Central Kentucky sheriff nabbed for DUI after allegations by wife

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. A central Kentucky sheriff has been jailed on charges including drunken driving and terroristic threatening. Kentucky State Police Sgt. Michael Webb said Breckinridge County Sheriff Todd Pate was arrested Monday night in Warren County. He said officers began looking for Pate after his wife swore out a warrant against him on charges of terroristic threatening. Webb said […]


March 2, 1945 — August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 was the hardest day of our lives. However, the love shown to us by so many carried us that day, and carries us still. There are no words to express the deep gratitude that we feel towards everyone who has supported us during this storm in our lives. From the bottom of our hearts we thank you. […]

Wreck in Clay County kills one Letcher man, injures another

A 26-year-old Mayking man died at a Manchester hospital Sunday after suffering multiple blunt force injuries in a wreck on the Hal Rogers Parkway, according to Clay County Coroner Danny Finley. Funeral services for Michael Ray Hall Jr. are set for 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at First Baptist Church in Whitesburg. Michael Ray Hall Jr. and close friend, Eli Gover, […]


Letcher’s test scores are ‘best’ ever

Three middle schools in the Letcher County school district are rated distinguished — the highest accolade schools can receive — in Kentucky’s 2014-15 Unbridled Learning accountability system. The formula used to calculate school and district performance data takes into account Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) test results as well as instructional programs and support. Four schools and the […]

Calihans attend niece’s wedding

Hello everyone! Are you enjoying this prelude to winter? Here I go griping. Fall is such a beautiful time of year, with the changing of the season as God and nature put on the vibrant orange, red and golden colors for all who are blessed with vision to see. I don’t like the cold rain. Now give me a summer […]

Cavaliers put a stop to long losing streak

This win was a long time coming for Jenkins. Running back Audie Fields scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to put away Phelps as the Cavaliers spoiled homecoming with a 42-20 win in a game played at Johns Creek on October 1. The victory snapped a 10-game losing streak for Jenkins, which played to a 0-0 score against the Hornets […]

Craft fair set at Eolia

Greetings to all from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center. “This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 I love this time of the year. Puts me to wanting a big slice of pumpkin pie. We’re busy as ever at ECCO, especially now as we’re gearing up for the holidays. […]

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Children’s run to benefit Imagination Library

The Rotary Club will hold a Little Engine Run Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Whitesburg. The race is open to all children up to 9 years old. Registration fee is $5 for children ages 5-9, and no charge for children under 5 years of age. Awards will be given in each […]