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58 deaths from COVID-19 marks highest in pandemic

Kentucky saw its highest daily number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 58, Gov. Andy Beshear reported during ... Read more | Add your comment

Beshear asking feds for double supply of vaccine

KENTUCKY TODAY Gov. Andy Beshear says he is asking the federal government to double the amount of COVID-19 ... Read more | Add your comment

Hike in KU bills leave locals concerned

Kentucky Utilities customers across much of Kentucky and into Virginia recently received unusually high power bills, some within ... Read more | Add your comment

Beshear says security at Capitol increased for next several days

Announces Kentucky State Capitol grounds will be closed Sunday Gov. Andy Beshear announced heightened security measures around the ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Ky. Supreme Court won’t have rehearing on historical horse racing

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today The Kentucky Supreme Court has denied a motion for a rehearing on their decision issued last fall that stated historical ... Read more | Add your comment

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Kentucky Guard supports 59th presidential inauguration

by Sgt. Alan Royalty 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment More than 315 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen assisted federal agencies in securing the National ... Read more | Add your comment

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Opinion

Learning the depth of our intolerance for free speech

By Billy Reed Last Monday, our nation was reeling as never before from the double whammy of a violent attack on our nation’s Capitol building, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 22, 2021 11:28 am

Opinion

Kentucky must face harsh realities to achieve racial equity

By Ashli Watts Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Although 2020 was the most difficult year many have ever experienced, it is safe to say that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:48 pm

News

State reports 49 more deaths from COVID-19

January is on track to be Kentucky’s deadliest month By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Gov. Andy Beshear and his health commissioner have long said ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:37 am

Sports

Cats drop third straight with last-second loss to Georgia

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today John Calipari was down after watching his team end a 14-game winning streak to Georgia Wednesday night in Athens. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:18 am

Education

Federal student aid programs can help pay college costs

The federal government offers many financial aid programs to help students and families pay for college. Applying for those programs means submitting the Free Application ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:23 pm

Sports

Carmical leads Bears with seven 3s against Bell

After three consecutive wins in the 2021 season, the Harlan County Black Bears routed the visiting Bell County Bobcats in a 77-46 win during a ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:33 am

Sports

UK looks to be on pace for NIT

LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky has had two teams go to the NIT, not the NCAA Tournament, in the last 12 years, and this one certainly seems ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:30 am

News

Medicare Advantage open enrollment time

Legal aid of the Bluegrass Each year, between Jan. 1 and March 31, we enter into the Medicare Advantage open enrollment period. During this time ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:19 am

Opinion

BLEVINS: Thinking of MLK

By Vivian Blevins Contributing columnist Monday was MLK’s special day, and as I reflect on his life, I realize my life has been enriched immeasurably ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:35 pm

Feature

Shelter adds new wing to aid sick, injured animals

Nearing its final step before being operational, a new surgery wing at the Harlan County Animal Shelter brings pets one step closer to a new, ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:18 pm

News

Mosley reports decline in local cases

With the past two weeks recorded at 201 and 184 new COVID-19 cases in Harlan County, Judge-Executive Dan Mosley said it is good to see ... Read more

by Emily Sargent, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:18 am

sports

Lady Bobcats cut off Harlan for 5-1 record

By Paul Lunsford Contributing Writer After a two-week layoff due to quarantine, the Harlan Lady Dragons opened 52nd District play on Monday against visiting Bell ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:22 am

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Harlan Co. trumps Lafayette on the road

By Paul Lunsford Contributing Writer The Harlan County Black Bears traveled to Lexington on Thursday and escaped by defeating Lafayette 68-62. “We were fortunate to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:18 am

News

New family medicine practice opens in Pineville

PINEVILLE — Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) announced the opening of its ARH Cumberland Valley Medical and Surgical Associates Pineville clinic today located at 302 Walnut ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 5:17 pm

News

Gas prices on the rise in Kentucky

Gasoline prices in Kentucky have risen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.21/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,623 stations ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 18, 2021 7:33 am

Sports

Cats come up short against Auburn

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky stopped Auburn, but the Tigers still escaped with a 66-59 win over the Wildcats Saturday at Auburn Arena. “We ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:42 pm

STATE NEWS

Art contest increases pollinator awareness

FRANKFORT – Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky’s youth to participate in the Kentucky Pollinator Stakeholders Art Contest. The contest is designed to educate ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:15 pm

DEBUNKED

COVID vaccines: fact versus fiction

By Mallory Olson University of Kentucky Over the past year, a novel, highly contagious virus has spread across the world. Scientists and researchers have worked ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:37 pm

Opinion

TURNER: Kentucky General Assembly making most of 30-day legislative session

The Kentucky General Assembly is making the most of the 30-day legislative session. In the first eight days back in Frankfort, lawmakers have already delivered ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:10 pm

STATE NEWS

Kentucky National Guard supporting security effort in Washington, D.C.

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky National Guard will send approximately 270 personnel to the National Capitol Region this weekend to assist civilian law enforcement with security ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:46 pm

Opinion

Trip to civil rights museum one worth taking

As we prepare to observe the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I find myself reflecting on a trip that taught me ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:45 pm

STATE NEWS

Gov. Beshear announces 4,560 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

FRANKFORT – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state’s fourth-highest report of new COVID-19 cases and third-highest report of new COVID-19 deaths. “We’re going to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:58 pm

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Opinion

BESHEAR: Relief for small businesses, workers harmed by pandemic needed now

By Gov. Andy Beshear COVID-19 has hit us hard. It has taken the lives of far too many and it has upended our economy, damaging ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:53 pm

Sports

Tide rolls over Wildcats 85-65 in Rupp Arena

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Alabama’s football team won a national championship Monday. The men’s basketball team followed with an impressive rare road win in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:16 pm

Sports

Echols helped make Gator Bowl even more special for one Kentucky family

By Larry Vaught Vaught’s Views Ally Echols grew up a Kentucky fan in Shepherdsville and met her husband, Thomas Paine Echols, a few months before ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:59 pm