In the days following Pulaski County Deputy Judge-Executive Dan Price's DUI arrest on Monday night, questions have arisen about the business meeting he told authorities he'd been to.

WILLIAMSBURG -- University of the Cumberlands announced last week a host of new businesses, collectively called Marketplace on Main & 3rd, opening early next year in downtown Williamsburg. Located on the 300 block of Main Street (former Faulkner Furniture property), Marketplace on Main & 3rd brings attractive shopping, dining and food experiences that will draw community members, tourists and students.

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CATLETTSBURG The former Boyd County Child Support Office manager accused of stealing $113,000 from the office’s payroll account, by forging an attorney’s signature, stood for arraignment in Boyd County Circuit Court on Tuesday.

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BARBOURVILLE — While many give credit to Daniel Boone for blazing the trail to Kentucky, Boone wasn’t the first European to discover the Commonwealth. Dr. Thomas Walker wasn’t the first European to discover Kentucky either, but he was the first to record his findings, and he and his crew were the first to build a log cabin in Kentucky.

Eighty-nine-year-old Corbin native Ruth Claxton did something she never thought she would be able to do. Despite constant encouragement from friends and family members, Claxton — who describes herself as an avid reader — finally released her first book “The Early Years: A Memoir” in 2015 under the pen name Rachel G. Carrington.

Hair pulling, elbow shoving and towel throwing — this is the legacy of Black Friday. Fighting to get new treasures immediately after we give thanks seems ironic. Yet each year, many Kentuckians go out and explore the sales. As the day inches up on us once more, I decided to find out exactly what draws people to the madness.

Thanksgiving, sometimes called "Turkey Day," is family time in Pulaski County. However, first responders stand ready to protect as always, eating and visiting with family members in whatever spare time they can find. Holiday spirit also penetrates hospital rooms and jail cells in Somerset and Pulaski County.

Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck issued a warning via Facebook on Saturday about bogus bills being circulated in the community.

WHITLEY COUNTY — Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie, 39, were both found guilty and sentenced to life in prison Friday by a Whitley County jury for the murder of Michelle Marlow.

GLASGOW – Governor-elect Andy Beshear has chosen a Glasgow native to become general counsel of the Office of the Governor.

WHITLEY COUNTY — The murder trial of Chris James Lowe, 40, and Lori Mattie, 39, continued into its third day Thursday. Both Lowe and Mattie are standing trial for the murder of Michelle Marlow, after Marlow was found dead inside the couple’s Old Mud Creek home on July 23, 2017.

CORBIN — The Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is offering an alternative to those who want to do something different on Black Friday. The park will be hosting three different hikes on Friday, Nov. 29, as part of its participation in an annual nationwide Opt Outside Black Friday event.

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK — Mary Christman is part of an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team that has been working since early October to get the cave at the former Wondering Woods attraction ready for tours.

Judge David Tapp's journey to the federal bench is continuing to progress with his official resignation from Division I of the 28th Judicial Circuit.

Berea resident Gary L. Metcalf, who is connected to a federal Pulaski drug case, has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he conspired to distribute meth, while his co-defendant - Eubank resident Billie Jean Lunceford - is scheduled for a rearraignment on December 2.

The Parents as Teachers program at Memorial Education Center has been named a Blue Ribbon program by its national headquarters, meaning it is recognized as being an exemplary program affiliate, "delivering high-quality services to children and families," according to the Parents as Teachers website.

Editor’s note: This is another installment in an occasional series for which reporters at The Times-Tribune and other CNHI newspapers across the U.S. talk to voters about issues that matter to them and their thoughts about the country’s political landscape.

Editor’s note: This is another installment in an occasional series for which reporters at The Times-Tribune and other CNHI newspapers across the U.S. talk to voters about issues that matter to them and their thoughts about the country’s political landscape.

GLASGOW – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul spoke with employees at Felker Brothers Corp. about the ways the federal government can help businesses plus other topics such as impeachment inquiry hearings, one of which was occurring as he was speaking, during his visit to Glasgow on Friday afternoon.

Somerset resident Danelle N. Powell, 33, has been arrested for murder in connection to the disappearance of LeeAnna Brumley, and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says more suspects may be charged after the case is presented to the Grand Jury.

Samaritan’s Purse will be kicking off its Operation Christmas Child next week. Starting on Monday, Nov. 18 and lasting until the following Monday, Nov. 25, the project encourages local churches, and community members to fill shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to be donated to impoverished children this holiday season.

The city of Somerset has settled their part in a civil lawsuit, paying $8,000 in exchange for being dismissed "with prejudice" as defendants.

What began with one anonymous donor wanting to help Pulaski County Detention Center inmates give their children gifts for Christmas has grown into a mission to help families struggling with addiction give their children a great holiday experience.

GLASGOW — Black Stone Cherry has released “Black to Blues: Volume 2,” a new EP consisting of cover songs from some of the band's favorite blues artists.


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