Lady Cavs get middle school title

Whitney Creech’s game-high 38 points led the Jenkins Middle School Lady Cavaliers to a 45-36 victory over Martha Jane Potter Elementary in the finals of the 2011 Letcher County Elementary Girls’ Basketball Tournament at Letcher County Central this past Sunday afternoon. Cowan Elementary defeated Fleming-Neon Elementary 37-22 in the consolation game. Creech, an eighth- grader, scored 7 of her team’s […]


Letcher County Central High School’s girls’ soccer team won the Region 16 title over the weekend but was eliminated from the state tournament on Tuesday night after being defeated 8-1 by homestanding West Jessamine. Pictured above are three of the team’s players in action against Pikeville High School last week. At left, Auberney Campbell fired the ball downfield in a […]


Families and friends

Blackey Days draws Ohio visitor

Happy Halloween everyone! It feels as if I could almost say merry Christmas as the weather sure has changed in the last day or so. It is downright cold with lots of rain! Here I go griping again! Once again it is time to have my bulk gas tank filled up and that is enough to me hate cold weather […]


Costume party, monster bash

American Legion Post 104 in Neon will host a Monsters Ball and Freakers Bash, Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 p.m. to 1a.m. The price is $5, and Steelwater Band will perform. There will be prizes for the best costumes. For more information call Aaron Anderson at 606-634-8768 or the Post at 606-855-4814. Attendees must be 21 years of age . […]

Ermine seniors attend Coal Rally at Hindman

Hello everyone. Have you missed me again? I hope so, but I guess we’ve been lax about doing anything for a few weeks, but we’ve had a great time the past week. Oh boy, have we! Tuesday we went to Colson for a Western Party for Elder Abuse. We had a wonderful time and Elisha Baker is the site manager […]

Recreation center holds open house

Hello everyone, I hope all are enjoying this beautiful fall weather. My brother Archie Ray Fields and a few others from Letcher County went to London and Somerset last Friday to Hal Rogers’s offi ce carrying signs that said, “Letcher County deserves better.” He returned on Sunday evening. He said he had a good trip and that lots of other […]


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