Soup beans, fried potatoes and cornbread — yum, yum

Northeast Ohio

Howdy all you good friends and kinfolk. I’m a’hoping you all feel better than I do. I just sure feel like I’m not going to be around too long, but that’s okay. I’m ready and looking forward to making this trip. Richard and Georgia are here now. They brought soup beans, fried potatoes and cornbread. Yum yum! The first I […]

Barbara McCown dies at 66



Barbara Anne McCown, 66, of Jenkins, died June 19 at Mountainview Regional Medical Center in Norton, Va. Born in Floyd County, she was a daughter of the late George Hoyt and Dora Fields Simmons and the widow of Richard “Gary” McCown. She was a sister of the late Mable Marie Simmons, Ruth Simmons, Kenneth “Ken” Simmons, James Russell Simmons, Milford […]

Increase sales through the use of social media



The Entrepreneurship for the Public Good program at Berea College is running a 20-day studentlead Social Local Mobile (SOLOMO) awareness campaign launched on June 3. A SOLOMO marketing campaign is a grassroots effort to help independent business owners increase their sales through the use of social media and mobile technology. The students are looking at social networking sites and user-generated […]

Rites held for Hazel Rayburn



Hazel Fields Rayburn, 91, died June 15 at her home on Big Cowan. A daughter the late Grant and Jane Miles Fields, she was the widow of Earl Rayburn. She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael, and a daughter, Sonya Rita; three sisters, Mary Lou, Helen, and Hattie; and six brothers, Ed Neil, Fred, Doug, Donald Gay, […]

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Which convertibles do Tom and Ray recommend to buy?

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray: I turn 70 in a couple of years and want to do two things to celebrate: Enter a triathlon and drive across the country on back roads in a new convertible. Assuming I survive the first idea, I need advice on convertibles. Since I don’t have a garage, a hard-top is a necessary option. There are […]

High school junior may win scholarship and photo shoot



A junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To enter, the student must submit an essay about the biggest challenge facing high school students. The essay must […]

Services held for Mary Lou Hogg



Funeral services for Mary Lou Hogg, 69, were held June 16 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Hogg family cemetery at Pert Creek. A daughter of Eula Mae Hogg and the late Monroe Hogg, she was a sister of the late Patricia O’Bryan and Timothy Hogg, and a sister-in-law of the late Ruth Ann Hogg. She retired in […]

Drowning victim is identified



Authorities have identified the victim of what is believed to be an accidental drowning near the community of UZ. Letcher County Coroner Marty Baker said Chalmer Lee Watkins, 51, of Lynn Branch in Kingscreek, was fishing in a small pond on Bronze Drive, located off KY 588 between UZ and Premium, when Watkins apparently fell into the water Saturday night […]

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