NEWS


Taylor files legislation to limit narcotic prescriptions

FRANKFORT — State Rep. Jeff Taylor, (D-Hopkinsville) pre-filed legislation last week aimed at curbing opiate painkiller addiction rates by limit...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Rep. Riggs proposes legislation to foster cooperation among local governments

FRANKFORT - Rep. Steve Riggs, D-Louisville, prefiled legislation that would help ensure that local officials are knowledgeable about service-sharing a...

December 6th, 2016 |  


EKU students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

RICHMOND – Fifty-two Eastern Kentucky University students were recently recognized for outstanding academic achievement and inducted into the Un...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Rogers votes to improve veterans care

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (KY-5) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for approving five bills aimed at honoring and improving benef...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Floyd County Retired Teachers Association gives to BLES

Floyd County Retired Teachers Association gives to BLES

BETSY LAYNE - The Floyd County Retired Teachers Association recently donated over 400 items to the Betsy Layne Elementary Family Resource Youth Servic...

December 1st, 2016 |  


KSP investigates fatal collision in Pike County

KIMPER - Kentucky State Police, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Pike County during the morning hou...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Lady Raiders suffer three-point loss to Sheldon Clark

HI HAT - Floyd County native Tim Rice made himself at home in Raider Arena on Wednesday night, guiding the visiting Sheldon Clark Lady Cardinals past ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Allen Central rolls past Piarist School, 83-28

EASTERN - Allen Central rolled past visiting Piarist School 83-28 in an early-season boys’ high school basketball game at J.E. Campbell Arena on...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Bears drop MSC game to Georgetown

Bears drop MSC game to Georgetown

PIKEVILLE - Second-ranked Georgetown College limited the 19th-ranked University of Pikeville men’s basketball team to its lowest scoring output ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Wesley Christian knocks off Huntington Prep

ALLEN - Wesley Christian took its place as one of the nation’s top prep boys’ basketball programs on Tuesday night by outlasting visiting ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Slone leads Rebels over Jenkins

EASTERN - Koby Slone scored a team-high 19 points to lead host Allen Central past Jenkins 85-58 in a boys’ high school basketball season opener ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Family Life

Family Life

At this time of the year, there’s only one thing a Belfry Pirate wants Santa to bring them for Christmas: another State Championship. This week,...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Ealies and Goldie Hunter celebrate 59th wedding anniversary

Ealies and Goldie Hunter celebrate 59th wedding anniversary

Ealies and Goldie Hunter celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary with their daughter Barb Hunter of Honaker and Shelli Nunemaker, their granddaughte...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Rental Central

The holiday shopping season will get off to a poor start for home entertainment with trio of underwhelming releases.THE BFG - Steven Spielberg directe...

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

The morally challenged owner of a zoo uses his trained animals to take out his enemies in this offbeat horror yarn that benefits from an all systems g...

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


Family Life

Family Life

I just finished decorating everything for Christmas. Whew! I’m pooped! It seemed to take forever because I kept starting and stopping. It took s...

November 24th, 2016 |  


OPINION


The transformative power of Thanksgiving

An unusual thing happened in Frankfort the other day. After years of being in the minority party, Republican House Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover welcomed ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Washington can help to make coal cleaner

As the recent election cycle demonstrated, American politics is beset with a number of polarizing issues. Among the most obvious has been the debate o...

December 1st, 2016 |  


What Is Gold Saying About Trump?

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.Amidst the larger drama of the election, the financial markets staged their own little ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Living On Purpose

Every year at Christmas time, it’s common to see the bell ringers all over town standing at the red kettles of the Salvation Army. Recently, I h...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Self-Defense for Whom?

In every state in the country, the right to self-defense is considered a mitigating factor in criminal prosecutions. If you use violence to defend you...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Why Does Pet Care Cost So Much?

Anyone who owns a pet knows that the cost of caring for old Fluffy or Fido has gone up considerably over recent years.Economists from Stanford and MIT...

November 29th, 2016 |  


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