Area Breaking News

Bassmaster returns to Lake Cumberland

College anglers come in from across the nation By Drew Bergman Editor The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series at Lake Cumberland presented by Bass Pro Shops launched on a foggy Friday morning from Halcomb’s Landing on Lake Cumberland. The event, hosted by the Russell County Chamber of Commerce and State Dock brought in 450 college anglers…

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From Storm Alert Center

        In the last few weeks, we have experienced a plethora of weather events, everything from ice storms, snow storms, February thunder and flooding. Now, entering the spring season, the threat of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes exists. Adair County seems to be a magnet for severe weather especially Cane Valley, Knifley and…

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What means more than first place

By Drew Bergman Editor When Elly Richardson was nine months old she was diagnosed with right side hemiplegic cerebral palsy. “It was from a uterine stroke,” Courtney Richardson, Elly’s mother, said.      Elly’s condition hadn’t been detected earlier because babies simply do not yet have the motor skills on either side to reveal that type of…

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Revvin-N-Ravvin 23

By Drew Bergman Editor Another Level Car Club celebrated their 23rd Annual Revvin-N-Ravvin Car Show and Memorabilia Swap this past Saturday, November 7. More than 100 vehicles from across Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and elsewhere gathered to share their love of vehicles. From racers to show cars, high-end custom jobs to classic restorations, the Revvin-N-Ravvin Car…

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Remembering Avery Smith, Part 4: A distinguished legacy

By Drew Bergman Editor On June 8, 1966 Private First Class Avery G. Smith of Russell County was killed in action defending a column of over 150 United States soldiers from a Viet Cong ambush along Highway 13 at Ap Tau O. That road would come to be known as “Thunder Road” for all of…

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Remembering Avery Smith, Part 3: June 8, 1966

By Drew Bergman Editor On June 8, 1966 Private First Class Avery G. Smith of Russell County was killed in action defending a column of over 150 United States soldiers from a Viet Cong ambush along Highway 13 at Ap Tau O. That road would come to be known as “Thunder Road” for all of…

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