NEWS


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Woman arrested for 3 counts of child abuse
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Pet of the Week
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DAR Good Citizen award
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Board creates new position
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Handmade and homemade

Dems tap former Ky. governor to counter Trump speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have tapped former Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s addres...

February 24th, 2017 |  


House passes bill to create elective Bible literacy courses

FRANKFORT (AP) — Legislation that would give Kentucky’s public schools the option of offering elective Bible literacy courses was passed b...

February 24th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

House votes to permanently increase police incentive payFRANKFORT (AP) — The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would pe...

February 24th, 2017 |  


FINs lakes stockings begin this month

FINs lakes stockings begin this month

FRANKFORT — Five new lakes enrolled in the Fishing in Neighborhoods Program (FINs) will receive stockings of trout in February, a boon to angler...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Man shot in Knox County

Man shot in Knox County

Officials are investigating a shooting that occurred in Knox County in the early morning hours of Thursday.According to a news release from Kentucky S...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Pineville council meets

Pineville council meets

The Pineville City Council met recently and the meeting was called to order by Mayor Scott Madon. The first order of business was the rendering of the...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Splitters travel to Catawba
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13th Region media awards
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Kelly commits to Union
Lions drop a heartbreaker

Lions drop a heartbreaker

The expression on Trent Lefevers’ face with less than 10 seconds to go told the whole story. The senior guard broke down on the sidelines as rea...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Green Dragons end regional drought

Green Dragons end regional drought

As the coach of a program that hadn’t played in the regional tournament since the current seniors were in kindergarten, Derrick Akal found a uni...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Union Ranked No. 1 in NAIA

Union Ranked No. 1 in NAIA

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — Union College is tops in all the land as the Bulldogs check in at No. 1 in the sixth regular-season edition of the NAIA Divi...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Bears get defensive in rout of Jackets

Bears get defensive in rout of Jackets

A dominating first half was more than enough to send the Harlan County Black Bears to the 52nd District Tournament finals.Harlan County (27-3) tied a ...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Lady Lions eliminated

Lady Lions eliminated

When your shot is off, it’s hard to win ball games against good teams. For Pineville, the hoop seemed two inches too small as the ball consisten...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Defense sends Lady Dragons to finals

Defense sends Lady Dragons to finals

Very few teams can hope to overcome a big deficit against the Harlan Lady Dragons, who have perhaps the state’s top point guard in Jordan Brock ...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Give us this day, our daily tree
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When teens start driving
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Community Calendar
DAR Good Citizen award

DAR Good Citizen award

Jackie Gwenn Ellis, a Thomas Walker High School senior, was honored in January as a DAR Good Citizen by the Major George Gibson Chapter of NSDAR.Regen...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Major George Gibson NSDAR meets

The Major Gibson Chapter of NSDAR met Jan. 28 at the Flatwoods United Methodist Church in Jonesville, Virginia. Members present were Regent Nancy Brit...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Pump Boys and Dinettes on tap March 3

Pump Boys and Dinettes on tap March 3

Troupe America will present Pump Boys and Dinettes on March 3 as part of the W. Campbell Edmonds Memorial Series.Presented by Pro-Art Association, it ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the an...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Ky. to host WWE televised event

WWE’s SmackDown Live is coming to Louisville. The event will be held at the KFC Yum! Center on April 18 and marks the return of live, televised ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap

Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of wor...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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The things that divide a church

Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2017. There are 309 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Illegal dumps have no place in county, state

Kentucky is a truly beautiful state.We are blessed with beautiful streams, rivers and lakes, pristine forests and thousands of acres of farmland. It c...

February 24th, 2017 |  


How will you be remembered?

How will you be remembered?

Coming from a huge family is a wonderful thing. Even when the members don’t live close together and don’t get to spend a lot of time toget...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2017. There are 310 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Secretary Chao will pave the way for Ky.’s transportation system

Very few functions of government are more critical than building roads and bridges. As the new vice chair of the Kentucky House Transportation Committ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Smoking prevention in Ky.

Thumbs down to Kentucky receiving failing grades for its smoking prevention program spending.Smoking causes an estimated $1.92 billion in annual healt...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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