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From the farm to the Capitol: Lincoln County’s Mike Broihier makes bid for U.S. Senate

By ZAC OAKES Contributing Writer Mike Broihier’s resume is extensive. He comes from a military family and spent ... Read more | Add your comment

Lincoln ahead of the pace on 2020 census

The original deadline to complete the 2020 U.S. Census has come and gone, but it’s still not too ... Read more | Add your comment

Lincoln sheriff’s deputy tests positive for COVID-19 

A Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy has tested positive for COVID-19 but is not suffering from any symptoms, according ... Read more | Add your comment

Lincoln student-athletes honored with banners around community

For most athletes, your senior year of high school is the pinnacle of your athletic career. Only around ... Read more | Add your comment

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Tree-ring analysis determines Stewart Cabin is more than 200 years old

By DARRIN RUBINO and CHRIS BAAS Most of us have counted the tree rings on a stump to determine how old a tree was when ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

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Booker makes senate bid, sees common ground in Kentucky  

BY ZAC OAKES zac@amnews.com Charles Booker has come a long way, from growing up in an economically disadvantaged neighborhood in the west end of Louisville, ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

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School summer feeding program to start May 27

The Summer Feeding Program will start next Wednesday, May 27. We will be delivering three days a week (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays). The Monday meal ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:46 pm

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An empty gym, full of pride

You never forget your high school graduation, and for the Lincoln County High School Class of 2020, that will definitely be true. Over a three-day ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:47 am

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Beshear introduces contact tracing program for state

By TOM LATEK Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Contact tracing as well as increased testing will be a large part of reopening the state’s ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, May 18, 2020 9:36 pm

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Mitchells find many ways to give back to community

By LARRY VAUGHT Mollie Kregor, director of the Mitchell Family Foundation, says it’s impossible for anyone to fully appreciate what Jenna and Matthew Mitchell do ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:10 pm

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UK has plenty of linebackers in NFL

By LARRY VAUGHT If former Kentucky assistant coach Chuck Smith decides to watch a NFL game, there’s a decent chance he might see one of ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:09 pm

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Loss of summer camps could hurt Stoops in recruiting

By LARRY VAUGHT What impact will not having summer football camps have on Kentucky? Normally coach Mark Stoops and his staff have a variety of ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:01 pm

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King still learning in limited action at UK

She scored over 2,500 points and had 750 rebounds in her high school career at Lincoln County and was nearly a 40 percent shooter from ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 17, 2020 8:17 pm

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Lincoln resident diagnose with COVID-19 in Danville Wednesday

Ephraim McDowell Health announces that it received confirmation late Wednesday of one additional positive Covid-19 case from tests it performed.  The patient is a Lincoln ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:25 pm

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County scores below state average on social distancing, in the middle of the pack with neighboring counties

When it comes to COVID-19, it’s important to know the score. For Lincoln County, the score is 32. Lincoln County residents practiced social distancing slightly ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:56 am

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COVID-19 cancels Lincoln County Fair

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there will be no week-long fun of funnel cakes and carnival rides as the Lincoln County Fair Board announced the ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:28 pm

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Some local churches prepare to reopen, others remain cautious

Lincoln County churches are eager to welcome members back to in-person worship, and while some congregations are already able to accommodate state guidelines and move ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:00 pm

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Kentuckians warned about utility scams

Gov. Andy Beshear issued a scam alert Monday warning Kentuckians of utility-related scams popping up in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Do ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, May 11, 2020 3:31 pm

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ESPN analyst says Sarr’s size, athleticism ‘really fits’ Kentucky

By LARRY VAUGHT Former college basketball coach and current ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg loved what Nate Sestina did for Kentucky last season and thought he ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:20 pm

Opinion

Every American deserves a shot at financial freedom

Americans across the country are hurting. They have seen friends, neighbors and family members wade through financial hardship or had to face it themselves. They ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:15 pm

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UK names new hall of fame class

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky., (KT) — Wayne Turner won two national championships at Kentucky and was one of six former student-athletes who ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:13 pm

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Video: Transportation department honors seniors

The Lincoln County Schools Transportation Department arranged buses in the shape of “2020” to honor the senior class, which lost many of the special parts ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:57 pm

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Police department offers tips for avoiding break-ins

Special from the Stanford Police Department During the spring and summer months, neighborhoods historically experience an elevated number of thefts from vehicles. During these thefts, ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:56 pm

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McGrath aims to bring servant leadership to U.S. Senate

Amy McGrath has dedicated her life to serving her country. Serving 24 years in the United States military, McGrath said she wants to serve her ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:16 am

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Federal judges rule in favor of churches that held in-person services

By TOM LATEK Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Two federal judges in separate cases issued orders Friday evening halting a ban on in-person church ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, May 10, 2020 1:17 am

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Beshear sets requirements for in-person church gatherings

By ROBIN CORNETET Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Churches planning to resume in-person worship services on May 20 will have “a lot of thresholds ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, May 8, 2020 11:28 pm

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Turner, Mercer among 6 athletes named to UK Hall of Fame class

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky., (KT) — Wayne Turner won two national championships at Kentucky and was one of six former student-athletes who ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, May 8, 2020 11:22 pm

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Fort Logan nurse recognized for extraordinary patient care

NEWS RELEASE Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital (EMFLH) is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for her extraordinary patient care.  Stephanie Delk, ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, May 8, 2020 1:09 pm

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Health department reports fifth COVID-19 case

STANFORD – The Lincoln County Health Department has reported another positive case of the novel coronavirus in Lincoln County, bringing the county’s total to five ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:57 pm

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Maxey keeping busy waiting for NBA draft

By LARRY VAUGHT Denyse and Tyrone Maxey were disappointed when their son, Tyrese, could not complete his freshman season at Kentucky due to COVID-19. However, ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:55 am

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LCHS plans to hold virtual graduation ceremony

STANFORD – The cheering crowd might be missing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but Lincoln County students will still get a chance to walk across ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:45 am