• 0

In the days following Pulaski County Deputy Judge-Executive Dan Price's DUI arrest on Monday night, questions have arisen about the business meeting he told authorities he'd been to.

  • Updated
  • 0

To start off the State of Education Address, Commissioner Wayne D. Lewis, Jr. regaled everyone with stories of his past in the world of education.

  • Updated
  • 0

The growing hemp industry in Kentucky is opening doors for numerous kinds of innovations. One such innovation is coming from a team at the University of Kentucky, which is using the plant to help fix Kentucky's bridges.

  • 0

WILLIAMSBURG -- University of the Cumberlands announced last week a host of new businesses, collectively called Marketplace on Main & 3rd, opening early next year in downtown Williamsburg. Located on the 300 block of Main Street (former Faulkner Furniture property), Marketplace on Main & 3rd brings attractive shopping, dining and food experiences that will draw community members, tourists and students.

  • Updated
  • 0

CATLETTSBURG The former Boyd County Child Support Office manager accused of stealing $113,000 from the office’s payroll account, by forging an attorney’s signature, stood for arraignment in Boyd County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

  • 0

BARBOURVILLE — While many give credit to Daniel Boone for blazing the trail to Kentucky, Boone wasn’t the first European to discover the Commonwealth. Dr. Thomas Walker wasn’t the first European to discover Kentucky either, but he was the first to record his findings, and he and his crew were the first to build a log cabin in Kentucky.

  • 0

Eighty-nine-year-old Corbin native Ruth Claxton did something she never thought she would be able to do. Despite constant encouragement from friends and family members, Claxton — who describes herself as an avid reader — finally released her first book “The Early Years: A Memoir” in 2015 under the pen name Rachel G. Carrington.

  • 0

In Madison County, homelessness is an ongoing issue that hurts not only adults, but children of all ages. Many may be unaware of the extent of homelessness in this area of the resources available to help families in need. The first source of assistance and guidance for families facing homelessness is likely the Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSC) for individual schools in the area.

  • 0

More than half of consumers have already started their holiday shopping and nearly a quarter of purchases have already been made, according to the annual survey released this month by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.

  • 0

Hair pulling, elbow shoving and towel throwing — this is the legacy of Black Friday. Fighting to get new treasures immediately after we give thanks seems ironic. Yet each year, many Kentuckians go out and explore the sales. As the day inches up on us once more, I decided to find out exactly what draws people to the madness.

  • 0

Thanksgiving, sometimes called "Turkey Day," is family time in Pulaski County. However, first responders stand ready to protect as always, eating and visiting with family members in whatever spare time they can find. Holiday spirit also penetrates hospital rooms and jail cells in Somerset and Pulaski County.

  • 0

For Casey Burdette, homelessness is not just an obscure societal problem, but something he has experienced personally. For about two years after his mother's passing, Burdette lived alone and mainly on the streets. Today, he is thankful for people in the Richmond community who have come alongside him to help him get more stable housing.

  • 0

Nothing says Thanksgiving quite like The Macy's Day Parade. And while Madison County will be well represented thanks to the Madison Central marching band, the students won't be the only ones with a Madison County connection.

  • 0

Kentucky launched a new program last week offering incentives for farmers for selling their property to beginning farmers, described as an effort to further sustain the agriculture industry.

  • 0

More than 55 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. It's predicted to be the second highest Thanksgiving travel since AAA began tracking the holiday in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005.

  • 0

WHITLEY COUNTY — Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie, 39, were both found guilty and sentenced to life in prison Friday by a Whitley County jury for the murder of Michelle Marlow.

  • 0

WHITLEY COUNTY — The murder trial of Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie, 39, continued into its third day Thursday. Both Lowe and Mattie are standing trial for the murder of Michelle Marlow, after Marlow was found dead inside the couple’s Old Mud Creek home on July 23, 2017.

  • 0

CORBIN — The Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is offering an alternative to those who want to do something different on Black Friday. The park will be hosting three different hikes on Friday, Nov. 29, as part of its participation in an annual nationwide Opt Outside Black Friday event.

  • 0

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK — Mary Christman is part of an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team that has been working since early October to get the cave at the former Wondering Woods attraction ready for tours.

  • 0

Judge David Tapp's journey to the federal bench is continuing to progress with his official resignation from Division I of the 28th Judicial Circuit.

  • 0

Berea resident Gary L. Metcalf, who is connected to a federal Pulaski drug case, has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he conspired to distribute meth, while his co-defendant - Eubank resident Billie Jean Lunceford - is scheduled for a rearraignment on December 2.

  • 0

The Parents as Teachers program at Memorial Education Center has been named a Blue Ribbon program by its national headquarters, meaning it is recognized as being an exemplary program affiliate, "delivering high-quality services to children and families," according to the Parents as Teachers website.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

William Thomas Brummett, age 81 of Monticello, Ky., passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was born August 14, 1938 in Monticello, Ky. the son of the late Leslie Grant and Ina (Crabtree) Brummett. He is survived by one son-Andrew Brummett; and one si…

Billy Ray, age 62 of Monticello, Ky., passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Ky. He was born February 9, 1957 in St. Louis, Mo. the son of Donald Ray and the late Cora Frances "Frankie" (Forbes) Ray. He is survived by his father-Donald Ray. He was prece…