Helping Kids In Eastern KY

Helping Kids In Eastern KY Local groups in Pikeville are preparing to hold events in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month, which is recognized throughout the month of April.. In Pikeville, many organizations and volunteers have worked with Pikeville’s Department for Community Based Services office and Judi’s Place for Kids –…

Federal Emergency Funds For Bridge Repairs

Federal Emergency Funds For Bridge Repairs Federal officials have released emergency funds to help repair roads and bridges damaged by flooding last month in Kentucky, officials said.Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced on Tuesday that $2 million is available to the state.Heavy rain fell across Kentucky beginning on Feb. 3 and caused flash flooding and…

Spike In GED Sign-Ups

Spike In GED Sign-Ups Kentucky has seen a spike in the number of people signing up for GED testing after Gov. Andy Beshear announced in January the fees would be waived.The governor’s office said there has been an 81% increase in the number of signups for the testing, and a 38% increase in those…

EKU Restructures Classes

EKU Restructures Classes Eastern Kentucky University will restructure the spring semester for the week of March 16 through March 20.The university is advising students not to return to campus immediately after spring break. Residence halls will close temporarily. Exceptions will be made for students with alternative housing options. EKU housing will provide additional information.Online…

Limiting Visitor Access At State Prisons

Limiting Visitor Access At State Prisons Governor Andy Beshear has suspended visitor access at state prisons as a further step to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many county jails are following the governor’s lead and limiting visits for the near future.Big Sandy Regional Detention Center is among those suspending all visitation. The jail will…