Clifford Hammonds buried at Isom

Funeral services for Clifford Hammonds, 75, of Isom, were held August 13 at Little Bull Creek Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the family cemetery at Isom. The son of the late James and Eva Adams Hammonds, he died August 10 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by a great-grandson. Surviving are his wife, Letta […]

Services held for Loretta Cornett

Funeral services for Loretta Cornett, 82, of Hamilton, Ohio, were held August 12 at the Foursquare Gospel Church at Linefork. Burial was in the Cornett family cemetery at Linefork. Born in Pineville, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Gelanie Miracle Jackson, and the widow of Nemire Cornett. She was the mother of the late Dennis Cornett. She […]

Red Engle celebrates birthday

Northeast Ohio

It’s that time again and if Red hadn’t wakened me from my nap there would have been no Lorain news this week. Probably won’t be much anyway as I just can’t seem to get back to normal, whatever normal is. Hope everyone is well and had a great week. We have been having some really hot days but later last […]



Benefit concert set for Morton

A benefit concert for Travis Morton, a 16-yearold battling cancer, is set for 7 p. m. on August 27 at the Linefork/Kingdom Come Community Center. The event will include food, music and a variety of singers. Local musicians are welcome to perform but need to contact Mikey Tolliver at 633-3192 or 634-8647. All proceeds from this event will go to […]

Services held for Harvey Bentley

Funeral services for Harvey Bentley, 76, were held July 26 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Bentley Cemetery at Deane. A son of the late Leonard and Ardelia Hall Bentley, he died July 22 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was the father of the late Anthony Mark Bentley and Gary Lynn Bentley, a grandfather of the late […]

Nannie Sexton succumbs at 76

Funeral services for Nannie Lou Sexton, 76, of Ermine, were held August 6 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Whitesburg. A daughter of the late Enoch A. and Stella Mae Taylor Sergent, she died August 3 at Pikeville Medical Center. She was married to the late Leander Collins, and after his death married the late Gilbert […]

Retirement estimator marks three years

It’s been three years since Social Security’s Retirement Estimator went online. Within months of coming out, the online application was praised as one of the highest-rated online services around, and it has consistently remained so every year. Results from the American Customer Satisfaction Index show Social Security’s online Retirement Estimator in one of the top two spots, with a score […]

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