2016-11-09

Struttin’ Time:

A unique hunting experience

Hidden away in the Badlands of South Dakota, where time has passed over, lives a group of the poorest, yet friendliest people on earth. Their home is one million acres of the most barren lands God ever created. They are a proud, noble people, and are known by outsiders as the Rosebud Indians. They are Sioux and they live from […]

Powers family celebrate birthdays



Bryce Anthony Powers will celebrate his 12th birthday Nov. 9, and his sisters Sage Elizabeth Powers (L) and Adriana Grace Powers (R) turned 8 years old Nov. 5. They are the children of David and Summer Powers of Jenkins, and the grandchildren of David and Betsy Addington, Duford and Linda Powers, and great-grandchildren of Lexi Thompson, all of Burdine.

Highlights of Fleming-Neon H.S.



1954 Money is rolling Each teacher teaching in Fleming-Neon High School received approximately $53 of the proceeds from the Hallowe’en Carnival. The teachers plan to spend their money in the following manner: Miss McAuley Shades for her room; Miss Reasor-Equipment for her Physical Ed. Classes and her Biology class; Mrs. Webb-Classroom flag and tape recorder; Mrs. Lewis- Shades for her […]

Gabby’s fishing fever

Crappie: Agressive or slow-feeding?

This is one of the most beautiful times of the year with the leaves at full color and the air crisp and cool. The lakes are close to winter pool and most fish, including crappie, are settling into their fall patterns. The unusual warm temperatures for this time of year have thrown most fish off their fall patterns because the […]

Hunting for top sponsor



November is the month that NASCAR crowns its champions in all three of its major series including the Sprint Cup Series. Usually by this time of the year, the majority of sponsors, teams and drivers have solidified their plans for the following year. Paint schemes for cars are being designed and drivers’ photo shots are already taking place because when […]

Jenkins, LCC eliminated



The Jenkins High School Cavaliers and the Letcher County Central Cougars each lost their first-round games in the Kentucky High School Athletics Association playoffs over the weekend. Letcher Central fell to the Pulaski County school Southwestern in the first round of the Class 5 playoffs, 49-0. In the first round of the Class 1A playoffs, Jenkins fell to Pineville, 50-22. […]

Killeya-Jones better than advertised?

Vaught’s Views

If a player comes to Kentucky, John Calipari has to have seen something special in that player to offer him a scholarship. The Kentucky coach knew freshman Sacha Killeya-Jones was a good player. He just didn’t know how good he was until he got on campus and started competing with other talented teammates. So was Killeya-Jones, who originally had committed […]

Ky. Mist gets trademark




Kentucky Mist Moonshine has finally been able to register trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Whitesburg company had been engaged in battle with the University of Kentucky over its attempt to register in a trademark category that includes hats, hooded sweatshirts, jackets, pants, shirts, shoes and socks. On Oct. 11, the company’s trademarks were registered for […]

Duke hiring announced



Former Letcher County resident Mable Duke has been named the Director of Workforce Services at the Bluegrass Area Development District (BGADD). “I am excited to have someone of Ms. Duke’s caliber and capability join the Bluegrass ADD,” said David Duttlinger, BGADD director. “She brings unmatched level of expertise to the workforce area with a proven track record to grow and […]

Remodeling has made Food City so big



Hello everyone. Hope everyone is doing well and surviving the election and hope all the best ones win. I’m just enjoying this beautiful weather. We had a big cookout at the home of our pastor, Bro. John Conn, last Sunday. It was a beautiful day and I think most everyone around was there, and lots of out-of-towners were there. Cars […]