The way we were

September 7, 1961 Gov. Bert T. Combs told a Chamber of Commerce delegation from Letcher County that he recognized that Letcher County had received less than any other county in the state from his administration. Combs said he hoped to have part of the new eastern Kentucky highway under construction between two county seats in the region before he left […]

Physical fitness for seniors

I’d like to say a few words to the seniors of Letcher County. I hope it does not sound like I am bragging, but I had my physical this morning and both my doctor and my nurse told me that I was in the best shape for a person who will be 83 years old in three months that they […]

Salome’s Stars

ARIES ( March 21 to April 19) After much traveling this year, you’re due for some settled time with family and friends. Use this period to check out situations that soon will require a lot of serious decision-making. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Keep that keen Bovine mind focused on your financial situation as it begins to undergo some […]


RECAPS – 9/5-9/9

ALL MY CHILDREN . Verla Grubbs visited Pine Valley. Erica remembered working with Mike Roy on her first book. Angie learned that her implanted new cells were in place and she had to wait to see if they worked to restore her sight. David said he had two more patients who might be ready to be revealed. Jake began to […]

Della Blair surprised by 90th birthday party

Blair Branch

Hey y’all! How have you been doing? Hopefully you’re well and have been staying cool during all this heat. Friday, Marlene Blair said it was 106 degrees, according to the thermometer in her car. Then Saturday it felt like it was even hotter than that. We’ve been busy bees lately, as usual. Seems like we never get a minute to […]



Ermine seniors play games

Hello out there to everyone. Well, Ermine Senior Citizens Center is back on the move again. We didn’t do a lot in August, but oh boy, have we got a lot planned for September. This past week we played games like Rook, Bingo and checkers. I played checkers with this man, and guess who won? Me. Yep, I won. I […]

Square dance planned

The Carcassonne square dance will be held from 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10. Music will be by Randy Wil- son with Shawn Stamper, Gabe Wilson and Logan Dollarhide. For more information, call 633-7958.

Dog show set for Sept. 18

The Mountain Heritage Dog Show is set for 2 p.m., September 18, at River Park in Whitesburg. Registration starts at 1:30 p.m. Categories will include macho dog, pretty princess, look alike, best dressed, best trick and marvelous mutt. The first-place winners from each of the categories will compete in best in show. Entry fee is $3 for each category. Admission […]

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