Moments in Time

• On Aug. 31, 1888, the first known victim of London serial killer “Jack the Ripper” is found murdered in the city’s impoverished Whitechapel district. At least four more women were found murdered in similar fashion over the next few months. In 1892, with no leads found and no more murders recorded, the Jack the Ripper file was closed. • […]

Now Here’s a Tip

• Whenever I’m at the dollar store, I make sure to pick up an assortment of general purpose greeting cards. People really love to get snail mail. There’s just something about a colorful envelope addressed to you sitting in the mailbox that makes you smile. So I send cards for special occasions and often for no reason at all. The […]


Elliana Tucker searched for her lucky number in the fish tank during the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival held in Jenkins over the weekend. The festival is always the first of five fall festivals that take place in communities across Letcher County. (Photo by Chris Anderson)

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