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UK HealthCare reflects on a year of COVID-19

March marks one year since the COVID-19 global pandemic disrupted and altered everyone’s life. On March 6, it ... Read more | Add your comment

LCHD reports 152 COVID-19 cases; Seven inmates at LCRJ test positive

As of Monday this week, the Lincoln County Health Department reported a total of 152 COVID-19 cases in ... Read more | Add your comment

Chef Dylan Morris joins Bluebird team as sous-chef; diners can expect new flavor

Bluebird, a local restaurant that features farm-to-table cuisine, is welcoming a new chef to the kitchen. Chef Dylan ... Read more | Add your comment

Public Record March 2

Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. Property Transfers ... Read more | Add your comment

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State positivity rate down to 4.25%

On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Kentucky’s positivity rate has decreased to 4.25%. “Team Kentucky should be so proud of the progress we’ve made against ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

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Ky. supports Tenn. law requiring waiting period for abortion

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined a 21-state coalition in support of the constitutionality of the Tennessee law requiring a 48-hour waiting period before ... Read more | Add your comment

by Tom Latek.

Sports

Cal throws egos out the window as Cats prep for postseason

John Calipari is in March mode going into Saturday’s regular-season finale against South Carolina. In a season filled with inconsistency, the Wildcats (8-15, 7-9 Southeastern ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Friday, March 5, 2021 4:35 pm

Sports

Calipari, Brooks confident Cats can finish the season on high note

Keion Brooks isn’t ready to give up on the season. Although Kentucky’s only hope of reaching the NCAA Tournament hinges on winning four straight games ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:14 pm

Sports

Former UK quarterback releases book

By Larry Vaught Vaught’s Views Former University of Kentucky quarterback Jalen Whitlow learned a lot of football and life lessons during his two seasons with ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:16 pm

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Beshear provides update on COVID-19

On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 731,000 Kentuckians have now had at least the first dose of one of the effective COVID-19 vaccines. ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:18 pm

Opinion

Protect journalists and activists from vindictive lawsuits; then there are also public records

By Jim Waters It’s one thing for government agencies to deny open records requests from the press or public. It’s quite another for those entities ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:14 pm

News

Bill to give Kentucky’s high school students a ‘do-over’ year passes senate 36-0, heads to house

A bill to give public and private school students the opportunity for a “do-over” year passed the Kentucky Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:05 pm

News

Meeting Notices

Board of Health Meeting The Lincoln County Board of Health will have its regularly scheduled Board of Health meeting Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 12:30 ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:56 pm

Sports

Cats fail to fight back against Ole Miss, fall 70-62

Kentucky got shoved around and didn’t fight back in a 70-62 loss at Mississippi Tuesday night. The narrow setback was the second straight for the ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:41 pm

News

High water remains severe threat in several parts of Kentucky

State and local officials across Kentucky are continuing their efforts to help recover not only from three ice and snowstorms in February, but also severe ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:38 am

Opinion

Colorectal cancer; Save a life with early screening

By Dan McKay President/CEO, Ephraim McDowell Health March is National Colorectal Cancer Month. With over 100,000 new cases every year, colorectal cancer is the second ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:09 am

News

Capacity limits going to 60% for many; Beshear gives ‘optimistic’ report

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Following seven weeks of declining coronavirus cases and positive-test rates, along with an increasing supply of vaccines, Gov. Andy ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:13 am

Sports

Cats in attack mode as season winds down; Face Ole Miss tonight at 9 p.m.

In the final week of a disappointing regular season, Kentucky senior Olivier Sarr said the Wildcats still have a lot to prove before the postseason. ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:01 am

News

Flooding brings call for state of emergency

Gov. Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency due to the extremely heavy rainfall across most of Kentucky throughout the weekend, prompting numerous flood ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:00 am

News

Gas prices continue to climb across Kentucky

Kentucky gas prices have risen 9.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,623 stations in ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, March 1, 2021 8:33 am

Sports

Senior Day at UK different but still emotional

I never had a chance to hear Albert B. “Happy” Chandler perform “My Old Kentucky Home” in person on “Senior Day” at the University of ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, March 1, 2021 8:26 am

Sports

Senior Day spoiler: Gators use zone to snap UK’s 3-game win streak

Kentucky coach John Calipari could have easily blamed his team’s 71-67 loss to Florida on an unexpected bye week, but said his team’s performance had ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:43 pm

Sports

Senior Day: Walk-on Welch has savored his time with Wildcats

Riley Welch has spent the past two years rooting for his teammates. On Saturday, they will be cheering for the Kentucky guard on Senior Day. ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:08 pm

News

Falling numbers, mask mandate extended and new vaccine approval

Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued to fall on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he is extending the state’s mask mandate, and a new vaccine ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:46 pm

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Highway deaths rise in 2020 despite less travel

Despite travel restrictions and closures in Kentucky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to less travel, the number of highway deaths rose in 2020. ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:37 pm

News

This Week at the State Capitol – A legislative update

The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 session reached one of the milestones Capitol observers eagerly await with this week’s arrival of the deadlines to introduce bills ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, February 26, 2021 4:32 pm

News

Narcotics investigation leads to three arrests

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested three people following a lengthy narcotics investigation. On Feb. 19 at about 9 p.m. deputies executed a narcotics-related search warrant ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:44 am

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Public Record Feb. 22, 2021

Property Transfers Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. • Mark R. and Gwendolyn D. Fitzpatrick ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, February 22, 2021 10:54 am

Opinion

Boundaries for leaders

By DR. TODD GRAY, Kentucky Baptist Convention Have you ever had a week when you wanted to talk to the person who packed your schedule ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Saturday, February 20, 2021 9:34 pm

News

Eastern Kentucky continues feeling impact of wicked winter storm; Thousands still without power

Nearly 20,000 Kentucky Power customers in Eastern Kentucky are still without electricity and it could be another week or longer before some of them have ... Read more

by Kentucky Today, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:28 pm

Sports

Cats withstand hand-to-hand combat to defeat Vols

Kentucky stayed nearly a week in Tennessee and ended the six-day road trip with an impressive 70-55 win over Tennessee on Saturday. Kentucky departed for ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:19 pm