Services are held for Hiram Hall

Funeral services for Hiram ‘Pool Man’ Hall, 71, were held yesterday (Tuesday) at Seco Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking. He died June 4 at his home at Seco. A son of the late Gilbert and Cosby McFall Hall, he was the father of the late Billy James Moore, and a brother of the […]

Aromasin is new option in fighing breast cancer

The Associated Press CHICAGO Millions of women at higher-than-usual risk of breast cancer have a new option for preventing the disease. Pfizer Inc.’s Aromasin cut the risk of developing breast cancer by more than half, without the side effects that have curbed enthusiasm for other prevention drugs, a major study found. It was the first test in healthy women of […]


New laws take effect this week

Scores of new laws will took effect this week in Kentucky, including one that will allow optometrists to perform some medical procedures that previously had been reserved for ophthalmologists. Gov. Steve Beshear signed about 100 bills into law earlier this year, most of which took effect today (Wednesday). One of the most debated laws will allow optometrists to perform some […]

Fields family camps at Littcarr

Hello all. Once again I find myself with very little time to write and not a lot to write about. I hope each of you is doing well. Dalton and I have been sick again. We both had strep and he had an upper respiratory infection on top of that. This makes the third time he has had strep in […]

Tri-State Mining Cable team wins

A team sponsored by Tri-State Mining Cable captured first place during the 24th annual Southeast Scholarship Golf Classic held June 4 at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course at Cumberland. The team, comprised of Bobby Warf, Eddie Leisge, Mark Lowe and Joe Eldridge, finished 16 under par to win the event. Tri-State Mining Cable and the Dream Team, which included Denley Lucas, […]

Committee to draft Jenkins liquor law

It will be a busy summer for members of the Jenkins City Council as Mayor G.C. Kincer announced several measures he said would help the city to move forward and reported on progress and financing for the new Jenkins City Hall in his remarks at the council’s June meeting. Kincer announced the formation of two committees near the end of […]

Square dance set

The Carcassonne square dance will be held from 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, June. Music will be by Lee Sexton and Shawn Stamper, and the caller will be Erin Cokonougher Stidham For more information, call 633-7958.

New drugs boost skin cancer survival

CHICAGO They’re not cures, but two novel drugs produced unprecedented gains in survival in separate studies of people with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, doctors reported Sunday. In one study, an experimental drug showed so much benefit so quickly in people with advanced disease that those getting a comparison drug were allowed to switch after just a few […]