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University of the Cumberlands hosting Patriot Preview Day Saturday

University of the Cumberlands officials say they are excited to welcome all high school students and their families to Patriot Preview Day on Saturday. Patriot Preview Day is held only twice a year and is an opportunity for high school students and their guardians to get an...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019
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UPDATE: Pedestrian killed Monday night in Corbin identified

UPDATE: The pedestrian killed Monday night after being struck by two vehicles on Master Street in Corbin has been identified. Corbin Police said the victim is Eason Miller, 75, of Corbin. Lt. Coy Wilson said Miller has an address on Byrley Road in north Corbin. “We have no...
Posted On 11 Nov 2019
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Knox County receives $10k to kick off ‘Knox Ready Project’

In seeking to become a viable county to draw jobs and economic growth, a $10,000 Flex-E-Grant has been awarded to the Knox County Fiscal Court. The funding was announced by the Center for Rural Development through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). “This Flex -E grant...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019
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Forest Service waives recreation fees for Veteran’s Day

Nov. 6, 2019 – In honor of Veterans Day, the Daniel Boone National Forest will waive fees at several recreation areas. The fee waivers apply to all forest visitors at designated locations. “We want to especially recognize our nation’s veterans and enlisted military members on...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019
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Cumberlands launching associate’s degree program in nursing

The University of the Cumberlands announced Tuesday the launch of a new associate’s degree program in nursing. The program begins January 2020, and applications are currently being accepted at ucumberlands.edu/adnursing. “With the addition of this associate’s degree, Cumberlands...
Posted On 31 Oct 2019
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Cumberlands serves community through Pats Serve

In case anyone wondered why an unusually high number of young adults in neon T-shirts were spotted seemingly everywhere in Whitley County recently, here’s why. Approximately 1,500 students, faculty, and staff from University of the Cumberlands put their faith into action by...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019
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Cumberlands on-campus enrollment up 33 percent

With the fall semester in full swing, on-campus undergraduate enrollment at University of the Cumberlands is up 33 percent to 1,806 students. The news comes a year after the school announced that it was slashing tuition costs by 57 percent. The increase is due to a significant...
Posted On 21 Oct 2019
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Bevin, Rogers celebrate new training center

It was standing room only as United States Congressman Hal Rogers and Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, along with Senate President Robert Stivers, Judge-Executive Mike Mitchell, KCEOC President Paul Dole, and Mayor David Thompson took to the stage Saturday morning. The event,...
Posted On 18 Oct 2019
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Vaping caution urged with severe lung injury cases rising

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) continues to monitor and investigate a growing number of cases of severe pulmonary disease related to e-cigarette use or vaping. “As the investigation into the cause of severe lung injury associated with vaping continues, we...
Posted On 14 Oct 2019
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Creation of safety plans urged as part of fire prevention week

In observance of Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-12, the Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction’s Division of Fire Prevention, together with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), reminds Kentuckians to develop an emergency fire safety plan. According to...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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