Today's News

  • Vaught’s Views: No one analyzes UK football better than Freddie Maggard

    By Larry Vaught

    If you are a Kentucky football fan, you either know Freddie Maggard or know about him. The former University of Kentucky quarterback has become a popular football media analyst for Kentucky Sports Radio, the UK Radio Network and others since his retirement from the National Guard.
    Most of us regard Freddie as one of the nicest, most caring people we have ever been around. However, his sister -- Samantha Burton of Corbin -- says her brother has his moments just like anyone else.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights fall to Lady Cards

    The Marion County Lady Knights came back from their Labor Day break on the road against the Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Sept. 8, falling in three sets, 8-25, 15-25, 19-25.
    "We knew it would be a tough match because of how well Taylor County had been playing lately," Lady Knights Head Coach David Hibbard said. "They just took us to the woodshed in the first set. We weren't ready for their attack."

  • Industrial Basketball Tourney is Nov. 25-27

    Lebanon Elementary and the Lebanon Middle volleyball team will be jointly hosting the annual Industrial Basketball Tournament at Lebanon Middle School during the Thanksgiving weekend of Nov. 25-27.

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  • Soil testing is a good thing


  • When technology fails

    I’m sitting in my living room with a man I’ve only met once before. He is a perfectly nice person, but he’s the guy you only want to meet once, otherwise it means you’ve got trouble. Having him here today means trouble for me. The man in my living room is the Internet technician. And he’s here to fix what’s broken.

  • Communities celebrate food during fall festivals

    If there is one theme binding the numerous festivals that take place across the commonwealth each year, it’s that if we raise it, grow it or use a lot of it, there’s almost certainly a community that celebrates it.
    Most of these festivals take place over a 10-week period that begins in late August and runs through Halloween, and food is often the focal point. During that time, you can find events dedicated to apples, country ham, sorghum, bourbon, honey and barbecue.

  • The Missing Page


  • 9-14-16 School Menus

    Elementary schools

    Monday, Sept. 19: sausage cheese burrito w/sauce and toast or cereal and toast, apple wedge, pineapple, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Sept. 20: whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or cereal and toast, orange wedges, peaches, juice and milk.
    Wednesday, Sept. 21: bacon, egg slider and toast or cereal and toast, pears, grape cluster, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Sept. 22: sausage breakfast pizza and toast or cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, applesauce, juice, and milk.

  • Apprenticeships: Growing our own talent

    By Carter Dyson

    In early September, Gov. Matt Bevin and Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Derrick Ramsey announced the launch of a new apprenticeship campaign: “Kentucky Trained. Kentucky Built.” With a goal of helping more Kentucky businesses leverage registered apprenticeships to meet their workforce needs, the campaign is welcome news in the Lincoln Trail region and across the state.