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 |  


Body found in Cumberland River

Body found in Cumberland River

ARTEMUS —A body found in the Cumberland River Monday afternoon has been identified as a missing Pineville man.According to a news release from t...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Smith receives Martin Award

Smith receives Martin Award

Photo submittedBell County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jared Smith was presented with the John L. Martin Award at a recent meeting of the Wilderness R...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Sen. Paul joins President Trump for singing of legislation protecting Ky. coal industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul recently joined President Donald Trump for the official signing of legislation benefiting Kentucky’...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


New supercomputer aids climate research top coal state

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some gl...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Cases involving alleged drug theft at VA health facilities

Government data obtained by The Associated Press show that incidents of drug loss or theft at federal hospitals have jumped nearly tenfold since 2009 ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal

CHICAGO (AP) — Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and...

February 20th, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Jury: Pharmacist helped others illegally distribute drugsLEXINGTON (AP) — A jury has found a Berea pharmacist guilty of helping other people dis...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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 |