Struttin’ Time

5-year-old gets first gobbler

His small hand reached out to shake mine as his father told him who I was, I could see the excitement in his little face and I looked at his dad with a puzzled expression. We were at a Jenkins Kids Day event, Raymond “Pap” Brown and myself, and we had our wildlife exhibit set up showing people around. I […]

Cornbread Mafia to play at Legion

Cornbread Mafia will play at the Whitesburg American Legion, Saturday, Jan. 21, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.

No stopping Father Time

It’s a rainy January 11 here in Lorain this evening after a very pleasant morning. I spent most of the day at the doctor’s office and decided I would get as much written as I can because I will be having an echo-cardiogram, probably Thursday or Friday. I’m just waiting for a call. Red still isn’t feeling any too wel, […]

Redistricting plan draws plenty of ire from local officials

A redistricting plan laid out by the Kentucky House of Representatives is highly unpopular with members of the Letcher County Fiscal Court. District Five Magistrate Wayne Fleming said the plan would destroy Letcher County in regard to the county’s representation in Frankfort and severely harms the City of Jenkins by taking Rep. Leslie Combs out of the area and putting […]

Gabby’s fishing fever

Hair jigs catch fish every month

The cold days of winter can be tough on anglers who like to fish for largemouth bass. The largemouth is not very active in water temperatures below the 50-degree range. However, there is is a good lure choice for both small- and largemouth bass in the winter. It is the hair jig. The hair jig has long been a favorite […]

Services held for Norma Napier

Norma G. Napier, 80, of Seco, died January 12 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born in Burdine to the late Ben and Martha Vanover, she was the widow of Burchel Napier, and a sister of the late Kirby Vanover and Don Hughes. She had worked as a grade school cook in the Letcher County School System. Surviving are two […]

Speaking of Soaps

RECAPS – 1/16-20

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL .Liam confessed to Brooke his real feelings about what happened in Cabo San Lucas. Jackie informed Nick that Pam was beginning to have second thoughts about stealing Forrester designs for Jackie M. and wanted Nick to convince Pam to continue working for them. Bill went to extraordinary lengths to cover up what he did in […]

Owner says Mayking store hasn’t sold anything illegal

A Virginia man who operates a Mayking store that is the focus of a new Letcher County ordinance outlawing the sale of synthetic marijuana say they have done nothing illegal and intend on staying in business. Mark Vandyke, who operates TFX with his wife Cheryl, says the potpourri, bath salts, and party caps they have been selling at their store […]

Stambaugh reaches milestone