Pictured is the 1940 Kingdom Come High School basketball team. Holding the basketball is Glendon B. Ison.

Harveys mark 43rd anniversary

Big Cowan

Hello everyone! Hoping everyone is having a great week. Thanks for the prayers for my son Mike. He is doing much better with his foot, but not completely healed yet. Just keep prayers going for him and Melinda. They increased her chemo and she has been getting sick at her stomach. Happy anniversary to Kenny and Sue Harvey on Nov. […]

10 years of giving to others

Hayden Cook, 8, of Littcarr and Maggie Little, 4, of Little Cowan, carried Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes Monday night at Whitesburg First Baptist Church. Christian Hensley, 10, of Isom, is pictured in the background. This is the 10th year the Whitesburg First Baptist Church has served as a collection site for southeastern Kentucky for Operation Christmas Child, a project of […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


The Distributive Education Club held its annual Employer-Employee Banquet at the Cardinal Restaurant on Friday, May 24, 1963. The event paid tribute to the businessmen who contribute their time and talents to assist youth in preparing for careers in marketing and distribution. The employers work in conjunction with the high school Distributive Education program by providing part-time employment for members […]

KY 1469 to be closed Saturday

KY1469, Long Fork in Letcher County, between mile points 0 and 1 will close at 8 a.m. Saturday, November 22, for installation of a new cross drain to improve drainage at that site. Installation requires that a trench be cut through the pavement from one side of the road to the other. The road will be closed to all traffic. […]

Friday Nite Pickin’ set for Nov. 21


Fleming-Neon Senior Citizens Center News. Regular Bingo: Wednesdays at 10:30. Exercise Bingo: On Fridays if the center is open. Nov. 19: Christy Kincer with nutrition information. Nov. 20: Potuck luncheon. Please bring a covered dish and join the fun. Nov. 25: Jessica Johnson will be with us for blood pressure checks. Nov. 27 and 28: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday. The […]

LCC falls

Letcher Central quarterback Zane Blair fired a pass downfi eld in one of his final plays as a Cougar. Pulask Co. rolled over LCC, 55-12, advancing in the Class 5A playoffs and bringing the Cougars’ season — and Blair’s very good high school career — to an end. More info appears in Section B. (Photo by Chris Anderson)

Visit with sons is great week


Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. I have had a great week! I’ve spent a week in Georgetown with my son Astor “Red” and his wife Rosemary, and my son Rob came and spent a day and night with us. His daughter Rocki and husband Matt Hill of Lexington, their two beautiful children, Elise and Daniel, came and […]

Trapping class set for Dec. 11

A trapping class will be held at the Letcher County Extension Office from 6 to 8 p.m. on December 11. Topics will include trapping of nuisance wildlife and fur trapping. The presenter will be Stacey White. The class is free to the public. The extension office is located at 478 Extension Drive. For more information, contact Shad Baker at (606) […]


The Letcher County Central High School JROTC honor guard and color guard performed the POW/MIA Ceremony at the Daughters of the American Revolution dinner on Nov. 15 at Pine Mountain Grill in honor of the 50th Vietnam War Commemoration to veterans. The JROTC students said they were honored to perform the ceremony and speak with veterans. The students in the […]