Jenkins top students named

Jenkins Middle High School has named its top students for the fourth six weeks. They are: 4.0 grade point average (gpa) or higher — Braiden Addington, Sean Anderson, Melissa Bartley, Lindsey Belcher, Keiley Bentley, Logan Branham, Kevin Brashear, Ashley Calhoun, Brady Caudill, Scotty Church, Stachia Collins, Sarah Corbett, Erica Creech, Aleisa Engle, Tanner Goff, Michaela Hardin, Trevor Hardin, Evelyn Holbrook, […]


Now here’s a tip

• “I purchase rotisserie chickens and use the meat for different things — soup, casseroles, etc. I have a trick for getting the skin off. My hand strength isn’t what it used to be, and those birds are slippery. I use a paper towel to grip the skin, and pull the meat and bone right out. It works well on […]


Teachers, firefighters being sacrificed for Hoovernomics

America owes a debt of gratitude to such insightful Republican governors as Scott Walker of Wisconsin, John Kasich of Ohio, Rick Snyder of Michigan and Chris Christie of New Jersey. Were it not for them, many Americans — myself included — would still be thinking that today’s state budget messes are mainly the product of a national economic crash caused […]

Trail ride set April 9

The Letcher County Saddle Club will hold its spring trail ride on Saturday, April 9, at The Stables at Creekside Glen at Partridge. The ride begins at 9 a.m. and there is no charge. Riders can pack their own food or purchase food from the Shriners. For more information, call 855-9262.

Murder planned, detective testifies

Days before he murdered a man in Jenkins, a Georgia man told a woman he was planning to commit the murder for drugs and money, police say. Kentucky State Police Detective Randy Combs testified during a preliminary hearing last week that Alfred White Jr., 43, of Jonesboro, Ga., told Angela Mays, who was living in the Premier Subdivision home where […]

Rites are held for Edward Fair

Edward Fair, 55 of Isom, died March 31 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. He was a son of the late Elbert Fair and Maudie Baker Rasor. Surviving are his wife, Janet Sexton Fair; a stepson, Raleigh Dean Terry and wife Montana, of Whitesburg; three brothers, Elbert Fair of Indiana, and Tommy Fair and Johnny Fair, both of Hindman; a […]

Mountain Momma Red Hats enjoy tea party

Greetings! We have had a death in our family. Bonnie Kincer, one of the finest people I have ever known, died last Wednesday. She was not only my husband’s first cousin but also a good friend. She and I had some wonderful talks about our family and our love for the Lord. I loved to see her and Richard at […]

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