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  • London Downtown receives national accreditation

    London Downtown was recently recognized for its efforts geared toward fellowship and preservation within the community, according to a recent press release from the organization.

    July 16, 2014

  • East Bernstadt school board recognizes PTO members

    The East Bernstadt Independent board of education took the time to recognize the efforts and contributions from its Parent Teacher Organization during its monthly meeting Thursday evening. 

    July 16, 2014

  • 4th Street to be closed because of needed work

    Orange cones, ‘road closed’ signs, and construction equipment are a familiar sight in the London area this summer and two more streets will be closed for the next four weeks.

    July 16, 2014

  • Jailer Jailer asks city to consider closing portion of Long Street

    Multiple security issues at the Laurel County Detention Center have caused concern within its upper leadership, leading Jailer Jamie Mosley to seek new ways to keep the inmates, staff and community safe. 

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Woman passes out in someone’s home

    The adage of “Make yourself at home” took on a whole new meaning for a Laurel man on Monday afternoon when he discovered an unfamiliar person passed out in his bedroom.

    July 14, 2014

  • Alleged purse thief leaves key ID at scene

    A stolen purse, a cell phone and a yellow Cavalier.


    July 14, 2014

  • KSP recover stolen camper

    A traffic stop for a busted taillight landed four individuals in jail for drug and theft related charges during the early hours of Monday morning.

    July 14, 2014

  • London city leaders mull garbage options

    The city of London could save as much as $1.8 million in garbage and recycling costs over the next five years according to a presentation from a private garbage contractor to the London City Council.

    July 14, 2014

  • Marijuana operation busted

    Less than 18 hours after an East Bernstadt home was searched for illegal drugs, the man charged with trafficking over a pound of marijuana was released from jail.

    July 14, 2014

  • Triathlon set for Saturday

    Those looking for a way to spend some quality time outdoors, witness hours upon hours of athletic training put to use, and take in the sights of Laurel County should look no further than this weekend's Laurel Lake Triathlon. 

    July 11, 2014

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Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
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