NEWS


Highlands, Passport Health Plan partner to sponsor GoNoodle

PRESTONSBURG – For the 2015-2016 schoolyear, Highlands Health System partnered with Passport Health Plan to sponsor GoNoodle for elementary scho...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Big Sandy Power Plant natural gas conversion complete

Big Sandy Power Plant natural gas conversion complete

LOUISA – The Big Sandy Power Plant is once again generating electricity for Kentucky Power customers with the successful conversion to a natural...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Kentucky General Assembly

Kentucky General Assembly

(Left to Right) Rep. Fitz Steele, D-Hazard, confers with Interim Joint Committee on Banking and Insurance Co-chair Rep. Jeff Greer, D-Brandenburg, bef...

June 30th, 2016 |  


No mines eligible for a Pattern of Violations, MSHA screening shows

ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced on Wednesday that – for the first ti...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Patton Leadership Institute hosts session on regional tourism

Patton Leadership Institute hosts session on regional tourism

PIKEVILLE – The Patton Leadership Institute class met on June 9 for its latest session in the Chamber’s professional development and leade...

June 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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DeRossett remembers Summitt
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Webb wins TVBA tournament

Calipari announces Rookie of the Year Camp featuring Karl-Anthony Towns

LEXINGTON – University of Kentucky men’s basketball head coach John Calipari and former UK player Karl-Anthony Towns are excited to announ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


201 Speedway to host Bob Miller Memorial

SITKA - History 201 Speedway is preparing to host the 2nd Annual Bob Miller Memorial on Friday night.The Late Model feature race will pay $10,000 to t...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Hutchinson running second in KDRA Super Stock class

RICHMOND - Hi Hat driver Brandon Hutchinson finds himself a close second in Richmond Raceway’s AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock class. Currently, 20 p...

June 30th, 2016 |  


UPIKE women’s team adds talent with Bias’ 2016 recruiting class

UPIKE women’s team adds talent with Bias’ 2016 recruiting class

PIKEVILLE - Six incoming freshman make up the first recruiting class for University of Pikeville head women’s basketball coach Brandon Bias, whi...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Brown to lead UPIKE women’s bowling program

PIKEVILLE - Bobby Brown, a two-time NCBCA National Coach of the Year, is set to become the second head coach in the history of the University of Pikev...

June 28th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Family Life
Family Life

Family Life

I have apologized to several of our patients this week. My head and heart are filled with Bible school music and it keeps seeping out of my mouth - I ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Four with MSU ties vying for Miss Kentucky crown

MOREHEAD - Three Morehead State University students and one recent graduate are among the 30 contestants that will compete in the 2016 Miss Kentucky P...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Boat safely this Fourth of July

FRANKFORT – Millions of motorists soon will take to the nation’s roadways with plans of spending the extended Fourth of July holiday weeke...

June 28th, 2016 |  


MSU Space Science Center’s Star Theater nearing 100,000 visitors

MOREHEAD - The Morehead State University Space Science Center’s Star Theater has educated and entertained audiences young and old since its open...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Rental Central

A trio of solid entertainment choices will arrive with little fanfare during the upcoming week alongside the goofiest killer flick since the ‘Sh...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Together, We Can – and Must – SOAR

Together, We Can – and Must – SOAR

PRESTONSBURG – When it comes to innovation, the Big Sandy region is gaining national attention for its collaboration in community, workforce and...

June 28th, 2016 |  


A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – While the calendar tells us that summer technically began last week, the truth is that it feels like the season is halfway over by t...

June 28th, 2016 |  


The Incredible Hopelessness of America’s Gun “Conversation”

For millennia, the ability to interpret hieroglyphics had been lost to the ages. So when Jean-Francois Champollion decoded the Rosetta Stone it was a ...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 28th, 2016. |  


Working Together to Save Lives

More than 1,000 Kentuckians die each year from drug overdoses, more than 200 of them from heroin. Heroin use has surged over the past few years, contr...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Kentucky Sexual Assault Victims Deserve a Voice

By now, most of America has heard about the horrific Stanford University rape case. This tragedy was pushed into the public eye after a 12-page victim...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Keep Kentucky in KentuckyWired

For nearly 80 years, the Kentucky Telecom Association (KTA) and its 16 regular member companies have played a critical role in bringing telephone, and...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


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