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Elks scholarship application period is now open

NEWS RELEASE The application period for the 2022 Elk’s Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest is under way. This ...

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Feds will raise nursing-home payments, not cut them

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS Nursing homes will get a big increase in payments from Medicare payments instead of the ...

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Pratt remembered as true blue

KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today Dan Issel and Mike Pratt weren’t the best of friends when they arrived on ...

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Kelsey Waldon highlights Middlesboro music series

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com Week 4 of the Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series featured bluegrass, soul and country-rock artist ...

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Bell County steps up for flood relief

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com Since Gov. Andy Beshear established the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund to assist those ...

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Biden visits flood-plagued eastern Kentucky

STEVE BITTENBENDER The Center Square For the second time in eight months, President Joe Biden visited Kentucky to ...

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Knott Central football player dies after helping with flood relief

MARK MAYNARD Kentucky Today A Knott Central High School football player is being remembered for his kindness to ...

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Cumberland Gap reviving historic FolkFest

NEWS RELEASE After an absence of nearly two decades, a once-beloved community event is returning to Cumberland Gap ...

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Box turtle trivia

STEVE ROARK Contributing columnist The way a turtle is put together is pretty much the reverse of ours. ...

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The gift of a bike

RICK ROOP Contributing columnist I recently rode 62 miles from Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, to Jonesville, Virginia to celebrate ...

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Cats hope to build chemistry in Bahamas

KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today The Bahamas is beckoning Kentucky. In less than two weeks — Aug. 8-14 — ...

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Bell County plays Bardstown, South Laurel in scrimmages

PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer Bell County played Bardstown and South Laurel in football scrimmages last week. Senior running ...

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Harris sees good things from Lions in first scrimmage

PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer No score was kept Friday at Hazard, but first-year coach Allen Harris saw some bright ...

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UK practice, telethon net more than $2.4 million

KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today Kentucky will be taking one of its intra-squad scrimmage games on the road this ...

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UK and UK HealthCare focusing relief efforts in eastern Kentucky

NEWS RELEASE Kentucky is dealing with a second catastrophic weather event in just a matter of months. Back ...

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Death from rabies, finale

JADON GIBSON Contributing columnist Rabies is highly infectious and can be a deadly killer. It is transmitted by ...

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Flood death total stays at 37 with missing persons down to 2

KENTUCKY TODAY The death toll from last week’s devastating flooding in southeastern Kentucky remained at 37 on Thursday, ...

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STEM curriculum coming to Middlesboro

JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronew.com Local school officials, as well as partners from NASA and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...

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Death toll holds steady, relief efforts continue

STAFF REPORTS The loss of life from flooding that began in eastern Kentucky last week remained at 37 ...

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Bell County chamber holds annual awards dinner

The Bell County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual dinner Friday at the Pine Mountain Resort Park lodge. ...