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Rites held for Jo Bentley

Jo Williams Bentley, 70, died September 23 at her residence in Prestonsburg. Mrs. Bentley was a daughter of Lois Halcomb Williams and the late Rudolph “Doc” Williams. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Williams, and a sister, Carol Riddle. Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, Gary Bentley; a sister, Shirley Combs Volk; nieces […]

Danola Andrew was 98

Danola Adkins Andrew, 98, died September 21 at the Grant Center in Williamstown. Born in Neon to the late Boaz and Nynna Blair Akins, she was the widow of Claude J. Andrew. She was a sister of the late Eugene Adkins, Ralph Adkins, Ray Adkins, Blair Adkins, Betty Joe Woody and Klaire Adkins. She enjoyed traveling and reading. Surviving are […]

Blackey Days festival set for October 7

On Friday, Oct. 7, at the Blackey Days Festival, all craft and food booths will open at noon, and the music starts at 5:30 p.m. with John Dixon opening. Blackey At 6 p.m., Malanda Cole and band will be entertaining us. This band plays a variety of music. They really do well. We encourage you to come out, sit under […]

Howard reunion was popular

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. We had our Howard family reunion and we all agreed it was the biggest one we had ever had and a lot of them didn’t make it. Whitesburg We are all getting older and some of them just couldn’t make it. Our brother, Hillard Howard, and wife Marsha came from Florida, and […]

What Are You Really Eating?

Before you toss that box of cereal into your grocery cart, take a moment to read the nutrition facts located on the side of the package. There are five key things that you can learn from this label that can help in your overall diabetes care. 1. Serving Size Serving size and servings per container tell you how large your […]

Heart disease can have few or no symptoms

DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently went to my family doctor, complaining of left arm pain and heart burnlike pain in my throat area. He said that he could admit me to the hospital for two days of testing or that it could be a pinched nerve in my neck. It was my choice not to go to the hospital, so […]

Morning sickness can help stop miscarriages

CHICAGO It’s dreaded by moms to be but morning sickness is actually a good sign — for the baby, a government study shows, confirming common pregnancy lore and less rigorous research. Women with nausea early in pregnancy were half as likely to have miscarriages and stillbirths as those who sailed through the first few months. Miscarriages were also less common […]

Lena Stines succumbs

Lena Johnson Stines, 92, died September 21 at her home in McRoberts. A daughter of the late Ben and Delphie Bentley Johnson, she was the widow of Cecil Stines. Mrs. Stines was preceded in death by five sons, Carl Cecil, Bennett Lee, Jerry E., Danny Wayne and Jeffery Keith; two daughters, Joyce Faye and Patsy Maxine; a granddaughter, Kimberly Ann; […]

Community Calendar

September 30-October 1 — Gates will open at 10 a.m. for the Indian Summer Folk Arts Folk Festival at the Little Shepherd Amphitheatre site in Jenkins. A Gary Stewart tribute show will be performed at 7 p.m. Vendors are welcome with a free setup. For more information, call Don Amburgey, 606-832-1453, or email littleshepherd@windstream.net. . October 7-9 — The 50- […]