Archie Fields home from hospital

Big Cowan

Hello everyone. Hoping all had a good week. My brother, Archie Ray Fields, is home from the hospital and doing well. If my son Mike keeps his sugar down and everything goes well, he will have surgery on his foot (planter wart) on July 11 at Jackson. Agnes Maggard still has a cast on her foot and now she has […]


All eyes again on Ky. track after last season’s debacle

Early last July, all of the eyes of the racing world were finally going to be on Kentucky Speedway as it was time for the first-ever green flag to be waved to signal the beginning of Sprint Cup racing in the Commonwealth. Kentucky Speedway had been hosting both Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series races for several years, but finally […]

Something new planned for Blackey Day

The Blackey Improvement Committee is working and planning for the best ever Blackey Day on Oct. 12 and 13. We had such a response to our musical lineup on Saturday last year we could not fit everyone in, so we agreed to extend our Blackey Day celebration to Friday afternoon, Oct. 12, starting at 5 p.m., when the Revelation Ranch […]


Teens helping Kingscreek residents


Greetings from Kingscreek Center. We are really enjoying the summer here at the center, making lots of plans for the coming months. At the same time, we are enjoying each day as it comes. Tuesday was our pot- luck. As usual we had lots of good food and fellowship. My granddaughter Ashley Dollarhyde was visiting for a couple days and […]

Struttin’ Time

Not fun when it’s on your watch

Last week I had one of the lowest points of my life when I got my only grandbaby, Camden, hurt. It happened so fast I still have trouble getting the picture in my mind. Camden and I were alone on a playground. It was a beautiful day, and she was having a super good time. We had just finished and […]


Larry May completes training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Larry S. May has completed basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. May completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He earned four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the […]

Rites held for William Paul Collins

Funeral services for William Paul Collins, 87, were held June 22 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Collins Cemetery at Mayking. He died June 19 at the Somerset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born at Seco, he was a son of the late Watson T. and Clara Breeding Collins and a grandson of the late William T. […]