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Scholarship Lions Club forming

A Scholarship Lions Club is forming in Pikeville. The main service area of the club will be providing scholarships, and members will meet four times a year. An organizational meeting will be held it the Greenup Lions Club House in Greenup at 3 p.m., Nov. 10. The club is targeting those who would like to become a member of the […]

State test scores may be delayed until November

The results of the state’s new tests for public school students will be delayed until possibly November. Officials at the state Board of Education meeting in Frankfort on Tuesday said results may not be released until Oct. 30 or Oct. 31, and possibly into the first week of November. Officials had originally said scores would be released sometime late October. […]


Now here’s a tip

• Fill your salt and pepper shakers one-quarter of the way with uncooked white rice. Dry rice will allow the salt or pepper to flow more freely from the shaker. If your shaker is opaque, you can tell it’s time to add more salt or pepper when the shaker starts to rattle. • Mark old toothbrushes with masking tape so […]

The campaign’s moral hole

Does our presidential campaign lack a moral core? The question arises in the wake of last week’s presidential debate. However you analyze it in electoral terms, the exchange between President Obama and Mitt Romney was most striking as a festival of technocratic mush — dueling studies mashed in with competing statistics. In many ways, the encounter offered voters the worst […]

Janet LaBreche dies in Indiana

Janet Augusta Hay Berford LaBreche, 96, died September 29 at a granddaughter’s home in Crawfordsville, Ind. The widow of Jack R. La- Breche, she was preceded in death by a son, Jonathan, and two brothers and four sisters. She was graduated from Detroit Bible Institute and Oakland Community College, and was a seamstress, library assistant and school secretary. Surviving are […]

Storytelling will focus on massacre at Pound Gap, hanging of ‘Doc’ Taylor

An old-fashioned storytelling will take place at 6 p.m., Saturday, October 27, at the Killing Rock near the Pound Gap of Pine Mountain between Jenkins and Pound. The story is based on the massacre of the family of moonshiner Ira Mullins by Dr. Marshall “Doc” Benton Taylor, the “Red Fox” of the mountain, and the Fleming brothers. The tale will […]

1st birthday

To perform

Will Caudill & Route 7 will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 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) […]