On Tuesday, January 5 at 7:29 p.m., the Obstetrics Unit at AdventHealth Manchester delivered its first “New Year’s Baby,”….a beautiful baby boy, Trevor McIntosh weighing 7 pounds and 4 ounces and was 21 inches long. The proud parents of Trevor are James McIntosh and River Dean.


FRANKFORT, Ky. – A unit of 44 Kentucky State Police Troopers will join local, state and federal law enforcement agencies from across the country to provide security at the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC on Wednesday. The troopers will be temporarily sworn in as local officers gi…


At approximately 5 a.m. Monday Knox County Deputy Bobby Jones responded to a complaint of a burglary in progress at a residence on KY 229 near the Laurel County line.

I have been fascinated, for as long as I can remember, by the miraculous, wonderful, and terrifying aspects of fire. I genuinely believe that this fascination is shared by all. We all understand how fire is used in the shaping and creating of daily used items. We also understand and respect …

2020 ended up being a more profitable year than expected for some Kentucky producers. This is largely due to increased grain prices and direct government payments. As a result, some farmers may have some unexpected profits. You can use this money to improve your financial situation in 2021.

January often arrives with mixed blessings: cold, dreary weather and seed catalogs that remind us that spring is only a couple of months away.

FRANKFORT — For more than 70 years, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has paved the way for Kentucky’s youth to pursue rewarding careers in engineering by offering two scholarship programs that help pay for tuition and guarantee a job.

Last week I told you Laurel County and the city of London will be celebrating our bicentennial in 2025-26. The historical society hopes to print a book listing the appointed and elected officials of the county and town as a Bicentennial project. We are in the beginning stages of searching fo…

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Organizers are pleased with the “phenomenal” success of the inaugural Lights Around London Driving Tour, and more children will have a better Christmas next year as a result.


The new year brings the chores of taking down all the holiday decorations, as pictured here by city employee, John, who was taking down decorations at Town Center last Wednesday. Most of the backdrops at the rear of the park have already been removed, with the other Christmas decorations sla…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol.

A petition for impeachment has been filed against State Rep. Robert Goforth (R-KY) who was recently re-elected to serve the 89th district, which includes Jackson County and parts of Madison County and Laurel County. 


Saint Joseph London welcomed its first baby of 2021 at 4:27 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 1. Nita and Travis Grubb - and proud brother Ace - from London welcomed Lucy. She weighed 6 pounds and 8 ounces and was 18 inches long.

There is no doubt that 2020 will be remembered as a challenging year. On the local front, however, the year brought both good and bad.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Budget bills for the three branches of government in Kentucky continue to advance in the General Assembly, winning Senate committee approval on Tuesday.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear took time during his Monday COVID-19 press briefing to condemn armed militia members at the Capitol on Saturday, saying, “We will not be bullied.”


FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -  In addition to a pair of pro-life measures, state lawmakers sent several other bills to Gov. Andy Beshear’s desk during a rare Saturday meeting of the General Assembly.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear delivered an unusual Budget and State of the Commonwealth address Thursday evening. While it took place before a joint session of the Kentucky House and Senate as is normal, he delivered it virtually, instead of in person.

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