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Croley talks the future of farming in Kentucky

(Story By Trevor Sherman) Local farmer Garrett Croley talks the future of the farming industry in our state, as well as why he himself is #StillFarming Last month we met Kyle Hubbs, a Knox County cattle farmer and Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) board member who helped to explain what...
Posted On 06 Dec 2020
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Early voting begins in 2020 general election

Early voting in the 2020 general election began Tuesday and will continue through Nov. 2. In Whitley County, residents may vote at polling locations set up at the Whitley County Courthouse in Williamsburg or outside the old Whitley District Courtroom adjacent to Corbin City Hall....

Friday is deadline to request absentee ballot for 2020 general election

11:59 pm. Friday is the deadline to request and absentee ballot for the 2020 general election. Absentee ballots may be requested online at www.govvoteky.com, or by contacting the county clerk’s office in the county in which the voter resides. The number to Whitley County Clerk...

Deadline to register to vote in general election is Oct. 5

With the general election just over a month away, Whitley County Clerk Carolyn Willis provided additional details on deadlines and procedures leading up to Nov. 3. Monday, Oct. 5 is the deadline to register to vote and be eligible to cast a ballot in the general election....

Developed recreation areas closed in Daniel Boone National Forest

The developed recreation areas in Daniel Boone National Forest have been temporarily closed in an effort to help curb the spread of COVID–19 Officials at with the London Ranger District announced the closures Thursday, noting it includes campgrounds, picnic area and shooting...

Governor Beshear: No confirmed cases of coronavirus in Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said Thursday that there are currently no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the commonwealth. In a press conference held at the Capitol in Frankfort and broadcast live on Facebook, Beshear said state health officials are currently monitoring...

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...

Kentucky ranks among worst in daily exercise

Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that Kentuckians, in general, are not getting enough daily exercise, and one local doctor is offering some ways to change that without hitting the gym. Dr. Mirza Ahmed, an Interventional Cardiologist...

Conservatives need balanced perspective on election

Former University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino once complained about Wildcat fans who were “consumed by (the University of) Louisville,” meaning a loss to their rivals in November leaves a permanent asterisk next to an entirely otherwise successful 30-win season...