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New garage ready to help local customers

Opening a new business during a pandemic isn’t an easy feat, but for John Arvin and his family, ... Read more | Add your comment

Rosspoint seventh graders learn to sew

During the challenging times of COVID-19, schools and students have explored many innovative strategies to allow learning and ... Read more | Add your comment

Round 3: Kentucky preparing for another blast of winter weather

Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect for all of Kentucky as the third winter ... Read more | Add your comment

One injured in Dayhoit shooting

On Feb. 16, at approximately 5:57 a.m., Kentucky State Police, Post 10, in Harlan, received a burglary complaint ... Read more | Add your comment


District court cases for Feb. 24

Compiled by Paul Lunsford DISTRICT COURT • Paul Rouse, 28, expired or no registration plate, expired or no Kentucky registration receipt, registration and title requirements ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boil water advisory issued for Kenvir

Due to low pressure of Evarts water, Black Mountain Utility District has issued a boil water advisory for all of Kenvir. Bring water to a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Troopers deliver medicine to those in need

Four Kentucky State Police Posts worked together last week to deliver critical prescription medication for the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy to patients in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:48 pm


LETTER: Harlan has one of the most dedicated public servants

Dear Editor: Recently, I retired as executive director of the Kentucky County Attorneys Association, a position I was privileged to hold for more than a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:52 am


Lady Bears routed in 13th Region action

By Paul Lunsford Whitley County used an 18-12 fourth-quarter outburst on Saturday to edge visiting Harlan County 59-57 in girls 13th Region action. Darcie Anderson ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:10 am


Harlan defeated in Knox County match up

By Paul Lunsford Junior guard Caylan Mills fired in 23 points on Saturday as Knox Central defeated visiting Harlan 59-53 in girls basketball action. Senior ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:06 am


Senior guards team for 57 points

By Paul Lunsford MANCHESTER – Three senior guards combined for 57 points as Clay County snapped a three-game losing streak on Saturday to claim a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 22, 2021 11:02 am


Eastern Kentucky continues feeling impact of wicked winter storm; Thousands still without power

Nearly 20,000 Kentucky Power customers in Eastern Kentucky are still without electricity and it could be another week or longer before some of them have ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:28 pm


Cats withstand hand-to-hand combat to defeat Vols

Kentucky stayed nearly a week in Tennessee and ended the six-day road trip with an impressive 70-55 win over Tennessee on Saturday. Kentucky departed for ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:18 pm


Electric co-ops say major work still ahead for storm repair

With some power outages in Eastern Kentucky in their tenth day, electric cooperative crews on Friday continued to address major damage to the system, including ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, February 20, 2021 8:00 am


Cats aim high in Rocky Top rematch; Tip-off is Saturday at 1 p.m.

Kentucky coach John Calipari is along for the ride and has been enjoying the journey, especially during the past three weeks. “I’m happy with the ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, February 19, 2021 5:36 pm


How to protect your heart when shoveling snow

This week’s cold weather, snow, and ice was a shock to many in communities throughout Kentucky. Extreme temperatures and the exertion that comes with cold-weather ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 19, 2021 2:56 pm


Pandemic taking toll on mental health of youth, teens

As COVID infection rates begin to slowly decline, a recent study reveals the number of mental health-related medical visits for children is rising. A CDC ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Friday, February 19, 2021 12:44 pm


Caldwell unloads 24 points in close game

By Paul Lunsford Senior guard Whitney Caldwell poured in 24 points on Thursday as visiting Pineville defeated Harlan 59-53. Caldwell was held without a basket ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:59 am


Lady Dragons down Middlesboro at home

By Paul Lunsford Harlan had five players score in double figures on Wednesday as the Lady Dragons downed visiting Middlesboro 64-52. Angel Wynn led Harlan ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:54 am


State to get a 29% boost in vaccine supply next week

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky’s coronavirus vaccine supply will increase by 29 percent next week, and the amount being sent through the federal ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:04 am


Cats withstand Vandy rally, hold on for 82-78 win

Vanderbilt made a run at Kentucky but the Wildcats never flinched and held on for an 82-78 victory over the Commodores Wednesday night in Nashville. ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:19 am


Extreme cold will drive up gas prices, experts say

Nearly 20% of total U.S. refinery capacity offline  Motorists should brace themselves for even higher gas prices in the days ahead, enhanced by the extreme ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:39 pm


Visiting Harlan edges Lynn Camp for win

By Paul Lunsford Emma Owens hit five of six free throws in overtime on Saturday as visiting Harlan edged Lynn Camp 61-56 in basketball action. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:50 am


Winter storm packs wallop in Kentucky

Kentucky’s second winter storm in less than one week knocked out power for more than 152,000 homes and caused multiple fatal traffic accidents. The storm ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:33 am


VIDEO: McConnell explains his vote against impeachment; he does not condone Trump’s ‘disgraceful actions’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks after the Senate voted 57-43 Saturday in favor of the conviction of former President Donald Trump ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 15, 2021 12:38 pm


Winter storm systems continue to slam commonwealth

While Kentucky continues to dig out from the latest winter storm, the National Weather Service is already looking ahead to the next system, expected to ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:01 pm


Cats end slide with win over Auburn

John Calipari could sense a turnaround on the horizon. Despite improvement behind the scenes during the past three weeks, the losses kept piling up for ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Saturday, February 13, 2021 9:26 pm


Former UK standout Padgett coaching in New Mexico, but he’ll always be a Wildcat

By Jamie Vaught Former Kentucky Wildcat standout Scott Padgett may be working 1,300 miles away from his hometown of Louisville, but he is thankful he ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:54 pm


Bill aims to help those leaving Kentucky prisons

Legislation aimed to address the needs of people leaving prison is advancing in the General Assembly. House Bill 53, sponsored by Rep. Kim Moser, R-Taylor ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:32 pm


House passes historical horse racing 55-38 after contentious debate; Governor says he’ll sign

By Joe Clabes KyForward reporter After months of uncertainty following an opinion by the Kentucky Supreme Court, historical horse racing in the state has gained ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:16 pm


Calipari remains hopeful SEC will choose to have league tournament

John Calipari remains hopeful the Southeastern Conference moves forward with the league tournament this year. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the NCAA announced Friday that ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:01 pm