2020-01-01

The Newsday Crossword

Plastic wrap makes fun Christmas game

Whitesburg

If you all have never played the Plastic Wrap game where you have all sorts of items wrapped in plastic wrap, you really need to check it out. There are many different versions and most of them are on the Internet. Well, at our No Limits Fitness Christmas party was the first time I have played it, although I have […]

Alpha Stewart dies at 68

Alpha Cress Stewart, 68, of Neon, died December 18 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. A daughter of the late Floyd and Nora Hendrix Cress, she was the mother of the late Christopher Pease. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Haymond. She enjoyed spending time with her family and talking with her friends. […]

Funeral services held for Ila Amburgey Hall

Ila Amburgey Hall, 97, of Nicholasville, died December 26. A daughter of the late Laura Crace Amburgey and Manuel L. Amburgey, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell L. Hall; a son, Russell Daryl Hall; five brothers, Orel Amburgey, Bengie Amburgey, Willie Amburgey, Ted Amburgey and Owen Amburgey; and three sisters, Bernice Adams, Cleada Caudill, and Orpha […]

Marshall Wyatt dies at 43

Marshall Allen Wyatt, 43, of Jenkins, died December 21 in Rutledge, Tenn. Born in Whitesburg, he was a son of Elizabeth Wyatt of Jenkins and the late Rush Floyd Wyatt. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Rebecca Sue Wyatt. Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Tracy Wyatt; two sons, Marshall Allen Wyatt II of […]

Development Authority to meet Jan. 2

The Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Development Authority will meet at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, January 2. The meeting will take place at the Pine Mountain Resort Park in Pineville.

Top ten movies

1. Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker (PG-13) Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill 2. Jumanji: The Next Level (PG-13) Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black 3. Frozen II (PG) animated 4. Cats (PG) Francesca Hayward, Taylor Swift 5. Knives Out (PG-13) Daniel Craig, Chris Evans 6. Bombshell (R) Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman 7. Richard Jewell (R) Paul Walter Hauser, Sam […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1955  Orchestra names  The following names have been suggested for Jack Taylor’s Orchestra: Mickey Bowen submitted “Star Dreamers”, Leslie Pennington, “The Hypsters”. Other Suggestions are “Jack Taylor and His Easterners” and “Taylor’s Troubadours”, “Kentucky Cardinals” and “Taylor’s Warblers”. The orchestra will play at the Colonial Club at Hazard Saturday night, April 9, and at the VFW Whitesburg on the 16th, […]

Students consider these tax tips

Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the process go more smoothly. Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before you file, discuss […]

Rites held for Stephanie Sturgill

Funeral services for Stephanie Lynn Sturgill, 50, of Whitesburg, were held December 29 at Kings Chapel Church. Burial was in the American Legion Cemetery in Whitesburg. A daughter of her father, Burns “Duke” Mullins, and stepmother Kathy, and mother, Joan Ison Reed, and stepfather Joe, all of Whitesburg, she died December 25 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Surviving in addition […]