Bankrupt Eastern KY Hospital Purchased

Bankrupt Eastern KY Hospital Purchased A bankrupt Eastern Kentucky hospital has been purchased by a regional bank, whose owners plan to keep it operating as a health care center.First State Bank of the Southeast, which operates branches across Kentucky and Tennessee, closed on its purchase of Pineville Community Healthcare in Bell County last week…

Rand Paul Attacker Back In Court

Rand Paul Attacker Back In Court A federal appeals court on Monday vacated what it called a “well-below-guidelines” prison sentence for the man who tackled U.S. Sen. Rand Paul outside his Kentucky home, ordering a resentencing for the attack that broke the lawmaker’s ribs.The three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

Ft. Boonesborough Hosts Historic Event

Ft. Boonesborough Hosts Historic Event Fort Boonesborough State Park is hosting its annual “1778 Siege of Boonesborough” weekend later this month.Events at the Madison County park will include a battle re-enactment on the afternoons of Sept. 28 and 29 and a night battle at dusk on the 28th, a Saturday.The event commemorates the 1778…

New Water Meters For Floyd County

New Water Meters For Floyd County Floyd County’s Southern Water and Sewer District is receiving $1.5 million in grant funding to upgrade water meters for its customers.”It’s a shot in the arm for the water district. It allows us to move forward with just some really new technology,” said board chairman Jeff Prater.Prater said…

New Opportunities For Leslie County

New Opportunities For Leslie County A grant announced last week at SOAR for nearly two million dollars is helping Leslie County bring new opportunities to the area and improving existing infrastructure.The building where the new project will take place is in an old school that has been decommissioned for several years.Ricky Baker, executive director…

New Water Meters For Leslie County

New Water Meters For Leslie County A grant announced last week at SOAR for nearly two million dollars is helping Leslie County bring new opportunities to the area and improving existing infrastructure.The building where the new project will take place is in an old school that has been decommissioned for several years.Ricky Baker, executive…

Bevin Defends His Policies In New TV Ad

Bevin Defends His Policies In New TV Ad Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin defended his record of supporting public education in response to a new TV ad hitting him on the issue.His Democratic challenger, Andy Beshear, debuted a statewide ad Monday that claims budget cuts backed by Bevin could devastate rural schools.Bevin calls the…