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Closure set for Welcome Center for maintenance operations in Whitley County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close the Welcome Center on I-75 northbound (milepoint 1.0) on Thursday, Oct. 15 to Saturday, Oct. 17 in Whitley County. Work schedule is below: Starting Thursday, Oct. 15 the Welcome Center in Whitley County will be closed on Highway...
Posted On 14 Oct 2020
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Commissioner Quarles urges Kentucky farmers to apply for federal coronavirus relief funds

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is encouraging Kentucky farm families facing market disruptions and associated costs because of the coronavirus pandemic to sign up for the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will run through...
Posted On 13 Oct 2020
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October 2020 financial aid tip for students

A good admissions essay may mean more financial aid for college. Some colleges, especially private schools, require an essay as part of the admissions process for college freshmen. That essay may also help when it comes to paying for college, according to the Kentucky Higher...
Posted On 13 Oct 2020
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Letter to the Editor: Concerns about ‘self-serving’ behavior on city commission

It appears that one of the main concerns of Brandon Shepherd to serve on the Corbin City Council is to assist the restaurant/bar business in which he is involved. You will recall he was instrumental in having the City halt the alcohol/restaurant tax for a period of time earlier...
Posted On 13 Oct 2020
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Letter to the Editor: Pregnant ladies, please check out a local assistance center

Psalm 139:13-14 – God, you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works. Jeremiah 1:5 – Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. As single, separated or...
Posted On 12 Oct 2020
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OpEd: Galloping goats, biting gators, more in your local newspaper

(OpEd by Dean Ridings, who is CEO of America’s Newspapers, a national trade association representing more than 1,600 newspapers across the US and Canada. He was previously the President and CEO of the Florida Press Association and it agency Intersect Media Solutions.) If you...
Posted On 11 Oct 2020
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5 things you can start doing now to help reduce your risk of breast cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis is stressful and startling, no matter your situation. “While you can’t change some risk factors such as genetics and aging, there are things you can do that may help lower your breast cancer risk. Today is a perfect time to take action to help lower your...
Posted On 11 Oct 2020
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Pay extra on student loans to pay them off early

If you finished college in May and have federal student loans, it’s almost time to start repaying them. These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help. “This pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for Kentuckians, especially many of our...
Posted On 10 Oct 2020
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Historically Speaking: Breonna Taylor

(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.) The death of Breonna Taylor is...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020
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Ky. Agriculture Commissioner Quarles announces annual poster and essay contest

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) annual Poster and Essay Contest. The theme of the 2021 contest is “Kentucky Agriculture Never Stops.” “The annual KDA Poster and Essay contest is a...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020
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