NEWS


2:21 pm |    
A new place for brews
3:26 pm |    
BCSO arrests several
3:22 pm
Updated: 3:22 pm. |    
Gap mayor attends Elected Officials Academy
1:55 pm |    
Comic store opens doors
1:28 pm
Updated: 2:08 pm. |    
Man dies in bicycle wreck

Labor cabinet offers free workplace law posters

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Labor Cabinet issued a reminder to employers that it provides, at no charge, posters summarizing Kentucky’s wage ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Ky. DFI earns reaccreditation

The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) announced that it has received reaccreditation as the state regulator of banks, credit unions, and mort...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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. |  


SPORTS


1:55 pm |    
Kelly commits to Union
12:51 pm |    
Lions drop a heartbreaker
10:48 pm
Updated: 10:58 pm. |    
Green Dragons end regional drought
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. |  


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 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Surviving a broken heart

Yes, Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but perhaps it wasn’t a happy holiday for you. Love may be wonderful, but not every relationship i...

February 23rd, 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 22nd, 2017 |  


First State Financial announces promotions

First State Financial announces promotions

Katherine Reese Capps, president and CEO of First State Financial, announces the promotion of Valerie Beth Redman to senior operations officer and Pen...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


11:50 am |    

Smoking prevention in Ky.

12:01 am |    

Today in History

President Trump — keep us out of Syria

President Trump must not authorize troops on the ground in Syria. Once our troops are moved to a country they never leave. Iraq and Afghanistan are ca...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


What are we becoming?

Nokia, a firm that makes electronic products, reported that cell phone users were checking their devices 150 times a day. Pew Research reported that y...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA