NEWS


6:20 am
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Senate moves to snuff out smoking in schools

For the Record

Charges filed Tonya Walters, 37, escape - second degree, theft by unlawful taking $500 or more, tampering with prisoner monitoring device.Dustin Stanl...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Foster youth driver’s license bill heads to Senate

Foster youth driver’s license bill heads to Senate

FRANKFORT — Sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds in foster care could apply for driver’s permits and driver’s licenses under a bill that...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Kentucky shatters export record at $29.24 billion

FRANKFORT - Kentucky’s exports broke an all-time record in 2016 with $29.24 billion in goods and services shipped abroad from the Commonwealth, ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MSU area consultants recognized at KSBDC Conference

MSU area consultants recognized at KSBDC Conference

MOREHEAD - Morehead State University SBDC staff received awards for its achievements at the Kentucky Small Business Development Center Conference held...

February 16th, 2017 |  


House panel OKs school-based opioid abuse prevention bill

FRANKFORT — Students could soon be learning about the dangers of prescription pain killer abuse under a bill that cleared the House Education Co...

February 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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AMS remains on top in Floyd County
Blackcats claim county B-team title

Blackcats claim county B-team title

BETSY LAYNE - The Adams Middle School Blackcats captured the Floyd County B-Team Championship earlier in the month, defeating Betsy Layne 33-23 for th...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Adams C-Team wins county title

Adams C-Team wins county title

BETSY LAYNE - The Adams Middle School C-Team beat tournament host Betsy Layne 36-20 in the title game to capture the Floyd County championship earlier...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Collins, Tackett leads Raiders over June Buchanan

PIPPA PASSES - Jake Collins and JR Tackett scored 24 points apiece to lead South Floyd past host June Buchanan 90-55 in a late-season boys’ high...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Blackcats drop game to host Magoffin County

SALYERSVILLE - The Prestonsburg Blackcats faced a tough test on the road late last week. Magoffin County, the preseason favorite in the 15th Region, p...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Prestonsburg trio advances to state

Prestonsburg trio advances to state

PRESTONSBURG - Three Prestonsburg High School wrestlers are set to compete in the 54th KHSAA State Wrestling Championships later in the week.All three...

February 14th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Family Life
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Family Life

Judy Rogers Art/Media/Writing Contest open for submissions

MOREHEAD - Morehead State University’s Gender Studies Program and the Department of History, Philospohy, Interdisciplinary Studies and Legal Stu...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

HUBBLE EXHIBIT AT EKSC: Big Sandy Community and Technical College’s East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium (EKSC) will host the NASA...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Movies From the Black Lagoon

A zombie apocalypse spreads quickly throughout South Korea, and the titular locomotive, in this action packed thriller that manages to combine zombie ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Rental Central

Four very diverse pieces of entertainment made for an exciting week for renters but a tough one if you didn’t have time for all of them.ARRIVAL ...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Family Life

Family Life

We were looking at pictures recently from last year’s vacation. We were at the beach and the scenery was glorious. Because the photo was in my p...

February 9th, 2017 updated: February 9th, 2017. |  


EKU students spin for study-abroad scholarships

RICHMOND - Thirteen Eastern Kentucky University students will soon leave their comfort zones as recipients of study-abroad scholarships from the Unive...

February 7th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:59 am |    

Living On Purpose

Beshear: Protecting Your Right to Know

FRANKFORT – Our state and its government belong to the citizens of Kentucky and each person has a right to know how his or her tax dollars are b...

February 15th, 2017 |  


To Save Main Street, Tax Wall Street

All too often these days, large U.S. corporations and Wall Street banks seem more interested in tapping overseas markets than in growing a customer ba...

February 15th, 2017 |  


The General Assembly must protect Kentucky retirees’ pensions

The General Assembly must protect Kentucky retirees’ pensions

One of the most important responsibilities of the State Treasurer is to be a watchdog for money earned by Kentuckians. That includes protecting Kentuc...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Legislative Update: General Assembly returns in Frankfort

Legislative Update: General Assembly returns in Frankfort

FRANKFORT — The General Assembly returned to Frankfort this week after a brief organizational break, and the week has been filled with legislati...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Senate Week In Review

Senate Week In Review

FRANKFORT — Lawmakers returned to Frankfort this week to reconvene the 2017 Regular Session with plenty of issues on the table. Many of those we...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

Last week President Donald Trump spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., as his predecessors have consistently done since 1953. Ca...

February 9th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA