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  • Rice performs at the public library

    Louisville based singer/songwriter Butch Rice performed his brand of 'acoustic pop and coffeehouse folk music' for a crowd of over 40 people at the Laurel County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon.

    July 21, 2014

  • Addictions come in many forms

    Addiction can be a powerful disease, especially when it comes to young and developing minds. Kentucky's struggles with drug addiction has been well documented, and these struggles can start early in life.

    July 21, 2014

  • Murder case going to grand jury

    The fate of a man charged with the fatal shooting of a Tennessee man earlier this month is now in the hands of a  Laurel grand jury.

    July 21, 2014

  • Triathlon  A test of endurance

    More than 130 triathletes made their way to Laurel River Lake on Saturday to take in the region's scenery in the best possible way: swimming, biking, and running for more than 70 total miles.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Emergency Triathlete collapses during event

    A Corbin man collapsed while competing in the inaugural Laurel Lake Triathlon on Saturday, prompting emergency workers to make their way out to the scenic event.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • East Bernstadt BOE raises preschool tuition

    The East Bernstadt Independent Board of Education approved a motion to raise fees for tuition-based preschool students during its monthly meeting Thursday, July 10.

    July 18, 2014

  • Woman allegedly threatened with knift

    A Laurel woman was taken to Saint Joseph London following a domestic dispute with her boyfriend on Sunday afternoon.

    July 18, 2014

  • Laurel County school board recognizes summer graduates

    Four Laurel County summer school students walked past smiling friends, family and loved ones to the front of the crowded board of education meeting room to be honored as high school graduates during Monday night’s Laurel County Board of Education meeting.

    July 18, 2014

  • Farmer Number of Laurel farms has declined

    For all of its rolling green fields, serene seas of bluegrass, and awe-inspiring rural landscapes, one of the primary industries that uses Laurel County's picturesque environments as a workplace - farming - seems to have reached a plateau in progress. 

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • ATV fatal Former principal dies in ATV accident

    A  Laurel County farmer and retired principal suffered fatal injuries from a turned over all-terrain vehicle early Friday afternoon. 

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

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