Breathitt County Author Bringing Play to Jackson

Breathitt County Author Bringing Play to Jackson Breathitt County’s own author, filmmaker and playwright, Jerry ‘Bucky’ Deaton will be bringing his most recent production to Jackson in the near future. “Long Ago and Far Away”, comprised of four one-act plays, written and produced by Deaton, has already been performed at the Grande Theatre in…

Remembering A Basketball Coach

Remembering A Basketball Coach Monday, hundreds gathered at Lynn Camp High School for Coach Richard Jones’ funeral affectionately known as birddog. Jones died following a battle with cancer. He was the girl’s high school basketball coach. “He was a mentor, friend, and father figure to many of his players,” said Lynn Camp teacher and…

KY’s New IDs Phasing In

KY’s New IDs Phasing In Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses will be available in 2019, but not every county will provide them at the start of the year.The change, which is in compliance with the Real ID Act, will come about in phases.The state is expected to release a list in the next few weeks…

Business Builder Basics Training In Southeastern KY

Business Builder Basics Training In Southeastern KY Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation is offering free training to help entrepreneurs and housing contractors in southeastern Kentucky start or expand a business.A statement from Kentucky Highlands says the inaugural “Business Builder Basics” training series will teach skills to people in Hazard, London, Pineville and Somerset. The classes…

Clearing Out A Mudslide In KY

Clearing Out A Mudslide In KY As of late Monday afternoon, crews were still working to clear a mudslide on KY 194. The large mudslide was between mile point 5 and 6 in Floyd County, between the bottom of the hill and the old Crider’s store. Transportation officials said the Allen Maintenance crew was…