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Officials break ground on new Knox County Detention Center

A number of Knox County and Barbourville officials were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony at the future site of the new Knox County Detention Center. In addition, Senator Robert Stivers and Representative Jim Stewart were also in attendance.Photo by Timothy Wyatt KNOX COUNTY - "It's been a lon

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-21 00:54:00

Illinois student shoots classmate in high school cafeteria

The main entrance to Mattoon High School Wednesday afternoon after a shooting that left one student injured took place that morning. The suspected gunman was taken into custody by Mattoon Police.Keith Stewart An Illinois high school teacher subdued a school shooter who wounded a fellow student Wedne

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-21 00:37:00

Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria delivered a destructive full-body blow to this U.S. territory on Wednesday, ripping off metal roofs, generating terrifying and potentially lethal flash floods, knocking out 100 percent of the island's electrical grid, and decimating some communities. With sust

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-21 12:20:00

Neighbors yell 'he can't hear you' before Oklahoma City officer fatally shoots deaf man

Neighbors yelled "he can't hear you!" But the two officers kept shouting commands. Sgt. Christopher Barnes and Lt. Matthew Lindsey ordered Magdiel Sanchez to drop a 2-foot-long metal pipe. Instead, the 35-year-old stepped from the porch of the single-story house in suburban Oklahoma City, apparently

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-21 12:13:00

Boston's fate lies with a zombie hurricane as Maria moves north

Hurricane Maria continued its thunderous roll northward as forecasters struggled to pin down a trajectory. Whether the storm makes landfall again could be determined by a zombie. That's what former Hurricane Jose will soon be in the meteorological vernacular, a once-dangerous tropical system that ha

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-21 11:50:00

WKU President Caboni visits Glasgow, honors area students

Western Kentucky University President Timothy C. Caboni, center, waves a red towel while the Hornets Nest Pickers play and sing the WKU fight song during a Welcome Reception on Wednesday at WKU-Glasgow.WILL PERKINS / GLASGOW DAILY TIMES GLASGOW - Western Kentucky University President Timothy C. Cabo

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 23:32:00

COLUMN: How the latest effort to repeal Obamacare would affect millions

At the end of July, the nation held its collective breath as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) looked poised to achieve his most formidable parliamentary accomplishment: the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. But Republican hopes were dashed by one of their own, Sen. Joh

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 21:45:00

Lack of flood insurance leaves Texans high and dry

AUSTIN - Insurance may have covered only 25 to 45 percent of Houston houses flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, but that's not because it wasn't available to homeowners The National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, underwrites most coverage and actu

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

Former players in NFL concussion settlement may be victimized by predatory practices

PHILADELPHIA - With six- and seven-figure payouts from the NFL concussion settlement starting to circulate, former football players have been approached by several entities trying to get a piece of the court-mandated rewards. They include lenders, lawyers and even fellow players. In an exploratory h

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 20:30:00

Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

America's opioid problem is so bad it's cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4. Those numbers underscore the dizzying size of the current opioid crisis, and the report of the New York bust

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 11:32:00

Health care advocates urge legislators to vote against GOP health care bill

WASHINGTON - As Senate Republicans make a final stab this year at undoing former President Barack Obama's health care law, health care advocates are urging their legislators to vote against the measure. "We believe in protecting our neighbor," said Perry Bryant, president of West Virginians for Affo

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 21:57:00

BODY OF WORK: Artist spreads joy with face, body painting

CORBIN - Krystle White has been painting beautiful, bright colors on the faces of local children for the last three years. White is a face and body painter and operates her own business, Moonbow Masquerade Face and Body Art. She actually started her face painting at the first Moonbow Nights of the y

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:42:00

SKYCTC presents 'An Evening with Industry'

Red Cross Elementary fifth-grader Charlie Poland, left, talks about RCE's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) program with, from left, Barren County Judge-Executive Micheal Hale, Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Derrick Ramsey and Barren County Area Technology Center Principal As

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 02:03:00

Morehead State added to NASA Deep Space Network

Morehead State University will be added to the NASA's Deep Space Network, more commonly known as the DSN. The DSN is the communication system that makes it possible for NASA to track deep space probes and receive the information from said probes. Originally, there were three sites globally that made

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 23:06:00

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

Bell is charged with murder of Carolyn New

The search is over for a person of interest connected to the homicide investigation of Carolyn New, and now that person is officially facing a charge of murder. Dwight Mitchell Bell, 41, of Lexington, was arrested Tuesday, Septem- ber 12 in Dandridge, Tenn., which is in Jefferson County and loca

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 14:40:00

J.D. Rogers passes away at age 83

His photographs helped record life in Wayne County for more than three decades, and his weather observations for Monticello are part of National Weather Service history. J.D. Rogers impacted this community in many ways, including his community service as a dedicated member of the Monticello Lio

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 14:36:00