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ASHLAND, Ky. - Federal Bureau of Prisons officials have shed light on how they are handling the coronavirus outbreak at Ashland FCI, which is currently dealing with the eighth-highest number of inmates with positive COVID-19 cases in the federal correctional system.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - As cases of the coronavirus continues to rise, and with nearly every one of Kentucky’s 120 counties now in the “red zone,” the Kentucky Supreme Court issued new mandates on Friday governing local court operations.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Secretary of State Michael Adams has more support in his effort to have some of the changes made to the way elections were conducted this year made permanent by the Kentucky General Assembly next year.

Coming off a 24-8 season that yielded their seventh consecutive bid to the NAIA national tournament, the Patriots men's basketball team earned 282 points to be ranked 15th in the NAIA Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced by the national office. It marks the highest UC has been ranked in the Pr…

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Through Dec. 15, 2020, Kentuckians in 120 counties may enroll in health insurance coverage that takes effect Jan. 1, 2021. Enrollment is open on the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, with health coverage strongly encouraged as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

WHITLEY COUNTY — Two Knoxville men who are accused of traveling from Tennessee to a Williamsburg hotel and providing an underage victim with drugs, before one of the men had sexual intercourse with the victim, were in court recently.

WILLIAMSBURG -- Members of the Whitley County community met in a Zoom conference call recently with Ruthie Caldwell, a grant writer and project manager with Vision Granted, who is helping with a feasibility study looking into the community's access to high-speed internet connectivity.


The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce welcomed back members last Tuesday afternoon for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started. The group also welcomed the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, as its guest. Craft grew up in Glasgow, Kentucky, and was no…


LONDON - The Laurel County Health Department reported a total of 2,090 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The disease is beginning to spread more rapidly in the community, according to the Laurel County Health Department.

CORBIN - The renovation project in the works for Corbin’s Miller Park continues as the Corbin City Commission received an update from Deco Architects, the architectural firm responsible for the renovations, during the commission's monthly meeting Monday evening.

WHITLEY COUNTY -- On Tuesday, the Whitley County Fiscal Court approved the second reading of one budget amendment, along with an emergency ordinance for an additional budget amendment that would bring in over one million dollars in total to the county.


CORBIN — Shopping local is more important than ever and that’s why the City of Corbin and the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission have teamed up to provide downtown Corbin’s annual Christmas Open House on Sunday between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

KNOX COUNTY - After a month of having no indictments due to not having enough jurors to make up a grand jury, 19 people were indicted by a Knox County grand jury on Oct. 23.

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County Superintendent John Siler signed a proclamation declaring the week of Nov. 16-20 Family Engagement Week in collaboration with Partners for Education at Berea College.

In August, 1990, the Congress and President George W. Bush designated the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month in honor of the contributions American Indians have made to enhance the freedom, prosperity, and greatness of America today. On Monday, November 9, members o…

WHITLEY COUNTY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists lane closures will occur on I-75 northbound and southbound (mile point 27.8) in Whitley County on Thursday, November 19 due to bridge inspections.

WHITLEY COUNTY -- The Whitley County High School JROTC recently received a grant from the NRA Foundation and Friends of the NRA. This grant provided approximately $5,000 to purchase Air Rifles, Target Systems, and equipment required to charge air rifles.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - More restrictions could be announced Wednesday as Kentucky saw the second highest number of new cases of COVID-19 for a Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced during a virtual Capitol press briefing.

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Corbin hosted its first half marathon on Saturday with the Colonel Sanders Half Marathon hosted by the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission. The inaugural Colonel Sanders Half Marathon had 199 runners finish the race with 35 percent of whom came from out of state.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday asked all Kentuckians to recommit to following safety guidelines as the state again set a record for cases of COVID-19 reported in one week, as well as the highest number of new cases ever reported on a Sunday.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - State officials now warn it will likely take weeks, if not a month, to repair the Brent Spence Bridge, which carries I-71 and I-75 traffic across the Ohio River between northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) - Hospital officials in Lexington on Friday expressed concerns over a continuing rise in cases of the coronavirus, and are urging Kentuckians to exercise caution, especially with Thanksgiving and Christmas on the horizon.

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s secretary of state on Wednesday announced an audit of presidential election results that he said would be done with a full hand tally of ballots because the margin is so tight.


On Saturday, The William Whitley Chapter, NSDAR continued to honor the Revolutionary War Patriots who settled in Whitley County. To commemorate Veterans Day, chapter members gathered at the grave site of Thomas Adkins, a patriot from South Carolina. Thomas’ first military service was in 1777…

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