September 30, 2015 RSS feed / News

Woman, 87, found dead in home at Doty Creek; sheriff ’s deputies now searching for her relatives

She defected from Germany, later married soldier from Letcher Co.

Police are looking for more information about an 87-year-old woman found dead in her Doty Creek home on Monday.  More...

Presbyterian church to hold rummage sale

A church-wide rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, at Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church in Whitesburg.   More...

Letcher Co. Police Beat

Monday, September 14 • At 9:46 a.m., the Whitesburg Police Department asks the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department for assistance in unlocking an automobile at Messenger Florist, Ermine. More...

Franklin judge rejects proposal

A published report says state officials agreed to keep details of a proposed oil spill deal secret, but a judge rejected the idea.  The Courier-Journal reports the proposed settlement came in the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet’s c More...

Fiscal court accepts school tax rates, talks about park

At a special called meeting on Tuesday, the Letcher County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to accept tax rates that were delivered to the court by the Letcher County Board of Education as well as the Jenkins Independent Schools Board of Education.&nbs More...