Rubber piece in gas tank is most likely harmless

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray: I have a 5-gallon gas can that has an old-style spout, which used to have a brightyellow cap. The cap got lost, so I got a rubber stopper to put in the end, to prevent vapors from escaping when not in use. Well, last night I put some gas in the car from this can, and […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1953 Pfc. Bobby Maggard, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Maggard of Partridge, is serving with the U.S. Army in Japan. He is working in the Engineering Department and as a sideline job he is a lifeguard at the swimming pool four nights a week. Pfc. Maggard took his basic training at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland where he […]

Services held for Joseph Whitaker

Joseph Allen Whitaker, 58, died June 9 at his home at Ovenfork. A son of the late Jim T. and Cuba Caudill Whitaker, he was a brother of the late Betty Whitaker and Julia Dixon. Surviving are his wife, Paulette Thompson Whitaker; a son, Matthew Whitaker of Ovenfork; two brothers, Jim T. Whitaker II of Ovenfork and John Wayne Whitaker […]

Libraries holding summer program

The summer reading program at the Letcher County Public Libraries began June 14 and will continue for six weeks. The theme is “Dig Into Reading” and the program is focusing on discovering the mysteries and learning about the underground world. Topics include dinosaurs, ancient Egypt, animal tales, crystal and caves and something with which Letcher County is very familiar — […]


2013-06-19 E-Edition

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