NEWS


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Body found in Cumberland River
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Smith receives Martin Award
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Healing by faith

Pension system’s woes could be worse than previously thought

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s public pension system, which officially faces an $18.1 billion unfunded liability, might be in worse shap...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Drivers see higher premiums after not-at-fault crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most drivers don’t expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn’t thei...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Beshear, AARP partnering to prevent scams

Beshear, AARP partnering to prevent scams

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Andy Beshear joined AARP of Kentucky and members of the faith-based community Friday to launch a partnership to pro...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Healing by faith

Healing by faith

To ‘let go and let God’ is a common saying that Harrogate resident Doris Stanley has lived and believes in faithfully. After a handful of ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


25 indicted on drug-related charges

25 indicted on drug-related charges

The Bell County Grand Jury recently indicted 25 individuals on drug-related charges. There were 48 charges between those indicted, including both the ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Bible classes possible in Ky. public schools

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When Kentucky high school students read the line “‘twere well it were done quickly” in Shakespeare’...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Seniors go out with a bang

Seniors go out with a bang

Pineville finished the regular season on Friday in the same way they started it in December, with a win. On a night were the seniors were honored, Mor...

February 20th, 2017 |  


51st District preview

51st District preview

The season came to an end for the Pineville High School boys and girls basketball team this week with the girls’ team finishing the season again...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Bell County defeats Clay

Bell County defeats Clay

Anthony Cloud | Daily NewsTyler Partin shoots a jumper during a previous game. The sophomore forward tallied a team-high 23 points on Thursday in a 58...

February 17th, 2017 |  


52nd District preview

52nd District preview

In the blink of an eye, the Kentucky high school regular season is all but over. With the exception of Middlesboro, each team in the county has played...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Pineville suffers 63-53 loss to Williamsburg

Pineville suffers 63-53 loss to Williamsburg

Thursday didn’t go as well as many thought when six-win Williamsburg visited Pineville. Entering the game, the Mountain Lions were 2-0 against t...

February 17th, 2017 |  


No. 15 LMU surges past Mars Hill

No. 15 LMU surges past Mars Hill

MARS HILL, N.C. — The 15th-ranked Railsplitters (21-4, 16-3 SAC) opened the second half on a 21-6 run and outscored the Mars Hill Lions (5-20, 3...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Going red for a cause
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The art of making gorp

No designer babies, but gene editing to avoid disease? Maybe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t expect designer babies any time soon — but a major new ethics report leaves open the possibility of one day ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Celebrate Mardi Gras by eating like a local

Celebrate Mardi Gras by eating like a local

NEW ORLEANS— In New Orleans, Mardi Gras isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon … of eating. Parade-route fried chicken, steaming pots...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — You can still pass “Go” and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won’t be able to do it...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

February 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

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State Senate week in review
Maintaining a close relationship with God and our spouse

Maintaining a close relationship with God and our spouse

Last week, I was sitting in my office on a dreary afternoon, tapping on the keyboard and listening to the rain blowing against the window. The house i...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Holiday or all the days?

Holiday or all the days?

Have you ever wondered if we had no holidays would people be in debt? I know that is an exaggeration; however, just think about the money we spend on ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2017. There are 316 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Being the official town dog isn’t easy

Being the official town dog isn’t easy

I don’t mind Boots. He just curls up quietly against my belly and stays put. But sleeping with Desdemona can be a bit unnerving. She snores. Som...

February 17th, 2017 |  


In a split second

In a split second

This week, a close friend in Northern Kentucky was involved in a brutal car accident. She was minding her own business on her way to work in the after...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Bevin must sell taxes; Ky. needs money

During his State of the Commonwealth address, Gov. Matt Bevin proclaimed the need to increase tax revenues to pay down the looming pension crisis. Bev...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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