Driver’s safety program set

The AARP Driver Safety Program will be offered on July 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. This program is for drivers 50 years of age and older. Most vehicle insurances recognize this class and offer a discount on the insurance premium upon completion. Call 633-2362 to register. The cost is $12 […]


Now here’s a tip

• Save the rubber bands from broccoli. You can put them around the body of a drinking glass so it will be less slippery as water condenses on it. • “I save the wrappers from my unsalted butter sticks in a baggie in my refrigerator. I use them to grease a pan when baking.” — M.M. in Wisconsin • Corn […]

Banks family holds reunion at Mt. Victory


Duane and Anna Yonts attended the high school graduation of their grandson, Zachary Ferris, in Athens, Ala. Zachary will be attending North Alabama University in the fall. They also reported a good time visiting with Jeff and Amie and Joey and Donna. Rebecca Eskew, the daughter of Jill Eskew and the granddaughter of Carol Caudill, was graduated from Lakewood High […]


RECAPS – 6/18-22 THE BOLD AND THE BEAU. TIFUL . Liam and Hope prepared to walk down the aisle. Ridge comforted a heartbroken and hopeless Steffy as she mourned the loss of Liam, knowing that he marry Hope. Bill gave an unsuspecting Liam one last chance to get out of marrying Hope before putting his plan in motion. Hope’s world […]

Salome’s Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Be prepared to face some challenges stirred up by an envious colleague. Your best defense is the Arian’s innate honesty. Stick with the truth, and you’ll come out ahead. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your sensitivity to the needs of others is admirable. But be careful to avoid those who would take unfair […]

Barbara Huff buried at Kingscreek

Funeral services for Barbara Lou Huff, 68, of Kingscreek, were held June 13 at Kingscreek Community Church. Burial was in the Roark family cemetery at Kingscreek. She died June 10 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Parrott and Lona Day Roark, she was the widow of Carlos Huff, and a sister of the late Genevia Roark […]

‘Watermelon day’ will be here soon

July 4 will be here soon, and I hope everyone has a safe holiday. This is one holiday our Congress couldn’t change, as well as Christmas and New Year’s, to get a threeday weekend. It is time to give thanks and be merry, a time to celebrate our freedom. Since it is in the middle of the week and with […]


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