Author: Kelly Burton

Jim Scheff of Kentucky Heartwood stood next to a towering hemlock tree in Angel Hollow in the Daniel Boone National Forest in Laurel County. Hemlock trees in other states have been devastated by infestations of the adelgid. Kentucky is trying to prevent the same fate. (photo...

The New Year of 2020 means new sporting adventures in London, Kentucky. We are always adding and upgrading events that make London, Kentucky the a destination for sport enthusiasts. In the year 2020 we have an event calendar for all ages groups. Don't wait for...

When you think of gold medals you may visualize an athlete standing on the top podium for their  event. London-Laurel County applauds Wildcat Mountain Farmstead, a local working dairy farm, who excels in Farmstead Cheesemaking. They offer farm tours, retail store and cheese tastings. Our Story Ronnie...

SHOP NOW It's that time of year when people start shopping for friends and family for the upcoming holidays. Even with the convenience of internet options across the globe, there is still something special about purchasing gifts from local small businesses. Whether you realize it or...

London, Kentucky is known for its beautiful outdoor recreational activities in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Recreation activities like Kayaking, Hiking, and ATV Riding does not stop there as visitors are planning their next adventure!  Tourists, especially Millennials, are now seeking accommodations off the grid...

Big Turtle Trekking Josh Williams has a love for the outdoors so he decided to turn his passion into a profession: Big Turtle Trekking. Discover adventures for a trek along beautiful hiking trails and share the natural treasures hidden in our local sections of the Daniel...

Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park is a city park located just south of London, Kentucky in Laurel County. The park encompasses 896 acres and includes a section of the Wilderness Road that early settlers used to reach Kentucky. The park is named for Levi Jackson,...

Within our first year of business, Air Raid Trampoline Park has successfully contributed back to our community by bringing over 100,000 visitors to Laurel County and our facility. Our visitors are from 5 countries, 45 states, and 95 counties in Kentucky. This goes to prove...

Hillview Stables has designated Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 for families that have children with special needs, a day that can give them an opportunity to learn and experience the farm.  Because of  large crowds that gather at the farm, Hillview wanted to give an opportunity...

https://www.sentinel-echo.com/news/local_news/world-chicken-festival-logo-sees-redesign/article_2a5921fe-be4d-513d-87ff-36c2aafe00d9.html For the first time in 30 years, the World Chicken Festival will get a new logo. This new design, focusing on the festival's "World's Largest Skillet," aims to be both contemporary and instantly recognizable. "When you look at other nationally marketed logos, a lot of times...