KY Schools Receive Rankings

KY Schools Receive Rankings Results of Kentucky’s new five-star accountability system for public schools were released Tuesday, with 1,272 schools ranked. For the 2018-2019 school year, 89 schools received one star, 251 two stars, 643 three stars, 233 four stars and 56 five stars, the highest performing.The Kentucky Department of Education said indicators included…

KY Rest Stop Gets Makeover

KY Rest Stop Gets Makeover Monday, the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet announced the Whitley County Welcome Center on I-75 in southern Kentucky will close October 4th.The center will be demolished and reconstruction of a new facility is expected to be completed in fall 2020.The frequent closures to the public for maintenance and repair…

Fire Closes Part Of Red River Gorge

Fire Closes Part Of Red River Gorge An area of the Red River Gorge closed after a forest fire Monday.Daniel Boone National Forest officials say the fire happened at Sky Bridge.An escaped campfire caused it.The area is closed while firefighters work to establish containment lines. Source: MG News Return to News

Honoring Organ Donors

Honoring Organ Donors The Letcher County Court Clerk is honoring local organ donors by putting their picture on a wall in the County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. They are calling it the “Hero Wall.”“I do think that will maybe make a difference for someone,” said Jan Tackett who is the mother of an organ…

Blackjewel Mining Case To Court

Blackjewel Mining Case To Court The nearly two-month-long Blackjewel protest in Cumberland came to an end last Thursday, but the actions attorneys and lawyers are making in a West Virginia bankruptcy courtroom is far from over.Media outlets have learned the negotiations between Blackjewel and attorney’s representing Blackjewel miners have not worked. Now, the court…