2018-02-07

What’s inside your medicine cabinet?



According to the state Office of Drug Control, 1,404 Kentuckians died in 2016 from a drug-related overdose. That number continues to steadily rise each year. With numbers increasing, what can we do to prevent our family, friends, children, grandchildren, etc., from becoming part of that statistic? We must be aware, proactive, and inhibit those around us from having access to […]

Jenkins top students named



Students named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of school at Jenkins High School are: Ninth grade 4.00 grade point average — Paul Breeding, Shannon Matney, Makala Stambaugh, Jerrica Thacker, Kristin Thacker, Carlos Villaneuva. Ninth grade 3.00-3.99 gpa — Megan Baker, Jasmine Holyfield, Dolson Honeycutt, Hannah Robbins, Kenneth Sexton, Mickey Ward. Tenth grade 4.00 gpa — Trinity […]

Services held for Vesteen Holliman



Vesteen Holliman, 86, died February 1 at her home at Irvine. A daughter of the late Steve and Verna Lee Caudill Adams, she was preceded in death by a son, Ernest Jr. Surviving are six sons, Danny Holliman and Mike Holliman, both of Irvine, Bill Holliman of Harlan, Johnny Holliman of Winchester, Phillip Holliman of McKee, and Dwayne Holliman of […]

Hundreds visited Capitol to support money for schools, health and services




If legislators ever needed a reminder of just how important it is to fund public education and health and human services, we got it last week when hundreds of Kentuckians visited the Capitol. They came for a series of rallies and to discuss matters now before the General Assembly. I was proud to speak with many and to hear their […]

Students named to honor roll



Jenkins Middle School students listed on the honor roll for the second nine weeks of school are: Sixth grade 4.00 grade point average — Alyssa Fields, Alexis Richie. Sixth grade 3.00-3.99 gpa — Adam Amburgey, Jonah Baker, Adrian Canter, Ryan Church, Kaleigh Cook, Kassie Evans, Cadence Firth, Hallie Fleming, Noah Fleming, Greg Haley, Ezekiel Maggard, Nathan Richie, Wynter Smith, Zachery […]

Services held for Evelyn Yonts



Funeral services for Evelyn Mullins Yonts, 89, of Goose Creek, were held February 2 at the Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial was in the Collier Cemetery at Goose Creek. Born in Grundy, Va., to the late Walter and Hettie Clevinger Mullins, she died January 30 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard. She was the widow […]

Political Cartoon



Happy 80th Birthday



From Mike, Damaris,Mallory, Jacob, Kalinand Sam.We love you andwish you many morebirthdayswith us all.

Thanks to innovations in car technology, it’s a good time to be a senior driver



Dear Car Talk: You recently answered a question from another 83-year-old woman who asked about upgrading her car for a newer Subaru with more safety features. I just want to second your advice. I took your suggestion and bought a new car with such features, and I love it! I feel much safer now. Thanks. — Barbara Aw, c’mon Barbara. […]

‘Career obssessed banshee’



Thanks to recent national coverage of Missouri Senate candidate Courtland Sykes and his selfdeclared expertise on “nail-biting manophobic hell-bent feminist she devils,” we’re all getting a glimpse into the darker recesses of his mind. It’s as if he threw open the doors to his cranial cellar and yelled, “C’mon in, folks!” I’m here to lead you on the tour, but […]