NEWS


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Sliding in the sun
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 20th, 2017 updated: 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 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 10:10 am. |    
Defense sends Lady Dragons to finals
Brock leads Lady Dragons past Corbin

Brock leads Lady Dragons past Corbin

Jordan Brock had lived through the scenario many times in her five seasons with the Harlan Lady Dragons — an opponent battles back late in the g...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Taylor scores 41 as Redhounds roll past HHS

Coming off a hard-fought loss on Tuesday at North Laurel, the Corbin Redhounds and coach Tony Pietrowski likely were happy for a chance to redeem them...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Georgia will get another shot at Cats

Georgia will get another shot at Cats

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week:GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 13 Kentucky at Georgia: After producing one of it...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Brock set new standard for girls hoops

Brock set new standard for girls hoops

To say basketball is a passion would be an understatement for Harlan High School senior Jordan Brock. It is a way of life — her life.Brock began...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Unlike the 2015-16 campaign which saw Mychal Mulder play in a very limited role at Kentucky with a total of 90 minutes in the Tyler Ulis-led backcourt...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What’s Goin’ On

‘Walking Dead’ creator to appear at EKU

RICHMOND (AP) — The creator of the smash-hit TV show “The Walking Dead” is returning to his native Kentucky for an appearance at Eas...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Students develop app to help make a ‘Waste Free America’

FRANKFORT (AP) — Paul Winters buys pizza for his grandson Jared on Friday nights — “provided he’s been good.” This past ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser announced

St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser announced

BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Friends of the Southwest Virginia Museum are accepting ticket reservations for the St. Patrick’s Day Bash on Marc...

February 20th, 2017 |  


What kind of cherry tree did Washington fell?

Washington’s birthday is a good time to think about cherry trees. But rather than questioning whether George really chopped down the tree and th...

February 20th, 2017 |  


No designer babies, but gene editing to avoid disease? Maybe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t expect designer babies any time soon — but a major new ethics report leaves open the possibility of one day ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Optimism in the Commonwealth
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Today in History

State Senate week in review

State Senate week in review

FRANKFORT— As we near the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session, the days have become more intense. We are debating issues in committee a...

February 20th, 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 20th, 2017 |  


Maintaining a close relationship with God and our spouse

Maintaining a close relationship with God and our spouse

Last week, I was sitting in my office on a dreary afternoon, tapping on the keyboard and listening to the rain blowing against the window. The house i...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Holiday or all the days?

Holiday or all the days?

Have you ever wondered if we had no holidays would people be in debt? I know that is an exaggeration; however, just think about the money we spend on ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


The ultimate lunch swap

The ultimate lunch swap

Regular readers on this column know that I have been on a school days kick rather frequently since the first of the year. And, in fact, I originally i...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2017. There are 316 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 18th, 2017 |  


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