Sergent-Taylor reunion planned

The Sergent-Taylor reunion will take place from 12 to 3 p.m., May 26, at the Colson Volunteer Fire Department, 9106 Highway 7 North, Whitesburg Kentucky 41858. The time has come once again for the Sergent-Taylor families to come together and celebrate a family tradition that was created years ago. We need to keep our family history alive and this is […]

Easter with Steve

Easter has come and gone and left us with many memories of our beloved son, Steven. Steve, who loved to hide eggs with his little buddies, as he called the little kids. He had as much fun as the little ones. He would see that the smallest ones found a few eggs too. They all loved him and he loved […]

UK fans will love effort by Hagans

Vaught’s Views

Rivals.com basketball recruiting writer Krysten Peek believes that Georgia five-star guard Ashton Hagans has one quality Kentucky fans are going to really like — he always works hard. “One thing that definitely stands out to me is Ashton doesn’t take games off. He plays hard all the time and kind of reminds me of (Alabama point guard) Collin Sexton that […]

Ride for Autism

The Seventh Sons motorcycle club will hold its annual Ride for Autism on Saturday, April 28. Sign-ups will take place at 11 a.m. at Riverside Park in Whitesburg. Kickstands go up at 1 p.m. A 50/50 raffle, t-shirts, snacks and refreshments will be available.

Moments and Memories of WHS

1955 I Speak for Democracy by Bert Bach We, as Americans from birth, have long been exposed to the privilege of a true democracy. We have never known anything but a free life, a true liberty, and a right to our own pursuit of happiness. We, with little true effort of our own, have always had a feeling of security. […]

Gabby’s fishing fever

Dogwoods blooming? Fish for crappie

I was going past Carr Creek Lake the other day and saw it was almost to summer pool and looked really good, with a nice green color to it. When water rises in early spring it has warmed some and will move into backwater areas. When it does this it brings new food into the water and schools of baitfish […]


Rotarians named Paul Harris Fellows

Four members of the Whitesburg Rotary Club were recognized as Paul Harris Fellows at the April 10 Rotary meeting held at Pine Mountain Grill. Rotarian Jack Burkich presented Eileen Sanders, Reed Caudill, Barbara Ison and Margaret Hammonds with the Paul Harris pin in recognition of their commitment to the club and the community. The Paul Harris Fellow is one of […]

Struttin’ Time:

The true meaning of ‘the hunt’

I have had a great 2018 wild turkey season so far. I went to Florida and killed a Osceola, then went to Nebraska and ended up with not only a Rio but a Merriam, too. Only the Eastern stands in my way of another “grand slam.” Although I never set as one of my goals the killing of another “slam” […]

Mayor’s job in Whitesburg to be full-time

The Whitesburg City Council has voted unanimously to make the job of mayor a full-time position with an annual salary of $38,000. The changes were approved during a special meeting last week, but will not take effect until January 2019. Kentucky law requires that salaries for elected officials be set for the upcoming term by May 1. Mayor James Wiley […]