A perfect setting for Death Cab

A cold breeze swept through Cincinnati on September 30, chilling the city as the sky began to darken and drizzle rain. While it was getting cooler by the minute, people were starting to line up at one of the city’s premiere venues, the PNC Pavilion. The people — most of whom were wearing thick winter coats and packing umbrellas — […]

The Engles are about beaned out

I’m back as promised and doing very well, as is Red. Guess we shouldn’t make too many promises, never knowing what the next day may bring our way. But we do need to keep thinking positive. I hope this finds all of you feeling happy and sassy and having the kind of beautiful weather we are having right now. Yep, […]


Holiday bazaar planned Nov. 12

The Letcher County Extension Homemakers will sponsor a holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 at the county extension office, located at 478 Extension Drive in Whitesburg. Attendance is free to the public. Crafts, gift ideas, bake sale items, handmade items and “lovingly used” holiday ornaments and decorations will be for sale at the event. Groups […]


An old-fashioned storytelling, sponsored by the Pine Mountain Trail Conference, will take place at 6 p.m., Oct. 28, at the top of Pound/Jenkins Mountain. Pam Halcomb, past president of the Kentucky Storytellers Association, will tell the story of the massacre of the Mullins family by Marshal ‘Doc’ Benton Taylor, known as the Red Fox, and the Fleming brothers on the […]

To perform

Appalachian Strings will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $ 5, and $ 1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.

Charles Stallard Jr.

In Loving Memory of Our Father Anthony Wayne ‘Ratt’ Collins



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