2016-06-08

We would fight the flu with toddies



I had lots of company stop by on Memorial Day weekend after going to the Ingram Cemetery to decorate their loved ones’ graves, and also to watch the veterans do their wonderful tribute to all the soldiers’ graves and put little American flags on each one. My heart goes out to them for their hard job of finding all the […]

Grandmother proud of graduate



How’s everything going for you in your little corner of the world? We have been having quite a bit of rain in the Ohio valley area, making the grass grow. There’s no way that I will complain about it, as just six short months from now we will be wading through snow and ice. Sunday was a beautiful day. It […]

Is knee replacement the only option?



DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a female in my 60s, and for the past couple of months I have been having some discomfort and swelling in my right knee. I am slightly overweight and have osteoarthritis. I have no pain when walking, but when leaning over, I get a tight pain in the front of the leg, below the knee. […]

Collins to teach in Bulgaria



Lewis Collins is the recipient of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Razgrad, Bulgaria. He will teach a Bulgarian high school English-language class at the Ekzarh Yosif language school in Razgrd Bulgaria. Collins credits early Christian historian David Michelson, with whom Collins worked on the Syriaca.org project, with deepening his interest in the religious history of the Balkans. After completing […]

Friday Nite Pickin’ was a big success



The Senior Fellowship continues at the Hemphill Community Center. Twenty five folks gathered last week for great fellowship and food. Friday Nite Pickin’ was a really good time with a great crowd. Will Caudill and RT 7 are a real crowd pleaser. There was a lot going on in the county, but that didn’t stop a crowd from gathering for […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon Hi



1956 Senior Alphabet-Part 2 J-Joker, Nancy Warf and Harry Smith; K-Kindest, Martha Abdoo and J.B. Patrick; L-Likeable, Edith Quillen and Bobby Cook; MMarried, Janice Anderson Bailey and Shirley Anderson Adams; N-Noisy, Joyce Compton and Eddie Brown; O-Outstanding, Joyce Bentley and Lawrence Kuhl; PPeppy, Nadine Holland and Roy Isaac; Q-Quiet, Thelma Webb and David McCray; RReckless, Janice N. Bentley and Sammy […]

To perform at Norton, Va.



Benny Jones & CMT Country will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., on Saturday, June 11. 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.

Dr. James Crase dies at 78



Dr. James Douglas Crase, 78, of Somerset, died May 28 in Louisville. Born in Letcher County to the late Ted and Ida Crase, he was the widower of Janice Hunley Crase. He was graduated from Whitesburg High School, Berea College, and the University of Louisville Medical School, and had served as a physician in the U.S. Navy for more than […]

Family visited on Memorial Day



Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. We are having beautiful weather, maybe with a few rain showers. That’s O.K. I was excited that I was going to see some of my grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. They were coming in for Memorial Day. I don’t get to see them often, Dr. Kevin Hatton and wife Adrienne and their sons Will […]

Many celebrate birthdays this week



Hello everyone. I hope all of you are doing well. I was able to go to the Seedtime on the Cumberland festival over the weekend in Whitesburg and had a good time other than the weather being just too hot. The Cowan Community Storytelling group put on a small portion of the play “Roots and Branches” on the stage at […]