Time To Select Your Voting Preference

Time To Select Your Voting Preference Kentucky election officials say the deadline is approaching for people to change their registered political party in time for 2019 elections.Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes say the deadline is Dec. 31. Grimes say the deadline is important for people considering a party-affiliation change and want to participate…

Honored For Saving A Life

Honored For Saving A Life This week a Glasgow High School student was recognized by the Barren Metcalfe County EMS for his heroic actions, after he saved the life of a total stranger by successfully administering CPR.Nearly three weeks ago, Garrett Towe and some of his friends were Bowling at Ralphie’s in Glasgow when…

Thermostats Recalled

Thermostats Recalled White-Rodgers is recalling thousands of thermostats because of a potential fire hazard.The recall involves 135,000 thermostats. Affected thermostats will have the word “Emerson” printed on the front and a date code from 1416 to 1536 on the back. You can also contact the firm to determine if the unit is included in…

Record Rainfall In Jackson

Record Rainfall In Jackson 64.19″ of rain has fallen in Jackson making 2018 the wettest year on record. Average rainfall for Jackson is 46.8″ so we are about 17″ above average and we still have 12 more days to go in December. “There has never been this much rainfall ever fell in this area,”…

Airbnb Thinking About Renters’ Safety

Airbnb Thinking About Renters’ Safety Airbnb wants more of its rental properties to have smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The San Francisco-based company will now alert guests before they book a property if the host hasn’t reported having a smoke or carbon monoxide alarm. Source: MG News Return to News

State Treasurer Seeks Re-Election

State Treasurer Seeks Re-Election Floyd County’s Allison Ball filed her paperwork this week to seek re-election. The state treasurer first won the office in the 2015 election. The Republican defeated Democratic State Representative Rick Nelson of Bell County that year. Ball is a former prosecutor and worked as a bankruptcy attorney. Source:…

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing In Eastern KY

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing In Eastern KY First responders were called to Wendell Ford Airport in Perry County early Thursday morning after a medical helicopter asked to make an emergency landing.The pilot reported engine problems just before one a.m.Crews were on standby for a possible hard landing, however, the helicopter landed safely.No injuries were…