Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Talk Progress

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Talk Progress Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education.During the hourlong televised debate – their second one this week – candidates called for expanding election laws to allow Kentuckians more time to vote.…

Pike County’s Homeless Students Get Some Help

Pike County’s Homeless Students Get Some Help Mike Johnson, the owner of Johnson’s Home and Garden in Coal Run Village, has been raising money for Pike County’s homeless students for years.Since May 10, he raised nearly $1,500 to benefit more than 150 homeless teens in Pike County who will be walking across the graduation…

Saluting A Fallen Eastern KY Officer

Saluting A Fallen Eastern KY Officer The country salutes an Eastern Kentucky officer murdered in the line of duty. Those who knew him best said it’s a fitting tribute.Offc. Scotty Hamilton is honored in the nation’s capital .”He’ll never be forgotten,” said Pikeville Police Chief Chris Edmonds.The legacy of slain Offc. Scotty Hamilton is…

KY Toddler Found Alive

KY Toddler Found Alive A 22-month-old boy has been found alive days after going missing in a rural portion of eastern Kentucky.The Magoffin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday that Kenneth Howard, who disappeared Sunday evening, had been found alive. “He is alive, he is being attended by medics for dehydration, but is in remarkably…