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LEXINGTON — No-till, Kentucky farmers and the University of Kentucky have been inextricably linked from the very beginning. In 2022, farmers across the United States will come to Louisville to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Christian County farmer Harry Young’s first commercial no-till pl…

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is updating its Long-Range Statewide Transportation Plan (LRSTP) and gathering input from the traveling public through a Kentucky Statewide Transportation Survey at GetThereTogetherKY.org. Input collected will be used in preparing a plan…

Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.The shots could begin in early November, with t…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – In order to help solve a shortage of nurses in the region, Bellarmine University’s nursing school has added a January start date for its one-year accelerated nursing degree program.The additional start date will allow 50 people who have already earned a bachelor’s degr…

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Before there were tourism commissions, boards, directors or initiatives to draw visitors into Southeastern Kentucky, there was Rick Egedi, or Smurff, as he was commonly referred to. Smurff founded the family-owned and operated Sheltowee Trace Outfitters in 1983 and was a driving force in tur…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman will be relinquishing her second role, that of Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, to aid Gov. Andy Beshear on economic development issues.During a Capitol press conference on Thursday, Beshear said, regarding econom…

BARBOURVILLE - Gov. Andy Beshear took advantage of his trip to Barbourville Tuesday by not only presenting a $10 million check for a renovation project at the Knox County Career and Technical Center, but also presenting a check of $108,100 to Knox County Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell for nea…

WHITLEY COUNTY—Community members are encouraged to get a flu vaccine this year to help protect their families from getting seriously ill this flu season.

According to a 2017 study conducted by the the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), along with the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), at least 10 million adults in the U.S. (6 percent of the population) under age 70--and perhaps as many as 40 million adul…

Hampton Haigen Home celebrated its opening on Friday afternoon. Hailee Farmer (cutting the ribbon), the owner of the new downtown Corbin business, has been an interior designer for over 10 years. Farmer named the store after her children, Hampton and Haigen. The business offers home decor an…

WILLIAMSBURG – Gov. Andy Beshear joined community leaders to celebrate the official groundbreaking of Cumberland Mint, the historical horse racing track extension being built in Williamsburg off Exit 11.

HARLAN – On September 30, Kentucky State Police (KSP) held the annual sworn awards ceremony in Lexington to honor 55 troopers and officers who put on a uniform each day to patrol Kentucky’s neighborhoods with a mission of serving and protecting their fellow citizens. The achievement awards p…

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Friday morning it was time to welcome hundreds of people home, as Williamsburg hosted the 28th Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree. 522 people had signed up for this year’s event and there were around 275 Jeeps. As is tradition, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison and Whitley County Judge…

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CORBIN—The 2021 Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit wrapped up in Corbin last week, bringing with it a record number of attendees and the promise of a better future for Appalachians.

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is helping empower parents to talk with their young drivers about the importance of driving safely. They are joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in their efforts during Nat…

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health advisers endorsed a booster of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Friday, citing concern that Americans who got the single-dose shot aren’t as protected as those given two-dose brands.

LEXINGTON — High energy costs and wet weather have delayed the harvest of what is expected to be a record corn crop for the state. To preserve yield and quality, a University of Kentucky agricultural engineer is recommending producers consider harvesting and mechanically drying corn still le…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – It’s the end of an era, as the only Democratic member of Kentucky’s congressional delegation announced on Tuesday that his eighth term as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives will be his last.Congressman John Yarmuth has represented the Third Congressional Di…

October is breast cancer awareness month. Dr. Francie Masters, Radiologist at Baptist Health Corbin, stated  “One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.  While you can’t usually prevent cancer, it is important to be proactive about your health.  The earlier canc…

University of the Cumberlands wishes to congratulate Kara Rebennack, a graduate student from Cincinnati, Ohio, on being selected as part of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program Class of 2021. Kara is pursuing her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS…

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