Moments and Memories of WHS



1976 Magic show Our student body thoroughly enjoyed a performance on March 4 by magician Mr. Charles Balof. He introduced all to his outstanding world of magic. Some of the outstanding moments were the card trick where he selected a student to “read his mind”, Aladdin’s castle where he selected two students from the audience for the purpose of teaching […]

Knock sensor can be a costly, but necessary, pain to repair



Dear Car Talk: I drive a 2005 Toyota 4Runner SR5 with 85,000 miles on it. Other than routine repairs, the vehicle has been trouble-free for all the years I’ve owned it. About two months ago, the check engine light came on. I took it to my regular shop to have it checked out, and was told that the service code […]

Kernal Sexton dies at 69



Kernal Dean “Shorty” Sexton, 69, of Little Colley, died May 22 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A son of the late John and Minnie Gibson Sexton, he was a brother of the late Jerry Sexton, Larry Sexton, Linda Sue Humphrey and Stella Burns. Surviving are two stepsons, Mike Paul Perez and Steve Lee Williams; four brothers, Norma Sexton, Boliver Sexton, […]

Salome’s Stars



Your 7-day horoscope for week of June 5 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A heads-up alert to all freespirited Ewes and Rams: Be wary of a deal that could result in compromising your independence. Check every detail before making a commitment. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) New facts emerge that help put an irksome workplace situation in perspective. […]

Museum showcases relics from Hatfield & McCoy feud




Hatfields and McCoys mingle peacefully in the mountainous region where their families waged one of America’s most famous feuds. Now a museum near the Kentucky-West Virginia border is showcasing artifacts bringing the struggle back to life. The Hatfield McCoy Country Museum opened May 26 in Williamson, West Virginia. Items on display include bullets fired by the warring families, a gun […]

Go Ahead…Eat the Whole Watermelon



Cooking with cast iron



My love affair with cast-iron cookery began when my mother, Angeline, gave me the heavy, black, cast-iron skillet that originally belonged to my grandmother, Willie Mae Davis. What I love most about cooking in my grandmother’s skillet is that it’s a direct connection to my history and heritage. I don’t fry foods very often, but my heirloom skillet is my […]

2017-05-31 E-Edition


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