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Laurel Cove Music Festival starts Friday

The Laurel Cove Music Festival is set to kick off on Friday, with the festival roaring back at ... Read more | Add your comment

Man facing burglary charge

A Frakes man has been charged with burglary after allegedly entering a residence through a window. Larry Blackburn, ... Read more | Add your comment

Man faces charges including kidnapping 

A Middlesboro man is facing charges including kidnapping after allegedly retaining a woman and threatening her with a ... Read more | Add your comment

KMLF returns; Historic festival a success, missing bad weather over weekend

The 2021 Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is now history, having dodged poor weather for much of the weekend. ... Read more | Add your comment


Beshear starts incentives to get people vaccinated; Includes 15 scholarships for students, three $1 million drawings

As coronavirus vaccination rates in Kentucky keep slowing, Gov. Andy Beshear has announced new lottery-style incentives: $1 million each for three residents who have received ... Read more | Add your comment

by Melissa Patrick.


4-H builds strong leaders

Throughout their years in 4-H, members have numerous opportunities to explore and engage in leadership roles. Leadership skills are an important part of 4-H programming, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.


Collins a good hire as UK’s safeties coach

Former Danville High School all-state defensive lineman Nathan Fuqua is the defensive coordinator at Georgia State and believes Kentucky made a wise decision hiring Chris ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:00 am


Rodriguez looks ready to play in NFL

After becoming UK’s all-time rushing leader, Benny Snell has played in 29 games the last two years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and ran for 794 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, June 11, 2021 7:00 am


Wallace planned to sign with Auburn, was swayed to UK

Wayne County (Ga.) High School coach Ken Cribb says it wasn’t anything magical that Kentucky linebackers coach Jon Sumrall did to persuade linebacker Trevin Wallace ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:00 am


Calipari putting more emphasis on shooting

Want more reason to believe that Kentucky coach John Calipari — who has added three skilled outside shooters in Kellan Grady, CJ Frederick, and TyTy ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:00 am


Three-way Kentucky quarterback battle fun and challenging for Beau Allen

Even though he did not come out of spring practice as Kentucky’s No. 1 quarterback, redshirt freshman Beau Allen thought everything went well not only ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:00 am


Morgan surprised at UK scholarship offer

Grayson Morgan said a Kentucky football scholarship offer truly did “come out of the blue” for him. “We were in the state semifinals for basketball. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 7, 2021 8:11 am


Johnson to return for another softball season

Kentucky softball did not have a single positive COVID-19 test and did not have a single scheduled game disrupted by the pandemic, something senior outfielder ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 5, 2021 7:00 am


Extension district board to meet June 16

Bell County Cooperative Extension Service District Board Meeting is Wednesday, June 16 at 1:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor meeting room of the old courthouse ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 4, 2021 2:22 pm


New K-9 unit joins Pineville police

The Pineville Police Department has added to their ranks, with Dutch Shepherd “Link” now a part of the team. According to a press release, Middlesboro ... Read more

by joeasher, Friday, June 4, 2021 2:17 pm


‘We’re still here’
Governor optimistic on economy in Pineville appearance

Governor Andy Beshear made an appearance in Pineville last weekend speaking to a lunchtime crowd at the Pine Mountain State Park Lodge, touching on the ... Read more

by joeasher, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:27 pm


No new COVID cases in Bell County

The Bell County Health department reported no new cases of COVID-19 in the county on Wednesday. With no new cases to report, the Bell County ... Read more

by joeasher, Friday, June 4, 2021 12:42 pm


Lawmakers wanting Capitol Annex to be reopened

The mask mandate has been lifted for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but legislative leaders are looking for guidance from Gov. Andy Beshear ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, June 4, 2021 11:31 am


UK’s White could be one of nation’s top coordinators

Athlon Sports is normally the first magazine to have its college football preview section finished and annually has a review of one Southeastern Conference team ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, June 4, 2021 7:00 am


Key taking college visits to several schools; Could still join former high school teammates at UK

About two months ago Frederick Douglass receiver Dane Key — a four-star prospect and top 300 player nationally in the 247Sports rankings — narrowed his ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:00 am


Senior centers get OK to reopen June 11

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Senior Centers, which had been closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be able ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:22 am


Calipari not planning to rely on popular transfer portal in future

Most of Kentucky’s roster will be stocked with transfers next season but coach John Calipari doesn’t think that will become a trend in the future. ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:00 am


Kentucky basketball could benefit from name, image and likeness changes

Finishing 9-16 last season is something Kentucky coach John Calipari says was still due to a variety of reasons, not just one particular shortcoming on ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:00 am


Beshear recommends Pineville renovation project 

Governor Andy Beshear announced on Saturday that he will recommend approval of a plan that would see the city of Pineville receiving approximately $700,000 in ... Read more

by joeasher, Monday, May 31, 2021 8:50 am


Bell County Board of Education to meet Thursday

The Bell County Board of Education will hold a special-called meeting on Thursday, May 27, at 4 p.m. at the Bell County Administration Building. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:27 am


Woman charged with arson 

A Middlesboro woman is facing charges including arson after allegedly starting a fire in a residence resulting in the injury of a firefighter. Chelsie Kuhns, ... Read more

by joeasher, Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:18 am


Washington will do whatever it takes to win

Explaining what makes Kentucky signee TyTy Washington a special player/point guard is not hard for Pete Kaffey, basketball program director at Arizona Compass Prep. “He ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:00 am


Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival starts Thursday

The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is just days away, with the festivities kicking off on Thursday, May 27 and running through Sunday, May 30 in ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 4:03 pm


Hunter honored at BCHS graduation Family, students chose to continue with ceremony

Bell County High School held its graduation ceremony on Friday, following the untimely passing of one of the graduating students, Dalton Hunter. Bell County Schools ... Read more

by joeasher, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 4:00 pm


Firefighter injured battling Sunday blaze; England says Arson suspected

The Middlesboro City Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Sunday night. According to Middlesboro City Fire Chief Robert England, the Middlesboro Fire Department ... Read more

by joeasher, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:45 pm


Special delivery: Clear Creek president has right touch

By Chip Hutcheson Kentucky Today When Donnie Fox says he wants to make sure none of the students at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College feel ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:18 pm