WILLIAMSBURG — The City Council of Williamsburg went into an executive session during its regular meeting on Monday to discuss whether or not to involve itself with the a national class action suit against pharmaceutical companies.
MOREHEAD - A revolution in the hemp cultivation process that will bring efficiency and economy to farmers can trace its roots to Rowan County.
With Water Street construction finally underway, for the second time in recent years, local business owners are encouraging city residents and visitors of downtown to support them by making efforts to still shop local.
WILLIAMSBURG — This Friday and Saturday over 265 Jeeps are expected to have traveled to Williamsburg from across the United States, and even Canada, to kick off the 26th annual Jeep Jamboree.
Robert Calfee, of Park City, stopped by his favorite retailer, Zack Express, on Sunday to check a stack of lottery tickets he’d accumulated. He said most of the tickets scanned “not a winner” until they came across the one, he’d purchased for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, according to a press release received in email from Jennifer Cunningham, communications specialist with the Kentucky lottery.
CORBIN — Thursday evening, the Corbin Board of Education recognized a new program being implemented in the district that allows local community members to mentor students, similar to a Big Brothers Big Sisters type of program.
Providing a positive male role model for kids is always on Simon Vanderpool’s mind. That’s why the special education teacher at Harrison Elementary in Fayette County decided to start a new program, Books Barbers and Ballers, aimed at helping kids practice their reading skills.
In late September, police accused a truck driver of having a cellphone mounted on his dash playing a video that was distracting him when his tractor-trailer struck a jeep killing a Bedford man and seriously injuring his passenger.
In week three of "Survivor: Island of the Idols," we got to watch a little more action from our local Rockholds woman Elaine Stott.
WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg will be hosting the inaugural Riverstomp Bluegrass Festival this weekend at the Whitley County Fairgrounds.
In the hopes to finance their sixth mural in the city of Berea, the almost year-old grassroots organization, Murals of Berea, is hosting the Berea OutDOORS Project Auction.
It's been three years since Paula Hollon was diagnosed with breast cancer through a routine mammogram. She credits her dogged determination to fight the disease paired with supportive family and friends for her survival.
Kentucky has the third highest rate of youth obesity in the nation. According to data released Thursday, 93,600 young people ages 10 to 17 have obesity, a rate of 20.8%.
CORBIN — Looking for something to do this weekend with the family that’s low cost, beneficial, and fun? The Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is hosting a series of events that just might fulfill these needs.
The opioid crisis has caused plenty of questions, but very few answers have been found so far. On Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Senator Rand Paul joined local leaders in the war against opioids in a round-table discussion of what possible solutions can be found on all levels.
TRI-COUNTY — Every day many residents in the Tri-County go about their daily routines, jumping in their vehicles rushing to work, dropping children off at school, running errands, going to the grocery store, library, after school practices and so forth, often taking their mode of transportation for granted.
GLASGOW — A man indicted for the 1981 murder of a Smiths Grove woman has been labeled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.
The man accused of fatally shooting a fellow immigrant, then enlisting his cousin and estranged girlfriend to help burn the body has been sentenced to life in prison.
Fans of Madison County history enjoyed a blast from the past Sunday afternoon. At Union City Park in northwest Madison County, nearly 60 people gathered to witness the unveiling of a memorial marker for Andrew Tribble, one of the nation's great vaudeville performers.
With around 622,360 people in Kentucky labeled as food insecure -- lacking reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food -- 18.6% of those are ages 50 to 59, making the commonwealth the highest ranked for food insecurity in this age range in the nation, according to a Feeding America Report.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Representative Regina Huff of Williamsburg has pre-filed BR 212, which bans drivers from using a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device while operating a vehicle on public highways, unless there is an emergency.
LAUREL COUNTY — If you traveled US 25 in Laurel County on Friday, you might have passed two men on foot taking turns carrying a large wooden cross.
Judge Debra Lambert, who has been chosen as one of EKU's Hall of Distinguished Alumni Award winners for 2019, humbly recognizes that many supportive people have helped and taught her.
GLASGOW — Republican Mike Harmon believes he deserves a second term as Kentucky's auditor based on what he touted as being a nonpartisan track record of sticking to the numbers and providing needed examinations of how public funds are spent and used.
Cincinnati-based Hollaender Manufacturing Company revealed Wednesday the company will set up an operation in a warehouse complex off University Drive in Somerset to manufacture its line of Speed-Rail® mechanical fittings. The railing manufacturer will invest $667,000 and plans to create 16 full-time, high-paying jobs.
CORBIN — Hundreds of people lined the streets Thursday evening to welcome home World War II Navy Machinist's Mate 1st Class Ulis Claude Steely of Corbin.
Affordable housing for those with below-median incomes has been a lifetime mission for Eastern Kentucky University alumnus Rick McQuady. When he accepted the position of Kentucky Housing Corporation's Internal Auditor in 1985, thus began a decades-long career of making fair, safe, affordable housing a reality for more Kentucky families.
While the devastating effects of addiction have been well documented in the Appalachian region, communities continue efforts to help those affected rebuild.
Among the writing scrawled on the worn, frayed guitar case is the statement: "When I die, I'll go to heaven because I spent my time in hell VIETNAM-1966-67-68."
Chad Rogers, the lead vocalist and guitarist for the band Pistol Whip, is releasing his debut solo single titled, “Railroad Town,” this Friday.
WILLIAMSBURG — The second annual River Fog Festival returns to downtown Williamsburg Saturday with a stacked musical lineup, plenty of food and beverages as well as giant games for children to enjoy.
This Week's Circulars
Wilma McDavid passed Wednesday at Kings Daughters Medical Center. Funeral services will be Friday 1 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday 11 a.m. until service.
Earle G. Wheeler, 92, passed away October 14, 2019, in Lexington, Ky. He was born on February 5, 1927, in Ashland, Ky., to the late Franklin F. and Neva Lemaster Wheeler. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Margaret Rowe Wheeler. Earle was a retired employee of IBM and a member…
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