January 31, 2018 RSS feed / News

Smallwood to be sworn in Feb. 9 to fill vacant seat on Appeals Court

Longtime Whitesburg attorney Gene Smallwood Jr. will be sworn into office February 9 as a judge in the Kentucky Court of Appeals after being appointed by the governor to the seat left vacant by the resignation of Judge Janet Stumbo.  More...

Smallwood will also be candidate for full term on state court

Smallwood, 65, is a native of Jenkins, but grew up in Detroit, Mich. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in 1973, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky in 1977. More...

Letcher avoids water woes others have suffered

Municipal water systems in counties and cities all around Letcher County, especially the cities of Whitesburg and Hazard, have been hit hard by water problems that were mostly caused by the recent bout of freezing weather. More...

Bill would require children to wear helmets on bicycles

Children under age 12 would be required to wear helmets while riding bicycles under a bill that has passed the House Transportation Committee.  More...

Vanover’s classified mission

Early in 1955 at Hickam Field in Hawaii, my boss, Admiral Williamson, asked me to report to him. More...