KY Farmers’ Markets Are Thriving

KY Farmers’ Markets Are Thriving Farmers markets across Kentucky are getting a promotional boost from a summer advertising campaign by the state’s agricultural marketing program. State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says Kentucky has more than 165 farmers markets in 113 counties. He says it shows the state’s local food movement is thriving. …

KY Parents Seek Negligent Damages

KY Parents Seek Negligent Damages The parents of a 2-year-old Kentucky boy who died at a Tennessee state park last month are seeking $900,000 in damages from the state. Attorney Christopher Smith tells The Tennessean that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation was negligent in not having made Cummins Falls State Park safer.…

Corbin Church Fire

Corbin Church Fire Crews responded to a call early Monday morning of a reported church fire on Moore Hill Avenue. The church building was abandoned. Lily Fire & Rescue, West Knox Fire Rescue, Bailey Switch Fire Department, Corbin City Fire Department and Keavy Fire Department helped to put out the fire. No injuries were…

Former Knox County Magistrate Indicted

Former Knox County Magistrate Indicted A former Knox County magistrate was indicted on federal drug charges Monday.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports former magistrate Jerry “Rabbit” Cox now faces six charges of illegally distributing pain pills.Cox was a candidate for the Republican nominations for magistrate in one of the county’s districts in the May 2018 primary.He…

Staying Safe On The Fourth Of July

Staying Safe On The Fourth Of July July 4th is just days away and the Prestonsburg Fire Department is preparing their biggest firework show.Fireworks may be fun, but they also bring danger.”Safety is the number one priority,” said Mike Brown, the Prestonsburg fire chief.The Prestonsburg Fire Department prepares for almost two weeks for their…