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SoS on Voting Deadline

By Editor | December 27, 2022 |

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams is reminding Kentuckians who wish to change their political party affiliation that they must do so by December 31, to be eligible to vote in the May 16, 2023 primary in their new party. He said that by law, a voter who is registered as a Democrat or Independent…

Local Election Results

By Editor | November 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Local Election Results

Full Election Results by Precinct 8 Nov. 2022 Click below to view larger    

CCMS Homecoming

By Editor | November 8, 2022 |

Cooksey Named CCMS Queen Madi Cooksey, center, was named CCMS Homecoming Queen tonight. Her escort was Reed Decker. Lily Thurman was named the 8th grade winner with her escort Gavin Craft, right, Lily Pruitt was named the 7th grade attendant with her escort Isaiah Claywell, and Lexi Craft was the 6th grade winner with her…

By Editor | October 25, 2022 |

Everyone call today and make your appointment.  

New Reporting Opens

By Editor | October 21, 2022 |
Sick to Stomach

The Governor announced the launch of a new website – – where Kentuckians can easily report food-borne issues. Previously when someone suspected what they had eaten made them ill, it was reported to district or local health departments via phone, then a decision was made as to whether further investigation was needed. The new…

By Editor | June 30, 2022 |

Panther Spotlight JD Riley By Jessica Pitcock CCN Sports        JD Riley is what you call an All-American Country boy. He loves to fish, hunt, and he loves baseball. He is a member of the high school baseball team, golf team, and he is on the bass fishing team. He is a hard worker at…

Panther Spotlight-Ray Harwood

By Editor | June 15, 2022 |

  Panther Spotlight Ray Harwood By Jessica Pitcock        Sophomore Ray Harwood is one of the three athletes in his class that decided to repeat their freshman year with the COVID “Redo Bill.” The decision turned out to be a good one because the freshman team won the 16th District Championship for the first time…

Elizabeth Alexander

By Editor | January 16, 2022 |

Elizabeth Alexander, age 92 of Clinton Township, Michigan formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Ascension Macomb – Oakland Hospital Warren Campus in Warren, Michigan. Elizabeth was born on December 22, 1929 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Sue Mattie Franklin.  She was a loving mother and homemaker and…

Cheryl Riley Gilbert

By Editor | September 30, 2021 |

Cheryl Riley Gilbert, age 47 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the Medical Center at Albany. Cheryl was born on October 21, 1973 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Dalllas Riley and Betty Davidson Riley. She was an employee of Five Star Food Mart. In addition to her parents…

CCMS 8th Grade Team Remains Undefeated

By Editor | September 23, 2021 |

The Cumberland County Middle School Lady Panther 8th grade team pulled out a big win tonight over the Wayne County Lady Cardinals by a score of 44-17. The team is now 8-0 on the season. The girls that are 8th graders now have never lost a game in their middle school career. They are looking…