Struttin’ Time

Readers make it all worthwhile

This has been a great week for me, and I hope ya’ll also. First, I want to thank all the Struttin’ Time readers for taking time from your busy lives to sit down and read what we have written. I am thrilled to get e-mails like I did this week and learn that people in Dayton, Ohio, read Struttin’ Time […]

WHS reunion planned

A reunion of all classes of Whitesburg High School will be held August 16-18 at Hilton Hotel in downtown Lexington. For more information, call Leigh Lewis Blankenbeckler at (606) 633-2407, Lee Ann Collins Mullins at (606) 633-9644 or Jolinda Maggard Wright at (859) 797- 9818.

LCC looks to next year

The Letcher County Central Cougars may have ended their season with a shocking loss to Cordia in the semifinals of the 53rd District Tournament last week, but once the Cougars’ fans are able to move past the disappointing end to their season and take a step back to evaluate the total season, there are a number of positive things remaining […]

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Exchanges Key to Diabetes Management

Most people with diabetes work closely with their care team to create a meal plan that helps guide them in selecting the right kinds of food in the proper amounts. But knowing how those foods affect your body is an important part of controlling blood sugar levels. For some people, keeping their blood sugar in check is as simple as […]


Forrester Finchum celebrating birthday


This from Linda Combs: Happy 18th birthday to Forrester Finchum of Louisville. He is a son of Michael and Ramona Finchum. His grandparents are Bennett and Linda Combs of Ice, and Hilda Finchum of Louisville. Get well prayers for Scott McCracken of Lexington, Jimmy Back of Ulvah, and Denise Banks Yonts. She is assistant principal at Letcher County Central High […]

Wants tailwaters open

U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield has introduced a bill to keep the Army Corps of Engineers from blocking fishing waters near dams on the Cumberland River, a plan that has drawn outrage from anglers in Kentucky and Tennessee. The Republican congressman from Kentucky’s 1st District in western Kentucky met earlier with corps officials but said at the time he was prepared […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1947The Senior Class of 1947 Barbara Adams, Burtis G. Adams, Anita W. Adkins, Jack Lloyd Amburgey, Edgar Banks, Rilla Vae C. Banks, Cleta Bentley, Herbert Clay Caudill, Maelean Caudill, Mary Caudill, Verniece Faye Caudill, Wendell Collier, Georgelta Collins, James Ray Collins, Arthur Willis Combs, Carol Combs, Jacqueline Faye Combs, Dallas June Craft, Owen Ishmael Craft, Coleman Day, Margaret Louise Day, […]

Howard brothers, sisters get together


Hello everyone. Hope you are all doing well. The weather is so nice, bright and sunny and warm. My kind of weather. This has been a good week. I enjoyed going to Ermine Senior Citizens with my brother, John Howard. It’s hard to believe my little brother is a senior citizen and even harder to believe my four sons are. […]

Rites held for James Caudill

Funeral services for James Truman Caudill, 67, were held February 24 at Hotspot Community Baptist Church. Burial was in Russell Blair Cemetery at Jeremiah. A son of the late George and Lydia Caudill, he died February 22 at his home at Jeremiah. He was a brother of the late Mary Magdlene Caudill. Surviving are his wife, Margie Caudill; three sons, […]