A case of measles in a young child living in the Barren River District has been confirmed, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced Friday in a news release.
CORBIN — Dreama Gentry is a rural Appalachian. She is a first-generation college graduate, a hope dealer who works to ensure all Appalachian children have the opportunity to succeed.
According to a new report, Kentucky ranks fifth on the Annual School Breakfast Participation Scorecard by providing 66 percent of low-income students with the breakfast and nutrition they need to be able to thrive during the school day.
CORBIN — With 17 speakers to be featured in the TEDxCorbin event on March 9 at Second and Main in Corbin, one of those speakers to be featured is Williamsburg's Alice Tremaine.
This Valentine's Day, many singles will be swiping right hoping to find romance on dating apps or other forms of social media, but what users don't know is that they may not only find love, but end up falling for a fraudulent romance scam that could end up costing them hundreds, or thousands, of dollars.
CORBIN — With tickets going on sale today at noon, TEDxCorbin is setting the stage for the first-ever TEDx event in Appalachian Kentucky.
WILLIAMSBURG — Three men were arrested and charged with murder early Tuesday morning after a Williamsburg man was found dead in a building in Williamsburg on Monday morning.
After two hours of discussion between three government entities, the consensus was that more details were needed on the proposed lease on the Laughlin Health Building project.
While February is National Heart Disease Awareness Month, it also brings National Organ Donor Day on Feb. 14. This is the second of a three-part series on organ transplants and organ donors featuring the impact of the Kentucky Circuit Clerk's Trust for Life program.
A local ranch seeks to sell over half its cattle after losing a 70-acre lease. Haltom Hollar Ranch specializes in Texas Longhorns, a bovine breed known for having exceptionally long horns. The business began in 2013 after springing from a hobby.
CAVE CITY – Community members listened to various Republican candidates during the annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday night at the Cave City Convention Center.
KNOX COUNTY — A motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit against the Knox County Board of Education filed in December 2018 by a special education teacher at Lynn Camp Elementary School accusing a principal of sexual harassment has been denied by a judge, keeping the suit intact and able to proceed.
CORBIN — Monster Truck Nationals, a fan favorite since the Corbin Arena opened, will be back in town this weekend for an action-packed family fun event.
CAVE CITY — Sen. David Givens, R-Greensburg, challenged area Republicans toward the end of the Lincoln Day Dinner, an annual event hosted by the Barren County Republican Party, on Saturday evening at the Cave City Convention Center.
CAVE CITY — With the possibility of the federal government shutting down again on Friday, members of the Cave City Tourist and Convention Commission discussed on Monday the development of a contingency plan that would call for parts of Mammoth Cave National Park to be open to the public should it happen.
While February is National Heart Disease Awareness Month, it also brings National Organ Donor Day on Feb. 14. This week, the Sentinel Echo is featuring a three-part series on the impact of the Kentucky Trust for Life's Tissue and Organ Donor program that includes an organ donor, an organ recipient and information about the tissue and organ donor program.
CORBIN — University of Kentucky's all-time leading rusher Benny Snell, Jr. signed autographs, posed for photos, shook hands and chatted with hundreds of fans on Sunday morning at the Corbin Arena — he even took time to toss a football to one young fan.
The Kentucky Veteran Project Exhibit has landed in Berea. The traveling show presents 44 works of art created by Kentucky military veterans and spouses and children of veterans from 23 counties, including three from Madison County.
WARREN COUNTY — A Bowling Green man responsible for the September 2017 shooting death of 21-year-old Corbin native Kenneth “Alex” Davis was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday.
EDMONTON – A motion has been denied that asked the court to keep a jury from hearing about statements a Metcalfe County homicide suspect made to police the day his roommate's body was revealed to be in a refrigerator in a field.
WHITLEY COUNTY - The jury trial for a former Williamsburg mail carrier accused of stealing multiple mail items in 2016 was set to begin Tuesday in Whitley Circuit Court, though the trial has once again been continued.
CORBIN — Lights, dance, action. On Thursday, Feb. 13, iLuminate Artist of Light is scheduled to entertain guests with a combination of extraordinary lighting effects and choreography at the Corbin Arena.
Today, Mike Huff, 28, of Corbin will begin to fulfill a goal he has had essentially his entire life — he will participate in the Bassmaster Elite Series.
GLASGOW – Andrew English, one of eight people who filed to become Kentucky's next secretary of state, outlined three major components on which he'll be focusing during his campaign during a stop in Barren County on Wednesday.
"It's not just a cake," is the motto of Sweet Blessings, a nonprofit organization which bakes specialty cakes for "children living in crisis" including, impoverished kids and children with a life threatening disease or special needs.
Two local television station operators have been fined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for allegedly operating without a license for nearly 20 years.
At 80 years old, one might tend to live life according to the doctor's rule book -- eat healthy, get plenty of exercise and be careful.
LONDON — The Kentucky Promise Zone has reached the halfway point of its 10-year commitment that established one of the first five federal Promise Zones in the country and the first one in a rural area.
WILLIAMSBURG – University of the Cumberlands is proud to announce Laila Ali as the speaker for this year’s Excellence in Leadership Series. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in the O. Wayne Rollins Center on Cumberlands’ campus. Tickets are free and will be available to the public starting March 1 at ucumberlands.edu/tickets.
With the ongoing search for Savannah Spurlock, the death of Amanda Bailey and the reported sexual assault incident that occurred near EKU’s campus Sunday, the Richmond community is feeling a bit uneasy.
In previous years, the Blue Grass Army Depot’s leadership has chosen to shut down the destruction of outdated and/or obsolete conventional (non-chemical) munitions and propellants — called Open Burn/Open Detonation (OB/OD) — during the period from November through February. However, that’s changing, according to release from the depot.
Renowned Kentucky author Silas House received the Transylvania University’s 2019 Judy Gaines Young Book Award for his novel “Southernmost.” The annual award recognizes outstanding recent works by writers in the Appalachian region.
"It's home, work and everything all rolled up into one," said Karen Moses, co-owner of Moses Drilling, a local company featured on a recent episode of Discovery Channel series Homestead Rescue.
Preliminary figures indicate highway fatalities in Kentucky declined for a second straight year in 2018, according to the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS). Fatalities totaled 722 in 2018, down from 782 in 2017 and 834 in 2016. It’s the lowest number since 2014’s 672 deaths.
CORBIN — The inaugural Finger Lickin' Chicken Week wrapped up Saturday with businesses ready to do it again — and looking forward to more foodie events in the future.
- Rally set for murder victim
- Carter County Bigfoot? Regional sightings prompt questions
- Growth through vision and faith at Carter Christian Academy
- Bond EKU bound
- All That Bloomz on Valentine's Day
- Poetry Slam at art gallery
- Despite all our efforts, AK Steel closing
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars by Courtney Johnson from the Reedville Christian Baptist Church Cookbook
- Editor's Notebook: Memories of The Dixie, and big changes ahead
- KYTC District 9 crews prepped for possible snow duty overnight
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