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Bell County native appointed KSP commissioner

Gov. Andy Beshear has announced the appointment of Col. Phillip Burnett Jr. as commissioner of the Kentucky State Police (KSP). “I believe in Commissioner Burnett’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Middlesboro hosting spring cleanup

The city of Middlesboro is planning a spring-cleaning day, scheduled for April 17. City Council member and head of the council’s Community Development Committee Judy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by joeasher.

Kentucky temporarily shutting down unemployment insurance system to stop fraud

Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that significant steps are being taken to halt cyberattacks on the state’s unemployment insurance system, including shutting it down ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tom Latek.

Tennessee man arrested on rape charge

A Tazewell, Tennessee, man is facing charges including rape following an investigation by Bell County Sheriff’s Sgt. Patrick Brooks that began in 2016. Shane Whitehead, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by joeasher.

Beshear asking for major disaster declaration for flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear submitted a request to President Joe Biden Wednesday asking that a major disaster declaration be issued for some ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tom Latek.

Election reform bill a stand for democracy, Beshear says

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear held a ceremony on Wednesday where he signed into law five bills passed during the recently concluded 2021 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tom Latek.

Proposed abortion amendment signed, will be on Nov. 2022 ballot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Secretary of State Michael Adams signed House Bill 91, a proposed Constitutional Amendment on abortion, during a ceremony attended by pro-life ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tom Latek.

Man faces meth charge after traffic stop

A man is facing drug charges after allegedly being found in possession of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Rockie Overton, 50, of Middlesboro, was arrested ... Read more

2 weeks ago by joeasher.

Paws on the Square event offers dog show and more for four-legged friends

Looking for a chance to show off your dog and get a little exercise in the process? Paws on the Square, a dog walk and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by joeasher.

Laurel Cove pre-party to take place at The Burl

The second pre-party show for the Laurel Cove Music Festival has been announced, with the two-night event taking place at The Burl in Lexington. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by joeasher.

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