Gattons attend the Eolia school reunion


Joe Myrel and Linda Brown of Forest, Miss., have been on Cowan this week visiting Virginia and Randy. They have had a busy summer raising a big garden and putting it up. They also got a lot of work done while they were here. We really enjoyed having them. Joe, his son Josh, and daughter-in-law Kim, had been to Austin, […]


Meeting to discuss several topics

Should ownership of Skyview Park in Haymond be turned over to the Letcher County government? That question is among several to be discussed tomorrow night (Thursday) by the committee which now operates the park. Also up for discussion is recruiting new members for the Skyview Park Committee, the possibility of a Haymond homecoming on October 2, and the celebration of […]

3 Doors Down moves forward by looking back on new album

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Multi-platinum rock band 3 Doors Down is moving forward by looking back. “The title of this album really kind of hits it on the head, ‘Time of My Life.’ It talks about a lot of things that went on in the past,” lead singer Brad Arnold said in a recent interview. “But it talks about a lot of […]

Red Engle celebrates birthday

Northeast Ohio

It’s that time again and if Red hadn’t wakened me from my nap there would have been no Lorain news this week. Probably won’t be much anyway as I just can’t seem to get back to normal, whatever normal is. Hope everyone is well and had a great week. We have been having some really hot days but later last […]

Watching 3-D movie was great experience

Big Cowan

Hello everyone. I hope all are having a good week. I took my sister Kathy Wolfe and her husband Eddie to the movies to see ‘Final Destination 5’ in 3-D. We all had a good time and the movie was great. It was the first time they had seen a 3-D movie. It was Kathy’s birthday, and Eddie’s is in […]

Meet the Cougars

The Letcher County Central High School football team, band, cheerleaders and dance team will meet the public at 7 p.m. on August 18 at the LCCHS football field. Admission is $2 or a towel or a bar of soap.

Letcher native dies in Michigan

Funeral services for Letcher County native Cynthia Boatright Campbell, 97,were held in Michigan last week. Mrs. Campbell died August 5 at Tender Care Rehab Center in Taylor, Michigan. She was buried August 8 in Michigan Memorial Park at Flat Rock, Mich. Born at UZ to the late Clinton and Doshie Adams Boatright, she was the widow of Elbert D. Campbell […]

Coming events

LETCHER COUNTY ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN THE TAMS; Fri., Aug. 26 at Jenkins City Park for Jenkins Homecoming Days. KID LIBERTY with CITY LIGHTS; Fri., Aug. 26 in Whitesburg at Letcher County Tourism Building. L.A. GUNS; Thu., Sept. 1 in Whitesburg at Summit City. HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS; Thu., Sept. 15 in Whitesburg at Letcher County Tourism Building. VELVET TRUCKSTOP with […]