Cleaning Up Illegal Dumping In Breathitt County

Cleaning Up Illegal Dumping In Breathitt County Kentucky officials have awarded nearly $1 million to counties across the state to help clean up illegal dumps.The grants from the state Energy and Environment Cabinet will go to 21 counties to help clean 121 sites according to news outlets.Owsley County will receive $32,000 and Solid Waste…

Cold And Flu Season Taking A Toll

Cold And Flu Season Taking A Toll The 2019-2020 cold and flu season has taken a toll on immune and school systems in the area. Some districts even going as far as closing to give schools a deep clean.“The company that comes in and does the cleaning for the schools in the evening- they’re…

Attracting School Teachers

Attracting School Teachers Kentucky’s largest school system has teamed up with the University of Louisville to start a teacher residency program, officials said.The program, aimed at combating teacher shortages, would allow people who received a degree in a field other than education to get a master’s degree from U of L while shadowing an…

Flooded Roads And Unclean Water

Flooded Roads And Unclean Water Knox County Judge Executive Mike Mitchell issued a state of emergency for the county on Thursday due to heavy flooding.”Even through last night we’ve been relocating people who have had water get up and around their house,” said Mithcell.Mitchell said that emergency crews rescued several people who tried to…