2 hrs ago
Dairy company to open in London
The Vaughn Ridge Industrial Park will be booming with another new business by the first of the year - one that offers a new product and utilizes Kentucky farmers.
6 hrs ago
International Relations: Swiss police officer compares police policies
A bi-annual visit to Kentucky became a working vacation for a Switzerland police officer, who learned about the operations of the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Portion of Ky. 80 in Laurel County to be closed for bridge repair
A portion of Ky. 80 in Laurel County will be closed starting Monday as Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 crews repair a bridge.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Bennett scores high marks in yearly evaluation
Doug Bennett has been the superintendent of Laurel County Schools for two years and in that time he has been able to make a positive impression with the board of education members as is shown on his annual superintendent's evaluation.
Meeting focuses on dangers of underage drinking
A Thursday night town hall meeting designed to educate the community on the current state of underage drinking pointed out the many physiological dangers for those under the age of 21. The Laurel County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy and the Regional Prevention Center hosted a town hall meeting at the Laurel County Courthouse community room.
Prewitt's love of farming is a family thing
While some of his time is spent in the fashion of other 22-year-olds - attending college, pursuing a career - the rest of his time is spent tending to barns, fences, hay fields, tractors and, most importantly, a herd of cattle.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Deputies remove three children from 'unfit' home in London
Three Laurel County children were removed from a filthy East Bernstadt home that Laurel County Sheriff's deputies described as the worst home they had ever been in.
Rice performs at the public library
Louisville based singer/songwriter Butch Rice performed his brand of 'acoustic pop and coffeehouse folk music' for a crowd of over 40 people at the Laurel County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon.
Firefighters honor 2 who gave ultimate sacrifice
They sacrifice precious family time and sleep time to save the lives and property of people they often don't even know.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Traffic stop starts chain of six meth-related arrests in Laurel County
Arrested in Laurel County on meth charges on July 19, 2014, clockwise from top left: Reynier Ruiz-Pena, Sherry Brown, Bradley Moore, Nora Bowman, Michelle Savage and Michael Bruner.
Six people behind bars after drug busts in Laurel County
Police tell us they arrested Reynier Ruiz-Pena, 32, and Sherry Brown, 34, at a traffic stop after they found 15. 3 grams of crystal meth and 100 Xanax pills.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Laurel County school board recognizes summer graduates
Four Laurel County summer school students walked past smiling friends, family and loved ones to the front of the crowded board of education meeting room to be honored as high school graduates during Monday night's Laurel County Board of Education meeting.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Today's Headlines - July 17, 2014
Utility bills soaking up aquatic center Once during Tuesday's Town Hall Meeting in Barbourville, it was noted, "We've got a $7 million crown jewel that we could lose."
Wed Jul 16, 2014
London Downtown receives national accreditation
London Downtown was recently recognized for its efforts geared toward fellowship and preservation within the community, according to a recent press release from the organization.
4th Street to be closed because of needed work
Orange cones, 'road closed' signs, and construction equipment are a familiar sight in the London area this summer and two more streets will be closed for the next four weeks.
Number of Laurel farms has declined
For all of its rolling green fields, serene seas of bluegrass, and awe-inspiring rural landscapes, one of the primary industries that uses Laurel County's picturesque environments as a workplace - farming - seems to have reached a plateau in progress.
Former principal dies in ATV accident
A Laurel County farmer and retired principal suffered fatal injuries from a turned over all-terrain vehicle early Friday afternoon.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Jailer asks city to consider closing portion of Long Street
Multiple security issues at the Laurel County Detention Center have caused concern within its upper leadership, leading Jailer Jamie Mosley to seek new ways to keep the inmates, staff and community safe.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Fallen firefighter memorial unveiled in Laurel County
The names of the two firefighters who died in the line of duty in Laurel County are emblazoned on the national and state Fallen Firefighter's Memorial.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Today's Headlines - July 9, 2014
Thanks to some quick work by two volunteer fire departments, what could have been a serious, damaging structure fire to a Knox County mobile home Tuesday was contained within five minutes.