Gun Law Change Going Into Effect In KY Thursday

Gun Law Change Going Into Effect In KY Thursday Kentuckians able to lawfully possess a firearm will soon be able to conceal their weapons without a license or safety training beginning Thursday. The law, which applies to people at least 21 years old, doesn’t change where and when people can possess concealed weapons.As it…

Police Arrest Convicted Felon

Police Arrest Convicted Felon Police arrested a convicted felon accused of trying to kill two police officers in northern Kentucky after a five-hour standoff.Authorities zeroed in on Jacob Julick at a home in Westwood, a suburb of Cincinnati. Officials say Julick – who already was accused of firing a weapon at an officer during…

Habitat For Humanity Donation From Local Entertainer

Habitat For Humanity Donation From Local Entertainer Johnson County native Chris Stapleton and his wife Morgane donated $10,000 to Lexington Habitat for Humanity. Media outlets report the award-winning country music star made the donation through his charitable fund, Outlaw State of Kind.Lexington Habitat CEO Rachel Childress says this donation was completely unexpected. “We were…

JR’s Pizza Burns To The Ground

JR’s Pizza Burns To The Ground A centerpiece business near the small community of Shelby Gap in Pike County went up in flames late Monday night.JR’s pizza has been in business for nearly seventeen years. The building itself has been there for decades more.”The whole community just enjoyed JR’s”, said Missy Lucas, who often…

Big Blue Caravan Thanks First Responders

Big Blue Caravan Thanks First Responders Stop number three of the Big Blue Caravan landed in Prestonsburg Tuesday afternoon.So far coaches, players, and other members of UK Athletics have been traveling across Eastern Kentucky meeting with fans.Their stop at the Mountain Arts Center focused on giving back and saying thank you to first responders…

ARC Report Is Grim For Eastern KY

ARC Report Is Grim For Eastern KY The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) released its report of economic status designations for Fiscal Year 2020 on Tuesday.According to the report, 80 Appalachian counties are considered distressed, meaning they rank among the worst 10 percent of counties in the nation. Most Eastern Kentucky counties were included in…