A few days ago I visited the little park at Thornton and saw how nice is it, complete with a walking track and plenty of things for the little ones to have fun with. While I was there, three older guys came and played ball for a good while. They brought several bottles of water and laid them in the […]
I am writing on behalf of the Letcher County Historical Society. A committee has been appointed in an effort to assist in making a vision a reality. We are currently raising money for our proposed Letcher County Welcome Center, Monument Park and Museum to be located on the bypass (across from the County Extension Center). This would also entail a […]
Memorial Day. What do we think of when we say Memorial Day? Back when we were small boys and girls, we couldn’t wait to see people bring flowers to pay respect to their families who had already passed on. We would take the cardboard boxes and slide down the sage grass hills, but our biggest thrill was when the Veterans […]
LOUISA, Ky. Sometimes it all depends on a name. As expected, last week’s primary election was met with low voter turnout, but even those braving the rainy weather to vote did not always make informed decisions. Voters tended to choose candidates based on names they recognized, or even choosing names at random. Jonathen Hughes, a Democrat from Louisa, said that […]
Hi to all of my good friends everywhere. I sure like it when you’re saying you read my news and enjoy it. I’m glad you do. Oh well, we Ermine seniors did a few things last week. Last Tuesday our center was closed for the electrician, and a few of our seniors and workers went to the Pine Mountain Grill […]
Kentucky’s spring squirrel season is now two weeks longer, and opened earlier in the year. The 28-day season began May 21 and continues through June 17. The daily limit is six squirrels. Squirrels, the most stable and abundant small game species in Kentucky, have two breeding seasons. “Our spring season is timed to coincide with the spike in squirrel numbers […]
A pig roast celebration in honor of Karo Bentley’s 60 years of membership in the American Legion will be held May 28 by American Legion Post # 104 in Neon. The event will begin at 1 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. For more information, call Evan ‘Ivan’ Hall at 855-4814 or 634- 7339.