ONE- BEDROOM HOME — For sale. Linefork near Lilley Cornett Woods, with hillside property. 606- 633-4766. (5-8-ufnb) HOUSE FOR SALE — Thornton. 8 acres, detached garage, heat pump. Wood flooring. 3 1/2 bedrooms. $ 35,000. 606- 303- 2377. (7-17-4pc) 3- BEDROOM 2- 1/ 2 BATH HOME — At Colson. Gas heat. Has own emergency power station. Fenced, flat yard, in-ground […]


HOME IMPROVEMENT — Remodeling and new construction, additions, decks and finish carpentry. All done with topnotch skill and quality. 30 years experience. Call Doug at 606-633- 2042. (9-15-ufn) XTREME STEAM CLEANING — Commercial and Residential Cleaning. Carpet, Tile, Grout, Upholstery, & Vehicles. 606- 634-9558 or 606-213- 6419. (5-8-unf) TREE TRIMMING — Or removal. 35 years experience. Free estimates. Fully insured. […]

Services held for Mason Smith

Mason Smith, 52, of Redfox, died July 19 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. A son of the late Vasel and Nora Back Smith, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Freda Cornett, and a half-brother, Jesse Smith. Surviving are his fiancée, Melissa Lucas; two sons, Brandon and Dalton; five daughters, Samantha, Ashley, Jennifer, Lexi, and Patricia; three […]

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Esther in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Which of Jesus’ disciples walked on the water with Him? Andrew, Peter, James, John 3. From the Bible, who interpreted the handwriting on the wall? David, Joseph, Daniel, Belshazzar 4. Who was the other man on trial with Jesus that the crowd freed? Barnabus, Pontius, […]

I drove a bus to Cape Canaveral

In October 1963, a C-133 aircraft from Travis Air Force Base flew the first Gemini Space Capsule from Baltimore, Md., to Cape Canaveral, Fla., prior to its launch into space. During this time, I was named the flight leader of Air Force One’s crew at the Air Force Academy at McCoy Air Field, Orlando, Fla., for five weeks of training. […]


NOTICECommonwealth ofKentuckyLetcher District CourtCase #19-P-152In re:the estate of:JOYCE D.ADDINGTONdeceasedNOTICEPursuant to KRS424.340, notice is hereby given that StephanieBrashears was on the17 day of July, 2019appointed Administratrix of the deceased,late of Letcher County,and all persons havingclaims against saidEstate shall presentsame, verified, according to law, to saidAdministratrix at herpresent address, 2799HWY 931 S., Whitesburg, KY 41858, notlater than the 17 dayof January, 2020.Mike […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of July 29 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your honesty is, as always, admirable. But you might want to be more tactful in discussing a sensitive issue with a family member. Remember: You can give advice without giving offense. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) An unexpected workplace snag should be handled quickly and efficiently so that […]

‘Hero Pizza’ is kid-friendly

Good Housekeeping has gathered all of the best ingredients from a hot and saucy hero sandwich — Italian sausage, peppers and cheese — and put them on a kid-friendly pizza. Hero Pizza1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon olive oil8 ounces Italian turkeysausage, casings removed1 medium red pepper,thinly sliced1 medium yellow pepper,thinly sliced1 package ( 8- ounce)sliced mushroomsSaltPepper1 pound fresh or frozen(thawed) […]