2015-11-11

SPEAKING OF SOAPS



RECAPS NOV. 9 –13 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Liam questioned Thomas’ motives when Steffy informed him that her brother has developed a sudden interest in Ivy. Wyatt begrudgingly admitted to Ivy that he’s concerned about Thomas becoming a problem in their relationship. An unexpected interruption during their first sonogram appointment caused an uncomfortable moment for Caroline and Ridge. […]

Lady Pirates are champions again



German exchange students visit



For the last two weeks, the hallways and classes at Letcher County Central High School have welcomed 16 new German exchange students. The students and their two English teachers from Zwickau Gymnasium in Germany arrived at Bluegrass Airport on Oct. 4 and visited our community until Oct. 17. The students of LCCHS and Zwickau, Germany col- laborated on a joint […]

Joann Brown celebrates birthday



Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. Is it just me or is time going so fast it’s hard to keep up with it? I look back and I don’t see much I’ve done. I’ve sure enjoyed the nice, warm weather we’ve been having. I had a nice visit yesterday with my brother Hubert Howard and wife Joyce and […]

Cal: ‘I didn’t know he’d be this good’




Isaiah Briscoe knows exactly how he wants to be described on the basketball court. “I would like to be known as a winner. I have always given 110 percent between those lines and tried to win each game I played,” said the Kentucky freshman point guard. The 6-3 combination guard out of Newark, New Jersey has always been a winner. […]

Our many trips across the United States



During the eight trips on leave, temporary duties and permanent changes of station, driving the 2,430 miles to Jenkins, I would plan for weeks. I would make sure my car was in good shape, mark our route and the stops we would make on a U.S. map. The towns that had a park, we would stop and eat and let […]

Good turnout for storytelling meeting



Hello everyone, it was been a very busy week with Election day. Congratulations to Sam Wright for getting Supreme Court. You are the only reason I voted this time. Did not know any of the others on the ballot. I know you will do a great job. Went to Alice Lloyd impersonator at Cowan. Her story was very interesting. Wish […]

Derek Willis ready to shine

Sports in Kentucky

He had me at the drop-off pass. Against Kentucky State last week, UK’s Derek Willis sprinted out on a break, manned the left flank, turned toward the basket, caught a lob for a look-at-meshow off crowd-pleasing dunk. Instead, Willis did a drop-off pass to Alex Poythress steaming down the lane. Dunk! Poythress, mouth agape, took the bows, but Willis delivered […]

Larry Sparks, Lonesome Ramblers to play Nov. 12



IBMA award winners Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers will be the second of the fall installment of Bluegrass Express Live on 88.7 WMMT-FM. Sparks is among the most widely-known and respected touring musicians in bluegrass and gospel music, winning IMBA’s male vocalist of the year as well as being an inductee into the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame […]

Seals completes training



Army Pvt. Brayden L. Seals has completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, he studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, […]