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Beshear says security at Capitol increased for next several days

Announces Kentucky State Capitol grounds will be closed Sunday Gov. Andy Beshear announced heightened security measures around the ... Read more | Add your comment

Lincoln Fiscal Court halts address changes

After numerous phone calls and complaints about recent address changes issued by Bluegrass 911, the Lincoln County Fiscal ... Read more | Add your comment

Senate committee continues work on state budget

KENTUCKY TODAY Budget bills for the three branches of Government in Kentucky continue to advance in the General ... Read more | Add your comment

General Assembly acts to reopen stores, schools

The General Assembly gave final passage today to legislation relating to the reopening of Kentucky’s economy in response ... Read more | Add your comment

News

COVID vaccines: fact versus fiction

By Mallory Olson University of Kentucky Over the past year, a novel, highly contagious virus has spread across the world. Scientists and researchers have worked ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

Features

Family welcomes first baby of 2021

Conrad and Lucy Guenther are the parents of the first baby born in 2021 at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital. Their son, Andre Leon Guenther, ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Interior Journal.

Opinion

Trip to civil rights museum one worth taking

As we prepare to observe the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I find myself reflecting on a trip that taught me ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, January 15, 2021 12:28 pm

Sports

Tide rolls over Wildcats 85-65 in Rupp Arena

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Alabama’s football team won a national championship Monday. The men’s basketball team followed with an impressive rare road win in ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:12 pm

Sports

Echols helped make Gator Bowl even more special for one Kentucky family

By Larry Vaught Vaught’s Views Ally Echols grew up a Kentucky fan in Shepherdsville and met her husband, Thomas Paine Echols, a few months before ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:58 pm

Sports

Allen making a difference with added playing time

Recently Kentucky coach John Calipari tried to compare the emergence of Dontaie Allen to former UK stars Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Immanuel Quickley because they both ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, January 10, 2021 6:15 pm

Opinion

Girdler provides legislative session update

The Kentucky General Assembly has officially gaveled in for the 2021 Regular Session. Our first official few days back in Frankfort have been productive. Diligent ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, January 8, 2021 9:53 am

News

Kentucky’s US attorneys say they will prosecute Capitol rioters

Kentucky U.S. attorneys both said they would prosecute individuals from the region who committed violent, criminal acts in the Capitol on Wednesday. U.S. Attorney Russell ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, January 8, 2021 7:53 am

News

School board members sworn in

Lincoln County Judge-Executive Jimbo Adams swore in three school board members at the Lincoln County Board of Education working meeting. Each member will now serve ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Friday, January 8, 2021 7:44 am

Education

Talking with students about Jan. 6, 2021

Throughout the course of my education career, I have engaged in numerous discussions on how and if schools should discuss and teach controversial topics with ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:31 pm

News

D.C. riot stirs emotions, concerns

What happened in Washington, D.C., Wednesday was absolutely heartbreaking. It was also a sad reflection on the state our nation is in today because of ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:24 pm

News

Man shot in stomach during dispute

Shooter charged with assault, wanton endangerment WAYNESBURG – A man has been arrested after allegedly shooting another man in the stomach during a dispute, according ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:32 am

News

Record 5,732 new coronavirus cases, 34 deaths reported

Gov. Andy Beshear announced a high number of COVID-19 related deaths, along with a daily record number of new cases on Wednesday. A total of ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, January 7, 2021 7:49 am

News

Lincoln Schools to re-open Jan. 11

Lincoln County Schools will re-open on Jan. 11. The food service department will be offering meals to in-person and Patriot Learning Academy (virtual) students daily ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:24 am

News

Lincoln distributes first round of COVID-19 vaccines

Lincoln County healthcare personnel and long-term care facility residents are receiving the first round of vaccines this week, according to Diane Miller, Lincoln County Health ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:21 am

News

Legislature aims at addressing emergency powers of governor

The legislature’s planned changes in the governor’s emergency powers will address “an institutional situation, not an individual situation” like Gov. Andy Beshear’s ongoing mandates during ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:16 am

Sports

Wildcats ‘fight like heck’ to hold off gritty Commodores, 77-74

Vanderbilt is always a struggle for Kentucky, and Tuesday night was no different. “Every year we play them, it’s exactly the same way,” Kentucky coach ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:31 am

Sports

UK QB Wilson opts out, to enter NCAA transfer portal

Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson has decided to finish his collegiate career elsewhere after announcing plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal Monday night. Wilson, who ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:15 am

Opinion

Lessons from the quarantine: Aren’t you glad 2020 is over?

By Albert Earley After Christmas I heard countless people ask, “Aren’t you glad 2020 is over?” The appropriate response is to nod your head in ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:46 pm

Sports

Allen gets his chance and delivers big as Cats top Dogs in 2OT

Dontaie Allen got his shot and he delivered for Kentucky. The former Pendleton County High School standout and Kentucky Mr. Basketball scored a career-high 23 ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:30 pm

News

Two Waynesburg residents killed in Monday crash

Kentucky State Police are investigating a double fatality crash that took place at approximately 6:20 p.m. Monday evening. The KSP London Post responded to the ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:51 pm

News

Public record Jan. 5, 2021

Property transfers Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk George O. “Sonny” Spoonamore IV. • Agnes L. Elliot to Tony and ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:36 pm

News

IRS payment tracker online shows status of stimulus check

The Internal Revenue Service launched an online tool Monday to track the status of their $600 coronavirus relief checks. The “Get My Payment” tool allows ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:05 am

News

LCHS girls’ basketball coach suspended, then reinstated following investigation

Brandon Fisher is back at work as coach of the Lincoln County High School girls’ basketball team. Fisher, who was hired in April of 2020 ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Monday, January 4, 2021 4:44 pm

News

Kentucky legislative leaders receive COVID vaccine

Eleven top legislative leaders from throughout the commonwealth received the COVID-19 vaccination Monday in the Capitol Rotunda, highlighting the bipartisan support for the safe vaccines ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, January 4, 2021 3:07 pm

Opinion

Study raises concern over Kentuckians with chronic conditions, COVID

By Ben Chandler President/CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky A new state-by-state comparison of the nation’s health ranks Kentucky near the bottom in ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 2:11 pm

Breaking News

Harmon tests positive for COVID one day after receiving vaccine

One of Kentucky’s Constitutional officers is in self-isolation after he and his wife both tested positive for COVID-19. State Auditor Mike Harmon, who was one ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 1:15 pm