A smile is better than a frown

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. Have you been enjoying this snow and ice? It’s kept me stranded on my hill. There was no reason for me to be out and so I didn’t go. My son Billy and I went to Pine Mountain Grill for lunch last Wednesday. It was good seeing Annabel Wright there. When you […]

Bible trivia



1. Is the book of Deuteronomy in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From John 20, by what other name was the apostle Thomas known? Caleb, Naaman, Omri, Didymus 3. Which book (KJV) begins, “And the Lord spake unto Moses in the wilderness”? Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Joel 4. What did Jesus and Peter pay for with a coin […]

Yoga retreat set



A yoga retreat will be held at Pine Mountain Settlement School March 27- 29. No experience is needed for the retreat, which will be led by Amy Wardana. The cost is $150 and includes a two-night stay in dormstyle lodge, five meals, daily yoga instruction and morning meditation. The deadline to register is March 13. For more information, call Pine […]

Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds





At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children. Born without working auditory nerves, she can detect sounds for the first time — and start to mimic them — after undergoing brain surgery to implant a device that bypasses missing wiring in her inner ears. Angelica is one of a small number of U.S. […]

County road workers battle breakdowns, cold as more bad weather is on the way



A winter storm warning has been issued for Letcher County for tonight through Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Jackson. An inch of snow is in the forecast for tonight. Saturday‚Äôs forecast includes snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. In addition to the possibility of one to six inches of snow over the weekend, a quarter […]

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