Hepatitis A Outbreak Panel Meets

Hepatitis A Outbreak Panel Meets The State Department for Public Health will hold a panel this morning to discuss the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in the Commonwealth. It’s happening just one week after the department dismissed one of it’s top managers. The panel is part of the Kentucky Public Health Association’s annual conference in…

Hillbilly Days Festival Helps Local Children

Hillbilly Days Festival Helps Local Children The Hillbilly Days Festival began in 1977 and 43 years later, it is still having a positive effect on the community. The festival brings more than 100,000 people to Pikeville for a good time and a good cause. “We sell these little Hillbilly Days buttons. It has the…

Mining Film Opens This Weekend

Mining Film Opens This Weekend An independent film telling the story of Appalachian coal miners trapped underground after a methane explosion opens this weekend.The film “Mine 9”, directed, written and produced by Eddie Mensore, centers around nine miners with only a one-hour supply of oxygen and their struggle to escape alive.The thriller opens on…

Helping Victims Of The McDonald’s Fire

Helping Victims Of The McDonald’s Fire About 20 different local organizations, including Warm Souls for Worn Soles, local churches, fire departments, the tourism commission, and even the local jail, all came together to create a fundraiser for those who lost theri jobs in the recent Mcdonald’s fire in Eastern KY.For $5 a plate, people…