Ferry Still Closed

Ferry Still Closed A ferry in western Kentucky will remain out of service a little longer, causing motorists to take long detours.The Dorena-Hickman Ferry extended a temporary closure for mechanical repairs through Tuesday. The ferry temporarily halted service on June 15 due to an issue with one of the engines.The state’s Transportation Cabinet said…

Counting The Votes In KY

Counting The Votes In KY Overwhelmed Kentucky and New York officials faced a deluge of mail-in votes likely to delay results for days after high-profile primaries Tuesday, contests testing if establishment Democratic congressional candidates can withstand challengers fueled by voter fury over racism.There was particular concern about how voting might play out in Louisville,…

KY Grants

KY Grants Dozens of projects across Kentucky are in line to receive more than $4.7 million in grants to expand recycling, reduce the amount of solid waste taken to landfills and improve household hazardous waste management, officials said.The grants are for Kentucky municipalities, fiscal courts and foundations for 78 projects, Gov. Andy Beshear and…

Voting Scams

Voting Scams Scammers have been trying to get voters to cast their votes in the primary election by email, phone or text.Voting by email, call or text is not legal in Kentucky, so if you receive an email, call or text asking you to vote, you know it was sent by a scammer.Another way…

Harlan County COVID-19 Death

Harlan County COVID-19 Death In a Facebook post Monday afternoon, Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley confirmed one new death in the county due to COVID-19.It is the second death associated with COVID-19 in Harlan County and comes after Governor Andy Beshear had announced no new deaths in the state.Mosley also confirmed another new case…

Breathitt Life Skills Center Moving

Breathitt Life Skills Center Moving Hazard Community and Technical College offices and classes will be moving out of the Breathitt County Life Skills Center in Jackson, and it eventually will be the site of a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Regional Driver Licensing office. Other state offices will also be located in the building. If the…