John Ng’s Four Seasons Kung Fu competed at SomerSlam 20 on March 16 in Somerset. The group had wins in all the divisions in which they competed. They will next compete at Elite Martial Arts Challenge in Richmond on May 18.

When Calipari came to Kentucky

John Calipari responded to a question after being introduced as the new Kentucky men’s basketball coach during a news conference in Lexington on Wednesday, April 1, 2009. Before the news conference, Kentucky’s athletics board approved an eight-year, $31.65 million contract that made Calipari the highest paid basketball coach in the nation. Earlier this week, UK agreed to a long-term contract […]

Full-flavored chicken dish with sweet and nutty garlic

Perhaps an arbitrary number of cloves, the 40 in this French dish are iconic; while the chicken braises, the generous cloves become appealingly soft and spreadable. But their flavor is often spiritless. Another offense: The chicken is tender, but the breast meat dries out and tastes wan. We at America’s Test Kitchen wanted to revisit this classic dish to make […]


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Jenkins name top students

Students named to the second nine weeks Honor Roll at Jenkins Middle High School are: Sixth Grade 4.00 grade point average — Madison Church, Hannah Damron, Laken Graham, and Sara Jones 3.00-3.99 GPA — Ethan Bailey, Chloe Branham, Kinlee Breeding, Donovan Brown, Ethan Carty, Maddox Hafemeister, Marc Jones, Abigail Kelly, Rachael Popp, Isabella Stanley, Lindsay Vanover, Makeilah Wright, and Caiden […]


RECAPS: APRIL 1 – 5 GENERAL HOSPITAL— Valentin told a lie. Franco was confrontational. Lucy offered moral support. Laura confided in Alexis. Carly was shocked. Scott received a heartfelt message. Franco was curious. Bobbie and Felicia hugged. Epiphany interrupted. Monica was called back to work. Sam stole a moment alone with Jason. Kristina crossed the line. Michael needed Sonny. Cameron […]

Use salmon’s skin to stop from drying out

Starting salmon with the skin side down in a pan is a neat way to cook fish. The skin protects the fish from drying out. The skin also releases fat into the pan, which is then used to cook the second side until it is golden brown, no extra oil needed. To help keep the fish from sticking and allow […]


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Willie Farley dies at 77

Willie Farley, 77, of Indian Creek, died March 28 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. A son of the late Melvin and Vira Farley, he was born in Harts, W.Va. Mr. Farley served in the Army from 1967 to 1975 and covered two tours in Vietnam and Korea. He was baptized at Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, […]

Moments in Time

• On April 7, 1776, Navy Capt. John Barry, commander of the American warship Lexington, makes the first American naval capture of a British vessel when he takes command of the warship HMS Edward off the coast of Virginia. The capture turned Barry into a national hero. . • On April 1, 1877, prospector Edward Schieffelin begins his search for […]