Preserving Valuable Government Records

Preserving Valuable Government Records Kentucky’s Department for Libraries and Archives is awarding about a half million dollars in grants for the preservation and management of local government records.Clerk offices in 20 counties received grants ranging from $6,500 in Letcher County to nearly $77,000 in Washington County as part of the Local Records Program. The…

Campground Re-Opens

Campground Re-Opens Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area says a popular campground that was closed after a storm last month has been reopened.The park said in a statement that the June 21 storm damaged Energy Lake Campground, which was near capacity. U.S. Forest Service staff evacuated the area as trees and debris fell…

Hope Center Needs Donations

Hope Center Needs Donations The Hope Center is in need of donations to help Lexington’s homeless population stay safe in this hot weather.The high temperatures increase the risk of heat illness for the homeless. The Hope Mobile tries to reach those folks. They travel to local churches, passing out water, food, and other supplies.…

Celebrating the Life Of A UK Football Player

Celebrating the Life Of A UK Football Player The celebration of life for a beloved former UK football player happened on Wednesday.Jared Lorenzen died July 3 following a six-day stay in the hospital. Lorenzen was the quarterback of the UK football team and was signed by the New York Giants in 2004. He had…

Dealing With Bed Bugs

Dealing With Bed Bugs Tenants at Myers Towers in Pikeville have been dealing with bed bugs for years. This is an issue that has cost them a lot of headaches and a lot of furniture.”We’re dealing with a whole epidemic here. Every week it’s furniture piled up,” said tenant Neil Thompson.Jim Hobbs, Executive Director…

Bad Health Outcomes In Eastern KY

Bad Health Outcomes In Eastern KY A recent report lists Eastern Kentucky counties as some of the worst in the state for health outcomes. “The number is not surprising this has been status quo for the last decade,” says John Jones, the medical director of Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky.Perry and Owsley Counties…