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Surely, as you drive along backroads of Pulaski County, your mind wanders to yesterday, as President Trump is apt to say: "When America was great." You see an old barn, its timbers bent from troubled winds and weight of a thousand snows. Cattle huddle in pastures, picking at drought-browned grass. Goldenrods wave in the wind.

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Currently, the Glyndon Hotel and adjoining spaces on Main Street sit vacant, save the Republican headquarters that is occupying part of the space. Rodney Davis plans to change all of that, turning it into a destination spot for travelers and a staple in the community for the residents.

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After several residents in Madison County began to mysteriously fall ill during the early summer, it wasn't until residents began to receive a release from the Madison County Utility District in August stating it found contaminants in the water in June that people began to think there could be a correlation between the two.

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GLASGOW — Members of the Barren County Board of Education heard presentations last week from officials with four health organizations regarding school health programs.

Five members of the Stop Madison County Tax Increase Committee filed an affidavit this week for a petition against the 139% county property tax increase, which was approved Tuesday and sent other opposing taxpayers into a frenzy trying to find out where and how soon they can sign their name to vote against the increase.

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ASHLAND Revenue generated from the issuance of bonds for the Tax Increment Finance district in downtown Ashland were allocated to the entity that operates the newly renovated Delta Marriott during meeting of the Ashland Board of Commissioners on Thursday.

As of Aug. 30, operations at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant have resulted in the destruction of five tons, almost 1% of mustard agent munitions, according to the site’s manager, Candace Coyle.

State Budget Director John Chilton said Kentucky's tax collections in August increased nearly $30 million from last year.

GLASGOW — Wendell Strode, executive director of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, was recently named to the 2020 Corvette Hall of Fame class. 

GLASGOW – Neither the video camera mounted to the vehicle driven by a now former Glasgow Police Department officer nor his body camera were running during a Feb. 23 incident in which he and a Barren County Sheriff's Office deputy were arresting a man after a vehicular chase, according to documents the Glasgow Daily Times obtained through open records requests.

David Sparks was arraigned in Garrard County Circuit Court on Friday morning, where a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf.

A former Somerset resident and his wife interrupted an in-progress cruise to Alaska late last week and flew back home to Cocoa, Florida when monstrous Hurricane Dorian was on a track to devastate Florida's East Coast.

The Register looked at the different options the county is pursuing along with the cost associated for each, to give readers a better understanding of finances and housing choices for inmates including the jails current operations, contracted housing and a new jail.

A Pulaski County jury has convicted the man accused of fatally shooting a fellow immigrant, then enlisting his cousin and estranged girlfriend to help burn the body.

Jurors should begin deliberating this (Thursday) morning in the case a man accused of fatally shooting a fellow immigrant, then enlisting his cousin and estranged girlfriend to help burn the body.

From brewing beers in their driveway to opening one of the more anticipated additions to downtown Morehead, three life-long friends have opened the city’s first brewhouse.

On Saturday, Beard and Loathing partnered with Dreaming Creek Brewery to host the annual Starving Artist Fair, which saw many talented and local artists hocking their wares.

The effects of alcoholism and drug addiction grip not only those addicted, but also their families. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), one out of every eight adults struggle with both alcohol and drug use disorders simultaneously. About 88,000 deaths in the United States are attributed to alcohol use every year.

According to Madison County Jailer Steve Tussey, all finances of the county jail hinge on the amount of inmates in which they are required to house. To that point, it is no surprise that as the number of inmates increases, the cost to operate the jail is sure to follow.

It's not likely that the extreme flooding that washed away all of last year's Louder Than Life will impact Louisville again in the near future.

An arrest has been made following an investigation into the death of woman found near the Kentucky River on Aug. 17.

ASHLAND – Local police chief received state-wide recognition for his dedication to the community and police force, and received the prestigious award of Chief of the Year for 2019.

After working for Department of Criminal Justice Training since 2004, Ben Wilcox didn't really think he'd ever return to working with schools — a job he held when he first started his law enforcement career. But when he was asked to fill the role of school security marshal for the state, it was a no-brainer.

CANNONSBURG The culinary students hunched over hot stovetops Thursday never knew making a stack of pancakes could be so stressful.

Gov. Matt Bevin was in Eastern Kentucky Thursday to award more than $700,000 in road improvement money to Lawrence County and the city of Louisa.

SECOND UPDATE 08/22 9:47PM: A prominent Madison County businessman was arrested late Wednesday evening after a grand jury indicted him on multiple counts of child pornography possession, distributing obscene matter, using electronic communication to procure a minor, use of a minor in a sexual performance and tampering with physical evidence.

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Obituaries

Agnes Hopper Young, 96, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, at home in Corbin. Agnes was born in Casey County, Kentucky, on November 17, 1922, a daughter of Ethel Godbey and Lewis Wilham. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister Pauline Wilham, husband Bill Young,…

Harold Wayne Farmer, 75, husband of Dorothy Farmer, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019. He was born in Corbin, Kentucky on February 16, 1944 to the late Roscoe and Oma Ballard Farmer. He was a veteran of the US Army and the US Army Reserves, serving during the Vietnam War and Desert Stor…