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Longer trains, longer stops causing concern for Lincoln residents

Several Lincoln County families are feeling trapped by trains that pass their homes, especially when the trains stop ... Read more | Add your comment

Senator honors LCHS junior, local officer and detective

Lincoln County High School junior Maria Vergara, along with Officer Andy Ferguson and Detective Ryan Kirkpatrick of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Reasons for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy are many in Kentucky

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News In a society that gives out trophies for participation, it’s only natural ... Read more | Add your comment

REAL ID deadline extended until 2023

Folks scrambling to find their birth certificate and other documentation needed to get a REAL ID before the ... Read more | Add your comment

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It’s Beef Month in the Bluegrass
Kentucky is largest cattle state east of the Mississippi

The Kentucky Beef Council Kentucky’s 38,000 beef producers will celebrate beef during the month of May, as the state legislature has proclaimed May as Beef ... Read more | Add your comment

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News

Fort Logan staff creates cards to encourage local students

Special to the Interior Journal This school year has certainly been a challenge for students, families, and staff members. Springtime for schools usually means finalizing ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sports

Calipari lures Antigua back to UK, adds ‘Chin’ Coleman to staff

A familiar face returned to the Kentucky coaching staff on Thursday. Former assistant coach Orlando Antigua reunited with John Calipari and will fill one of ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, May 7, 2021 7:30 am

Opinion

Skin cancer risks and ways to protect yourself this summer

With summer right around the corner, there isn’t a better time than now to discuss skin damage and skin cancer. May is Skin Cancer Awareness ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:14 am

Sports

Late UK golfer to be honored at pro tournament

The PGA Tour returns to central Kentucky in July for the Barbasol Championship that will be played July 15-18 at Champions at Keene Trace Golf ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:00 am

News

Kentucky singer eliminated from American Idol

Kentucky singer Alyssa Wray found out she didn’t make it into the top seven contestants on this season of ABC’s “American Idol” on Sunday night. ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

UK’s Lilley is finalist for Honda Award

Kentucky senior setter Madison Lilley has been named a finalist for the 2020 Honda Award for the sport of volleyball along with Logan Eggleston of ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Washington drafts UK’s Jamin Davis

Former Kentucky safety Mike Edwards, who won a Super Bowl recently with Tampa Bay, called it a “big-time pick” when Washington selected UK linebacker Jamin ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Former UK star Bowden returning to Somerset for another youth camp in June

Bart Williams was thrilled that former University of Kentucky football standout Lynn Bowden agreed to be part of the Somerset Youth Football League summer camp. ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, May 3, 2021 8:32 am

Opinion

McConnell and Barr: Thoroughbred racing is well-positioned for the future. Here’s why

The Kentucky Derby is called the most exciting two minutes in sports. This week, fans from around the globe will turn their attention once again ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, April 30, 2021 10:33 am

Sports

Return of Kentucky Derby in spring brings signs of normalcy

Kentucky will be back in the national spotlight this weekend on the first Saturday in May for the first time in two years. The 147th ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, April 30, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Justus looks back, sees ‘opportunity of a lifetime’ as he leaves for Arizona St.

As expected, Joel Justus has accepted a coaching position at Arizona State. Justus, who has spent the past seven seasons at Kentucky, came to Kentucky ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:48 am

News

Fiscal Court approves tentative housing contracts for inmates

STANFORD – The Lincoln County Fiscal Court continues to explore options when it comes to choosing a place to send inmates, as the Lincoln County ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10:57 am

Opinion

Girdler discusses wrap-up of legislative session

It was a privilege to serve you and our district at the Capitol during the 2021 Regular Session. At this same time last year, no ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 8:03 am

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Leaving his mark

Local artist, sign-painter leaves legacy across the county

STANFORD – For over 50 years, John Arnett left his mark on Lincoln County in the form of signs – from storefronts to boats to ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:58 am

News

Be aware: Road work zones heating up

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is joining other state transportation agencies and the Federal Highway Administration to promote National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 26-30. Flowering ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:27 am

News

Outdoor mask mandate ends for events under 1,000

Gov. Andy Beshear announced he is relaxing some of the mask mandates that have been in effect since last July. During a Monday afternoon media ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:05 am

Sports

Lilley, UK win volleyball national title

By Larry Vaught Winning a national championship was something coach Craig Skinner thought he could do at Kentucky but also knew it was easier said ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:00 am

Sports

Young ready to hear his name called in NFL draft

By Larry Vaught Landon Young is not sure when he may hear his name called during the NFL draft this week but he’s confident after ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, April 26, 2021 9:02 am

Sports

UK’s Steiner was a two-sport star in high school

By Larry Vaught Colleges started recruiting her to play soccer when she was only a high school freshman before a couple of years later she ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, April 26, 2021 7:39 am

Sports

How good is UK commit Goodwin?

Just how good is offensive tackle Kiyaunta Goodwin of Charlestown, Ind., a top 100 prospect, who verbally committed to Kentucky Saturday? Steve Wiltfong, director of ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:00 am

News

Southerland named SRO at Lincoln Middle

Mike Southerland was recently named as the new School Resource Officer (SRO) at Lincoln County Middle School. Southerland is an employee of the Stanford Police ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, April 23, 2021 1:21 pm

Breaking News

Ephraim McDowell Health now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines

Ephraim McDowell Health is now offering walk-in Covid-19 vaccines (Moderna) for all individuals age 18 and over at the Boyle County Extension Office, located at ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, April 23, 2021 10:35 am

News

New medical app will speed up treatment for children

Imagine a 1-year-old child having a severe allergic reaction and not breathing. Her mom is terrified and wailing. Her dad is trying to keep their ... Read more

by Robin Hart, Friday, April 23, 2021 10:21 am

Opinion

Vaccine doses filled with hope and optimism

By Mitch McConnell U.S. Senate Republican Leader We’ve witnessed a modern, medical miracle over the last 12 months. Multiple safe and highly effective COVID-19 vaccines ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, April 23, 2021 10:19 am

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LCHS senior accepted in NASCAR institute

Lincoln County High School senior Caydunn Randall was recently accepted into the NASCAR Technical Institute, located in Mooresville, North Carolina. He will begin the 17-month ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, April 23, 2021 10:13 am

News

Kentuckians 16 and older urged to get COVID-19 vaccination

Gov. Andy Beshear encouraged all Kentuckians 16 and older to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, as the number of new cases saw a ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, April 23, 2021 10:10 am