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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

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:54:00

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

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 23:32:00

Public comment sought regarding proposed MCNP user fees

Vickie Carson, public information officer for Mammoth Cave National Park, walks along a cave trail near the historic entrance of Mammoth Cave in this Glasgow Daily Times' file photo. The national park is seeking comment on the proposed increase of user fees, which includes fees charged for cave tour

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 22:17:00

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

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 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

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 21:39:00

University of Oklahoma President David Boren announces retirement

NORMAN, Okla. - University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Amid rumors he would be stepping down that began Tuesday night, Boren, 76, confirmed he will leave his post June 30, 2018, pending the selection of a perma

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:33:00

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

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

Editor's Notebook: Scare season, chili and drag racing

I have no idea how summer seemed to have come and gone so quickly, and consider the recent posting of signs advertising area haunted houses and trails as the official indicator of the changing season. That and the fact I've had to actually turn the heat on in my Buick a few times in recent days. An

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:26:00

Roof repair at First Baptist Church

A roof repair crew from MRI of Greenup was caught hard at work late Monday afternoon as they removed shingles and loose materials from above the chapel at First Baptist Church in Grayson. A spokesperson for First Baptist Church said the renovations and repairs are expected to be complete within one

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:09:00

Carter County Church Cookbooks: Freewill Baptist Church

Surrounding a bonfire at dusk with our family and friends, reminiscing of simpler times, is a beloved activity of ours. The special occasions in which we do this seem to be rare and falling further out of reach as we lead our busy lives. However, the memories that we have surrounding such an occasio

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:04:00

Caummisar focus of art exhibit

The President of the Carter County Bar Association, Justin Criswell, says he was inspired by local arts activities through the Grayson Gallery & Art Center and turned his enthusiasm and support into a new art venue in the Carter County Courthouse. Criswell arranged the creation of a permanent art sh

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:02:00

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

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 21:57:00

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb calls approval of the first U.S. cancer gene therapy 'a significant milestone'

"This was the first approval in the United States and it was the first approval of a product that looks to be highly effective. We've been working with gene therapy as a concept for many years, for decades and we've had a lot of false starts and some tragedies along the way and a lot of challenges,"

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:00

Raytheon workers picket, demand better benefits from billion-dollar corporation

ANDOVER, Mass. - Employees at one of the country's largest defense technology and innovation companies are making their voices heard in hopes of securing the benefits they believe they deserve ahead of an important deadline this weekend. Raytheon production employees, whose contract is due to expire

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 18:25:00

Church Calendar: Sept. 20 through Oct. 1

Glory Hill Church, Route 7 North, Grayson will have special singing by Les Williams-The New Testament, beginning at 7 p.m. Pastor Carlos Newman invites everyone to attend. Monday, Sept. 25 Smith Creek Christian Holiness Church will hold revival through Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. nightly, with evangelist, B

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 15:44:00

News to Use: Sept. 20 through Oct. 8

West Carter Mums Fall mums are for sale at the West Carter High School Greenhouse, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.. Call 286-2481 for more information. Colors are yellow, red, orange/bronze and pink/lavender. Priced at $6 each. Head Start Registration Northeast Head Start is accepting applications fo

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 15:40:00

Commission seeks participation in elk programs

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission modified the elk voucher cooperator and elk restoration permit program and boating regulations at its quarterly meeting Sept. 8. The Commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly and approves all expe

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:40:00

KCU cross country opens new chapter

Kentucky Christian University alum and current administrative assistant to Dr. Jeff Metcalf, Vicky Madden, has been named to the head coaching position of both men's and women's cross country. Coach Madden graduated with a degree in high school education (Social Studies/Biblical Studies) and has coa

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:39:00

Prosecutors say 17 percent cuts will shut down criminal justice system

FRANKFORT - The state's prosecutors are the latest group to warn state lawmakers their offices can't withstand a potential 17 percent cut in funding. Gov. Matt Bevin's budget director, John Chilton, asked state agencies and offices to prepare for a potential funding cut of 17 percent in the face of

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:38:00

Break the Silence starts Friday at county fairgrounds

The first "Break the Silence" music and arts festival officially gets underway Friday at the Carter County Fairgrounds. Intended to prompt discussion and conversation about difficult topics including depression and suicide, festival organizers say participants will enjoy a celebration of life. "We'v

JOURNAL-TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:29:00