Mammoth Cave National Park Re-Opens

Mammoth Cave National Park Re-Opens Mammoth Cave National Park has reopened to the public following the end of the partial federal government shutdown.The Daily News reports the park in south-central Kentucky reopened for visitors on Sunday after President Donald Trump signed a temporary deal Friday to end the shutdown.Parts of the park had remained…

Warming Center Opening In Prestonsburg

Warming Center Opening In Prestonsburg Starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday night, the Prestonsburg Church of God will open a warming center at their location on University Drive in Prestonsburg.The center will be open from 8 p.m. until 8 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.The only stipulation listed on a flyer posted on Facebook is that…

Emergency Plane Landing Turns Out OK

Emergency Plane Landing Turns Out OK Lexington firefighters responded to reports of an emergency plan landing not far from Blue Grass Airport Saturday afternoon. Tiffany Hart, an official from Blue Grass Airport, said the event happened just before four Saturday afternoon. Hart says the Bonanza plane’s engine began having troubles and failed. She said…

Diabetes Screening In Hazard

Diabetes Screening In Hazard Workers involved with the University of Kentucky’s “Faith Moves Mountains” program set up a free health screening at Bowman Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday.UK shares its newly launched Appalachians in Control (AIC) Diabetes Research Project with those looking to improve diabetes outcomes. Faith Moves Mountains partners with organizations interested…

Helping A Nearby Family After A Fire

Helping A Nearby Family After A Fire Mountain Empire Community College is raising money to help an instructor that lost her home in a fire on Saturday. The school is raising money for Brandi Martinez. She and her child have been displaced following a fire in Big Stone Gap. Big Stone Gap and Appalachia…