachian Strings will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.   .  More...

Sheriff, clerk release fees; bids awarded

In its first monthly meeting of 2018, the Letcher Fiscal Court accepted excess fees from the offices of County Court Clerk Winston Meade and Sheriff Danny Webb.  Meade told the court his office had collected $5,431,079.10 in 2017 and disbursed $ More...

Lawmakers skip initial hearing in ethics probe; another session to be set

FRANKFORT  An ethics commission’s investigation of former House Speaker Jeff Hoover and three other Republican lawmakers in Kentucky will skip ahead to a public hearing to determine whether they violated standards.  More...

WET WINTER —

Two normally small streams were roaring in the headwaters of Elkhorn Creek, a tributary of the Big Sandy River, at Jenkins earlier this week. More...