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Flooding brings call for state of emergency

Gov. Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency due to the extremely heavy rainfall across most of Kentucky throughout the weekend, prompting numerous flood ... Read more

35 mins ago by Tom Latek.

Elderly Claiborne County man missing, last seen in Pineville

An 86-year-old Harrogate man suffering from dementia has been missing from home since Feb. 17. Bill Baker, Sr. was last seen in Pineville, Ky., which ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Gas prices continue to climb across Kentucky

Kentucky gas prices have risen 9.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,623 stations in ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Falling numbers, mask mandate extended and new vaccine approval

Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued to fall on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he is extending the state’s mask mandate, and a new vaccine ... Read more

3 days ago by Tom Latek.

Highway deaths rise in 2020 despite less travel

Despite travel restrictions and closures in Kentucky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to less travel, the number of highway deaths rose in 2020. ... Read more

4 days ago by Tom Latek.

This Week at the State Capitol – A legislative update

The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 session reached one of the milestones Capitol observers eagerly await with this week’s arrival of the deadlines to introduce bills ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Missing Tazewell man found dead

By Jan Runions jan.runions@claiborneprogress.net Official word has been released from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation concerning the disappearance of a Tazewell man who went missing ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local attorney, legislator Mike Bowling dies

Former state representative Mike Bowling died on Saturday at the age of 64. He left a large imprint on southeastern Kentucky, as well as on ... Read more

6 days ago by joeasher.

City road department sees increased salt usage; More used this winter than last two combined

The Middlesboro City Council met on Tuesday, with the panel sifting through a variety of city business. Middlesboro Mayor Rick Nelson called for Street Department ... Read more

6 days ago by joeasher.

Home Federal Bank rebranding to Hearthside Bank

Home Federal Bank is excited to announce that it is rebranding to “Hearthside Bank.” The change signals the century-old bank’s commitment to serving its clients ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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