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Pineville's Preston: A memorable magician

Before the single names of Beyonce, Justin, and Madonna were recognized by millions, and yes even before Elvis dropped Presley and became known simply as Elvis, the Tri State Area could boast of its own internationally-known celebrity who used only one name for his shows. A native of Pineville whose

DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 16:03:35

Three arrested in search for fugitive

A fugitive with out-of-state warrants is behind bars after Knox County deputies caught up with him. On the morning of Thursday, Oct. 5, the Sheriff's Office was notified that Jimmy Davis, 50, of Artemus, was hiding out at a mobile home on Hollow Creek Road in Flat Lick. David was wanted for a fugiti

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2017-10-17 11:38:56

Officials answer questions about pension system during forum

BARBOURVILLE - The Knox County Board of Education Annex building in downtown Barbourville was filled Tuesday night, as community members heard from Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers and Rep. Jim Stewart regarding the state's pension system Tuesday evening during one of several forums being ho

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 04:37:00

Bridge named in honor of Lawson

Eight years after her death, the life of former Southeast Community College professor and community advocate Gayle Lawson was honored on Monday in a way that many of her friends and family agreed was perfectly fitting. Dozens of Harlan County residents and Kentucky Department of Transportation emplo

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-10-16 23:59:59

Breast Cancer awareness event held

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Pineville's Appalachian Massage and Bodywork Therapy hosted its very own event in dedication of the many brave women who have found themselves fighting against the cancer. Linda Baird, owner of the massage company and organizer of Friday's event, decided sh

DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-16 20:22:35

Free fall hikes introduce families to trails

Friends who wrote a hiking guide for families are leading free treks in the Smokies this fall through the Maryville-Alcoa-Blount County Parks and Recreation Commission. Charles Maynard and Hal Hubbs, co-authors of "Family Hiking in the Smokies" with their friend David Morris, have partnered to lead


MARH to host women's health luncheon

Middlesboro ARH Hospital will host its women's health series, Lunch & Learn, on Oct. 19. The luncheon offers insight and tips on a variety of women's health issues. On Thursday, Oncologist Mohamed Shanshal, MD, will give a presentation on "Prevention and Treatment of Breast Cancer." Dr. Shanshal com

DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-16 18:40:00

KCPS kicks off School Safety Week

Members of the Knox County Public Schools system, local officials and police agencies met at the KCPS Board of Education on October 17 to sign a School Safety Week proclamation. For the complete story, see this week's edition of The Mountain Advocate. Photos by Tasha Stewart. Members of the Knox Cou

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2017-10-17 11:29:46

Hess inaugurated as LMU president

After four decades at Lincoln Memorial University in some capacity - first a student, then working in different areas - Dr. E. Clayton Hess was inaugurated as the institution's 21st president last week. The LMU Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint Hess president in November 2016, and he to

DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-16 22:30:49

Two get trial date for death of Williamsburg woman

WILLIAMSBURG - A trial date was set Monday morning in Whitley County Circuit Court for a man and woman accused of killing a Williamsburg woman. Chris James Lowe, 38, and Lori Mattie, 37, both of Williamsburg, appeared before Judge Dan Ballou with their attorneys, where a trial date was requested. Th

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-10-17 01:58:00

Man indicted for allegedly killing dog

WHITLEY COUNTY - A Williamsburg man accused of setting fire to a home and resulting in the death of a dog was indicted Monday by a Whitley County grand jury. Timothy L. Canada, 41, was named in a five-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred September 24. According to the indictment, Can

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 04:35:00

Corbin man cited for OVI after crash

CORBIN - A driver was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence on Monday night after a two-vehicle crash in Corbin. Laurel County Sheriff's Deputy Travis Napier investigated the two-vehicle injury traffic crash which occurred on Level Green Road at approximately 8:50 p.m. Timothy W

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-10-17 14:49:00

Williamsburg mayor looks to revitalize downtown

WILLIAMSBURG - The downtown area of Williamsburg could be receiving some improvements in the near future following a decision by the Williamsburg City Council Monday to allow Mayor Roddy Harrison to pursue properties for acquisition by the City. Council members met for an hour-long executive session

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-10-17 01:56:00

Boil-water advisories issued, lifted

Due to a main line break, Black Mountain Utility District has issued a boil-water advisory for Dayhoit to Wallins. Bring water to a rolling boil for three minutes before consuming. The city o f Benham has lifted the boil-water advisory for Woodland Lane residents. Due to a main line break, Black M

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-10-16 18:45:00

Court agrees to dismiss endangering welfare of a minor charge against CMS counselor

The case of a Corbin Middle School counselor who had been charged with endangering the welfare of a minor has been dismissed. An agreed order of dismissal in the case against Stephanie Pennington was signed by Special Judge Jeffrey S. Lawless, a district court judge who serves the 28th Judicial Dist

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-10-16 19:08:28

Four applications submitted for Corbin 'bar' licenses

Friday is the deadline to submit an application for one of Corbin's three allocated quota retail drink licenses and, as of Tuesday afternoon, four applications have been submitted. Felts Music Place on Fifth Street Road has joined Austin City Saloon, The Depot on Main and attorney David O. Smith in

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-10-17 10:39:51

Funeral services set for Robert (Bob) Self

DEL RIO-Funeral services for Robert (Bob) Self, well-known and respected business, church, and civic leader, are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at 7 p.m. at Newport Presbyterian Church. Self died Sunday, October 15, 2017, at home after a lengthy period of declining health. He was 87. Born i

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2017-10-17 09:00:00

Fun at the pumpkin patch

Courtesy of Harlan County Schools Megan Saylor's kindergarten class at Cumberland Elementary School participated in a pumpkin investigation. After visiting a pumpkin patch on a field trip, students in Megan Saylor's class at Cumberland Elementary School measured their class pumpkin to see how many c

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-10-17 16:31:07

SKCTC ranked among best in nation

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) is proud to announce that it has once again been ranked by the Aspen Institute among the top 150 (10 percent) in the country. In 2011, the college was ranked in the top 10 percent, and in 2012, it was ranked in the top 10. "We are honored to

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-10-16 21:03:59

Keep kids safe this Halloween

Next to Christmas, Halloween is probably the most exciting day of the year for kids. With candy, costumes and frightening Halloween decorating ideas, there's not much you can do to keep them calm! But trick-or-treating can be a little scary for parents with all the ghosts and goblins out on the stre

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2017-10-16 18:03:15