Turtle Man Comes To Breathitt County

Turtle Man Comes To Breathitt County Johnson County native, Ernie Brown, Jr., also known as Turtle Man across the Bluegrass, is coming to Breathitt County’s library in June.Turtle Man is expected to educate folks on Kentucky outlaws like Jesse James and the Cole/Younger Gang.He will also be telling personal stories and signing autographs.According to…

KY River Regional Jail Gets Creative

KY River Regional Jail Gets Creative Workers at the Kentucky River Regional Jail are putting up a fence along one side of the building.The reason behind the fence? Officials say people continue to try and smuggle in drugs by drilling holes into the walls of the jail.Administrators at the jail say they have been…

Belle Of Louisville Wins Steamboat Competition

Belle Of Louisville Wins Steamboat Competition The 56th annual Great Steamboat Race has a winner! The Belle of Louisville reigns victorious this year after beating out the Belle of Cincinnati.Wednesday’s 14-mile race on the Ohio River isn’t just a race to the finish line. How do you win? The winner has to rack up…

Decline In Hepatitis A Cases

Decline In Hepatitis A Cases Last year Kentucky endured one of the worst hepatitis A outbreaks in recent years. Case numbers spiked across the region as food workers were diagnosed, outbreaks happened in jails and there were even deaths.Efforts and programs put forth by health departments like the Kentucky River District Health Department to…