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Two Lincoln men enter guilty pleas, prison sentencing dates set

Two Lincoln County men have entered guilty pleas and are scheduled to be sentenced to prison for crimes ... Read more | Add your comment

Davis dominates, Patriots roll to 50-26 win over North Laurel

Lincoln County got off to a great start in its opening game of the 2020 season Friday, knocking ... Read more | Add your comment

8 nursing homes have had ⅓ of state’s COVID deaths

By AL CROSS Kentucky Health News   Almost 600 residents of Kentucky long-term-care facilities have died of COVID-19, ... Read more | Add your comment

County clerk explains upcoming election procedures

Much like the June primary election, voters will have several options when it comes to casting a ballot ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Shelter-in-place order lifted, but caution still recommended

A gas line has been reported hit near Anderson Heights and Cutoff Street in Stanford. A shelter-in-place order was made, but has now been lifted. ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

News

Public record for 9-1-20

Property transfers Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. Larry James, et ux, Sandra James and ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

Letters

Reader says Trump campaign is distracting voters

Dear Editor, Trump and the GOP are running on a campaign of “law and order.” They claim that if Biden is elected, violence will break ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:08 pm

News

Lucy Singleton is Lincoln County’s Distinguished Young Woman

Lucy Singleton, daughter of Eddie and Tracy Singleton, was named the 2021 Distinguished Young Woman of Lincoln County. She will move on to compete in ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Saturday, September 12, 2020 11:52 pm

Sports

Spivey’s star shined at UK

By LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views Just how good was former Kentucky center Bill Spivey, the first 7-footer to play at Kentucky and the national player ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:20 am

News

Montgomery named principal of the year

Highland Elementary Principal Suzanne Montgomery has been named Principal of the Year by the Kentucky School Counselor Association. Montgomery has worked for Lincoln County Schools ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:24 pm

News

State’s delayed reporting of COVID-19 deaths causes local confusion

18 new cases, no new deaths in Lincoln County   A delay in the reporting of COVID-19 deaths to the state has caused some local ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:22 pm

Breaking News

Relief funds available for Kentucky landlords, renters hit by COVID-19

Gov. Andy Beshear has announced the launch of the Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund website, teamkyhherf.ky.gov, where Kentuckians now can visit and apply for ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:07 am

Opinion

Finding fun with my COVID masks

Almost everywhere you look, you’ll see someone wearing a mask these days, and that’s a good thing. You’ve probably heard more than one person complain ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:20 am

News

Cameron calls scam increases during COVID ‘alarming’ 

Experts warn that no one is immune; fast-money scams out to trick those in need of jobs, among many others By BOBBIE CURD   Although ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, September 7, 2020 3:19 pm

News

Family of Desiree Sparks responds to murder indictment 

It’s been a long four years for the family of Desiree Sparks, a 22-year-old Lincoln County woman who was found dead in the woods on ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:13 am

News

Five local COVID deaths reported in three days

COVID-19 continues to take a toll in Lincoln County. As of Tuesday, the county had five residents die from the virus over a three-day period. ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:09 am

News

Local candidates file for non-partisan city races

Three vying for remainder of Stanford mayoral term   The deadline to file for non-partisan races in the 2020 General Election has passed and several ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:11 am

News

Stanford voters will decide on alcohol sales in November

Voters will have a chance to decide whether to allow alcohol sales in Stanford city limits come November, now that enough signatures have been verified ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:32 pm

News

Police arrest laundromat arson, burglary suspect 

Police have arrested a man for allegedly setting a local laundromat on fire. Firefighters from Lincoln and surrounding counties responded to a report of heavy ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:26 am

Sports

Benny Snell loving life in Pittsburgh

BY LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views   Former Kentucky running back Benny Snell “loves” life with the Pittsburgh Steelers according to his mother, April. “It is ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:02 pm

Sports

Bohanna one of best interior linemen in SE

By LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views   Kentucky defensive coordinator Brad White knows nose guard Quinton Bohanna can make highlight plays and has while starting the ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, August 30, 2020 3:56 pm

Sports

Experienced UK defensive line ready for SEC-only schedule

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today Brad White knows what it’s like going up against the best on a weekly basis so he embraces Kentucky’s 10-game ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:37 pm

News

Ky. Board of Education weighs future of high school sports Friday

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today The Kentucky Board of Education will have a special virtual teleconference meeting at noon Friday to talk about the future ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, August 27, 2020 6:35 pm

News

Beshear won’t overturn decision to allow fall sports, but remains leery

By TOM LATEK Kentucky Today Gov. Andy Beshear said he will not overturn the decision by the Kentucky High School Athletics Association to begin fall ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:33 am

News

Public record for Aug. 24

Property Transfers Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, of Houston, TX ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:28 am

News

Boswell is new Lincoln schools psychologist

Lincoln County Schools is pleased to announce Alison Boswell as its new District School Psychologist. Alison earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:26 am

Breaking News

Stanford laundromat catches fire, arson suspected

Firefighters from Lincoln and surrounding counties responded to a fire at a laundromat in Stanford Monday morning. Fire trucks and police vehicles blocked the road ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, August 24, 2020 2:04 pm

Breaking News

Man indicted for murder of Desiree Sparks 

Almost four years after the body of a 22-year old Lincoln County woman was found in the woods, a Boyle County Grand Jury has indicted ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Saturday, August 22, 2020 2:09 pm

Sports

UK’s Wilson ‘slinging the ball’ and ‘having fun’ in return to the field

Terry Wilson felt at ease when he returned to the field Tuesday. Wilson, who missed the last 10 games last year after suffering a season-ending ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:45 pm

Breaking News

Fall sports get green light from KHSAA

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association is moving forward with a plan to play sports this fall. Practices for football and other fall sports are ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, August 20, 2020 1:35 pm

Sports

Wildcats to play Ole Miss in home opener, full SEC schedule unveiled

The Southeastern Conference unveiled its football schedule Monday night and Kentucky’s home opener is set for Oct. 3 against Mississippi. The first encounter at Kroger ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:55 am