Saolme’s Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Romantic aspects are high at this time for single Lambs looking for love. Warm and fuzzy feelings also are at enhanced levels for Rams and Ewes in paired relationships. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This week favors what Taureans dote on — namely, love and money. Look for more meaningful relationships for both […]

10 Tips for Making Exercise a Habit

Exercise is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. You probably know the importance of exercise to your good health, but finding the time to fit exercise into a busy lifestyle is often a problem. Here are 10 easy tips to help make exercise a part of your daily life. 1. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Stair climbing is […]

Calipari’s ‘blue mist’ among best of 2013

Reflections. Kentucky 73, Louisville 66. Fans (and CBS) got their money’s worth at Rupp Arena last week. Louisville at Kentucky was entertainment at its delicious best: Adrenaline, antagonistprotagonist (coaches), passion, rise-and-fall drama, more passion, players appreciated the crowd, then “whew, glad that’s over!” joy. For the other side, a few tears, lots of jeers, and a “we got cheated!” rant, […]


RECAPS – DEC. 30 – JAN. 3

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Ridge expresses his disappointment after learning that Brooke has spent the past year in a relationship with Bill Spencer. The Spencer brothers go back and forth on whether Hope should return to Los Angeles with Liam or stay in Hawaii with Wyatt. Despite having the holiday blues, Katie contemplates forgiving Brooke. Katie is taken […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1957Meet some of the seniors Robert A. “Comanche” Wright: Born 4-26-39; Best Pal, Lloyd Hodge; Favorites, Teacher, Mr. Banks; Food, fried chicken; Drink, another big orange; Movie Star, Rock Hudson; Singer, Johnny Cash; Song, “Walking”; Color, Black; Expression, “Sure, Penney”; Ambition, Engineer; Secret Ambition, Ride first rocket to the moon; Activities, basketball two years, football two years, track two years, […]

Boys leave tourney with 6-6 record

The Letcher County Central Cougars have been busy over the holiday season with back-to-back holiday tournaments — two weeks ago in Gatlinburg, Tenn., and this past week in the eight-team, threeday Pikeville Invitational. After suffering three tough losses in Gatlinburg, the Cougars rallied and took two of three in the Pikeville Invitational to even their record at 6-6. The Cougars […]

Howards gather for Christmas party


Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well and have survived the holidays. I really enjoyed them. I’ve learned how to do it and it’s sure made a difference for me and I’m not all worn out. Our church had two plays, one with the children and the other with the grownups. They were both great and there was a […]

Key fob battery change tutorial

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray: How does one change the key fob battery in a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI? Does the remote require a special process in order to be recognized by the Jetta after you’re done? Cheers! — DeWayne TOM: No, it’s a piece of cake, DeWayne. RAY: You probably have the old-style, “switchblade” key fob with a blue […]

Brentwood blasts LCC

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars participated in the three-game Beech Holiday Tournament, defeating Station Camp, Tenn., 37-35 on Dec. 27, and then falling to Brentwood Academy, Tenn., 52-25 on Dec. 28. The Lady Cougars’ final round was played Dec. 30. The Lady Cougars will very quickly have to get back in the gym to prepare for their next game […]

Happy New Year to everyone

Big Cowan

Happy New Year to everyone. Hoping this will be a wonderful year for all of us. So much has happened in the last few months it is hard to go back and catch up on everything. So many of you were so good and kind to me and prayerful for our family during the sickness and death of my wonderful […]