Improving U.S Highway 60 In Eastern KY

Improving U.S Highway 60 In Eastern KY A highway safety project is planned to upgrade a section of U.S. Highway 60 in eastern Kentucky, transportation officials said.The project along six miles of the highway around the Rowan and Bath county line will realign a sharp curve and replace the Kentucky Highway 801 intersection with…

Boats Deliver Groceries And Water

Boats Deliver Groceries And Water Monday, officials in Leslie County county took a boat out to deliver food and water to the people trapped.”Fortunately we haven’t had any medical emergencies,” said John Newell, District 4’s Magistrate.Newell and two others loaded up the boat late Monday morning. The boat was released at the entrance to…

Senator McConnell Observes Asian Carp Release

Senator McConnell Observes Asian Carp Release U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was on hand Monday to witness a massive harvest of invasive Asian carp from Kentucky Lake, after an experimental roundup that wildlife officials say could be the first of many.The roundup began on Feb. 3, with state and federal fisheries officials working…

Breathitt County Budget Passes

Breathitt County Budget Passes Monday the Breathitt County budget, as proposed, passed by a 3-2 vote. “I’m happy and I think the citizens of Breathitt County will be happy and we can all get back to normal,” said Sheriff John Hollan. Judge Noble objected to the increase in the budget because he believes the…