Summer Scrubs Camp set

Southeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center is accepting Summer Scrubs Camp applications for the Letcher County area for students in the eighth grade who have a 3.0 grade point average or higher and are interested in a career in healthcare. Camp dates are June 5-8. The camp will be hosted by Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital and the Whitesburg campus of […]

Bluegrass music draws fans

Southern Ohio

Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms and grandmothers. Can you believe it is May already? Before you know it we will be having winter again! Time just keeps on slipping away. My friend Shirley Godbey and I went to Hunter’s Pizzeria in Franklin or Middletown, as I still don’t know exactly what it is called. Tony Hale and Bluegrass […]

Blood drive, bike run set

The Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at the Letcher County Veterans Memorial on Main Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Whitesburg Bike Night on Saturday, May 12. Those who donate blood will not pay the $10 bike free for the afternoon bike ride. Registration for the Honor the Vets bike ride will begin at noon in front […]


Exercising On The Road

Travel can derail anyone’s exercise routine. However, for people with diabetes sticking to a regular exercise regimen is vital for optimal blood glucose control. Pharmacists who ask patients if they are planning any upcoming trips — whether for business or pleasure — have the opportunity to offer reminders for incorporating exercise into their patient’s travel schedules. Counseling Tips • Patients […]



Derby wraps up big week for star Davis

“Life is painting a picture, not creating a sum (of money).” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. A bit of Holmes wisdom sets a rhythm for a post-Derby week, right? First, college graduation. Photo from Lexington. Darius Miller and Eloy Vargas in cap and gown. Young men prepared to paint the next grid on Life’s picture. We are especially hopeful for […]

Forest study class planned

A four-day forest study class will be held June 6-9 and Aug. 15-19 at Pine Mountain Settlement School. The workshops, which are directed toward adults, will feature field trips to five forests in southeastern Kentucky, Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve, Bad Branch State Nature Preserve, Pine Mountain, Black Mountain and Lilley Cornett Woods. The cost is $350, which includes classes, […]