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Singleton, Bastin bring Lincoln state track titles

  First state championships by Lincoln girls’ track athletes Lincoln County’s Lucy Singleton and Abby Bastin have brought ... Read more | Add your comment

Duncan named principal of Stanford Elementary

Lincoln County Schools is excited to announce Julia Duncan has been named the principal at Stanford Elementary. She ... Read more | Add your comment

Lincoln County now transporting inmates to Pulaski County

STANFORD – Anyone arrested in Lincoln County won’t be lodged in the local jail, now that it has ... Read more | Add your comment

Fatal hit and run still under investigation; Family sets up GoFundMe for funeral expenses

CRAB ORCHARD – Authorities are still piecing together the events leading up to the death of a 47-year-old ... Read more | Add your comment


Morris joins Central Kentucky Ag Credit in Stanford

Randa Morris recently joined Central Kentucky Ag Credit as a loan officer in the Stanford branch office. Before joining Ag Credit, Randa was an operations ... Read more | Add your comment

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2021 DAR Youth Citizenship Awards announced

Each year the Logan-Whitley Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presents the DAR Youth Citizenship Award to one boy and one girl in the 8th ... Read more | Add your comment

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Smith named assistant AD of Lincoln schools

Lincoln County Schools has named Brad Smith the new Assistant Athletic Director for Lincoln County Schools. Smith will serve as the assistant AD to newly ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:01 pm


Freshman linebacker Martez Thrower “physically prepared” to play in the SEC

It is not hard to get coach Rob Stowe to talk about Martez Thrower, his star linebacker at Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:00 am


Collins leading UK’s defensive backs

Nathan Fuqua was an all-state defensive lineman at Danville High School who knows plenty about the University of Kentucky football program. Fuqua, 1999 Danville graduate, ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:36 am


Public Record June 14, 2021

Property Transfers Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. • Freddy and Geneva Robinson to Charlotte ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, June 14, 2021 11:11 am


Collins a good hire as UK’s safeties coach

Former Danville High School all-state defensive lineman Nathan Fuqua is the defensive coordinator at Georgia State and believes Kentucky made a wise decision hiring Chris ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:00 am


Lincoln schools to provide supplies again in coming school year

The Lincoln County School District is excited to announce it will be providing school supplies to all students for the 2021-22 school year. Students will ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:15 pm


Rodriguez looks ready to play in NFL

After becoming UK’s all-time rushing leader, Benny Snell has played in 29 games the last two years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and ran for 794 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, June 11, 2021 7:00 am


Wallace planned to sign with Auburn, was swayed to UK

Wayne County (Ga.) High School coach Ken Cribb says it wasn’t anything magical that Kentucky linebackers coach Jon Sumrall did to persuade linebacker Trevin Wallace ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:00 am


Calipari putting more emphasis on shooting

Want more reason to believe that Kentucky coach John Calipari — who has added three skilled outside shooters in Kellan Grady, CJ Frederick, and TyTy ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:00 am


Students raise money for classmate’s funeral expenses

On Tuesday, June 1, Lincoln County High School 2021 graduate Victoria Lopez suddenly lost her life at UK hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Some of her ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:14 pm


Petrey named athletic director

Lincoln County Schools is pleased to announce Brad Petrey as the new Athletic Director for the district. Petrey will be replacing Tim Estes, who is ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:11 pm


Rockcastle man dies in motorcycle crash

OTTENHEIM – A Rockcastle County man was pronounced dead by the Lincoln County Coroner early Sunday morning following a motorcycle accident on Ky. Hwy. 643. ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:16 pm


Three-way Kentucky quarterback battle fun and challenging for Beau Allen

Even though he did not come out of spring practice as Kentucky’s No. 1 quarterback, redshirt freshman Beau Allen thought everything went well not only ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:00 am

Breaking News

Man found dead on Fall Lick Road;
Detective investigating fatal hit and run

CRAB ORCHARD – A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead on the side of the road on Ky. Hwy. 3246 early ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, June 7, 2021 11:58 am


Public records – June 7, 2021

Property transfers Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. William and Roxanna DeBord to Brenda K. ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, June 7, 2021 11:30 am


Morgan surprised at UK scholarship offer

Grayson Morgan said a Kentucky football scholarship offer truly did “come out of the blue” for him. “We were in the state semifinals for basketball. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 7, 2021 8:16 am


Johnson to return for another softball season

Kentucky softball did not have a single positive COVID-19 test and did not have a single scheduled game disrupted by the pandemic, something senior outfielder ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Saturday, June 5, 2021 7:00 am


‘Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today’

Men’s Health Awareness Month We’ve all heard the age-old saying, “women tend to live longer than men,” but have we ever stopped ourselves and wondered ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, June 4, 2021 2:09 pm


Lady Patriots fall in district tournament

The Lincoln County Lady Patriots’ season came to an end Monday with an 11-2 loss to Garrard County in 45th District Softball Tournament play at ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, June 4, 2021 2:02 pm


Lincoln County Regional Jail officially empty

There are no inmates being housed at the Lincoln County Regional Jail as of last week, according to Lincoln County Judge-Executive Jim Adams. Adams said ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:42 pm


Junior American Citizens’ Contest Awards announced; Lay wins first place in the nation

The results of the 2020-2021 JAC contest entries at the state, national east-central division, and national level have arrived. The Logan-Whitley Chapter, DAR is proud ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, June 4, 2021 12:52 pm


UK’s White could be one of nation’s top coordinators

Athlon Sports is normally the first magazine to have its college football preview section finished and annually has a review of one Southeastern Conference team ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, June 4, 2021 7:00 am


Key taking college visits to several schools; Could still join former high school teammates at UK

About two months ago Frederick Douglass receiver Dane Key — a four-star prospect and top 300 player nationally in the 247Sports rankings — narrowed his ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:00 am


Senior centers get OK to reopen June 11

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Senior Centers, which had been closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be able ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:23 am


Calipari not planning to rely on popular transfer portal in future

Most of Kentucky’s roster will be stocked with transfers next season but coach John Calipari doesn’t think that will become a trend in the future. ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:00 am