Letcher County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Letcher County, KY. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 78 of 86 in Letcher County, KY

  1. Promise leads to 40 years as Santa in Eastern KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2013 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... realize it would become a long commitment. In 1973, Brewer's friend, Raymond Holbrook of Neon, had been "Letcher County's Santa" for many years but was ill. Holbrook telephoned Brewer and told him to pick up his Santa suit. After portraying Santa ...

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  2. Kentucky hunters fill archery-crossbow bear quotaRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | WTVF Nashville

    ... Letcher, Pike and Bell counties. The zone was expanded to 16 counties this year. Four bears were killed in Letcher County, two in Perry County and one each in Harlan, Pike, Leslie and Wayne counties. Four were females, and six were killed with a ...

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  3. Former congressional candidate running for judgeRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2013 | WTVF Nashville

    ... R. Leslie Knight has also filed to run for the seat now held by Judge Stephen Bates. Adkins, a native of Letcher County, lost to Massie by some 20 percentage points in the contest to represent the 4th District, which covers the northern tier of ...

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  4. In Eastern Kentucky, a decades-old system of school fiefdomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2013 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Students at Arlie Boggs Elementary School in Eolia and Letcher County Central High School illustrate the gains and losses in education since 1963 when a country lawyer's book riveted the nation's attention on the region and its struggles.

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  5. In Eastern Kentucky, schools are improving, but progress 'painfully slow'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2013 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... we're in rural southeastern Kentucky," said Collins, who, like most other teachers at Arlie Boggs, grew up in Letcher County. On the other side of Pine Mountain, science teacher Regina Donour starts the school year at Letcher County Central High ...

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  6. Former congressional candidate running for judgeRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2013 | WTVF Nashville

    ... R. Leslie Knight has also filed to run for the seat now held by Judge Stephen Bates. Adkins, a native of Letcher County, lost to Massie by some 20 percentage points in the contest to represent the 4th District, which covers the northern tier of ...

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  7. Letcher County Woman Killed in a CollisionRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2013 | Kentucky State Police

    An 18 year old Letcher County woman was killed in a two vehicle collision in Knott County.

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  8. Kentucky hunters fill archery-crossbow bear quotaRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | WTVF Nashville

    ... Letcher, Pike and Bell counties. The zone was expanded to 16 counties this year. Four bears were killed in Letcher County, two in Perry County and one each in Harlan, Pike, Leslie and Wayne counties. Four were females, and six were killed with a ...

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  9. SOAR summit set to address Eastern Kentucky's problems against backdrop of past failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2013 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Barbara Church runs Oven Fork Mercantile in Letcher County. Her business dropped after a nearby mining operation closed.

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  10. Former congressional candidate running for judge [Online Extras]Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2013 | The Courier-Journal

    ... R. Leslie Knight has also filed to run for the seat now held by Judge Stephen Bates. Adkins, a native of Letcher County, lost to Massie by some 20 percentage points in the contest to represent the 4th District, which covers the northern tier of ...

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  11. Former congressional candidate running for judgeRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2013 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... R. Leslie Knight has also filed to run for the seat now held by Judge Stephen Bates. Adkins, a native of Letcher County, lost to Massie by some 20 percentage points in the contest to represent the 4th District, which covers the northern tier of ...

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  12. Kentucky Hunters Fill Archery-Crossbow Bear QuotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Four bears were killed in Letcher County, two in Perry County and one each in Harlan, Pike, Leslie and Wayne counties.

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  13. UNITE a Clubs of the Yeara announ...Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... Rockcastle County; Shelby Valley High, Pike County; Shelton Clark High, Martin County; and Whitesburg Middle, Letcher County. In addition to a trophy, each of these clubs will be allocated $750 by Operation UNITE to fund anti-drug activities during ...

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  14. Cupp Lake a tourist destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... Ministries and partner in the development of the PMAT. "This trail will also tie into the Tri-Cities and Letcher County Trail Town initiatives. "I think it shows a great collaboration between federal, state, local and volunteers - that's how the ...

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  15. Pine Mountain Adventure Trail now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2013 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... hiking and mountain bike trail beginning at the old Putney Ranger Station and progressing all the way into Letcher County and atop Black Mountain," said Felosi. "There are approximately three miles of trail from the station to the top of Pine ... 3 comments

  16. Amburgey v. United StatesRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2013 | FindLaw

    ... was lung cancer. He also told the family that no autopsy would be necessary. Meanwhile, Wallace Bolling, the Letcher County coroner, arrived at the hospital after learning of Jerry's death. He spoke with members of Letcher County's Emergency Medical ...

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  17. Board to propose partnership for energy managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2013 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Harlan County Schools may pursue a partnership arrangement with the Harlan Independent and Letcher County districts to affect savings in its energy use.

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  18. a Lilley Cornett: A Voice for the Fores...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2013 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... After spending a year in wartime hospitals in Baltimore, Md., he was discharged from the Army and returned to Letcher County with a small pension and discharge payment. But in his absence, Letcher County had been transformed. The coal mines were ...

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