Madison County Pivotal In Mid-Term Elections

Madison County Pivotal In Mid-Term Elections Madison County is home to about 91,226 people, as well as two well-known institutions of higher education, Eastern Kentucky University and Berea College. The central Kentucky county has made its mark in various fields, including industry, education, medicine, farming and the arts, and this year is expected to…

KY Governor Going On A Trip To China

KY Governor Going On A Trip To China Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is leading a delegation on a trip to China to strengthen their relationship and to boost trade. Bevin’s office says the goals also include developing new business and government connections to promote future growth. Bevin says he wants Kentucky to be the…

Manchester Memorial Expands Cancer Center

Manchester Memorial Expands Cancer Center Manchester Memorial Hospital staff say cancer treatment is needed in their area, because of the number of people seeking treatment.”In our region, cancer has some of the highest instances per capita in the country,” says Chris Self, Manchester Memorial Hospital CEO.Staff say if they can alleviate the financial burden…

Water Rate Increase For Martin County Customers

Water Rate Increase For Martin County Customers Martin County Water customers will see an increase in their monthly bill as the crumbling water system struggles to get out of debt. The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) granted the rate increase while also ordering the water district to contract an outside party to operate the…

New School Superintendent For Letcher County

New School Superintendent For Letcher County On Monday, just one day ahead of the elections, another type of vote happened, the selection of a news superintendent for Letcher County schools. After 26 years in the district Denise Yonts says it was a shock to be selected as superintendent. Building relationships along the way is…