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Answered prayer on the borderland

BY JADON GIBSON Contributing columnist Rufus Branson built a rude cabin for his young family not far from ...

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Will sports wagering ever be legal here? Don’t bet on it

BY JOHN REITMAN john.reitman@bluegrassnewsmedia.com What could you do with $68 million or so? Better yet, what could Kentucky ...

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A Groundhog Day revelation

Groundhog Day is really another celebration of the birth of Christ, but few realize it because it has ...

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Cats can’t stop Kansas

BY KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today Kentucky simply couldn’t stop Kansas when it mattered the most. The Wildcats gave ...

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988 suicide line marks six months, monthly calls increase by 26%

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today The 988 service, which allows Kentuckians in crisis to connect with suicide prevention, ...

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Congress to visit child sex abuse law

STAFF REPORT The U.S. Congress will be considering whether to pass a bill that would allow a bit ...

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Whatever happened to hemp? Industry is trying to rebound after successfully defending sale of Delta 8 cannabis products in Kentucky

BY VANESSA GALLMAN The Kentucky Lantern Gov. Andy Beshear’s order allowing Kentuckians with at least one of 21 ...

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What’s up, Middlesboro? New businesses coming to downtown

What’s Up Middlesboro? Have you made it to Mountain Mugs Craft and Coffee at 101 N 19th yet? ...

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ARC seeking applicants for grants to address substance abuse

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today The Appalachian Regional Commission announced Tuesday it is seeking applicants for grants to ...

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North Laurel rides first quarter to down Lady Cats

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer On paper, North Laurel playing at Bell County on Jan. 24 should’ve been ...

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Bobcats claim Log Mountain thrashing of Campers

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer Bell County outscored visiting Lynn Camp in all four quarters Tuesday as the ...

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Yellow Jackets defeat Leslie, fall to Clay County

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer Middlesboro claimed its first win of the season on they’re own home Tuesday ...

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Site set for 150 homes near Hazard outside flood plain

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today In the wake of the deadly flooding in eastern Kentucky six months ago, ...

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Gas prices up in Kentucky for fourth straight week

KENTUCKY TODAY After experiencing a 15 month low in gasoline prices around Christmas Day, the cost has now ...

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H.O.P.E. initiative latest tool to battle human trafficking

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Wednesday his Office of Trafficking and Abuse Prevention ...

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Lions fall to district-rival Barbourville.

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer A three-game losing streak is not where Pineville coach Brad Levy wants to ...

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Second half dooms Lady Lions vs Knox Central

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer A district showdown came down to Knox Central outscoring visiting Pineville 40-24 in ...

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BOE approves Yellow Creek HVAC bid

BY JORDAN BROOKS jordan.brooks@middlesboronews.com The Bell County Board of Education convened Jan. 19 in a special called meeting ...

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Covid numbers declining across Kentucky

BY TOM LATEK Kentucky Today There was plenty of encouraging news in the weekly COVID-19 report issued on ...

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UK research focuses on vaccine hesitancy in Eastern Kentucky

NEWS RELEASE University of Kentucky University of Kentucky College of Public Health researchers, in collaboration with investigators from ...