May 23, 2007 RSS feed / News

Relay raises $61,675

CANCER SURVIVORS KICK OFF EVENT - Juanita Banks and Bill Collins, both members of the Premium Baptist Church, lead cancer survivors in a lap around the walking track at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life held May 18 at the River Park in Wh More...

Horse trail logo is selected

A drawing by Letcher County Central High School student Morgan Eversole has been selected as the logo for the proposed Pioneer Horse Trail on Pine Mountain in Letcher County. More...

Widows sue coal companies, boss

PIKEVILLE A Kentucky mine supervisor and a coal company put production over safety prior to an underground explosion last year that killed five miners, relatives and the sole survivor alleged in a lawsuit Monday. More...

Memorial Day observances set

Memorial Day observances will be held Sunday, May 27, by members of Whitesburg American Legion Post 152 at 36 cemeteries in Letcher County. More...

Police announce safety blitz here

The Kentucky State Police said this week they will be conducting traffic safety checks in Letcher County between now and June 3. More...

Dedication planned May 28

The Colonel Ben E. Caudill Camp No. 1629 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a dedication service for the Sandlick Monument and graves of Confederate soldiers at the Sandlick Cemetery in Whitesburg at 1:30 p.m., May 28. More...

Motorcycle crash near Pine Mountain kills 20-year-old man

A Sandlick man died Sunday after police said he lost control of his motorcycle while traveling on US 119 South near Pine Mountain Junction. More...

Seeks drink license

A restaurant in the final stages of construction has become the fourth establishment in the City of Whitesburg to formally announce its intention to apply for license to sell alcohol by the drink. More...

Children's Forum planned for May 25

The Mountain Children's Forum will be held at 7 p.m., May 25, at the Forum in Hazard. Invited guests include State Senators Ray Jones, Daniel Mongiardo, and Johnny Ray Turner, and State Representatives Leslie Combs, Ancil Smith and Brandon Smith. More...