40th Anniversary Of KY Main Street Program

40th Anniversary Of KY Main Street Program The Kentucky Main Street Program is marking its 40th anniversary with a conference this week about downtown redevelopment for rural and urban communities.The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office says Kentucky Main Street was created in 1979 to reverse economic decline in central business districts through historic…

Case Of E. Coli In Boyd County

Case Of E. Coli In Boyd County One case of E. coli has been confirmed in Boyd County.The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department confirms there is one case in the county linked to a multi-state outbreak. The person did not need to be hospitalized, according to health department officials.Investigators believe ground beef is the likely…

Nature Conservancy Acquires Land In KY Ridge State Forest

Nature Conservancy Acquires Land In KY Ridge State Forest A land conservation organization has acquired 100,000 acres (40,469 hectares) on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.News outlets report The Nature Conservancy announced on Monday that the purchased area covers 156 square miles (404 sq. kilometers) across areas of northern Tennessee and southern Kentucky and will link the…

Deadly House Fire In Harlan County

Deadly House Fire In Harlan County EMS responded to a house fire in Harlan County Monday morning.Fire officials tell us the fire was at a home in the Totz community, off Route 522.Kentucky State Police said the call came in around 11:18 a.m. They found a husband and wife lying on the ground outside…