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ACT exam canceled Feb. 8 at UC due to weather

The national ACT exam scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8 on the campus of University of the Cumberlands is being cancelled due to current weather conditions.
Posted On 07 Feb 2020

Update: Cumberland River now at 32.34 feet in Williamsburg

Update: As of 3 p.m. Friday, the Cumberland River was at 32.34 feet in Williamsburg. The river is considered to be at major flood stage at 32 feet. The river is now expected to crest at 32.8 feet at 1 p.m. Saturday. The record flood stage in Williamsburg occurred on April 7,...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020

David Scott Lindsay

David Scott Lindsay, age 28, of Lindsay Lane, Williamsburg, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at his home.  He was born on September 5, 1991 in Corbin, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter Wayne Shupe and Anna Katherine Shupe....

Corbin man arrested after shots fired outside apartment

A Corbin man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a complaint of shots fired outside a north Corbin apartment, and then fighting with Laurel County deputies. Danny Lee Mcalarnis, 76, is facing two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, third-degree terroristic...

Gov. Beshear, other Kentucky leaders urge lawmakers to pass sports betting bill

With support from educators, top business leaders, law enforcement and retirees, Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday called on lawmakers to pass sports betting legislation to stop Kentucky dollars from flowing to neighboring states and use those funds for needs in Kentucky. “We have a...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
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More than $11.3 million in conservation funding for Kentucky to reclaim and repurpose abandoned coal mines

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced that theOffice of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) will provide $11,314,447 to Kentucky in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants, to clean up and...

Greer named head coach of Corbin High School Football

Former Corbin High School Football Assistant Head Coach Tommy Greer has been named as the new head coach of the Redhounds. Corbin High School Principal John Crawford, who served on the search committee, confirmed the decision Friday. Greer, who stepped away from the team in 2019...

Path for New Leadership Clearing the Next Phase in Kentucky Hemp

Louisville, KY Heritage Gardens, LLC (HG), a woman-owned / minority-owned and Veteran owned business, is working to build long-term sustainable relationships with all licensed Kentucky farmers. HG will begin building these relationships through the immediate purchase of hemp from...

State police searching for missing Woodbine man

Kentucky State Police are searching for a missing Woodbine man who failed to show up for work Thursday night after leaving his home. Trooper Shane Jacobs, public affairs officer at Post 10 in Harlan, identified the missing man as Ronnie Bryant, 74. Bryant left his residence on...

John Howard Gibson

John Howard Gibson, 89, of Williamsburg, KY, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 21, 1930 to the late Jordan and Julie Adkins Gibson in Whitley County, KY. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by...
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