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On Monday, July 10, 2023, at approximately 2:52 A.M, Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard, received a 911 call in reference to a two motorcycle accident, in the Amburgey community of Knott County.

Award recipients from Adair County are as follows: Adair County– Dr. Pamela Stephens, superintendent; Sydney Humphress, Adair County Elementary School; Katie Cowan, Adair County Middle School; Brittany Smith, Adair County High School.

The “Citizen Doctor of the Year” award was originated to recognize a Family Physician of strong moral values whose deeds and actions exemplified the characteristic of service before self, and that magnify the principle of the specialty of Family Medicine’s focus on compassion and caring for the wellbeing of our patients and communities. 

Today, Gov. Andy Beshear joined the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and lawmakers to announce that Kentuckians can make their first-ever sports bets in Kentucky in less than 60 days.

A working group of the Visual and Performing Arts standards revision committee will meet in-person at 300 Sower in Frankfort at 9 a.m. ET on July 12, 2023.

Today, Gov. Andy Beshear broke ground in Richmond on a new law enforcement training facility named in honor of Jody Cash, who lost his life in the line of duty May 16, 2022, while serving as chief deputy of the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office.

Attorney General Daniel Cameron opposed a push to eliminate AM radios in electric vehicles.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE- By State Representative Amy Neighbors

Help prevent impaired driving crashes during the holiday weekend.

Adair County will celebrate two decades of Downtown Days this fall, and the event promises to be one for the record books as a locally grown nationally successful band takes the stage. The Downtown Days committee announced this past week that the Kentucky Headhunters will be the featured band on Saturday, Oct. 14.

LEXINGTON – After five general sessions, countless workshops, state contests, candidate interviews, and three days of back-to-back events, all Emylou Miller could do was wait.

Maggie Coleman likes to use the word haphazardly when she talks about the beginning of J.O.Y. Ministries. She reflected on the fledgling start the non-profit organization experienced 10 years ago as she joined others Monday to celebrate a new beginning.

Grain production has grown across the commonwealth and with it comes the risk of grain entrapment. Local emergency personnel hope they never have to participate in a grain bin rescue, but they plan to be ready should it happen to farmers in the area.

FRANKFORT ­­— The Kentucky General Assembly continues to monitor Kentucky’s juvenile justice system following the 2023 legislative session. The Juvenile Justice Oversight Council held its first meeting of the 2023 interim period on Friday. The council is co-chaired by Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Fruit Hill, and Rep. Daniel Elliott, R-Danville. The other legislators on the council are Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Benton; Sen. Robin L. Webb, D-Grayson; Rep. Kevin D. Bratcher, R-Louisville; and Rep. Keturah Herron, D-Louisville.

The effort to shift Americans to electric vehicles has a big obstacle: unreliable charging stations. In rural areas, that's a bigger problem, because rural stations are in short supply. More than one in five EV users report that they have been unable to find a station at one time or another, and the number is rising as EVs become more common, according to surveys by J.D. Power.

VFW Post 6097 hosted a ceremony Sunday to remember Adair County citizens who died serving their country in the military. US Army CWO-4 (retired) Russell Lunsford was the guest speaker before the crowd went outside for a laying of wreaths ceremony.

Eva Iqbal shared her time and talent with visitors of the Farmers’ Market on the Square Saturday by selling lemonade as a fundraiser. She raised $475 for the Stella Effect, a non-profit group that supports families who have a child with Trisomy 18 or 13, a life-limiting diagnosis.

The Adair County Sportsman Club has been interwoven into the community for many years, but the group started from humble beginnings all the way back to the 1950s.

When Counseling and Human Development graduate Krystal Clarke was searching for a respected online program to advance her counseling education, Lindsey Wilson College stood out among the crowded …

Adair is home to 581 farms and 37,500 cattle, ranking the county 16th in Kentucky for the number of cows. Thanks to the hard work of these farmers, Adair County offers delicious meats with extraordinary flavor to the local community.

Hearing you need an organ transplant to live can be shocking and frightening, but this is Tyler Carter’s normal. In April of 2019, the 24-year old’s life began to change drastically.

A beautiful story of a unique connection between a boy and a horse has captured the hearts of thousands. The Dorman family can easily be described as resilient, loving, and compassionate. The son, Cody Dorman, was born with a rare genetic disorder, Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, and has been fighting his entire life. From the moment he was born it seemed unlikely to doctors he would live long. However, because of the love and support of his family, and his own sheer willpower, Cody is now 17 years old and has just attended prom.


For overhead utility line work SOMERSET, Ky. –  Rolling road blocks will affect traffic traveling the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway in Adair County on Sunday, April 30, for overhead …

For overhead utility line work SOMERSET, Ky.  –  Rolling road blocks will affect traffic traveling the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway in Adair County on Sunday, April 23, for overhead …

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