Teacher’s son not your average recruit

Vaught’s Views

Kentucky is one of the schools pursuing 6-9 junior Jarred Vanderbilt, who is only 16 years old and ranked as one of the top 10 recruits in the 2017 recruiting class. “He’s going to be really special at the next level,” Victory Prep (Texas) coach Rodney McCray, a former Louisville and NBA star, said. Vanderbilt has already played at three […]


RECAPS JANUARY 25 – 29 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — A very curious, yet apprehensive, Quinn is able to gauge Liam’s condition during his few moments of consciousness. Wyatt is able to at least take Steffy’s mind off of Liam during a day at the beach. When questioned by Eric about Brooke working at Spencer Publications, Katie assures him […]

Rites are held for Ray Webb

Ray Webb, 82, of Neon, died January 19 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A son of the late John and Elma Webb, he was the widower of Thelma Lee Amburgey Webb. He was the father of the late Arnold Ray Webb and Bobby Franklin Webb, and was also preceded in death by four siblings, John David, James Freddie, Joy Della, […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

Class officers part 3 President: 1962 Tim Adams; 1963, Jimmy Stamper; 1964, Gay Amburgey; 1965, Austin Napier; 1966, Sharon Garrett; 1967, Stephen Combs; 1968, Doyle Fields; 1969, Jeannie Price; 1970, Ronnie Biggerstaff; 1971, Doug Banks; 1972, Woody Holbrook; 1973, Mike Polly; 1974, David Boggs; 1975, Mike Shepherd. Vice President : 1962, Sammy Kiser; 1963, Jerry Coots; 1964, Mahala Reynolds; 1965, […]

Is UK now ‘getting it?’

Sports in Kentucky

Eureka moments are part of most every basketball season. It’s why we pay attention to witness when a jumble shows signs of “we get it” and starts becoming a team. For fans, makes-my-day magical. A feel-good worth the time and ticket. A payback for devotion. Last week the Kentucky Wildcats showed signs of “we get it!” Evidence: 1. An across-the-board […]

Jenkins Schools touts new website

The Jenkins Independent School System is starting the new year with a new, more user friendly and informative website, school officials say. District Technology Director Damian Johnson told the Jenkins Independent Board of Education at its January meeting that the website is complete and should be up and running later this week. The site will connect with the middle high […]

Bevin calls for cuts in first budget proposal

Matt Bevin’s first budget won’t take effect until July 1, but Kentucky’s new Republican governor is not waiting to slash government spending. Bevin said this week he is immediately cutting 4.5 percent from the current budget enacted by his Democratic predecessor, saying he will make $117 million worth of cuts to certain state agencies, most notably higher education. Democratic House […]

Kids want school to reopen

Greetings from Bardstown. Winter has definitely arrived. We have about six to nine inches of snow, depending on where you are located around the area and some drifts are up to 12 inches or more, and roads are still being plowed, salted, and scraped. The snow began coming down around 7 a.m. Friday, although predictions had been saying that it […]

Struttin’ Time:

Vest rose in price from $30 to $299.99

In 1991, Mimi and I went to a hunting and fishing show in Lexington. What caught my eye was a vest to wear while turkey hunting that, when placed on the ground, made a chair. Being able to sit back in comfort while waiting for a long beard to make his way to your calls is very important, as you […]

Sunrise Ridge to play at Hemphill

Check out our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event at: www.facebook.com/pages/Hemphill Community-Center. Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m., Sunrise Ridge will make a rare appearance. They only play for us a few times per year and we are so excited to have them back. They put on a real good show and if you have never had […]