Aggie Hatton has good, bad days

Hello everyone, hope things are going well for all of you. This has been a good week. I’ve been busy, but can’t see what I’ve done. It seems like it takes me longer to rest up than what I’ve done. Is that a sign of something? I hope not. Whitesburg Again, we have had a lot of deaths. Our sympathy […]


Coming events

LETCHER COUNTY ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN BRIAN CAMPBELL; Sat., March 5 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. STEVE WIK & SOUL FUNK; Thu., March 10 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. CHRISTABEL AND THE JONS; Sat., March 12 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. MARK KNIGHT with MATT ABTS (of […]

Comedian Duvall will appear here

Comedian George Duvall will be performing his acclaimed “One Mic, One Man, One Hour” comedy show at Summit City in Whitesburg this Thursday at 8 p.m. Duvall, of Richmond, has performed all over the country, including Comedy Off Broadway in Lexington, Comedy Caravan in Louisville, JerZee’s Comedy Club in Richmond and his own “One Mic, One Man, One Hour” Comedy […]

Apply for seeds

Applications for the 2011 Letcher County Food Pantry’s garden program (seed applications) are now ready for pick up at the Letcher County Extension Office. All applications must be completed and turned back in no later than March 31. This program is only open to Letcher County residents. Only one application is allowed per household. Applicants will be notified by mail […]

Hot dog dinner set for March 3

The Gordon Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor a hot dog dinner Thursday, March 3, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Dine in, carry out, or deliveries are available. The meal will include two hot dogs with chili, mustard and onions, coleslaw, baked beans, and a dessert, and will cost $5. To place advance orders, call Pam Frazier, 606-589- 4678. On […]


Classes in Jenkins schools could end on June 9

If no more school days are missed and spring break remains in place, the last day of school for students in Jenkins Independent Schools will be June 9. Director of Pupil Personnel Harvey Tackett told the Jenkins Board of Education at its February meeting that if spring break is left in place from April 4 to April 8, the system […]

Ice has created a white fairyland

Well, another week has come and gone and what a week it was! We’ve had ice, cold, wind and rain with a bit of sunshine here and there. For the past two days the view around here has looked like a white fairyland. Trees, bushes and power poles are all covered with a thick coating of ice, and looked just […]

Boys fall to Knott Central; still advance

The host Knott County Central Patriots successfully defended their 53rd District crown with convincing wins over Cordia and Letcher County Central last week. The 17-9 Patriots take on 16-11 Hazard in the opening round of the 14th Regional tournament tomorrow night, March 3, in Hazard. The 20-11 LCCHS Cougars take on 13-15 Lee County in tonight’s (Wednesday’s) second game. The […]