Coming events

LETCHER CO. ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN FISH OUT OF WATER; Fri., Nov. 26 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. SONS OF BILL; Sat., Nov. 27 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. X-PLICIT; Sat., Jan. 1 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. DALLAS ALICE; Sat., Jan. 8 in Whitesburg at Summit […]


Board to meet

The Kentucky River District Board of Health will meet at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 30. The meeting will take place at Ponderosa in Hazard.

Wildcats focused on ending losing streak

LEXINGTON Randall Cobb refused to take the bait. The Kentucky wide receiver spent 10 minutes Monday fielding the same question in slightly different form, and refused to budge from the party line. This weekend’s regular season finale against Tennessee is just another game, Cobb said. No different than Louisville or Florida or Charleston Southern for that matter. When pressed on […]

Oma Hatton turns a very young 80


Hello everyone. Hope everything is going well for all of you. Pull up a chair and get a cup of coff ee and let’s visit! That’s what some of my friends say and I feel like I’m talking to you. Today is a beautiful day. It’s been a good week and a busy week. So many of my friends are […]


Workshops set at college here

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will offer several AHA/BLS Healthcare Provider workshops. Participants who receive a score of 84 percent of better on the written exam and demonstrate AED, FBAO and CPR psychomotor skills will receive a completion card. The course instructor is Henry Hughes and the fee is $50 with book and $40 without book. All workshops are […]

5 for 48: Johnson’s titles speak for themselves

MIAMI It was early Monday morning, and Jimmie Johnson was celebrating another NASCAR championship in the surf on South Beach. His five NASCAR championship trophies had been placed delicately in the sand, and with rolled up pant legs, Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus stepped into the water for one final photo commemorating their historic march through the record books. […]

Holidays bring memories of mountains

Northeast Ohio

Hello and a happy Thanksgiving to each and every one. I’m wishing for all a great day with family and friends and hope your table is laden with all the Thanksgiving goodies that are traditional to all who grew up in the hill country of Kentucky. I still have no clue what I might cook up. It’s just not the […]

This Thanksgiving, pass the mouse

Thanksgiving is almost here. Families across the nation will come together to share more than a meal — to share warm memories, and to make them. You may plan to watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade, toss a football on the leaf-covered yard, or simply sit together over coff ee or wine to talk. While the family is together, it may […]