Pikeville Medical Center Expanding

Pikeville Medical Center Expanding Pikeville Medical Center has agreed to purchase property from the city of Prestonsburg. The plot of land will go towards the construction of a new outpatient center. The site is the former Music Carter Hughes car dealership on South Lake Drive. More information will be released when the sale is…

KY Bridges Under Construction Through November

KY Bridges Under Construction Through November A $700,000 project started in northeast Kentucky to repair five bridges, according to the state transportation cabinet. Contractors will pour a new concrete driving surface and waterproof the following bridges:Lewis County: the KY 59 bridge over Dry Run Creek (milepoint 23)Lewis County: the KY 377 bridge over Kinniconick…

KY Legislature Bans Tobacco Products In Schools

KY Legislature Bans Tobacco Products In Schools Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would ban the use of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes on school grounds.The Republican-dominated Senate voted 28-10 on Thursday to send House Bill 11 to Gov. Matt Bevin. The measure cleared the House earlier this month.The bill’s…

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program Extended

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program Extended A program that helps families pay energy bills is being extended.The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program helps qualified families pay electric, gas, or other energy bills.Applications are being accepted through April 30.Financial assistance will be given to qualified families on a first come first serve basis. Source:…

St. Joseph Health London Needs Your Help

St. Joseph Health London Needs Your Help St. Joseph Health London wants to become the second hospital in southern and eastern Kentucky to have a neonatal intensive care unit, but they need a lot of donations to pull it off.”The cost of this level of care is extreme,” explained Leslie Smart, president of CHI…

KY Plays In The Sweet 16

KY Plays In The Sweet 16 Kentucky is back in the Sweet 16 for the 27th time in school history and the eighth time under John Calipari.The Wildcats earned their way to Kansas City, Missouri, by defeating Abilene Christian, the No. 15 seed in the region, 79-44 on Thursday in Jacksonville, Florida, before squeezing…