Moments in Time

• On Jan. 18, 1882, A.A. Milne, creator of Winniethe Pooh, is born in England. In 1920, his only son, Christopher Robin, was born. In 1925, the family bought Cotchford Farm in Sussex. A nearby forest inspired the 100-Acre Wood where Winnie-the-Pooh’s adventures would be set. “Winnie-the-Pooh” was published in 1926. • On Jan. 14, 1943, during World War II, […]

Community calendar

January 21 — Cowan Community Center’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. and the program at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church on Madison Avenue in Whitesburg. Guest speakers will be Pastor James Butler and Whitesburg Police Chief Tyrone Fields. The event is partnered by Whitesburg First Baptist Church, Cowan Community Center and […]

Now Here’s a Tip!

• Create a spa-like soap dish by adding a handful of pebbles to a deep saucer. Place your bar soap on top of it so that the water (and associated goop) runs off. • “Add a solar-powered, motion-activated light to your patio, porch, garden, front door, etc., or anywhere you do not want animals to hang out at night. This […]

Granny lost her featherbed

Hello everyone! Christmas and New Year’s have come and gone, and only memories are left with us. For some, a lot of debt to pay for things that kids really didn’t need. I am not being mean because I have been there and done that. I know one thing, Christmas may be over but it sure looks like Christmas in […]

Letcher school board honored

As Kentucky observes School Board Recognition Month in January, Letcher County is joining in the celebration. William Smith, Melinda Boggs, Robert Kiser, Lena Parsons and Shawn Gilley are among the more than 850 school board members in the state’s 173 local school districts being recognized this month for their service. This is the perfect time to thank school board members […]

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