Welcome to our web site

Our mission is to strengthen communities by providing local news and editorial, and we hope you enjoy our online content. Some of the features of our website are:

  • For subscribers only: the ability to read up-to-date articles about the county and surrounding communities
  • For subscribers only: an extensive gallery of pictures from local events
  • For subscribers only: an archived section of printed newspapers

Print (including online access) Subscription Rates

Subscriptions to the web site are included at no additional charge to our print subscribers.

One Year Print + Online Subscription
$44.00 for out-of-county seniors,
$39.00 for residents of Knox County,
$34.50 for in-county seniors,
$49.00 for everyone else

Six Month Print + Online Subscription
$25.00 for 6 months

Online Only Subscription Rates

$15.00 for six months, or $25.00 per year


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The Mountain Advocate
214 Knox Street
Barbourville, KY 40906

(606) 546-9225

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