2012-06-20

Rites held for Darleen Romine



Darleen Romine, 70, died June 16 at her home at Van. Born in Johnstown, Penn., to the late Jim and Mary Violet Thompson Ray, she was a member of St. George Catholic Church in Jenkins. Surviving are her husband, Thomas Romine; a daughter, Tracy Romine Wright of Van; a son, Thomas Romine Jr. of Versailles; a sister, Sharon Patterson, Baltimore, […]

Kicking Butts



Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health. However, as a person with diabetes, smoking carries special risks. You greatly increase the danger of diabetes-related complications. Smoking interferes with the timing and effects of insulin, making it difficult to control blood glucose levels. In addition, it raises blood glucose levels and further contributes to poor blood glucose control. In […]

Thirty-seven words



It was 40 years ago that Congress passed the Education Amendments of 1972. Tucked into the bill was an amendment sponsored by then-Sen. Birch Bayh, which provided: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity […]

Board to meet



The Kentucky River District Board of Health will meet at 6:30 p.m., June 26. The meeting will take place at Ponderosa in Hazard.

Services today for Edna Meade



Funeral services for Edna Emma Meade, 91, will be held at noon today (Wednesday) at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial will be in Green Acres Memorial Park at Ermine. She died June 17 at Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born in Liverpool, England, to the late John and Emma Boyd Cook, she was the mother of the late June Carrier. […]

Moments and Memories of WHS



1949 Whitesburg girl recognized as talented musician Miss Rosalie Collins has become quite popular at Morehead State College and the public has been enjoying her music talents. Miss Collins is a 1948 graduate of Whitesburg High School and many of the citizens here enjoyed her fine singing. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Millard Collins of Whitesburg. She […]

Political Cartoon



Homecoming this week



Lewis Creek Pentecostal Church is hosting a homecoming through June 24. Speakers will be the Rev. Harry Flannery tonight (Wednesday), the Rev. Hamp Wooten on Thursday and Friday, and the Rev. Dollas Messar on Saturday and Sunday. Services are nightly at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. followed by a dinner. Greg and Pam Stansberry will sing tonight, Hamp […]

To perform



Will Caudill & Route 7 will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) […]

Symolene Anderson back in Ohio

Canton, Ohio

Here I am again, the first of June. Hello to everyone in Mountain Eagle land. To all of my brothers, sisters, children, relatives and friends in Kentucky, Indiana, North Carolina, Florida, West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia and South Carolina, a big hello and I love you all. I’m back in Ohio at home. I left Florida May 11 and got to […]