NEWS


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Mitch McConnell interrupted as Trump protests continue

COVINGTON (AP) — Two demonstrators interrupted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech before a suit-and-tie crowd Thursday, under...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Beshear warns of Facebook scam

Beshear warns of Facebook scam

FRANKFORT — Attorney General Beshear is warning Kentuckians that a popular web search could result in them becoming a victim of a scam.Reports s...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


By Adam BeamAssociated Press

FRANKFORT (AP) — In Kentucky, where a DUI conviction can only be held against you for 10 years, some state lawmakers want to make sure the court...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bill would make colleges compete for state funding

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky’s public colleges and universities would have to compete against each other for shrinking state tax dollars unde...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Committee OKs bill making it easier for felons to get jobs

FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentuckians trying to overcome their criminal past could no longer be automatically denied occupational licenses under legislat...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Bill would split local government pension funds from KRSFRANKFORT (AP) — Local government pension funds would break away from the Kentucky Retir...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Bears win ‘instant classic’
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Sizemore signs to play baseball at Union
Green Dragons end regional drought

Green Dragons end regional drought

As the coach of a program that hadn’t played in the regional tournament since the current seniors were in kindergarten, Derrick Akal found a uni...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Storen hopes to win closer job with Reds

Storen hopes to win closer job with Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Drew Storen is comfortable with his catcher, and that’s important for a former closer who is trying to earn the rol...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Adebayo’s double-double lifts Cats to win

Adebayo’s double-double lifts Cats to win

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kentucky’s coaching staff challenged forward Bam Adebayo this week, criticizing his foul trouble and “cautious&...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: 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. |  


Lynn Camp,Knox Centraladvance in 51st

An impressive performance from senior Brooklyn Bryant led the Lynn Camp Lady Wildcats past the Pineville Lady Mountain Lions 52-38 in the first round ...

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. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On
Easier: More success, less work

Easier: More success, less work

Deer season has been over for a few weeks now, and turkey season is right around the corner. I like how each of these are so different than the other....

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |  


When teens start driving

When teens start driving

Remember when you were a teen and couldn’t wait to get your driver’s license? All you could think about was getting behind the wheel, cran...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


What’s Goin’ On

What’s Goin’ On

To place an event in the “What’s Goin’ On” section, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042; or drop a written/typed...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap

Talk to babies and let them babble back to bridge word gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of wor...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Ky. to host WWE televised event

WWE’s SmackDown Live is coming to Louisville. The event will be held at the KFC Yum! Center on April 18 and marks the return of live, televised ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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How will you be remembered?
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Today in History

Secretary Chao will pave the way for Ky.’s transportation system

Very few functions of government are more critical than building roads and bridges. As the new vice chair of the Kentucky House Transportation Committ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Smoking prevention in Ky.

Thumbs down to Kentucky receiving failing grades for its smoking prevention program spending.Smoking causes an estimated $1.92 billion in annual healt...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Thursday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2017. There are 311 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |  


Letter to the Editor

Postal employee’s kindness and compassion appreciatedDuring the Christmas season my mail carrier, Laura Hensley, delivered a package to my door....

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA