Michelle Obama’s book is off to huge sales



First day sales for Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year’s biggest debuts. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press that the figures include sales and pre-orders for the former first lady’s memoir include hardcover, audio and e-books editions. “Becoming” was released November 13, the same day Mrs. Obama launched a national book tour. Crown also […]

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Growling Jetta likely has a problem with its leak test pump


Dear Car Talk: I have a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta with 140,000 miles on it. I bought it in 2009 with 20,000 miles on it. I’ve never had any major issues with the car. But within the past couple of weeks, it has started to make a “growling” noise when I turn the car off. It growls for about 10 seconds […]

Rites held for Anna ‘Mickey” Bentley

Funeral services for Anna Maxine “Mickey” Bentley, 88, of Seco, were held November 16 at Neon Methodist Church. Burial was in the Bentley family cemetery at Whitaker. Born in Yancey to the late Clarence J. and Nannie Scalf Tuggle, she died November 13 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Mrs. Bentley was a member of Neon Methodist Church. Surviving are a […]

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NOTICE NOTICE Commonwealth of Kentucky Letcher District Court Case # 17-P-22 In re: estate of CARL J. SCHEBLER deceased NOTICE FOR FINAL SETTLEMENT Notice is hereby given that on the 8th day of November, 2018, NOTICE Letta Schebler, Administratrix of the Estate of Carl J. Schebler, deceased, filed her First and Final Report and Settlement. A Hearing date has been […]

Salome’s Stars

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