Lexington’s Varnish Nail Shoppe was born out of an old house, crafted with local wood and natural light to emphasize the organic, non-toxic vision for manicures and pedicures that business owner Carla Larkin shared with builder and landlord Chad Needham.
To celebrate Womens’ History Month each year, The Human Rights Commission of Hopkinsville-Christian County gives a $500 Women Educating Women Scholarship to a local student.
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Businesses across the board have been hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic.
Counties bordering Kentucky are beginning to get a “whole lot” of cases of the new COVID-19 coronavirus, said Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham.
ACC and SEC join other Power Five in canceling spring sports
Monday’s rain cast a dreary shadow over athletic fields across the southern Pennyrile but that shadow will remain for the foreseeable future with KHSAA’s mandated dead period for high school athletics.
Tuesday was filled with ups and downs for local teams as the Trigg County Lady Wildcats made history against Caldwell County, and the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers suffered a tough defeat at the hands of the Henderson County Lady Colonels.
The boys’ Eighth District Tournament kicked off at Christian County on Tuesday night.
Following news of Kentucky’s first confirmed coronavirus-related death earlier this week — a 66-year-old Bourbon County man with underlying health issues — Gov. Andy Beshear closed dine-in services at restaurants and bars across the state. The order took effect 5 p.m. Monday.
You may have heard the term “flatten the curve” in recent days, concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a concept that everyone needs to be familiar with, because it’s the key to potentially saving hundreds of thousands of lives during this crisis — and it will no doubt be key to keeping our …
The coronavirus pandemic has provided a number of lessons for us as individuals, as community members, and as a country. We’ve learned serious lessons like what social distancing is and how to practice it, as well as lighter lessons like how much toilet paper our families use in a month. Ano…
March 15 through 21 has been designated Sunshine Week 2020. By no coincidence, the Kentucky Open Government Coalition celebrates its one-year anniversary this week.
Kentucky’s House of Representatives approved legislation that will make it harder for Hardin County residents to keep an eye on details about tax rates, government and public school budgets, public land transfers and zoning changes, contract bids for public projects and property foreclosures…
Everyone should be able to agree that government should be as efficient as possible with our tax dollars. We want the most bang for the buck that we can get.
Count us as among the folks who are pleased that Gov. Andy Beshear stood up to criticism he received from a Republican lawmaker for posing for photos during a gay rights rally in the Capitol late last month.
According to youth.gov, studies show approximately 10% of adolescents report being the victim of physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner during the previous year.
As both general counsel and chief of staff for Gov. Andy Beshear, La Tasha Buckner is one of the most powerful people in Kentucky. She’s also the most recent entry in the University of Kentucky’s Notable Kentucky African Americans Database. Her race and gender might seem beside the point, ex…
The disaster that was the Iowa caucuses earlier this month was not the first time the Midwestern state’s super-early, super-weird substitute for a primary election has messed with a national presidential race.
To those who oppose legalized sports betting in Kentucky on moral grounds, we say with utmost respect: That horse left the barn more than a century ago.
Kentucky has another chance this legislative session to do something it should have done many years ago: Outlaw corporal punishment in public schools.
If you’re reading this sentence, you’ve already invested more effort into your understanding of the world around you than most other people. By reading beyond the headline, you’ve made a conscious choice to better yourself through reading, to not take your assumptions for granted, to conside…
Though it can’t be seen, heard or smelled, carbon monoxide poisoning — which is more prevalent during cold weather due to gas- and oil-burning furnaces and portable generators — can be deadly. But, it can also be prevented, according to the state Department of Health, which is urging Kentuck…
A bill that would outlaw female genital mutilation in Kentucky is moving forward speedily during this year’s legislative session. We hope it continues on the fast track and becomes law as quickly as possible.
Ah, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. Our own Elf King of the Contrarians, lover of liberty, self-licensed eye doctor, knower of so many things, so sure he is correct about them all.
It’s not a bad time to be a Kentucky sports fan. Kentucky basketball remains a title contender every year, and the football program looks like it’s here to stay. Last season, both were staples in the Top 25 rankings, a pretty good indication of their quality.
For decades, Oak Grove has been the red-headed stepchild of Christian County. Mama Fort Campbell always let some of her soldiers stay with Oak Grove, but that was little enough, and she was busy making doe-eyes at Clarksville. Papa Christian County loved her, sure, but not as much as he love…
Don’t call ICE to deport me, but the name you see at the bottom of this column isn’t my real one. Yes, it was the name I was given at birth, but something happened around the time I turned 7 years old that, to some people, changed it forever.
I never asked why my paternal grandparents decided to move to western Kentucky. Maybe I just assumed. In the mid-20th century, they were the definition of hillbillies — dirt-poor folk out of Harlan County with a mess of kids and all the strange dialect and mannerisms of Appalachia.
Eighteen members of the Kentucky American Legion Family: American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion attended the 59th Annual Washington Conference at our Nation's Capitol from Feb. 24 to 27.
I'm amazed sometimes at how backward I am. I guess not many people will proclaim it proudly, and I'd never really thought about til recently.