WILLIAMSBURG — Students in Cohort 6 (Class of 2022) of the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) program at University of the Cumberlands received their white coats this spring, signifying their successful completion of the didactic portion of the program.

LONDON — The London Fire Department is hosting a Child Safety Seat Check Event on Thursday, August 5th from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. at the Department located at 911 Fire Rescue Drive in London. The event is free and community partners will be present, including the Laurel County Healt…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) — The Kentucky Ethics League initiated revitalization efforts Thursday when its board of trustees met for the first time in almost four years, opting to tweak the full name of the organization and starting the process of determining subcommittees to help the entity be mo…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The hazy sky conditions in Kentucky that have also led to sunrises and sunsets to be reddish-orange in color, are due to wildfires that have been taking place hundreds and thousands of miles away.

Strange, unexplained sounds echoing through empty, abandoned halls. Shadows coalescing at the fringes of human habitations with no solid form to cast them. Whispers falling upon straining ears, bearing messages no living voice uttered. Glimpsed movements of oddly proportioned bodies that dar…

HODGENVILLE — In the midst of wheat harvest, LaRue County farmer Ryan Bivens watches his combine’s yield monitor as he gives directions by cell phone to his teenage son, Cyrus, who is driving a wagon following the combine. 

BEREA — More than 470 Berea College students were named to the Spring 2021 Dean's List. A student is named to the Dean's List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.


LONDON — After months of submitting written motions and summaries of judgment in a lawsuit that could determine the fate of two tracts of land in southern Laurel County, legal counsel for both the cities of London and Corbin met in Laurel County Circuit Court Thursday morning to present oral…

If bluegrass and gospel are your cup of tea, then the festivities at the Laurel-London Optimist Club is serving just the right concoction.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky is one of the states that has announced a settlement with four pharmaceutical firms in the opioid pandemic and will receive $460 million in compensation over 18 years.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – As part of the Sherman Minton Renewal, a multi-year project to add more decades of life to one of the bridges over the Ohio River that connects Louisville to southern Indiana, a contest is underway called, “Guess the Gallons.”

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a coalition of 26 states to defend the Second Amendment in a case that will be heard before the Supreme Court of the United States later this year.

ST. LOUIS (BP) – Southern Baptist leaders commended the latest court victory for a student faith group that was removed from a state university campus for requiring its leaders to be Christians.

When I began this series on the jail in October 2019 I printed a list of the Jailers and their approximate times in office. I still do not have a complete list but as I have researched over the past two years I have made some revisions. This week I am concluding the series with the revised l…

Hello! Well...after weeks of encouraging data and actually thinking of better days, COVID seems to be sneaking up on us again. If you have a choice of vaccine or COVID, the answer sounds pretty simple to me; let's do what we can to get through this second round.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) – The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, as another surge of cases is taking place in Kentucky, and researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a national study of younger adults to answer more questions about it.PreventCovidU has several questions: How is C…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The hallways of the State Capitol in Frankfort, which for years featured Kentucky Derby posters hanging on the wall, now have a wider variety of art, thanks to Kentuckians from around the state.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - An increase of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky due to the Delta variant has led Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health officials to recommend that some people resume wearing masks in public settings as well as continuing to urge Kentuckians to get vaccinated.

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A former South Laurel High School choral director pleaded guilty to sex offenses on Thursday and will serve the maximum sentence for sex offenses against minor age teens, if the recommended sentence is followed.


First United Methodist Church of London will host Vacation Bible School for kids at the church on Wednesday, July 28 to Friday, July 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. with a theme of Discovery on Adventure Island: Quest for God's Great Light. A light meal for kids will be served nightly.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced a settlement Friday with an eastern Kentucky fuel retailer and convenience store, resolving allegations of price-gouging in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, earlier this year.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health has released new guidance on ways schools can help slow the spread of COVID-19 as the 2021-2022 school year begins, based on the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday a policy change to the current shopping privileges on the American Forces Travel website that will allow honorably discharged veterans of the armed forces access to the website services.

University of Kentucky entomologists and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are asking Kentuckians to monitor their boxwoods for a potentially serious insect pest, the box tree moth. Boxwoods purchased this spring are at the highest risk for the moth. 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The contentious “buffer zone” surrounding EMW Women’s Surgical center, one of two women’s health clinics providing abortions in Kentucky, will not be enforced on July 16 as originally agreed by both parties in an ongoing lawsuit.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month, according to figures released Thursday by the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - State Auditor Mike Harmon says the General Assembly should address the issue of procurement contracts between vendors and county jails to provide communications services for inmates.In a data bulletin released on Thursday, Harmon said, “These contracts have become a new…

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