Gabby’s fishing fever

An exciting time to be on the water

It is the fall season and bass are chasing shad on the surface. This is a very exciting time to be on the water. Minnows are jumping out of the water and big bass are breaking the surface after them, throwing water everywhere and making loud splashing sounds. If that does not get a fisherman excited he or she needs […]

Trivia test

1. THEATER: What Stephen Sondheim play features the song “Send in theClowns”?2. U.S. PRESIDENTS:Which president was associated with the Four Freedoms? 3. GEOLOGY: What coloris the mineral malachite?4. GEOGRAPHY: Whereare the Diomede Islandslocated?5. MATH: How manysides does a decagon have?6. SPORTS: What sportinvolves terms such as kickflip, Caballerial and Ollienorth?7. LITERATURE: Whichof Ernest Hemingway’s novels had the working title“Fiesta”?8. GENERAL […]

Pre-admission conference set

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will hold a joint pre-admission conference from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, on the Whitesburg Campus in the Belinda Mason Auditorium, Room 128. This free information session is required for application to Allied Health programs. For more information, contact Mike Good, 606-248-2122.


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Inez Polly buried at Ermine

Inez Polly, 86, of Mayking, died October 3 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Charlie B. and Norma Fugate Craft, she was a sister of the late Rex B. Craft and Charlene Craft. Surviving are her husband, Billy E. Polly; a son, Phillip Polly and wife Charlolett of Mayking; two daughters, Kathy Yeary and husband Eddie […]

Young Lady Cavs defeated

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers lost to Pikeville, 3 to 0, in the opening round of the 59th District Volleyball Tournament at East Ridge High School Monday. The Lady Cavs end their season with a record of six wins and 14 losses, with records of 1-8 in 15th Region play and 0-8 in district play. Jenkins fielded an extremely young team […]

Sally Ann Proffitt, 79, dies

Sally Ann Proffitt, 79, of Isom, died October 7 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. A daughter of the late Jimmy and Viola Bottomlee Frazier, she was the widow of Wallace Proffitt. She was also preceded in death by a son, Greg Proffitt; a grandchild, Becca Lee Proffitt; and a brother, Jim Frazier. Mrs. Proffitt was a member of Little […]

ACT workshop planned

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Whitesburg Campus will have a ‘Booster Shot’ workshop from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 17 in the Belinda Mason Building auditorium. The instructors will be Danny Webb, Ariel Dingus, Matt Druen, and Jenny Stewart. During this free fourhour workshop, students will get a quick review of all sections of the ACT along with […]


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Arnold Mullins dies at 70

Arnold Mullins, 70, died October 4 at his home in Roxana. Born in Carbon Glow to the late Charlie and Thelma Caudill Mullins, he was a brother of the late Norman Mullins and Rosetta Brown. He was an active member and deacon at Kingscreek Community Church for the last 25 years. Surviving are his wife, Elaine Eldridge Mullins; two sons, […]