Defense attorney should apologize for remarks, says local prosecutor

Letcher Commonwealth’s Attorney Edison Banks is demanding an apology from defense attorney Robert Wright, after Wright blamed the victims of a knife attack for their own murder and attempted murders at the hands of Wright’s client, James R. Huffman IV. Huffman was convicted last month of complicity to murder, three counts of complicity to attempted murder, and one count of […]

Nows Heres a Tip

• Keep makeup brushes in tip-top shape: Wash with a good brush cleaner weekly, and store upright in a jar (bristles up). Don’t toss them in a box, bag or drawer with your makeup! They may pick up unwanted pigments and the facial bacteria can compromise makeup! • If your dryer is taking a long time to run its cycle […]

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY 1. Is the book of Simeon in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In which book’s 13:12 does Jesus predict children rebelling against their parents to be a sign of end times? Matthew, Mark, Luke, John 3. As found in 1 Chronicles 29, how many years did David reign over Israel? Five, 13, 22, 40 […]

Truck wrecks, strews trash

County workers are cleaning up a mess out of Millstone Creek after a tractor-trailer dump truck loaded with garbage overturned beside Millstone Road shortly before noon Tuesday. The 18-wheeler belonging to Watco LLC of London, a contractor for the county, was traveling from the county garbage transfer station to a landfill at London when it overturned in a curve just […]


RECAPS: JAN. 22-26 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — As Steffy continues to recount what happened between she and Bill, Ridge becomes adamant that Bill took advantage of her. No matter how much Steffy attempts to convince him that what happened was consensual, Ridge chooses to believe otherwise. Bill covers when Brooke questions why Liam and Steffy are having marital […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1967 Some of the members of the senior class are: Artie Baker: Favorite food and drink – Chicken and Pepsi; Favorite singer – Loretta Lynn; Secret ambition – Go around the world; Pet Peeve – For someone to pop their fingers; Favorite Song – Pushing Too Hard. Larry Brown: Favorite food and drink – Steak and milk; Favorite singer – […]

More candidates file as deadline date nears

With a week left until the filing deadline, candidates are slowly adding their names to the list for the May Primary Ballot. All county offices are up for election this year. The deadline for filing for races in the primary is January 30. The primary will be held May 22. At least three county officials have announced retirement or have […]

What happened to all those recruits?

The Korean War broke out in June 1949. Sampson Air Base was opened to train recruits from the eastern parts of the United States. Sampson was a Navy base during World War II. I was asked to open the base as the first printer. I was a printer at Lackland Field, Texas, during this time. Basic training began in January […]

Snow cream varies with different snows

Hello everyone! Whew, we are out of the deep freeze in this little corner of the Ohio Valley area. We had a week of never rising to the freezing degree. I know the meaning of bone chilling. My porch and steps were snow covered, so I swept the snow off and decided to go clean my car off while I […]

Is UK in danger of missing NCAA’s?

Vaught’s Views

Could Kentucky be in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament, something that no one even thought was a possibility when the season started? Kentucky’s home loss to Florida dropped the Wildcats to 14-5 overall and 4-3 in SEC play. The Cats play at West Virginia Saturday and still have SEC road games at Auburn, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas A&M and Florida. […]