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Vaught’s Views

If you want to know how good Louisville Moore defensive end/ linebacker J.J. Weaver is, let Western Hills receiver Wandale Robinson explain. “When you want to talk about freak, that is a freakish athlete right there,” said Robinson, a four-star player and winner of this year’s Paul Hornung Award as the state’s top football player. “That is somebody who is […]

Recliner makes for a good story

Last Monday evening as I was beginning to get my column together, I started feeling a pancreatitis attack coming on. Needless to say I didn’t have an entry last week and that’s why there are a lot of pictures in the column this week. Thanks so much to the nurses and staff at Whitesburg hospital once again, especially my ER […]

Rites held for Maxine Trent

Funeral services for Maxine Yvonne Trent, 27, were held in Whitesburg December 4. She died November 30 at her home at Water Valley in western Kentucky. A daughter of Bennett and Sherri Buckett Trent, both of who survive her, she was the mother of young sons Austin James Trent and Lucas Ryan Conner Trent, both living at home. Other survivors […]


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Lady Cavs fall short

Kristin Thacker of the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers fired a three-pointer from the top of the key in Monday’s loss against visiting J.I. Burton of Norton, Va. Thacker sank four three-pointers in the game on the way to scoring 21 points, but the effort was not enough to give Jenkins its first win of the season. The Lady Cavs will spend […]

Services are held for Lou Mamia Fugate

Funeral services were held December 1 in Whitesburg for Lou Mamia Pace Fugate, 95, of Mayking. Mrs. Fugate died November 28 at the Whitesburg hospital. She was a daughter of the late Oscar and Lydia Kincer Pace and the widow of Oliver G. Fugate. Mrs. Fugate is survived by three sons, Darius Fugate and wife Corina, and O.C. Fugate and […]

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Herod in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Where in the Bible (KJV) does it inform of the Christ Child being born in December? Does not, John 1:14, Romans 6:23, Galatians 4:4 3. When the wise men (Magi) arrived in the Holy Land, where did they go first? Jerusalem, Beersheba, Haifa, Tel Aviv […]


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Gabby’s fishing fever

Fishing was great during warm spell

Before this week’s cold spell, we had been blessed of late with milder weather that kept largemouth bass and crappie active and feeding. I have talked to several fishermen who had good bass trips in Kentucky and Tennessee. On Cherokee Lake in Tennessee, the bass were still active on top-water baits, but the weather turning cold will make the fish […]

Give newly elected officials a chance

Hello, everyone! It is beginning to look and feel like Christmas in this part of the Ohio Valley. We had snow for a couple of days, but it barely covered the ground and disappeared. But it has really been very cold. I can’t seem to get warm no matter how many layers of clothes I put on. Here I am […]