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Lawsuit filed concerning gas pipeline explosion from a year ago

A lawsuit against companies involved in the Aug. 1, 2019 gas pipeline explosion in Lincoln County was filed ... Read more | Add your comment

Return to school plan guidelines released
School board addresses COVID-19 related issues

The Lincoln County Board of Education approved some revisions and amendments related to COVID-19 during a special called ... Read more | Add your comment

LCHD reports 17 COVID-related deaths at long-term care facility; 34 active cases being monitored in county

The Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) reported this week a total of 17 deaths of residents of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Mayor Scottie Ernst remembered as a community servant

Following the death of Stanford Mayor Scottie Ernst last Tuesday, members of the Stanford and Lincoln County community ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Report says Ky. should tighten limits on gatherings, close bars where positive tests are up

KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS A report prepared for the White House Coronavirus Task Force recommended that Gov. Andy Beshear should close bars in all counties with ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

News

Beshear reports 518 new cases Wednesday;
Good news reported on state budget

By TOM LATEK Kentucky Today While there were still more than 500 new cases of the coronavirus reported in Kentucky on Wednesday, the number is ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

Sports

NCAA prepares guidelines for fall sports, SEC ponders 10-game slate

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today   The Southeastern Conference hasn’t released its plans for fall sports, but the NCAA is preparing guidelines for member institutions ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:40 am

Opinion

Remembering Scottie Ernst

Two years ago I sat on Scottie and Debbie Ernst’s porch – a beautiful porch that I had passed many times driving down Main Street. ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:34 am

Breaking News

VIDEO: Body of Mayor Scottie Ernst returned home

A procession made up of Stanford and Lincoln County first responders, as well as other agencies including the Kentucky State Police, led the Lincoln County ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:24 pm

Breaking News

Mayor Scottie Ernst dies in mowing accident

Tragedy struck Stanford Tuesday afternoon. According to Lincoln County Coroner Farris Marcum, Stanford Mayor Scottie Ernst was killed in a mowing accident at approximately 1:30 ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:00 pm

Opinion

Returning to the classroom has more questions than answers

BY ZAC OAKES zac@amnews.com   Like many of you, I’ve been curiously watching and reading as more information about what the return to school classrooms ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:23 pm

Sports

UK football team COVID-19 free, 3 test positive in other sports   

By KEITH TAYLOR Kentucky Today   The Kentucky football team is COVID-19 free after more than a month of voluntary workouts. The school announced Monday ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:21 pm

News

Man arrested following local shooting

Lincoln County deputies responded to a report of a shooting on Robin Drive in the Moreland area on July 5. As deputies Andy Ferguson and ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:02 pm

News

Canoe, kayak scavenger hunt to benefit local United Way

A scavenger hunt on Cedar Creek Lake in Lincoln County is the latest innovative way that Heart of Kentucky United Way is trying to raise ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:58 pm

News

Nation’s coin shortage hits home

Those who visited area retailers over the weekend may have noticed signs announcing a nationwide coin shortage. “Attention customers: The U.S. is currently experiencing a ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:04 pm

News

Beshear sees ‘good compliance’ with mask order despite media reports, offers a poll showing most Kentucky voters agree with it

By MELISSA PATRICK and AL CROSS Kentucky Health News   Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday that he’s encouraged by compliance with his order to wear ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:06 pm

News

More COVID-19 cases reported at Stanford assisted living facility 

Six deaths attributed to COVID-19 Last week, the Lincoln County Health Department reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus at a local assisted living center, ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:00 pm

Breaking News

Election results are (finally) in

A week after Election Day, the votes have finally been tallied. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, voters had options on how to cast their ballots ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:37 pm

Opinion

Black workers’ jobs matter

The wave of protests after the police killing of George Floyd has prompted a re-examination of racism in all areas of American society. In many ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:02 am

Sports

Dampier a legend among UK stars

By LARRY VAUGHT Vaught’s Views Younger University of Kentucky basketball fans likely don’t even know who Louie Dampier was even though he’s in the Naismith ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:58 am

News

Group holds prayer circle outside nursing facility hit hard by COVID-19

A group gathered outside of the Stanford Care and Rehabilitation facility on Harmon Heights last Thursday night to pray for the residents and staff after ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:55 am

News

Drugs, money seized in traffic stop

Lincoln County Deputy Brian Cloyd made a traffic stop near Waynesburg Sunday night that turned up money and drugs. Cloyd made the stop on US ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:39 am

News

State ag boss sues Beshear over COVID business restrictions

A lawsuit is being filed by Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles and the owners of an agri-tourism business in Scott County, alleging Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:00 am

Breaking News

COVID-19 rampant in local nursing home

51 residents, 32 staff members have tested positive The Stanford Care and Rehabilitation facility is one of several health care centers in Kentucky that has ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, June 29, 2020 1:25 pm

News

Unofficial Lincoln election numbers released; complete totals a week away

The primary election may be over, but it will be one week before official results are available. With all in-person and early voting completed, Kentuckians ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:26 pm

News

26 new COVID-19 cases reported at Stanford assisted living facility

An assisted living facility in Stanford has seen an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases this week, according to the Lincoln County Health ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:19 pm

News

Officials warn against scams encouraging voting by email, phone, text

Email, phone, and text are not acceptable voting methods in Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron together with Secretary of State Michael Adams today alerted Kentuckians ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, June 22, 2020 4:21 pm

Sports

Calipari envisions strict medical protocol before return to practice

Before his players can even start thinking about basketball next month, Kentucky coach John Calipari expects the Wildcats to undergo medical precautions prior to workouts. ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, June 19, 2020 3:34 pm

News

Sixty years together, six feet apart

Couple celebrate 60th anniversary in nursing home visit Bobby and Bonnie James have spent their lives together. The couple married June 17, 1960. Each is ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, June 19, 2020 11:26 am

News

Peaceful protest held in Crab Orchard

Several people turned out for a peaceful protest in Crab Orchard Monday to support the Black Lives Matter movement. A Facebook post announcing the event ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:25 am

News

Rotary club makes donation

The Stanford Rotary Club recently made a large donation to the office of Bates, Miller and Sims. This money provided a hot meal for the ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:44 am