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…
It was an early morning investigation that Laurel Sheriff's Deputies Hobie Daugherty, James Fox and Tommy Houston came upon in southern Laurel County on Jan. 10.
United States Attorney Robert M. Duncan, Jr. has announced his resignation, effective midnight, Sunday, January 24, 2021. Following his resignation, he will enter the private practice of law in Lexington.
The Kentucky General Assembly is making the most of the 30-day legislative session. In the first eight days back in Frankfort, lawmakers have already delivered seven bills to the governor’s desk. I am happy to report that we are moving forward in deliberation, but with purpose.
A Manchester man was arrested for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a crash among other charges after a hit and run at a gas station on Hal Rogers Parkway Friday.
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.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – While the battle with coronavirus continues with the administering of nearly 200,000 vaccines in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear reported 3,955 cases and 19 deaths on Friday.
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.
LEXINGTON — More than 2,100 undergraduate students have qualified for the Fall College of Arts & Sciences Dean's List. Students on the Dean's List earned 12 or more credit hours as letter grades with a minimum 3.60 GPA for the semester.
A celebration to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Monday in London for the 14th straight year, although with some changes to keep participants safe during the pandemic.
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.
WINCHESTER — The Daniel Boone National Forest has announced recreation fee waiver dates for 2021. These “fee-free” dates apply to the Daniel Boone National Forest recreation areas as listed below.
Nutrition courses at University of the Cumberlands recently received accreditation from the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP). Cumberlands is the only university in Kentucky to receive this accreditation.
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…
Somerset — Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital is scheduling COVID-19 Vaccine appointments for those persons included in Phase 1A and 1B of the State of Kentucky’s Vaccine Plan.
Frankfor — Secretary of State Michael Adams announced the completion of voter turnout breakdowns by category for the 2020 primary election and general election.
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky National Guard will send approximately 270 personnel to the National Capitol Region this weekend to assist civilian law enforcement with security operations leading up to the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
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.
A potentially crucial piece of evidence in the case against Rep. Robert Goforth is missing, according to the representative’s defense attorneys.
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…
FRANKFORT – Several grant funding opportunities are open at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA), Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced.
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.
The kneeling of the University of Kentucky men's basketball team during the national anthem during Saturday's game displeased many Kentuckians, including Laurel County Sheriff John Root and Laurel County Jailer Jamie Mosley.
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.
New federal nutritional guidelines unveiled last week, which influence everything from school lunches and military rations to food stamps, ignored scientific advisers' calls to lower recommended sugar and alcohol intake. Agency officials said there wasn't enough evidence to advise stricter l…
The novel coronavirus is spreading so fast among Americans that federal officials suspect a new, more contagious strain of the virus has evolved in the U.S., in addition to the more virulent strain that has already spread here from the United Kingdom.
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.”
KNOX COUNTY — The Knox County Fiscal Court adopted a resolution Monday asking Kentucky's state leaders to reallocate tax funds given to the University of Kentucky. The resolution was in response to the Kentucky men's basketball team kneeling during the national anthem prior to Saturday's game.
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) -- There was a sharp drop in new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky on Sunday, but the number of deaths rose, as did the state’s positivity rate.
Laurel County's sheriff and jailer recorded a video on Sunday of the two burning University of Kentucky shirts in response to the basketball team kneeling during the national anthem in Saturday's game
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.
This Week's Circulars
Darrel Gene Beck, 84, of London, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Laurel Heights. He was born on May 19, 1936, in Otisco, Indiana, the son of the late Oscar Marion and Mary Catherine Hopwood Beck. He was preceded him in death by his wife, Roberta Ann Florence Beck. He is survived by …
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Both the Sheriff and Jailer need to resign
- Man arrested for burglary, theft on KY 229
- New federal nutrition guides, which influence school lunches, food stamps and diabetes, ignore experts' calls for less sugar, alcohol
- Evidence goes missing in case against Rep. Robert Goforth
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sheriff, Jailer should put law ahead of personal agendas
- Natural wonder in Greenup: Business owner captures eagles with camera
- Jailer explains reason for burning UK shirt; Uses opportunity to donate
- STILL UNBEATEN: North Laurel improves to 5-0 with 89-59 blowout win over Estill County
- 11 nurses come out of retirement to join fight against COVID
- Marriage Licenses Issued Dec. 30, 2020 - Jan. 7, 2021