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Glass honored with lifetime achievement award

Ina Glass, administrator at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital and Vice President at Ephraim McDowell Health, has been ... Read more | Add your comment

The future of farming is here

Lincoln County’s leaders, and leaders from across the state, gathered last week to witness the grand opening of ... Read more | Add your comment

School district hosts ‘Broadband Community Summit’

Discusses ways to improve internet in rural areas Local leaders gathered at the Lincoln County Student Support Center ... Read more | Add your comment

County trick-or-treat set for Oct. 31, Stanford will follow same plan

Lincoln County Fiscal Court announced Tuesday that trick-or-treat will take place on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Farmers National Bank awards grant to Lincoln schools

Farmers National Bank has made its sixth annual $5,000 donation to Lincoln County  Schools for a cumulative total of $30,000. The annual donation serves as ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

News

School district to provide meals until classes resume

Lincoln County Schools will be using Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) days October 12th-23rd. Until in-person instruction can resume, the district’s food service department will be offering ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jeff Moreland.

Letters

Payne says institutional racism is real

Dear Editor,   The healthcare community (doctors, therapists, etc.) who deal with conditions such as mental health and addictions believe the first step in the ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, October 23, 2020 7:56 am

Opinion

Grading political leaders through pandemic – Trump gets an F, while Beshear gets a B so far

By AL CROSS As we approach a crucial election, it’s time to think about the sort of leaders we want and need at all levels ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:50 pm

News

Lincoln County native Red Foley was first Kentuckian in Country Music Hall of Fame

By STEVE FLAIRTY KyForward Columnist My parents were country music fans, and while growing up, I admit that I endured their choice of radio station ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:00 pm

News

Flu vaccinations are even more important in 2020

By Grace Colville University of Kentucky Flu season, like everything else this year, is looking a whole lot different. The same preparation is involved, with ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:50 pm

Sports

Lincoln takes first loss, falls 52-36 at Wayne

The Lincoln County Patriots football team had a perfect record when the trip to Wayne County began Friday, rolling to a 4-0 mark. Wayne County ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:00 pm

Sports

Slide Show: Patriots stay perfect with win over Madison Central

Lincoln County improved its record to a perfect 4-0 Friday night with a 26-14 win over Madison Central in Richmond. The Patriots next face Wayne ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:52 pm

Opinion

Breast cancer awareness has never been easier

This month, the world stands together to increase global awareness for breast cancer. The single most common cancer for women besides lung cancer, breast cancer ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:45 pm

News

Two arrested on drug charges

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy Michael Mullins and Deputy Mike Mullins were attempting to locate a stolen vehicle from Rockcastle County. During the investigation, ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:42 pm

News

49 active cases of COVID-19 reported this week;
Nearly 300 students being monitored

The Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) reported 49 active cases of the novel coronavirus in Lincoln County as of Tuesday this week. “And we’re still ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:50 pm

News

COVID-19 temporarily closes local library

Library website offers online resources, activities   The Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL) is temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for the novel ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:11 pm

News

Beshear forecasts ‘difficult fall and difficult winter’ without changes

By TOM LATEK Kentucky Today Kentucky set records for the past two weeks in the number of new cases of the coronavirus and the start ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 2:34 pm

News

Tractor ride nets nearly $3,000 for local Relay for Life

Relay for Life 2021 is now underway in Lincoln County. Saturday’s annual Lincoln County Relay for Life Tractor Ride was the opening event for the ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:22 pm

Letters

Voters should think about their school board choices

  My Fellow Lincoln County Voters:   Before you allow any School Board candidate to put a sign in your yard, please ask if they ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 7:49 am

News

Blankenship retires after 36 years on school board

Tom Blankenship, long-time member and chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Education, recently announced his retirement, making him the longest-serving member of the board ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, October 5, 2020 7:42 am

Breaking News

COVID cases put more than 100 from Lincoln schools in quarantine

After just two days back in the classroom, more than 100 Lincoln County students are in quarantine after two members of the school district staff ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:00 pm

News

Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy Michael Mullins conducted a traffic stop Monday that resulted in the discovery of multiple drugs. Mullins was patrolling Main ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:13 pm

Opinion

An organ donor truly gave my family the gift of life

My family celebrated my dad’s birthday last weekend. In most ways, it was a typical birthday celebration. In other ways, it was very special. This ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:01 am

News

Photo Gallery: 2020 Lincoln County Relay for Life Tractor Ride

Take a look at some photos from Saturday’s 2020 Lincoln County Relay for Life Tractor Ride in memory of Bo Renfro. Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, September 28, 2020 8:58 am

Sports

Running attack leads Lincoln to 3-0 mark on the season

The running attack of the Lincoln County Patriots has taken coach Spencer Crutchfield’s team to a 3-0 record after Friday’s 54-14 thumping of Anderson County. ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:12 pm

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VIDEO: See a short video from today’s Relay for Life Tractor Ride

The annual Lincoln County Relay for Life Tractor Ride took place Saturday, Sept. 26, starting at 10 a.m. The event has hosted as many as ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:35 pm

Cassie Kinet

Lincoln native seeking office in Oklahoma to improve health care, education

Cassie Kinet grew up as Cassie Brown in the McKinney community of Lincoln County, and she graduated from Lincoln County High School in 2003. She ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:31 pm

News

LCHD reminds public to wear masks; free local COVID-19 testing set for Sept. 29

The Lincoln County Health Department is reminding the public to continue wearing masks during this time as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout communities. ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:40 am

News

National Farm Safety Week observed; farmer suicide preventioin among concerns

By MELISSA PATRICK Kentucky Health News   Kentucky farmers, like those across the nation, work tirelessly to stay afloat amid plummeting farm incomes, market instabilities, ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:35 am

News

County clerk explains upcoming election procedures

Much like the June primary election, voters will have several options when it comes to casting a ballot this November. Lincoln County Clerk Sonny Spoonamore ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:30 pm

News Main

Patriots run over South Laurel, 50-36

For the second week in a row, Lincoln County has faced a team from Laurel County. And for the second week in a row, the ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:01 am