RECAPS – 7/30 – 8/3 ONE LIFE TO LIVE – Shaun finds Vincent adrift in his own world on the roof of the Palace and tells Layla it looks as if Vincent might need someone to talk to. When she gets there, he admits he wish he had let Tate die when he had the chance. Layla assures him that […]


Step three in becoming fit

We are now at week three of the plans to get you in shape by the end of September. Hopefully, you are starting to notice that you feel better after you get up and go walking each day. This week you will again do a little bit more than you did the previous week, but your body should now be […]

Bluegrass Circle to perform at Norton

Bluegrass Circle will perform at 8 p.m., August 4, at The Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The new facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1 1/2 miles west of Norton. For more information, call (276) 679-2632.

Community, volunteers have ECCO additions under roof

Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. If God be for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31 Two of ECCO’s volunteers have been ailing. Benny Sturgill and Pastor Lloyd Mullins were both hospitalized at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, but I’m glad to hear they’re both on the mend. We ask that folks continue […]

4-H yard, bake sale planned

A 4-H yard sale and bake sale will be held August 1, 2 and 3 at the Letcher County Extension Office. All proceeds will benefit the Letcher County 4-H Clubs. For more information, call 633-2362.


ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A turn in a relationship upsets the amorous Arian, who is puzzled by Cupid’s romantic antics. Be patient and considerate. The confusion will soon sort itself out. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) It’s a good time for travel-loving Taureans to take off for fun-filled jaunts to new places. And don’t be surprised if […]

‘Big’ vs. ‘small’ are nothing but useless catchphrases

HARBERT, Mich. One of the most predictable arguments is also one of the most useless: that politics comes down to a choice between being for “big government” or “small government.” Those catchphrases explain remarkably little about what politicians do, or what voters want. Could there be any more of a big-government endeavor than the invasion and reordering of Iraq, pursued […]

Let Lindsay Lohan be example for your teen

We all know her, the girl who just like Lindsay Lohan seemed to go overnight from good girl to bad. She moved from playing with Barbies to sneaking a cigarette, a beer and a French kiss, just like a lot of us once did. Except she didn’t stop there. For me, back in the 1970s, it was a friend who […]

Gossip, rumors grow as they are repeated

Ever hear someone say, “Have you heard any good gossip lately?” or “Have you heard the latest?”? I’m sure most, if not all of you readers, have heard phrases such as these at one time or another. The gossip hotline has progressed from the picket fence out back to the church social, the telephone, the post office, the supermarket, and […]