Angel Tree Ministry Taking Applications

Angel Tree Ministry Taking Applications Christmas is here for Salvation Army staff and volunteers, who this week started taking applications for their annual Angel Tree and holiday food basket programs. Organizers say the program is for both children and families in need.Applications will be accepted through Friday at the Salvation Army office, 1675 E.…

Laurel County Cemetery Thief On The Loose

Laurel County Cemetery Thief On The Loose The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying a theft suspect.Deputies have a picture of someone stealing items from the Pine Creek Cemetery off Bridge Rock Road.Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Sgt. Robbie Grimes at 606-864-6600. Information will be…

KY Registered Voters Update

KY Registered Voters Update Kentucky has more than 3.4 million people registered to vote in the Nov. 6 elections. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says 49.6 percent of registered voters are Democrats while 41.7 percent are Republicans. About 8.6 percent are registered with another party or listed as “other.” Since Republican President Donald…

Eastern KY Survivor Contestant Continues

Eastern KY Survivor Contestant Continues Nick Wilson, the Whitley County attorney representing Eastern Kentucky on this season of Survivor, was back in action Wednesday night.The episode was full of twists and turns. One player went home from an injury. The David and Goliath tribes were mixed up and split into three new groups. Nick…

Exploring Solar Energy In KY

Exploring Solar Energy In KY An eastern Kentucky utility says it is looking to add up to 20 megawatts of solar energy to meet growing customer interest in solar options.Kentucky Power says it’s also looking to diversify its electric generation mix.The company is seeking bids for solar resources to be purchased. As part of…

Johnson County Job Fair

Johnson County Job Fair Twenty-three employers from around the region were looking for prospective employees Wednesday in Johnson County.The Big Sandy Community and Action Program, EKCEP, The Kentucky Career Center and the City of Paintsville hosted the U.S. 23 Mega Job Fair at the US 23 Country Music Highway Museum.Within the first half hour,…

KY Has Several Thousand Hepatitis A Cases

KY Has Several Thousand Hepatitis A Cases The number of hepatitis A cases is nearing 2,000 across the state of Kentucky.Described by health officials as one of the worst outbreaks in years is now popping up in various jails across the area, one of the most recent being multiple cases confirmed at the Three…