2015-04-22

Justice, Vandy should be good fit for both



Tale of two winners. Both leaving our old Kentucky home Mr. Football Elijah Sindelar, Caldwell County quarterback, off to West Lafayette and Purdue. Mr. Basketball Camron Justice, Knott County Central shooting, guard headed to Nashville and Vanderbilt. Elijah Sindelar Q&A session with an internet reporter recently, Elijah Sindelar offered straight talk. v Why did he choose Purdue? “Engineering department was […]

Speaking of Soaps



RECAPS APRIL 20 – 24 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Maya and Nicole became unnerved when they discover Liam eavesdropping on their private conversation. Trying not to reveal what he overheard, Liam covered by discussing the possibility of Nicole being Forrester Creations’ next model. Bill was confident that his sons would be successful in their vendetta against Rick. Maya […]

Have you seen me?



$$ REWARD OFFERED $$ Missing dog in Seco (in Letcher County, Ky.) and his name is Ryker. He went missing some time after 8:00 p.m. Saturday night (4/18/15) and 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning (4/19/15). He is neutered and up to date on shots. He does not have a collar on. Ryker is about a year and a half old and […]

Vent windows have gone the way of the dinosaur



Dear Car Talk: I had a ‘73 MGB, and it had the vent windows. I now have a 2007 VW Eos, and like all new autos, it does NOT have vent windows. I miss the vent windows. Why were they designed out of the newer vehicles? — John For two reasons, John. One is that they’re no longer really necessary. […]

Rites held for Nora Everidge



Funeral services for Nora Grace Everidge, 77, were held April 15 in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. A daughter of the late Estill and Sada Hall, she was the widow of L.B. Everidge. She was the mother of the late L.B. Everidge, Jr., and a sister of the late James Hall and Glenda Holbrook. Surviving are […]

Reds’ Price apologizes




MILWAUKEE Cincinnati manager Bryan Price says he’s sorry for using bad language. But he’s standing firm on his stance that reporters are divulging too much information when reporting on team developments. Price apologized to reporters in Milwaukee before the Brewers Reds game on Tuesday for a profanity-laced tirade during a pregame meeting a day earlier. The apology echoed sentiments of […]

KCTCS president Box to visit SKCTC campus



Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Jay Box will visit Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College as part of a statewide listening tour to seek input for the KCTCS 2016-22 strategic plan. Dr. Box will visit the SKCTC Cumberland campus Monday, April 27, and later in the day he will visit the campus in Middlesboro. During his visit, […]

Millstone sewer system may be saved



Officials hope to gain state approval to reopen the Millstone sewer treatment system. Bell Engineering representative Steve Caudill told the Letcher County Water and Sewer District Board of Directors that he believes the district should write a letter to the Kentucky Division of Water asking it to lift the closure order it issued for the plant last year. The shutdown […]

Car Talk



And that’s just with the regular windows open. If you were to push out one of the windows, so it was perpendicular to the car — which is what vent windows did — it’d be like mounting a pizza box on your door. It would kill the aerodynamic profile of the vehicle. So that’s why you don’t see them anymore, […]

Ringo, Green Day rock way into Hall



CLEVELAND Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends. The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday night during a ceremony jammed with scintillating performances and touching […]