Kentuckians Helping Clean The Ohio River

Kentuckians Helping Clean The Ohio River The Ohio River is set to get a scrubbing this weekend.The West Virginia environmental department has announced that the 31st annual Ohio River Sweep is scheduled for this Saturday.Volunteers from 11 West Virginia counties will be among 21,000 people who will remove trash and other debris from the…

KY State Supreme Court Votes Down Marsy’s Law

KY State Supreme Court Votes Down Marsy’s Law The Kentucky State Supreme Court has voted down Marsy’s Law. In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights.But the Supreme Court of Kentucky says that law was not passed correctly.Back in February, lawyers…

Crittenden County Churches And Businesses Help With Back-To-School Needs

Crittenden County Churches And Businesses Help With Back-To-School Needs Churches and businesses are teaming up to supply everything students attending Crittenden County Schools will need, other than backpacks. The donation covers all students from pre-kindergarten to high school seniors.Family Resource and Youth Services Coordinator Crystal Wesmoland announced the collaboration in a statement Monday and…

Neighbor Of Senator Rand Paul Sells Home

Neighbor Of Senator Rand Paul Sells Home The neighbor convicted of attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has sold his home next door to the senator.Rene Boucher pleaded guilty last year to assaulting Paul. Paul also won a civil verdict against Boucher for more than $582,000 in January.Court records in the civil case show Boucher…

Identifying The Remains Of A Local WWII Seaman

Identifying The Remains Of A Local WWII Seaman The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced that it has accounted for a Pikeville Navy Seaman killed in WWII.Navy Seaman 1st Class Millard Burk, Jr., 19, was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941. 429 crewmen, including Burk, were killed when the ship…

Letcher County Prison Project On Hold

Letcher County Prison Project On Hold The federal government is planning to withdraw its approval for the Letcher County prison project, according to sources talking to media outlets. The Bureau of Prison’s plans to rescind the Record of Decision are expected to be announced next week.The prison project, which was going to be built…