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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Unemployment rates rose in 95 Kentucky counties between November 2018 and November 2019, including Whitley and Knox, fell in 18, including Laurel, and stayed the same in 7 counties, according … Read more

Unemployment rates rose in 95 Kentucky counties between November 2018 and November 2019, including Whitley and Knox, fell in 18, including Laurel, and stayed the same in 7 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce D…

Mr. Cecil Rhodes, 88, of Barbourville, passed away Tuesday mor…

For many folks, it’s been a hard week in Knox County. We’ve learned that some of the most heinous acts in our recent history have been undone with the stroke of a pen by former Governor Matt Bevin.

Last week it was announced through Jay Nolan’s column that he was stepping away from his role as publisher of The Mountain Advocate, and turning over the reins of the newspaper to me. I’m not …

Another Daniel Boone Festival is in the books. It’s time for dozens of people who commit countless hours to faithfully ensuring each aspect of the festival is executed to the best it can be, to rest.