FRANKFORT, Ky. – With the arrival of warmer weather and tick season underway in Kentucky, officials with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) are reminding people to take precautions against tick bites, which can transmit se…
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders recognized the fallen KSP troopers, officers and highway patrolmen at a memorial service and wreath-laying ceremony on June 21. Held at the KSP Training Academy, this service honored the memory of the men who paid the ultimate …
Local dignitaries gathered on Friday morning for a ribbon-cutting at The London, which moved from South Laurel Road to Hill Street recently. The move allows owners Keith London and Sheila London more space for merchandise that includes jewelry, wedding gifts, baby items, collectible home dec…
CORBIN — It was a case of too little, too late, during the South London Coach Pitch All-Stars’ 8-4 loss to Jackson County on Friday.
Chad Jackson, 25, has been playing music since the age of 10, but in 2019 he has found a new way to play that gives him complete control over his music.
The rain put a little damper on the London-Corbin Airport Open House on Saturday, but after the rain guests came down to the airport to see the airplanes, helicopters and enjoy some food from local vendors. Due to the rain the Museum of Flight airplanes will be on display again this Saturday…
CORBIN — With their backs to the wall while facing elimination, the South London Coach Pitch All-Stars were able to keep their chances of advancing to the District Tournament alive by defeating the North Laurel Coach Pitch All-Stars, 10-1, on Saturday.
CORBIN — The Corbin Coach Pitch All-Stars scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back during their 9-2 opening round win over the North Laurel Coach Pitch All-Stars.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) - "In essentials, unity; in nonessentials, liberty" -- that was Ken Whitten's closing statement and the overall theme of the Gospel Above All panel last week at the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting.
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 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Call 864-6319 to inq…
LONDON — Youth Football is back in Laurel County thanks to former South Laurel and Georgetown College football star Neil Warren, and the Laurel-London Optimist Club.
A London man who was arrested in March for allegedly possessing material containing a minor performing sexual acts was jailed again Friday following his arraignment.
A jury trial has been set for a former South Laurel High School girls basketball coach facing sexual-related charges involving a minor, though his attorney believes the case could be settled beforehand as an agreement with prosecutors may be close.
Hang Em High Horse Camp in Laurel County will be the subject of "Best of America by Horseback" this weekend, with the majority of the events taking place on Saturday.
The Charlie Daniels Band will be coming back to Kentucky on its tour soon, as the band is set to play in Renfro Valley on July 6 at 8 p.m.
The London Police Department and Center Target are partnering to host the London-Laurel D.A.R.E. Bullseye Competition to be held at Center Target from June 22 through July 6. For $5 a target, participants will shoot for the highest score while supporting the Don Wattenbarger Scholarship Fund…
Change is nearly always confusing - which is why Vehicle Registration Commissioner Matt Henderson spoke to city and county leaders about the new drivers' licenses to be issued later this summer.
Members of the Mountain Heritage Artisan's Guild approached the London Tourism and Convention Commission Monday evening to request funding for the purpose of continuing operation.
For 5779 years, those of Judaism have led a religious scam for individuals that require a master or superior guide to their daily lives; Judaism's goal was to assume superiority over other Arab tribesmen. With the murder of Jesus, a disciple of Jesus Christ established a religious sect calle…
Jordan Allen & the Bellwethers was the band featured in the Sentinel-Echo's Summer Music Series this week. The band performed live in the Sentinel-Echo's newsroom and it was broadcast live on our Facebook page. Watch our next performance Wednesday at 1 p.m. on our Facebook page, www.face…
LONDON — With more than 500 spectators attending the event, the third annual Trispy Awards were held at London Community Center Tuesday honoring the outstanding achievements of Tri-County high school athletes, coaches and teams for the 2018-19 school year.
This flower is found from southern New York south to Georgia and west to Louisiana and north to Minnesota. It is the tallest of the bellflowers, growing to six feet tall.
Since I plan on running stories from Logan Ewell’s column this summer I thought our readers might wish to be better acquainted with Mr. Ewell. To achieve this I have selected an autobiography written by Mr. Ewell and a biography written by Flossie Baker. Since I have tried to present them bo…
We’ve been having frequent thunderstorms recently. Weather patterns are more active, and storms thrive with the moisture and rapidly rising warm air that is very common during the transition to warmer seasons.
Be on the lookout for bacterial spot of pepper this week. As the most common disease of pepper in Kentucky, homeowners or growers will experience at least some bacterial spot if not using preventative practices. The disease can occur in transplants, and when those plants are set in the field…
WASHINGTON – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting nominations for county committee members. Agricultural producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy for the county committee. Individuals may nominate themselves or others as a candidate.
"This is the new health care," said Tommie Fields, chief operations of Health Express Urgent Care. "Patients are so fast-paced now. They don't have time to sit in the Emergency Room or in a family practice if they just need to have their kid swabbed."
Thursday will mark the beginning of the Mathews Archery ASA (Archery Shooters Association) Pro/Am, where both amateur and professional archers will compete at the Laurel County Fairgrounds in London off Barbourville Road on Highway 229.
The financial crisis of the state workers pension fund was addressed during the spring session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Therefore, House Bill 358 was passed after several amendments - but was vetoed by Gov. Matt Bevin.
Fun and faith was the message to participants at the Summer Sports Camp at First Baptist Church of London on Monday night as the second annual event kicked off.
The Kentucky Southeast chapter of Quilts of Honor presented 11 handmade quilts to veterans Monday evening at the London Police Department.
This year’s annual open house at the London-Corbin Airport is lining up to the best one yet, as young and old alike have a chance to experience the thrill of flight and get up close and personal with planes and helicopters on Saturday, June 22.
A Corbin man who caused a four-vehicle crash before leaving the scene is now facing a preliminary hearing in Laurel District Court next week.
Israeli and Arab newspapers published a photo and written comment of Israel's Prime Minister dedicating a Israeli housing settlement in Israeli Occupied Syria's Golan Heights. The publication in Hebrew-Arabic & English identified the settlement with an Israeli and U.S. flag and the title…
Eastern Kentucky University welcomed more than 200 educators for a week-long summer program that refreshed their skills, introduced new ways of teaching and learned about the new Advanced Placement (AP) resources that are available to them.
If McDonald’s All-American and Washington signee Isaiah Stewart is right about high school teammate Keion Brooks Jr., Kentucky basketball fans are really going to like what the 6-7 freshman does this season.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary May 2019 unemployment rate was 4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for May 2019 was unchanged from Ap…
This Week's Circulars
Joe Levi Swafford, 78, husband of Shirley (Cobb) Swafford of London passed away June 19, 2019 at Jean Waddle Care Center, Somerset. Graveside services at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cumberland Memorial Gardens. London Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
- London’s first microbrewery is a joint effort
- Lights Over London Lantern Festival to light up night sky June 28
- GUEST COLUMN: Working Group Will Examine Career, Technical Education in Kentucky
- Laurel County archers win state championships
- Hang Em High Horse Camp prepares to welcome 'Best of America by Horseback' and Laurel County riders
- London man charged with possessing sexual material involving minors jailed after arraignment
- House Bill 358 vetoed; Hensley's recommendations to address the bill
- Man charged in four-vehicle crash; Driver, three children overturn from impact
- Keion Brooks Jr. A Beast On The Court, Old Soul Off The Court
- ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?