Committee to draft Jenkins liquor law

It will be a busy summer for members of the Jenkins City Council as Mayor G.C. Kincer announced several measures he said would help the city to move forward and reported on progress and financing for the new Jenkins City Hall in his remarks at the council’s June meeting. Kincer announced the formation of two committees near the end of […]

Seven men, two women sentenced after pleading guilty

Seven men and two women entered guilty pleas in Letcher Circuit Court and were sentenced by Circuit Judge Sam Wright. Heather R. Hall, 31, of Seco, pleaded guilty to several drug charges and was placed on supervised probation for five years. Hall entered one guilty plea pertaining to two counts of complicity to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. The […]



Pine Mountain displaying summer frock

Greetings from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center. “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” Psalm 116:15 For a while with such cool nights, I anxiously looked for warmer weather only to wake one morning and realize during the night spring had quietly slipped into summer. And how wonderful are the days of summer […]

Rains affected mustard greens

My dear friends and relatives, I thought I would write a few lines to let you know how things are going around here and maybe find out how it is with you and yours. Red has had a really bad week. In fact, one night thought I was going to have to call an ambulance and take him to the […]

Watch out for idiot drivers

As May has come and gone, we are reminded of the hot weather yet to come. Being Memorial Weekend, there was no doubt a lot of folks were out on the roads — and sober, I hope. For all those who were not sober, I hope all have a court date. There is no excuse for driving impaired, and if […]

Services held for Hazel Duncan

Funeral services for Hazel Morene Duncan, 86, of Neon, were held June 1 at Hemphill Baptist Church. Burial was in Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking. Born at Wilder, Va., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Bessie Seals, and was the widow of Everette Duncan Jr., the mother of the late Roy Lee Duncan, and a grandmother […]

Nominations sought for representative

A meeting to nominate candidates for the Seventh District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, at The Forum at The Hal Rogers Center, 101 Bulldog Lane, Hazard. The Seventh Wildlife District includes Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry and Pike counties. Residents of […]

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