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 |  


Man dies in bicycle wreck

Man dies in bicycle wreck

A Middlesboro man was killed Tuesday morning as the result of a bicycle wreck.The wreck, between a bicycle and vehicle, occurred in the southbound lan...

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


Kentucky Main Street Program communities contributed $110M to state economy in 2016

Kentucky Main Street Program communities contributed $110M to state economy in 2016

FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Main Street Program (KYMS) recently announced that 39 participating communities reported cumulative investment of $109,...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Commercial Bank places AEDs in all branches

HARROGATE, Tenn. — Commercial Bank, based in Harrogate, Tennessee, is pleased to announce that 21 branches were equipped with an Automated Exter...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

FRANKFORT (AP) — When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common w...

February 20th, 2017 |