2018-11-07

Struttin’ Time:

Firearms season opens Nov. 10

As another year of hunting gets to the final days with peak rut just around the corner, I am so proud to hear of no accidents that involve hunters. Please let us keep it that way. Anytime we do things to give anti’s something to attack us on, they sit back and laugh and hammer us to death with it. […]

Writing brings memory of Beulah Gibson Caudill



Oh, I so wish I could have been at Little Cowan Primitive Baptist Church Sunday where The Masters Harmony sang. For those of you that don’t know, this is where Dad and Mom took us for Sunday school and church three Sundays out of the month. We went to Marlowe Mountain Chapel one Sunday a month. We loved all the […]

Roseanne Cash is out with yet another great new recording



Rosanne Cash, “She Remembers Everything” (Blue Note) Audio Review Rosanne Cash brings in a fair share of collaborators on her latest album, both for songwriting and singing. T Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson, Sam Phillips, Lera Lynn and Colin Meloy of the Decemberists all make their presence felt. There’s no mistaking whose show it is. “She Remembers Everything” is […]

Adams is Student of the Month

Brandon Adams, of Jeremiah, is the Student of the Month for October at the Whitesburg Campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. A medical assisting student in his second year, he will complete his diploma this fall and graduate with an associate degree next May. He says he chose SKCTC “because I wanted an affordable way to learn the […]

Gabby’s fishing fever

Smallmouth bass and crankbaits

Smallmouth bass fishing really heats up as the water temperatures drop into the low 50’s, but largemouth bass will slow down and move toward warmer, deeper water on most lakes. With smallmouth bass much more active in colder water, they will hit a bait very hard. There are some winter anglers who will bundle up and go out in very […]

Learned about steamed Christmas pudding while I was in France


Go to our Facebook pages for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center or www.facebook.com/Hemphillblacksheep. In my travels I met a delightful lady from England who spends part of each year in France. Her name is Jo Waugh. We spent lots of time talking about food. Jo lives about 20 miles from William Shakespeare’s hometown of Stratford […]

Top-notch mechanical service can be rewarded with good tip


Dear Car Talk: Here’s a question you haven’t answered yet. I recently used a mobile mechanic — a guy who came to me where my car was, rather than me bringing my car to him at his shop. How much of a tip should I give to a mobile mechanic? — Mark Good question, Mark. I would say that, unlike […]

It’s not too late to develop a sound holiday budget



The holidays are quickly approaching. While holidays give people time to spend with loved ones, all the extra purchases for gifts, food and decorations can quickly escalate. If you have not been saving all year, you might be starting to feel the financial pinch that can come with the season. Developing a budget can help start your financial preparation for […]

LCC’s bounce-back year closes with playoff loss


The 2018 Letcher County Central football season came to an end with an opening round playoff loss to visiting Lincoln County by a score of 22-7. After a rough start to the season, LCC won 5 of its last 6 regular season games to finish the season with a 5-6 record and great hope for the future of the program. […]

Community calendar

November 8 — A Veterans Day celebration will take place at 1 p.m. in front of the Veterans Museum in downtown Whitesburg. For more information, call Letcher Fiscal Court at 633- 2129 or Darrell Holbrook at 634-4326. November 10 — Carcassonne Community Center will host its November square dance from 6 to 9 p.m., presented by Isom IGA. Music by […]