Hillary and the art of jujitsu

NEW YORK Hillary Clinton is tied as closely as a candidate can be to two Democratic administrations past. But she intends to wage her presidential campaign around a rich menu of policies and plans that are about the future. She has been in our national consciousness so long that she has little room to invent a New Hillary — a […]


Has anyone asked you if you want to give away ‘our’ land?

The federal government owns large chunks of the West. It owns 65 percent of Utah, 69 percent of Alaska and 83 percent of Nevada. Some Westerners see unfairness in that. They should not. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska recently slipped an item into a nonbinding budget resolution, calling on the federal government to dispose of all its land other than […]

Explaining belief in the ‘Pentecost’

To the Editor: Last month (May 24) marked the anniversary of the day of Pentecost. There are many denominations (groups of believers), thousands of churches, and literally millions of faithful Christians worldwide who believe in and practice a Pentecostal expression of their faith in Jesus Christ. Still it needs to be asked, “What does it mean to be Pentecostal?” After […]

Last dog was over 20 years old

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. This week has been busy and hectic for me, and went by so fast! My brakes went out on my car for a week and I didn’t go off my hill. I didn’t need to; I went out the day before and bought up everything I needed and the time went by […]

SKCTC graduates

Graduates of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College took part May 8 in the 50th commencement and awarding of credentials at the college. The service was held in the gymnasium of Harlan County High School with Dr. Telly Sellars of Louisville, a native of Lynch in Harlan County, delivering the keynote address. Dr. Lynn Moore, SKCTC president, issued the credentials […]

Cross Country Bluegrass to play

Fleming-Neon Senior Citizens Center News June 17: Prevent Elder Abuse in Hazard. June 18: Center will be closed. June 25: Potluck. Regular Bingo: Fridays at 10:30. Rook and checkers played daily. Exercise equipment available daily. The Fleming-Neon Senior Center is open from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. on weekdays. Lunch is served from 11a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information, call (606) 855- 7567. […]

Bentleys to hold reunion

The Bentley family reunion will be held at the Otho Bentley homeplace at Millstone on Friday, June 26, and Saturday, June 27. Cookouts will begin at 6 p.m. On Sunday, June 28, a dinner will take place at 1 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, contact Eddie Bentley at (606) 633-8866 or (606) 634-8867.

Elizabeth Anderson dies at 67

Elizabeth Anderson, 67, of Democrat, died June 11 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard. A daughter of the late Denver and Maewood Lucas, she was preceded in death by seven sisters, Reta Ballou, Linda Bentley, Wilma Collins, Jenny Lucas, Ligemae Lucas, Louisa Sexton and Bobbie Tyree. Surviving are her husband, Terry Anderson; two brothers, Dan […]


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