NEWS


11:49 am |    
Wheelwright lodge wins award

Utility scam phone calls targeting customers in Kentucky

FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to warn Kentuckians of reports of suspicious calls being made to utility customers...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Brown attends Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee meeting

Brown attends Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee meeting

On Tuesday, Representative Larry Brown, R-Prestonsburg, attended the Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee meeting in Frankfort. The committee...

April 20th, 2017 |  


UPIKE Phi Beta Lambda students excel at spring conference

UPIKE Phi Beta Lambda students excel at spring conference

PIKEVILLE – The University of Pikeville chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) earned 16 awards in academic competition during the Kentucky PBL Spring...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Ball, Landrum unveil state transparency website redesign

Ball, Landrum unveil state transparency website redesign

FRANKFORT - State Treasurer Allison Ball and Finance and Administration Secretary William M. Landrum III unveiled a new and improved transparency webs...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Early voting provisions become law

FRANKFORT — A new law to strengthen Kentucky’s early voting statutes took effect late Tuesday, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:30 am |    
PES captures county title
9:29 am
Updated: 12:05 pm. |    
Wesley Christian trio earns All-American honors
8:27 am |    
Kinzer opens 2017 season

KBWC welcomes televised live WWE events back to the Bluegrass

FRANKFORT - Kentucky wrestling fans got a double dose of WWE excitement this week with events in Bowling Green and Louisville. The Kentucky Boxing and...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Highlands Jigsaw 5k set for April 29

PRESTONSBURG – Each year during Autism Awareness Month in April, Highlands hosts the Highlands Jigsaw 5k Run/Walk. The eighth annual fundraising...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Elk quota hunt application deadline approaching

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Elk quota hunt application deadline approaching

FRANKFORT – Twenty years ago this December, seven elk were released atop Potato Knob in Perry County in front of thousands of onlookers. The lan...

April 18th, 2017 |  


UPIKE’s 2017 Hall of Fame Class has championship credentials

PIKEVILLE - On Sunday, May 7, the University of Pikeville Athletic Hall of Fame will grow by four members that have been a part of five national champ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Blackcats outlast KCC, 11-10

Blackcats outlast KCC, 11-10

STONECREST - Host Prestonsburg edged familiar foe Knott County Central 11-10 in a mid-season high school baseball game on Thursday.Longtime rivals, Pr...

April 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Family Life
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Shock at Easter
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Family Life
Family Life

Family Life

A few days before Easter, I was talking to a five-year old as he was having his teeth cleaned. “Do you know who is coming this weekend?” I...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

A wounded Union soldier upsets the balance at a private girls’ school in this slice of southern gothic from the same guys who brought you “...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Rental Central

April will go out week with three modest hits and one obscure bomb that was so bad it was kind of enjoyable.ARRIVAL - When alien ships surround the ea...

April 20th, 2017 |  


‘The Hills Are Alive’ slated for April 23

MOREHEAD - Morehead State University Opera will present “The Hills Are Alive,” an evening of scenes from music, theater, operetta, and ope...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

A thief makes his last stand at an amusement park in this gritty crime thriller that should have been excellent (had they followed the novel it was ba...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Rental Central

A quartet of high-caliber releases will make rainouts easier to handle during the upcoming week as baseball season surges on.THE FOUNDER - The true st...

April 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


4:13 am |    

A Great Clucking Idea

Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Derby elevates the Commonwealth to a global stage. The Derby – as well as the Kentucky Oaks and the run-up to Tho...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Living On Purpose

Living On Purpose

How many parents have waited for the day when their child’s eyes would suddenly be opened and like the prodigal they will finally see the truth ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


For the good of Kentucky, keep NEH and IMLS funding

For the good of Kentucky, keep NEH and IMLS funding

Those of us who work in museums and history organizations commonly hear “if only.”“If only I’d interviewed my grandfather abou...

April 18th, 2017 updated: April 18th, 2017. |  


Give Your Old Stuff to Others — Not the Landfill

My neighbor moved out this week. I learned that when I found a moving truck blocking my car and I couldn’t get out of the driveway. No matter &#...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Oil and Gas Power Americans’ Lives

Quick: What do makeup, prosthetics, and heart valves have in common?Unbeknownst to most Americans, all are made possible by fossil fuels. Fossil fuels...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Hispanics Shouldn’t Over-Interpret Trump’s Election

It’s safe to say that Donald Trump doesn’t have many fans in the Hispanic community.The real estate mogul rose to power spewing rhetoric t...

April 13th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA