October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Wings & Rings is commemorating the fight against breast cancer with a fundraising event throughout the month.

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On October 5 Cub Scout pack #828 met Laurel County's first responder at an annual event hosted by the leaders of the Cub Scouts and PHI. PHIS hosts the event at its helicopter hangar. Pictured with the Cub Scout pack #828 are first responders from Laurel County Sheriff's Office, London City …

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Somerset Community College's London campus held the 14th annual International Festival from October 15 through the 16. Each year, the event introduces attendees to numerous cultures from all over the world. Culinary, musical and artistic, the program boasts events such as Martial Arts and Cu…

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The final Arts & Eats of the season was held Thursday, Oct. 10 at Farmers Market and brought out a large crowd with a variety of food and craft vendors. Children were treated to a painting session with Baroquen Canvas - with the usual cost offset by the City of London.

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The GEAR UP programs have offered assistance to many middle school students. Members of the Laurel County School Board heard about the activities of both local schools on Monday night as the advantages of the program were highlighted with comments from students and accented by a PowerPoint p…

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The harsh cold and slick rain on Saturday morning did nothing to deter bicyclists from the Thriller Ride. The Halloween-themed bicycle ride allowed participants to pick from five routes starting from the Farmers Market. Route distances were 62 miles (Thriller Route), 44 miles (Zombie Route),…

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The 2019 reenactment of the Battle of Camp Wildcat offers a glimpse of heritage to families and history fanatics alike. From Friday, October 18, through Sunday, October 20, visitors to the Camp Wildcat Civil War Battlefield, located on Hazel Patch Road in London, will have the opportunity to…

The East Bernstadt Independent Board of Education met Thursday evening to touch on the meaning and implications of the 2019 KPREP Data Report. East Bernstadt's middle school ranked 8 out of 319 middle schools in the state. With reading specifically, the middle school ranked 3.

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A jury trial was set for one of four people charged in the abuse and impending death of a dog earlier this year.

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A dozen high school marching bands competed on Gilliam Field Saturday afternoon - an event that netted cross-town school, North Laurel, a second place award in the Class 4-A division.

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The Laurel County Historical Society invited the community to experience local history and heritage Saturday afternoon. Guests gazed upon items detailing rich history and looked through a massive library of various records that can be used to trace one's roots.

WILLIAMSBURG — University of the Cumberlands is hosting its annual food drive now through November 15 this year. As always, all food collected will be donated to local food banks.

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The Laurel County Animal Shelter is at Ky. 192 and Ky. 229 on Chris Hamlin Lane. Adoption fees are $100 for dogs and $65 for cats, which includes spaying or neutering. The shelter is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 2 …

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WILLIAMSBURG — Many great gospel singers are woven into the fabric of Kentucky’s past, and continue to touch lives today. The Williamsburg Gospel Music Barn will recognized three of those groups and individuals by inducting them into their Wall of Honor.

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The opening of 206 Main Street brought a huge selection of prints, pictures and frames to the public that were once part of Mullins Studio. A grand opening and regular store hours allow visitors to view the various artwork available for purchase.

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The musical talents of high school marching bands will be on display on Saturday as the annual Cardinal Classic Marching Band competition gets underway at Gilliam Field on South Laurel High School campus.

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The Somerset Community College (SCC) International Festival at the Laurel campus will host the annual event that introduces attendees to numerous culinary, art, educational and musical experiences from around the globe, will be held Tuesday evening, October 15, and Wednesday, October 16, in …

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The London Dragway took home the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Division 2 drag race championship last weekend. The Memphis competition saw London edging out Holly Springs Motorsports with a total of 44 points.

-- Deidra M. May, age 54, of London was arrested on September 5 at 6:05 p.m. Bailiff Paige Vanhook and Bailiff Jacklyn Johnson transported this individual from the Pickens County jail in Carrollton, Alabama to Laurel County. The extradition was the result of a Laurel Circuit Court indictment…

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Stealing some guns from a southern Laurel business proved to be a dangerous situation that sent a Corbin man for medical treatment before landing him in jail.

The Laurel County Sheriff's office has developed a Special Response Team (SRT) for the purpose of handling potentially dangerous or life threatening situations which demand resources, weapons, and tactics that cannot be provided by patrol units.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – School districts throughout Kentucky will hold special events to celebrate Farm to School Month in October and raise awareness of the advantages of serving local foods to Kentucky school children.

This week I will conclude the series on James Sparks by returning to the event which started the series. I began this series on July 3 with a Logan Ewell story about James Sparks killing a man. I was intrigued and decided to look in the newspapers to find more about the murder. I had no idea…

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Obituaries

Dennis J. Sullivan, 52, died Oct. 15, 2019. Son of Banner and Wanda Fryman Sullivan. He died from complications after being hit by an automobile on April 5, 2019. Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, East Colony Cemetery, London.