Christine Fields celebrating birthday

Hello everyone! I hope all is well. We’re still enjoying the nice weather while we can. We went to Virginia on Saturday and stopped at a flea market, then went to Tractor Supply. We ran into Opal and Cassel Boggs who said their son Basil and family were visiting from Richmond, and they were out shopping. We went to KFC […]



Letcher Central boys returning top players

Letcher County Central Cougars coach Robert Hammonds agrees that the 14th Region is going to be a strong and very competitive region this season. Defending regional champion Perry County Central, 25-6 last year after losing 68-58 to Wayne County in last March’s opening round of the Sweet Sixteen, is the preseason choice as the team to beat this season in […]

East KY Tyme to perform

East KY Tyme, a country/ bluegrass band, will play Friday, Nov. 18, at Hemphill Community Center from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Astor Taylor, (606) 633- 2708, or visit www.eastkytyme.com or East KY Tyme’s Myspace or Facebook page.


In honor of National Hospice Month,

McDonald’s of Hazard and Whitesburg provided breakfast to the staff of Hospice of the Bluegrass — Mountain Community and the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center. Pictured are (left to right) Jennifer Walker, Sean Stamper, Sally Kemerer, Warren Kemerer, and Diana Patula, owner of McDonald’s of Hazard and Whitesburg.


Gabby’s fishing fever

Bass are exploding on buzz baits

The largemouth bass are on the move toward shallow water and are feeding on the surface on many of the Tennessee and Kentucky lakes. This has been the report I have been given by several good bass anglers. Reports from Cherokee Lake in Tennessee are that bass are killing buzz baits. I have heard several reports of huge catches of […]