As you get older time seems to fly by

Happy New Year! It really doesn’t seem as if it is possible that another year has come and gone so quickly. I know time waits for no one! I have thought that the past few years have been fast, but 2011 has really flown by. Or could be it is I am just a year older. I hope everyone had […]

To play at Norton

Bluegrass Circle will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1 ½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.

Wrestlers compete

The Letcher County Central High School wrestling team participated in the Freedom Classic at Perry County Central on December 22. LCC wrestlers receiving medals were Brandon Gibson, second; Jordan Gibson, second; Dakota Green, fourth; Hunter Holbrook, fourth; Bobby McKenzie, fourth; and C. J. Philpot, fourth.

Moments and Memories of WHS

1979-80 school year Jackets place second Friday night ended the Jenkins Invitational Tournament. The final game was between the Whitesburg Lady Jackets and the Neon Lady Pirates. Starting for the Lady Jackets were Lynn Perry, Nancy Huff, Wanda Howard, Judy Mason and Tiphanie Bates. There were 13 free throws made out of an attempted 18, making 72 percent, which is […]

Kincaids and Caudills celebrate anniversaries

Some of my news is late. Sorry about that. Had too much going on with the holidays. My sympathy to the family of Anthony Niece of Colley. He died on Dec. 16. He was 39. His son Aaron Niece lives on Elk Creek. Blackey Happy birthday to Mary Isabella Porter of Ashland. She turned two on Dec. 21. She is […]


Blood drive set

The Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at Whitesburg Plaza from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12. Those who donate blood before Jan. 31 will be eligible to win a home entertainment center. Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds. For more information, call (800) 775-2522.

LCC boys take 2nd in Wise

The Letcher County Central Cougars took the consolation trophy in last week’s eight-team Alpha Classic Holiday Tournament hosted by University of Virginia-Wise at its new Convocation Center. LCC had little trouble defeating Central High (Va.) 66-45 in the opening round on Dec. 27, but lost 57-55 to Abingdon (Va.), on a last second field goal in the semifinals on Dec. […]

Testing After Eating

When you have diabetes, it is important to test your blood sugar. In the past, testing blood sugar was advised before meals and bedtime. This helped people make sure they were taking the right amount of insulin. Now research has shown that testing blood sugar levels after eating is also an important part of diabetes care. After-Meal Testing Why are […]