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Closures scheduled for KY 779 on Monday, KY 628 on Tuesday in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that closures are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 21, on KY 779 and Tuesday, Sept. 22, on KY 628 in Whitley County to allow crews to replace cross drains. Work schedule is listed below: KY 779 will be closed at milepoint...
Posted On 19 Sep 2020
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OpEd: Mobs have become exactly what they claim to hate

(OpEd by Kelley Paul, wife of U.S. Senator Rand Paul) That night in DC a few weeks ago felt like being in a terrifying dystopian novel. The mob swarmed us in a tight circle, screaming expletives, threats and shouting “say her name”. We had rushed  up to two police officers and I...
Posted On 19 Sep 2020
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Historically Speaking: Historical Policing

(OpEd by Dr. James Finck, who is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. He is Chair of the Oklahoma Civil War Symposium. Follow Historically Speaking at www.Historicallyspeaking.blog.) One question I like to ask my...
Posted On 19 Sep 2020
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KHSAA approves dates for winter sports to begin practice

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) Board of Control held its second regularly-scheduled meeting of the 2020-21 academic year Wednesday morning, approving practice and competition dates for the winter sports and sport-activities of basketball, bowling,...
Posted On 16 Sep 2020
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Baptist Health Corbin secures $1 million grant to fund three-year opioid, substance abuse program

Baptist Health Corbin has secured a $1 million grant to combat opioid and substance abuse in Knox and Whitley counties over the next three years. The collaborative effort – which will include long-time behavioral health partner Cumberland River Behavioral Health – launched Sept....
Posted On 16 Sep 2020
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Men take charge of your health during national Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. About one man in 41 will die of prostate cancer. This year the American Cancer Society has estimated there will be about 191,930 new cases of...
Posted On 15 Sep 2020
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Cross drain repair operations start Tuesday, Sept. 15, on portions of KY 511 in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that cross drain repair operations start Tuesday, Sept. 15, on a portion of KY 511 in Whitley County, and will last for two days. Work schedule is listed below: • The roadway will be closed at Tidal Wave Road at the...
Posted On 14 Sep 2020
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Historically Speaking: Political Celebrities

(OpEd by Dr. James Finck, who is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. He is Chair of the Oklahoma Civil War Symposium. Follow Historically Speaking at www.Historicallyspeaking.blog.) Now that the national conventions...
Posted On 14 Sep 2020
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No pandemic shutdown for scammers; they are still on the prowl

COVID-19 may have shut down portions of the economy and put restrictions on Americans’ daily lives, but cyber scams and other efforts to defraud people continue to thrive. “Scammers are tapping into the uncertainty related to the global pandemic,” says Chris Orestis, the...
Posted On 13 Sep 2020
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Students should take care when signing contracts

At some point in their lives, students will have to sign a contract. When they do, they should keep in mind these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). A contract is a written legal document between two or more parties in which an offer is made and...
Posted On 13 Sep 2020
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