New ‘Bionic Woman’ not like old



LOS ANGELES Lindsay Wagner never had to use jujitsu or save Canada from Bosnian terrorists – or worry about her boss watching her take a shower through her bionic eye. Well, times have changed. Today’s “Bionic Woman” is one superhuman leap from the now-seems-tame series of the 1970s. A spinoff of the hugely popular 1970s series, “The Six Million Dollar […]

Lela Scott Collier succumbs at 88



Funeral services for Lela Scott Collier, 88, of Partridge, were held November 2 in Benham. Burial was in the Holly Ridge Cemetery at Partridge. A daughter of the late Sam and Lina Boggs Scott, she was born in Rhoda, Va. She was the mother of the late Roger Wayne Collier, and a sister of the late Talmadge Scott, Clyde Scott, […]

Barrett rites held



Price Barrett died October 29 at his home at Isom. He was 95 years old. Born in Breathitt County, he was a son of the late Anderson and Lula Souse Barrett. He was married to the late Reneva Caudill, and was a retired coal miner. He was a brother of the late Clay Barrett and Jasper Barrett. Surviving are three […]

Eldridge dies



Letcher County native Emil Eldridge, 75, died October 31 at his home in Somerset. Born in Blackey to the late Henry & Lucinda Fields Eldridge, Eldridge was a retired factory worker from Southern Molding in Frankfort, where he worked for 24 years. He was a member of Friendship Old Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Day Eldridge; two […]

Services are held for Clova Setzer



Funeral services for Clova Amburgey Setzer, 93, were held October 28 at the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. A daughter of the late Casie and Betty Ison Amburgey, she was the widow of D.S. Setzer. She died October 26 at her home in Whitesburg. She was a sister of the late Otis […]

Emil Eldridge, 75, dies at Somerset



Emil Eldridge, 75, died October 31 at his home at Somerset. A Blackey native, he was a son of the late Henry and Lucinda Fields Eldridge. He was the father of the late Frieda Pruitt, and was also preceded in death by five brothers, Arthur Eldridge, Carl Eldridge, Elmer Eldridge, Raymond Eldridge, and Drew Eldridge, and two sisters, Eva Leach […]

Lola Cornett Partin is buried at Gordon



Lola Cornett Partin, 59, died November 2 at her home at Gordon after a long illness. Born in Letcher County, she was a daughter of the late Milburn and Vada Eldridge Cornett and the mother of the late Marvin Cornett Jr. She was a member of Little Laurel Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Hayes Partin; eight children, Ronald Glover […]

Shelia Bryant dies



Shelia Bryant of Duffield, Va., died unexpectedly November 1 at Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, Va., just days short of her 50th birthday. She was a daughter of the late Wafard and Jackie Hall Bryant, and a sister of the late Jeffrey Bryant. She worked at the I.U. in Duffield, and at the greenhouse in Big Stone Gap. […]

Services are held for Victoria Frazier



Funeral services for Victoria Frazier, 62, of Cowan, were held November 3 at Whitco Baptist Church. Burial was in the Miles Cemetery at Cowan. Mrs. Frazier was a daughter of the late Isom and Clara Spears Dollarhide, and was the widow of Carlos Frazier. She was a sister of the late Oaksie Dollarhide and Odell Dollarhide. She died October 31 […]


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