Mountain Heritage Scholarship winners

Recipients of the Mountain Heritage Festival Scholarships are: Anthony Sean Potter, Letcher County Central High School, son of Anthony R. and Rebecca J. Potter, Thornton; Rachel Woodward, Jenkins High School, daughter of Lisa Woodward, Burdine; Leshia Fleming, JHS, daughter of Ginger Isaac, McRoberts; Tamara Nicole Potter, JHS, daughter of the late Teddy Potter, Neon; Courtney Mullins, JHS, daughter of Chris […]


Paul Kiser, 83, was Letcher native

Funeral services for Paul Kiser, 83, of Jeffersonville, will be held today (Wednesday) in Mt. Sterling. Burial will be in Sponcil Cemetery. He died May 29. Born in Letcher County to the late Emmit and Ada Tyree Kiser, he was a brother of the late Rex Kiser and Cora Lee Kiser. He was a retired mechanic and a watch and […]

Retired Teachers to meet June 10

The Letcher County Retired Teachers will meet on Friday, June 10, at Parkway Restaurant. The meeting will take place at noon.

Jenkins High School graduating class of 2011

Whitesburg ARH ribbon-cutting today

A ribbon- cutting ceremony for the new wing at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) hospital will be held at 11 a.m. on June 1. ARH employees have named the project the “Build, Heal, Thrive Campaign” and have organized a number of fund-raisers as well as contributing financially themselves. About $1.1 million of the funding comes from various fundraising efforts. The […]

School’s out so watch for the four-wheelers

Hello everyone, I hope all is well. It has been an exciting week on Cowan. We had a drug bust, a preschool bus wreck, a car wreck, fines. School’s out so the roads will be busy with fourwheelers, so there’s not a dull moment. Archie and Margaret Fields have a new greatgranddaughter. Nifty, thrifty Joe Maggard turned 50 May 29. […]

Celebrating 40th year

Golf Classic set for June 4

The 24th annual Southeast Scholarship Golf Classic will be held Saturday, June 4, beginning at 9 a.m. at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course at Cumberland. The four-player, best-ball scramble event is priced at $65 per player or $250 for a team. Proceeds from the tourney benefit scholarships at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. The entry fee includes green fee and […]

Letcher County Central High School graduating class of 2011