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A successful garden is a garden of overflow. There’s plenty of fresh produce for the day’s meals and hours of busy canning or freezing so the bounty will continue providing nourishment …

Mackenzie Dayton Bennett, the daughter of Adam Bennett and Christy Burton of Columbia, was crowned the 2023 Miss Adair County during last week’s fair pageants.

He is the first graduate of the academy to move up the ranks to eventually be named a colonel in the Cabinet.

Jonathan Gold, a graduate of Adair County High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2027 on June 29, marking the beginning of six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training during Plebe Summer.

To date, $325,000 has been raised an another $75,000 is needed.

A back-to-school bash, a block party and sidewalk chalking – it all sounds like too much fun to be part of a weeklong project to serve the needs of others, but that’s exactly what Mission …

Veteran educator Ray Lutgring has been named vice president for academic affairs of Lindsey Wilson College.

Worldwide, viral hepatitis is among the top 10 infectious disease killers with more than one million people dying each year. These deaths are primarily from cirrhosis or liver cancer caused by hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

SOMERSET, Ky. (July 24, 2023) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 Office advises motorists that the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Expressway at the Fishing Creek bridge (mile …

Adair County teacher Denise Grant was beginning to look at retirement options after 23 years of working in education when the opportunity to not only teach but have a direct hand in helping students graduate fell into her lap. Grant has officially taken on the role as the Jobs for America’s Graduates specialist for Adair County High School and is working with JAG Kentucky and colleagues to implement the program locally.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Kentucky State Director Dr. Tom Carew today announced the availability of grants to help communities repair essential community facilities damaged by presidentially declared disasters in 2022.

Bailey Watts recently attended the Rogers Scholars Program and was awarded the Doug Reece Memorial Scholarship for having the highest application score of her 2023 class of scholars.  

In recent years, the population of invasive and toxic weeds such as poison hemlock has been growing in Adair County. Recently, sweet vernal grass has begun to take over many hay fields. Common groundsel and perilla mint are two weeds to also keep an eye on, as their presence is growing.

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.

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