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Bastin crowned Distinguished Young Woman for 2022

Tinsley Bastin, daughter of Jim and Amy Bastin, was crowned Lincoln County’s Distinguished Young Woman Saturday night at ... Read more | Add your comment

Public Record Sept. 27, 2021

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

Flags at half-staff Friday to honor victims lost to COVID

Gov. Andy Beshear has directed that the flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from ... Read more | Add your comment

KSP investigates murder-suicide in Lincoln County

STANFORD – A kidnapping in western Kentucky turned lethal in Lincoln County after the kidnapper killed the victim ... Read more | Add your comment

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Cookies needed for Bourbon Chase

The annual Bourbon Chase Race will be Oct. 15-16. Runners will be making their way through Stanford beginning at approximately 6 p.m. on Friday evening ... Read more | Add your comment

by Special to The Interior Journal.

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Covid-19 is killing 40 Kentuckians a day

Most measures of the pandemic in Kentucky inched down Wednesday, except the most serious: deaths and Covid-19 patients on mechanical ventilation. The state reported 52 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Al Cross.

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Cats survive another close call, hold off Gamecocks to remain perfect

Mark Stoops will take a win any way he can get them. Even the close ones. For the third time this season and the first ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Sunday, September 26, 2021 8:28 pm

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Horsey receives community service award

Kentucky junior offensive guard Kenneth Horsey received another well-deserved honor when he was awarded the Finn Collier Service Award from the American Heart Association. The ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:00 am

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Owens named LCHS swim coach

Lincoln County High School is excited to announce Kyla Owens as the new swim team head coach. Owens is also a Child Development teacher at ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:45 am

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UK already building Big Blue Wall of the future

Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall likely will lose three starters — Darian Kinnard, Luke Fortner, and Dare Rosenthal — off this year’s team but one of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:00 am

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Board found to be within its authority to close McKinney school

The Lincoln County Board of Education has received a court order from Franklin County Circuit Court stating that the LCBOE was within the board’s power ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:59 am

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Calipari will have options at point guard

Kentucky coach John Calipari is going to have multiple options at point guard this season, a luxury he did not have last season. But would ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, September 23, 2021 7:00 am

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Beshear recognizes National Recovery Month; See connected video here

Gov. Andy Beshear, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) recognized September as National ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:15 pm

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Analyst says UK is one of nation’s top 10 football coaching jobs

ESPN/SEC Network analyst Peter Burns says one reason he feels like Kentucky is one of the 10 best college football coaching jobs in America is ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 7:00 am

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2022 Lincoln County DYW program is Saturday

Fourteen area senior girls will be vying for the title of 2022 Lincoln County Distinguished Young Woman this Saturday, Sept. 25, in the Stuart Underwood ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 4:37 pm

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Monarch butterfly tagged in Boyle County, later found in Mexico

  A monarch butterfly tagged in Kentucky as part of a research project last October was found 1,600 miles and months later in Mexico. Kentucky ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 4:30 pm

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Poll, falling vaccination rates spark concern that Covid-19 conflicts make Kentuckians skeptical of long-accepted vaccines

The first day of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky‘s annual health policy forum addressed vaccine hesitancy, which the foundation’s latest poll and other information ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:55 pm

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Bill proposes state paying total cost of full-day kindergarten

Legislation proposed for the 2022 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly would make state funding for the entire cost of full-day kindergarten a permanent ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:46 pm

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Stanford sets 2021-2022 property tax rates lower than last year

STANFORD – Following a public hearing last Thursday, the Stanford City Council gave their final approval of the 2021-2022 real and personal property tax rates, ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:23 pm

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State Capitol loop closing for security reasons

Much like Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House was closed to vehicular traffic over 25 years ago in Washington, D.C., security considerations will ... Read more

by Tom Latek, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:50 pm

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Kentucky commit Clark ahead of schedule with his knee rehab

It was not quite three months ago when Kentucky basketball commit Skyy Clark tore the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee. The ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:58 am

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Public record Sept. 20, 2021

Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. Property Transfers • Jackie and Steven Cavnar, and April ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, September 20, 2021 12:25 pm

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Cats survive scare to remain perfect on season

Kentucky had to earn its third victory of the season the hard way against surprising Tennessee Chattanooga Saturday. Although the Wildcats were heavily favored, it ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Monday, September 20, 2021 8:23 am

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Calipari plans to use four guards this season

John Calipari insists he is telling his players that he plans to have four positions that are guard positions this season. “That doesn’t mean I’m ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, September 18, 2021 7:00 am

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Former Wildcat Duffy not currently on an NFL roster

Max Duffy was an all-American punter at Kentucky and won the Ray Guy Award as the nation’s top punter his junior season. However, he did ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, September 17, 2021 7:00 am

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Stoops may expand recruiting area

Would Mark Stoops consider maybe branching out his recruiting base more and have his staff spend more time in nearby Indiana and Illinois recruiting? “We ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, September 16, 2021 7:00 am

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Robinson could become a UK legend

Two games, two 100-yard receiving performances for Kentucky’s Wan’Dale Robinson — something that has not happened at UK since Jeff Badet did it in 2016. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 7:00 am

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LCMS cross country teams take first, second place

Lincoln County Middle School’s cross country team competed in the Southern Harrier Classic last Saturday. The girls’ team won first place, and the boys’ team ... Read more

by Special to The Interior Journal, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 2:38 pm

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Cats rely on Rodriguez, running game to wear down Missouri

Kentucky has won a lot of games running the football the last few years and relied on past those experiences in a 35-28 win over ... Read more

by Keith Taylor, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 2:36 pm

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Stanford mourns loss of former detective, community man

STANFORD – The Stanford community is mourning the loss of a former detective who recently passed away. Former officer and Stanford Police Detective Harold Timothy ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 2:33 pm

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NEVER FORGET

Stanford hosts Patriot Day Parade

STANFORD – On Saturday, the City of Stanford held a Patriot Day Parade in remembrance of those lives lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 2:28 pm