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Helping man’s best friends

Local group offers discounted pet services A group of Lincoln County animal lovers have started a service to ... Read more | Add your comment

Dalton Miller sworn in as Stanford mayor

Vows to carry on late Mayor Ernst’s vision After the unexpected death of Stanford Mayor Scottie Ernst, voters ... Read more | Add your comment

KU requesting more than 10% rate increase for customers

BY ROBIN HART robin.hart@bluegrassnewsmedia.com Kentucky Utilities customers will see an increase in their monthly bills by more than ... Read more | Add your comment

Salvation Army Angel Trees to help needy children

The local Salvation Army is powering through the pandemic this Christmas season to ensure that area children have ... Read more | Add your comment

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Back in the red: COVID-19 cases rise in Lincoln County

The number of COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County has steadily been rising, according to the Lincoln County Health Department. Just over the past weekend the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Abigail Whitehouse.

News

Lincoln schools go virtual through end of 2020

Students in the Lincoln County School District will not return to class for in-person learning until at least Jan. 5. That decision was reached by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jeff Moreland.

Sports

Florida gets started late, hands struggling Cats 34-10 loss

Once Florida got started, they were hard to stop. The sixth-ranked Gators used a punt return to close out the first half that led to ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, November 29, 2020 9:19 pm

Opinion

Some context on the COVID-19 epidemic in Kentucky

by Paul Coomes and Ken Troske The public is understandably alarmed by the Covid-19 pandemic we have endured since February. All of us know someone ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:37 pm

Sports

Patriots fall to Corbin 38-14 in play0ffs

End season with 5-4 record The Lincoln County Patriots ran into a buzz saw Friday in the Class 4A football playoffs in the form of ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:25 pm

Opinion

Beshear letting Kentuckians gamble with their lives

Casinos are not essential. Some will tell you Kentucky doesn’t have casinos, at least not in the traditional sense. But we do have gaming at ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:27 pm

Opinion

Our offices will be closed, but we’re still here to serve you

Much like the rest of the state, in March, we closed our offices and sent our staff to work from home. For two months, our ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:05 pm

News

Today is 45th annual Great American Smokeout

Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 45th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:14 am

News

Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking charges

A Harrodsburg man has been arrested on drug-trafficking charges after Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies allegedly found him in possession of methamphetamine, and a large sum ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:42 pm

News

2020 Best in Business announced

Click here to find out who are the best in business in Lincoln County Read more

by The Interior Journal, Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:24 pm

News

Governor wears Lincoln mask during update

When Michael Godbey dropped a letter and a Lincoln County Patriots mask in the mail to Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, he had no idea what ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:58 am

Sports

Lincoln runners named all-state

Two Lincoln County cross-country runners have been named to the all-state team. Lincoln County High School senior Lucy Singleton and Lincoln County Middle School 7th ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:26 am

News

44 new local cases of COVID reported

As of Tuesday morning, the Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD) reported 44 active cases of the novel coronavirus in Lincoln County. LCHD Director Diane Miller ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:21 am

News

2020 local election results unchanged as of Monday

No local reports of irregularities, fraud With only a few changes to totals among a couple of races, the 2020 Election results for Lincoln County ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:10 am

News

Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital nurses recognized for extraordinary service

Nurses at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital’s Obstetrics Unit were recently honored with The DAISY Team Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 7:18 am

Sports

Patriots to face Corbin in playoff opener

After closing out the regular season Oct. 30 with a 46-24 win over Rockcastle County, the Lincoln County Patriots will take a 5-3 record into ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 7:10 am

Opinion

Alcohol sales not necessarily a bad thing

The votes have been counted, and alcohol sales will be coming to Stanford. Some folks are happy to hear this news, while others are not. ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:09 pm

News

Numbers keep rising but vaccine could be ‘game-changer’

With a continued rise in the number of new cases of the coronavirus, as well as record hospitalizations on Monday in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:58 pm

Opinion

Fight against drug addiction must include help from criminal justice system

At a moment when many people are finding it difficult to see eye-to-eye with their fellow Kentuckians, there’s one thing we all can agree on: ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:30 pm

News

Campaign aimed at helping adults to go to college

Tom Latek Kentucky Today “Never Underestimate You” is the theme behind a new campaign Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:26 pm

News Main

Football playoffs get delayed start

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association notified member schools Saturday morning that the start of the football playoffs will be delayed one week in an ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Monday, November 9, 2020 3:32 pm

Breaking News

Stanford wet/dry vote is a landslide

The city of Stanford has been voted “wet” by a count of 1006 to 624. That’s how voters responded to the question, “Are you in ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:05 pm

News

IT ALL STARTED IN STANFORD
Local resident behind statewide Indigenous Peoples’ Day proclamation

In 2017, Stanford became the first city in Kentucky to sign an Indigenous Peoples’ Day proclamation and now, thanks to local resident Angela Garner, a ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 2:42 pm

News

County goes ‘red’ on COVID-19 map

Lincoln County is now considered a ‘red’ county in the Kentucky Department of Health COVID-19 incident-rate map. The map, which is published daily, classifies counties ... Read more

by Abigail Whitehouse, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 2:35 pm

Opinion

Amendment 2 on the ballot has a hidden agenda, but it’s a good one

By AL CROSS As our tumultuous, pandemic-extended election consumes the country, this space takes a breath to offer a closer look at something important on ... Read more

by The Interior Journal, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:05 am

News

Water disconnections set to resume Nov. 6

Water Works wants to help with payment arrangements   The last thing Ryan Owens wants is for anyone to have their water turned off for ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:01 am

News Main

Lincoln falls to Knox Central, 42-22; Pats look to rebound against Rockcastle Friday

The Lincoln County Patriots have hit a rough skid. After opening the season with a 4-0 mark, the Patriots have now dropped three straight games, ... Read more

by Jeff Moreland, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:38 pm