Whitesburg Middle School UNITE Club honored



The Whitesburg Middle School UNITE Club has been named UNITE Club of the Year for Region two. The club, which is one of nine to be recognized, will receive an additional funding of $750 for antidrug activities during the remainder of the school year. Club members will also be treated to a pizza party by Operation UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, […]

Students don’t need flashy cars to impress employers

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray: I’m a young man of 24 who is about to start business school. The trouble is that I drive a ‘98 Ford Ranger with 110,000 miles — not exactly a model known for being an executive’s car. I’ve been looking around online, and I’ve found some great deals. I’ve found a ‘97 Porsche for less than […]

Transportation cabinet seeking input



The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking input from citizens on transportation plans in the state for the next 20 years, including roads, bridges, waterways and airports. A survey is available until Feb. 25 at yourturn. transportation. ky. gov. Among the survey items are Kentucky’s most important transportation issues, how the transportation system could be improved over the next 20 years, […]

Discussion group to meet



A monthly discussion group will meet Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at Tales of the Lonesome Pine Bookstore in Big Stone Gap, Va. The discussion will be moderated by Tony Palubicki. The bookstore will also host Needlework Night at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12, and Movie Night with Janet McTeer and Iris DeMent in “Songcatcher” at 7 p.m. on Feb. […]

Rites held for Brady Sandlin



Brady Sandlin of Jackson, died January 26 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. He was 55 years old. He was a son of the late Sidney and Lucinda Sandlin. Surviving are five brothers, Ervin Sandlin of Indiana, Harlan Sandlin and Richard Sandlin, both of Pert Creek, Wilkie Sandlin of Somerset, and Jeffery Darrell Lucas of North Carolina, […]

Supt. Craft to leave office



Letcher Schools Superintendent Anna Craft has announced her retirement effective June 30. Craft’s surprising announcement was contained in a letter read near the end of a meeting held by Letcher County Board of Education Monday night to address a review of Craft’s contract and to hire a school board attorney and board secretary. Craft asked Board Attorney Darrell Hall to […]

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