2011-03-02

To play at Norton



Bluegrass Circle will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 5, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.

Struttin’ Time

This deer didn’t want its medicine

Turkey season is upon us again. My name has again been drawn for a special hunt out West, so my plans have changed a bit. I will hunt there for Merriam on March 15 before leaving for Florida on March 18. This year I will hunt Osceola in the southern part of the state, then Eastern in the northern part, […]

Reunion set



The Whitesburg High School Class of 2001 is planning a reunion this year. Because of lost records, contact information should be sent to whsreunion2001@gmail.com.

Rites held for William Stidham Sr.



Funeral services for William ‘Bill’ Wesley Stidham Sr., 60, of Whitesburg, were held February 27 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. He died February 24 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A son of the late Nathan and Mildred Evans Stidham, he was a brother of the late Johnny Stidham. Surviving are two […]

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McRoberts students talk with top horror author



Students at McRoberts Elementary School were given the opportunity to speak with one of their favorite authors during a video conference held in the school’s gymnasium Tuesday afternoon. Susie Duncan, the school librarian, called R.L. Stine, author of the “Fear Street” and “Goosebumps” horror fiction series, on Skype, a computer software application used to make calls via the Internet. “It […]

Hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis



DEAR DR. DONOHUE: When he was 20, my son came down with hepatitis C. He’s never said how he got it, but he was running around with a very wild bunch then. He still has the virus at age 27. Should he be treated? He never was. I wonder what’s in store for him, and if he can marry and […]

Jents, Smiths mark anniversaries



Lauren Adams has been in Hazard Hospital with a bad sinus infection. She was in for about a week and is now home and doing better. She is the daughter of Leslie Gibson of Hazard and Dustin Adams of Jeremiah. Happy anniversary to Benji and Robin Jent of Elk Creek. It was their 15th on Feb.17. Carol Breeding of Redfox […]

Miller dies



David Allen Miller, 60, died February 28 at his home at Jenkins. Born in Burdine to the late Archie Darrell and Shirley Fay Barker Miller, he was the widower of Jenny Lu Greer Miller. He worked as a welder on heavy equipment. Surviving are two daughters, Jodi Christopher, Lexington, and Casey Carnes, Nicholasville; three grandchildren, Caitlin Dixon, Sarah Dixon and […]

‘Sonny’ Enfusse dies in Maryland



Arnold D. ‘Sonny’ Enfusse, 71, of Smithsburg, Md., died February 21 at the Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.. He was born in Whitesburg to the late Roy and Vivian Fields Enfusse. Surviving are his wife, Doris Enfusse; a daughter, Barbara Trawick and husband Bob, Clarksville, Tenn.; a son, Arnold Enfusse and wife Terri, Waynesboro, Penn.; three sisters, Madge Hall […]