Program Offering Discounted Tuition Seeing Few Takers

Program Offering Discounted Tuition Seeing Few Takers A college in southwest Virginia is seeing limited interest in an inaugural program that offers discounted tuition to students from Appalachia.The Roanoke Times reports that the University of Virginia’s College at Wise enrolled 23 students through the program that was created to boost enrollment. Officials previously have…

Wildfire Burning In Perry County

Wildfire Burning In Perry County A wildfire in Perry County started around 11 p.m. Sunday night and is still burning this afternoon.Vicco Sassafras Fire Rescue is responding until the Division of Forestry takes over.At one point, the fire came close to one home.Officials worked to wet down the kudzu near a home as the…

Famous Kentucky Landmark Burns

Famous Kentucky Landmark Burns Officials say a well-known landmark near the border of Kentucky and West Virginia has been damaged in a fire.News outlets report firefighters responded to a call of a structure fire on Friday at the Loftis Mansion in South Williamson. The mansion was heavily damaged in the fire.The mansion was once…

Battle Of Middle Creek Re-Enacted

Battle Of Middle Creek Re-Enacted January 10th, 1862, the Battle of Middle Creek took place in Eastern Kentucky.Officials said it is the largest battle that took place in this region.”It was one of the largest and probably the most influential battle that happened in Eastern Kentucky,” said Patrick Davis.Davis is an organizer of the…

Record Enrollment For University Of Kentucky

Record Enrollment For University Of Kentucky The University of Kentucky is reporting a record number of first-year students enrolled for the fall semester.University President Eli Capilouto says the school’s first-year class totals 5,396, which is 319 more students than last year.The state’s flagship university says there’s greater diversity in the current first-year class. There…