Milestone Birthday For School Worker

Milestone Birthday For School Worker Clays Mill Elementary is celebrating a milestone with one of their most beloved employees.Fannie Kinzer, a.k.a. Ms. Fannie, is celebrating her 90th birthday. Kinzer has worked with Fayette County Schools’ Child Nutrition program since 1998.She plans to come back next fall to celebrate her 91st birthday.Ms. Fannie got a…

Centre College President Retiring

Centre College President Retiring Centre College’s president has announced his plans to retire next year after more than two decades of leading the Kentucky college.The liberal arts college in Danville says John A. Roush has set a date of June 30, 2020, to step down.Roush will turn 70 on the first day of retirement.The…

Foundation For A Healthy KY Helping Kids

Foundation For A Healthy KY Helping Kids The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other trauma.According to a news release, the foundation awarded $200,000 to the Louisville-based Bounce Coalition.The group is already showing progress…

Residential Gas Price Decrease Coming

Residential Gas Price Decrease Coming Columbia Gas of Kentucky has announced a price decrease effective May 31.The company has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission for its most recent gas cost adjustment.Columbia Gas of Kentucky adjusts its gas supply cost quarterly to reflect current market conditions. These quarterly Gas Cost Adjustments are…

Veterans In Hazard Surprised

Veterans In Hazard Surprised The local veterans in Hazard received an exciting surprise on Monday.Similar cars and trucks from the show Smokey the Bandit stopped at the East Kentucky Veterans Center to give the community a taste of TV history.”We are blessed in the sense that Tyler Hamburg reached out to the Hazard tourism…

Floyd County Post Office Burns

Floyd County Post Office Burns A Floyd County post office burned down Monday morning.The Weeksbury Post Office caught fire in the early hours of the morning and was destroyed.Post Office officials did not say what caused the fire.Beginning Tuesday, people who used to get their mail from the Weeksbury office can get their mail…

Helping To Cure Addiction In Eastern KY

Helping To Cure Addiction In Eastern KY People recovering from addiction often say they are learning to love themselves. At Karen’s Place Maternity Center in Louisa, women are learning to just that while taking care of their children too.The center offers a place for women to come while they are pregnant and overcoming addiction.…

Eastern KY Remembers The Fallen Heroes

Eastern KY Remembers The Fallen Heroes More than 50 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson made it a national holiday, Memorial Day was recognized across Eastern Kentucky.Monday, a group gathered just outside the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard to honor the lives lost.”We want everyone to come out and let them know that…