2015-09-30

SPEAKING OF SOAPS



RECAPS SEPT. 28 – OCT. 2 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Still reeling from Ridge’s unexpected news, Caroline saw the future of her marriage in a completely different light. Quinn became upset when Wyatt told her about Bill turning down his idea to establish a competing fashion house to Forrester Creations. Ivy impatiently awaited Steffy’s answer on whether or […]

Bluegrass Circle will play in Norton venue



Bluegrass Circle will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., on Saturday, Oct. 3. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.

‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ staged at Lee Theatre



Pro- Art Association will present “Jack and the Beanstalk” by The Barter Players. It will be staged at Lee Theatre in Pennington Gap, Va., on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m., and is partially supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts. In this adaptation from the Brothers Grimm, Jack is forced to sell […]

Struttin’ Time:

Woman’s first buck is taken with bow

I think I have some of the coolest friends ever, including Brandon and Donna Mason. This column could be about Brandon and his getting his big buck here in archery season, but it is about his wife, Donna, who will be inside the warm house while Brandon is still trying to find a buck. This was Donna’s first year to […]

Rain falls on parade, reunion



Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. I was so sorry not to get to go to the funeral of Clyde Dixon. I had known him and all his family about all his life. We lived next door to his family when he was a little boy, and I also knew all his family after he married. I wasn’t […]

New rule aimed at LCC students who smoke



A new policy at Letcher County Central High School is keeping students in classrooms and out of hallways and bathrooms during instructional time. Looking for a way to establish a strong culture for learning at the beginning of each class period, LCCHS administrators implemented the 10/10 rule. Students aren’t allowed to leave classrooms during the first 10 minutes and last […]

HCTC and KCTCS students to benefit from Kentucky Wired



Students at Hazard Community and Technical College and other Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) students will benefit from Kentucky Wired, the new program to expand broadband access and speed throughout the state, said Paul Czarapata, Vice President of Technology Solutions, KCTCS. “Higher access speeds to remote learning resources, ability to stream educational video seamlessly in ultra-HD (4k) resolution, […]

Can Tyler Ulis lead Wildcats to national championship?

Vaught’s Views

In just about two weeks Kentucky coach John Calipari will show off his next team that he hopes can once again be a Final Four/national championship contender. But think back to a year ago at this time. Sure, everyone thought the Wildcats would be good. Really good. They were, too. Yet even those lofty preseason expectations did not do justice […]

Radio auction planned



Saving Grace Homeless Shelter, Inc., will host a radio auction on WXKQ, 103.9 FM on Oct. 5 and 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to raise funds to support the shelter. Saving Grace operates completely on donations and volunteers, and both are greatly needed. The items to be auctioned include a school sports duffle bag; gym memberships; gift certifi- cates […]

Fiscal court accepts school tax rates, talks about park



At a special called meeting on Tuesday, the Letcher County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to accept tax rates that were delivered to the court by the Letcher County Board of Education as well as the Jenkins Independent Schools Board of Education. Judge/ Executive Jim Ward said the court’s vote only indicates that it did receive the rates from both bodies, […]