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Grand jury indicts nine

Two McRoberts men are named in indictments by the Letcher Grand Jury charging them with...

Play On!

PLAY ON! — While their older siblings were in a rain delay during Fleming-Neon Little...

U.S. government to withdraw action needed to build prison at Roxana

The Trump administration is withdrawing the Record of Decision to place a prison in Letcher...

Is this year the last for Neon Days event?

The annual Neon Days Celebration could be nearing the end of a long run of...

Fire destroys 2 homes

Two mobile homes at UZ were total losses after fire swept through them Monday evening....

News

City OK’s hotel bid

The second time could be the charm for the Daniel Boone Hotel building. The Whitesburg City Council approved a bid...

Mullins retiring as chief, but staying a firefighter

Gary Mullins has spent nearly half a century fighting fires in the city of Whitesburg. He will retire as chief...

Whitesburg’s water, sewer rates will rise beginning on July 1

Water and sewer rates will be raised in the City of Whitesburg on July 1, after Ordinance 2019-3 has undergone...

Save coal miners’ pensions: Promise shouldn’t be broken

In the 19th century, American coal miners scraped to get by even as they labored in notoriously unsafe conditions to...

Measles threat reason enough to vaccinate

The number of measles cases in the U.S. has skyrocketed in recent years, reaching its highest level in nearly two...

Journalists write the news, but Facebook and Google profit. That must change.

Ask anyone today where they get their news, and there’s a very good chance they’ll say either “Facebook” or “Google.”...

Family & Friends

Gibson reunion May 25

Jenkins student’s balloon travels almost 500 miles

Fishing tourney set for April 13

Christmas is coming soon

Keeping Christmas in our hearts