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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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 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…

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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.

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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.

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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.