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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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Election results are (finally) in

A week after Election Day, the votes have finally been tallied. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, voters had ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Drugs, money seized in traffic stop

Lincoln County Deputy Brian Cloyd made a traffic stop near Waynesburg Sunday night that turned up money and ... Read more | Add your comment

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 | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

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City urges firework safety for Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is fast approaching and this means longer and warmer days, BBQs, and, of course, fireworks. Each year in the United States, ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

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

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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

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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

Opinion

Lessons learned while quarantining

How quickly things can change. I’ve considered myself lucky during the COVID-19 pandemic. Myself, my family, and close friends have remained healthy thus far during ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:33 am

Breaking News

Kidnapping suspect arrested Tuesday morning after firing at officers

By ZAC OAKES zac.oakes@bluegrassnewsmedia.com   Law enforcement officers in Lincoln County arrested a kidnapping suspect Tuesday morning following a chase that began in Madison County ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:59 am

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Longest running July 4 celebration in state postponed due to COVID-19

CRAB ORCHARD – For the first time in a very long time, Main Street in Crab Orchard will not be packed with vendors and spectators ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Monday, June 15, 2020 10:00 am

Opinion

Technology makes life more fun, and a little easier

I was watching TV while pumping gas the other day and … no, that’s what I said. I was watching TV while pumping gas. You’ve ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, June 15, 2020 9:55 am

News

Girdler seeking second term in state senate

  Rick Girdler has served one term in the state senate, representing the 15th district which consists of Boyle, Lincoln, and Pulaski counties. Girdler is ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, June 15, 2020 9:51 am

News

State school-bus guidance no longer includes social distancing; compliance with plan for masks is expected to be a battle

Kentucky public-health officials have reversed their position about social distancing on school buses, after school superintendents said the plan wasn’t realistic. Health officials still say ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, June 15, 2020 9:50 am

News

Stanford joins cities across U.S. in Black Lives Matter protest 

“I believe in change,” said Stanford resident Phillis Walker as she sat on the Lincoln County Courthouse steps holding a sign that said, “No justice, ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:40 pm

News

Daugherty back home after fighting COVID-19 in New York

By LARRY VAUGHT Nurse practitioner Mira Daugherty of Lincoln County is back home after spending nearly two months in New York helping do what she ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:33 pm

News

New cases of COVID-19 reported this week

There are several new confirmed active cases of COVID-19 this week, according to Lincoln County Health Department Director Diane Miller. “We had six new cases ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 4:34 pm

News

Hart named DPP of Lincoln schools

Lincoln County Schools is pleased to announce Diana Hart as the new director of pupil personnel for the district. Hart is assuming the role left ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 8:49 am

Sports

Calipari, Stoops speak out against racial injustice issues

John Calipari and Mark Stoops used their platforms to address concerns against racial injustice and the two Kentucky coaches shared their thoughts on social media ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:50 pm

Opinion

States pleading for federal bailout are the most poorly managed 

An annual study by national financial watchdog Truth in Accounting (TIA)   found that many of the states that are now crowing the loudest for a federal ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:48 pm

News

Company receives corrective action order for pipeline explosion

The company responsible for a Lincoln County pipeline that exploded last year, killing one person and injuring several, has been ordered to begin making immediate ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:35 pm

News

Board votes to rescind nickel tax 

The novel coronavirus has disrupted many lives, and due to the economic uncertainty it has caused, the Lincoln County Board of Education voted 4 to ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:03 am

News

McGrath takes on Booker and Brohier in only scheduled Democratic U.S. Senate debate

Amy McGrath debated her two most prominent challengers Monday night on KET in the only scheduled debate among Democrats who want to take on U.S. ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:21 am