Family Dies In Kentucky House Fire

Family Dies In Kentucky House Fire A western Kentucky woman and her great-grandson died in a weekend house fire, officials said.Crews responded late Saturday to reports of heavy fire and smoke at home in Hopkinsville, fire Capt. Michael Pendleton told the Kentucky New Era.The victims were identified as Alvin Davidson, 10, and Martha Anne…

KY Receives Coal Cleaning Funding

KY Receives Coal Cleaning Funding West Virginia was awarded more than $22 million and Kentucky more than $11 million in federal funding to clean up and repurpose abandoned coal mines in fiscal year 2020.Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the grants from the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement last week.The agency provides the…

Restoring Flood-Ruined Documents

Restoring Flood-Ruined Documents Senator Rand Paul is offering help to those who may have lost important documents such as Social Security cards, VA records, military medals and records, and tax paperwork due to flooding. You can call Rand Paul’s Bowling Green office at (270) 782-8303.Other contact information is available on paul.senate.gov. Source:…

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month A black history month celebration at the Kentucky Capitol on Tuesday will highlight contributions that African Americans have made to the U.S. military and the nation’s defense.The event is being hosted by the Black Legislative Caucus. It will include a special award presentation by Gov. Andy Beshear, remarks by legislative…

Helping Harlan County

Helping Harlan County Those in Harlan County are still cleaning up the aftermath of high floodwaters last week. ‘With Love From Harlan’ collected donations to help flood victims get back on their feet. “If somebody has a need we will put that need on our Facebook page,” says Leslie Bledsoe, President of ‘With Love…