2018-07-25

Students have different education options after finishing high school

Many students think of education after high school as the traditional four-year college degree. However, students who don’t want to go that route have other options from which to choose, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). One option is to get a two-year degree that leads to a job in the workforce. A second option is a […]

Now Here’s a Tip!

• You can save dollars in the bathroom by installing low-flow showerheads. These days, there are several models that are earth-friendly but still give you a good showering experience. Always turn the water off while brushing your teeth, too! • “While going through the junk drawers, I found about a million packets of assorted condiments. I felt bad junking them, […]

Services held for Hazel Hart

Hazel Hatton Hart, 91, died July 20, at her home at Whitco Born in Whitesburg to the late Isaac “Ike” Hatton and Lillie Mullins Ison, she was the widow of Willard Hart. She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Ishmael, Corsie, James “Mutt”, Ivan “Baker”, Bill “Bo”, Henry, and Junior; two sisters, Bertha and Sara; and three great-great-grandchildren, Samantha, […]

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE NOTICE Commonwealth of Kentucky Letcher District Court Case #18-P-118 In re: The estate of: GUS TOLLIVER deceased NOTICE Pursuant to KRS 424.340, notice is hereby given that Keith Tolliver was on the 12th day of July, 2018 appointed Administrator of the deceased, late of Letcher County, and all persons having claims against said estate shall present same, verified, according […]

Fire department to hold meeting

On Thursday, July 26, at 6 p.m., Sandlick Volunteer Fire Department will host a community forum for citizens served by the fire department. A local insurance company and local political candidates along with current elected officials will join the administration and board of Sandlick Fire Department as it discusses with citizens about who the fire department is and what it […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1977 DECA members tour radio station Members of the Whitesburg High School DECA Chapter participated in radio announcements at WTCW concerning the Commonwealth of Kentucky Clean-Up week. Those members were Regina Bates, Aline Nease, Darlene Maggard, Barbara Caudill, Daniel Jones, and Linda Watts. Fred Bowen, an announcer at the station, gave the members a tour of the recording area. Greg […]

Beulah Mae Webb, 87, dies

Beulah Mae Webb, 87, of Payne Gap, died July 18 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Boyd and Ellen Holbrook Church, she was the widow of Denver Webb. She was the mother of the late Serita Flynn, the mother-in-law of the late Dan Johnson. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Carl Church, George […]

Salome’s Stars

Your 7-day horoscope for week of July 30

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) With new facts to work with, you should feel more confident in moving ahead. But continue to do so at an unhurried pace so you can spot details you might otherwise miss. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Taking on that new workplace project could be one of your smarter career moves. Expect a […]

Show set for July 28 makeup

Due to a rainout last Saturday night at Little Shepherd Drama, $1 night will be again offered this coming Saturday night, July 28. It is for all veterans and their families. Showtime is at 8 p.m., and the gates open at 7 p.m. Preshow and food from the Shack is available. For more information, call 606-832-1453.

Old friends recently found in Whitesburg


Hello Everyone! How’s everyone doing? The weather has cooled down just a little. I will try not to complain about it being hot as just a few months I will be the first in line saying it is cold. Well folks, I sort of mislead everyone as I was positive I was going to the mountains that I love so […]