NEWS


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A new place for brews
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BCSO arrests several
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Updated: 3:22 pm. |    
Gap mayor attends Elected Officials Academy
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Comic store opens doors
1:28 pm
Updated: 2:08 pm. |    
Man dies in bicycle wreck

Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage “Obamacare&...

February 21st, 2017 |  


BCSO arrests several

BCSO arrests several

Several arrests have recently been made by officers with the Bell County Sheriff’s Office.While on routine patrol on South 31st and Parker Lane ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


US Senate leader: Winners make policy, losers go home

LAWRENCEBURG (AP) — Nearly 1,000 people jeered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he drove to a speech Tuesday where he told local busine...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Gap mayor attends Elected Officials Academy

Gap mayor attends Elected Officials Academy

It appears that Cumberland Gap Mayor Neal Pucciarelli is all for learning as much as possible in preparation for any and all circumstances that might ...

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


News in Brief

State police taking applications for summer youth campFRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky State Police officials are taking applications for children to a...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Comic store opens doors

Comic store opens doors

Every child has a dream for when they grow up. Will Marcum’s dream came true on Feb. 17 when he opened Crater City Comix in the Middlesboro Mall...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:48 pm
Updated: 10:58 pm. |    
Green Dragons end regional drought
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Union Ranked No. 1 in NAIA
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Bears get defensive in rout of Jackets
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. |  


HCHS routs Lady Jackets in district

HCHS routs Lady Jackets in district

With the Harlan County Lady Bears playing their first game in 10 days, a pessimistic coach might expect to see a team that was stale and flat.Harlan C...

February 20th, 2017 |  


No. 15 LMU win instant classic over No. 10 Queens

No. 15 LMU win instant classic over No. 10 Queens

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Trevon Shaw knocked down a clutch 12-footer with 0.6 seconds left to cap a furious comeback for the 15th-ranked Railsplitters...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Wildcats keep momentum alive

Wildcats keep momentum alive

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — When it was unable to pull away from a short-handed Georgia team, Kentucky turned to freshman point guard De’Aaron Fox ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Community Calendar
Use your tax refund wisely

Use your tax refund wisely

It’s tax time again – which for many Americans means that a tax refund is on its way. If you’re going to get a refund this year, how...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


2017 brings changes to ‘full retirement age’

2017 brings changes to ‘full retirement age’

Every worker’s dream is having a secure retirement to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Social Security is here to help you secure today and tomo...

February 22nd, 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 21st, 2017 |  


LMU to present annual choral workshop featuring Greyscale

LMU to present annual choral workshop featuring Greyscale

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Paul V. Hamilton School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will hold its annual ch...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Local firefighters speak at Lone Jack

Local firefighters speak at Lone Jack

Photos submittedSheila Fuson, Family Resource Youth Service coordinator, scheduled firefighters from the Pineville Fire Department to speak with stude...

February 21st, 2017 |  


‘Walking Dead’ creator to appear at EKU

RICHMOND (AP) — The creator of the smash-hit TV show “The Walking Dead” is returning to his native Kentucky for an appearance at Eas...

February 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Today in History

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What are we becoming?

Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2017. There are 312 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Fe...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Optimism in the Commonwealth

Optimism in the Commonwealth

Last week, I spoke before the General Assembly and a live KET audience to deliver the State of the Commonwealth Address. If you missed the speech, you...

February 21st, 2017 |  


In war on terror, look closer to home

Imagine it had been a man named Muhammad who walked into an elementary school in Connecticut and murdered 20 children and six of their teachers or ope...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Opioid legislation has merit

As citizens, we want our roadways to be safe, whether we are driving, walking or riding a bicycle. This doesn’t seem to be too much to ask.But w...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2017. There are 313 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb....

February 21st, 2017 |  


Opioid legislation has merit

As citizens, we want our roadways to be safe, whether we are driving, walking or riding a bicycle. This doesn’t seem to be too much to ask.But w...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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