HEART Program Available For Winter Heating

HEART Program Available For Winter Heating The Kentucky Service Commission approved Kentucky Power’s plan to help more families in need during the winter.The plan was approved Tuesday. The name of the plan, formerly known as Home Energy Assistance Program is now called the Home Energy Assistance in Reduced Temperatures (HEART) program. The name change…

Farmer Assistance Request From KY

Farmer Assistance Request From KY This week Governor Matt Bevin submitted a request for an emergency disaster declaration for Kentucky farmers. The request was sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture following months of heavy rains and severe weather, which caused flooding and wind damage across Kentucky. This affected farmers’ crops, buildings, equipment and…

Voter Hotline Available In KY

Voter Hotline Available In KY Kentucky’s attorney general says a hotline has been set up for people to report violations of state election laws.Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office’s hotline is available during regular business hours and open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time) on Election Day next Tuesday. The hotline…

City Of Pikeville And EnerBlu Sign Jobs Agreement

City Of Pikeville And EnerBlu Sign Jobs Agreement The City of Pikeville and EnerBlu officials signed an important agreement which could fast forward the groundbreaking process and the creation on around 1,000 jobs. EnerBlu is a high power technology company and builds products that support a clean environment. “It’s a huge day for Pikeville,…

Powell County Receives Road Funding

Powell County Receives Road Funding The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is announcing that the Powell County Fiscal Court will receive $72,743 in County Road Aid emergency funds. These funds will be used for slide repairs in two locations; on Hatchers Creek Road (CR 1018) and Hatton Creek School Road (CR 1208). “The Bevin administration is…

Looking At Perry County Audits

Looking At Perry County Audits An order from a Perry County Grand Jury tells the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office to further look into state audits going back to 2015.The audits from the state auditor’s office show some issues with various Perry County government agencies.”There are some issues that seemingly need attention. The charge to my…

City Of Irvine Receives Grants

City Of Irvine Receives Grants Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) has joined the City of Irvine Fire Department and other state officials to announce the awarding of two grants to be used by the fire department to better serve the residents of Estill County. The City of Irvine Fire Department has been awarded a $27,500…