Justin Cornett, Jacqueline McCall wed


Rhonda Hatton Hudson has recently been in the hospital. She has cancer and has been having problems with that. I wish her best. She was able to attend the wedding of her nephew. Justin Cornett and Jacqueline McCall Cornett were married at the Blackey Missionary Baptist Church. Justin is the son of Carlos and Connie Cornett of Blackey and Jacqueline […]

Pat Large to mark birthday

Big Cowan

Hope all had a wonderful Mother’s Day and are thankful to be alive for another year. Makes us appreciate the wonderful mothers who have gone on before. They set a good example for us and are missed very much. They are still needing volunteers to Weed-eat the Obie Fields Cemetery. (Bring your own Weed-eater.) If anyone wants to help, be […]


Have we gone too far with ‘hate’?

Some who are in love with athletics and become experts through the Internet are too often these days a collective of contrarians — some disagreeably disagreeable. Says here that fans throw the word “hate” around too casually these days: “I hate Duke.” “I hate Christian Laettner.” “I hate Bob Knight.” And of course, “I hate sports writers.” Last week a […]

Rock legend tells it all

Gregg Allman thinks about his late brother Duane every day. And once in a while, he can feel his presence. “I can tell when he’s there, man,” Allman said. “I’m not going to get all cosmic on you. But listen, he’s there.” The untimely death of the game-changing rock ‘n’ roll guitarist is a central theme in Gregg Allman’s life […]

Legendary raid on Japan 70 years ago

Just a few days after the attack on Hawaii by the Japanese, President Roosevelt called his military together to come up with a plan to punish them for their sneak attack. The plan they came up with could turn out to be a suicide mission for the old Army Air Corps. Our military knew that the Japanese thought they knew […]

Rites held for Carlos Cornett

Carlos Cornett, 51 of Linefork, died May 9 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was a son of Grace Polly Cornett of Linefork and the late Glen Cornett. Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Jennifer Kaye Miller Cornett; two sons, Joshua O’Neil Cornett and Jeremy Glen Cornett, both of Whitesburg; two brothers, Charlie Cornett of Tremont and […]

American Legion to hold Memorial Day services

Memorial Day observances will be held Sunday, May 27, by members of Whitesburg American Legion Post 152 at 38 cemeteries in Letcher County. The schedule is: 7:25 a.m. Edd Sexton cemetery at Sandlick7:35 Tobe Richardson cemetery at Sandlick7:45 Charley Sexton cemetery at Little Colley7:55 B.F. Collins cemetery at Little Colley8:05 Collins and Maggard cemetery at Little Colley8:15 Collins and Hall […]

Jenkins star signs to play two sports

Car, Scratch, Melt and Security?

1. Who had a hit with “There! I’ve Said It Again” and when? 2. Who wrote “Lyin’ Eyes”? Name the band that released the song. 3. Which entertainer was responsible for “You Can’t Rollerskate In a Buffalo Herd”? 4. Name the duo that wrote and released “The Boxer.” 5. What are Car, Scratch, Melt and Security? 6. Which duo released […]