January 24, 2018 RSS feed / News

What happened to all those recruits?

The Korean War broke out in June 1949. Sampson Air Base was opened to train recruits from the eastern parts of the United States. Sampson was a Navy base during World War II.  I was asked to open the base as the first printer. More...

2 dead, 17 injured in Ky. school shooting

BENTON, Ky.   A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school.  More...

Jenkins school attendance hurt by flu

Flu and other illnesses cut the attendance rate in some classrooms in the Jenkins Independent School District to around 80 percent. More...

Hatton: Fight over high power bills to continue

For our region, there was both good news and bad to come out of the Capitol last week.  The good news, of course, was the Public Service Commission’s decision on Kentucky Power’s requested rate increase. More...

Police say body found; no foul play suspected

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on Town Hill between Little Cowan and Whitesburg, but foul play in not suspected.  More...

Fleming-Neon hears better news on water

Water issues were a more pleasant topic at the January meeting of the Fleming-Neon City Council. More...

Trashed …

This portion of Millstone Creek was left full of garbage Tuesday after an 18-wheeler hauling garbage from the Letcher County Transfer Station overturned and spilled its load. More...