Pipeline Lawsuit Filed

Pipeline Lawsuit Filed A lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were injured or who had property damaged in a fatal Kentucky pipeline explosion alleges the operator failed to maintain and repair the line.The lawsuit filed Thursday by Danville attorney Ephraim W. Helton listed more than 80 people affected by the blast last August…

Fake Investment Scheme

Fake Investment Scheme A Kentucky man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for using fake investment schemes to bilk people out of $2.4 million.Rodney Scott Phelps, 58, of Somerset, was also ordered in federal court last week to pay restitution.Prosecutors said Phelps and a co-defendant convinced investors to pour money into…

Jobs Program In Pikeville

Jobs Program In Pikeville Two large Kentucky employers are teaming up to bring a new job-readiness training program to Eastern Kentucky.Officials with Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced a partnership to launch the Reintegrating Individuals Successfully Every Day, or RISE, program in Pikeville.A news release states the program…

KY’s Unemployment Security Breach

KY’s Unemployment Security Breach Kentucky’s unemployment system was hit with another security breach, but state officials offered assurances that the recent breach posed no threat to sensitive financial information.State technology workers are trying to determine the cause of the latest breach.The problem was discovered after a claimant saw another person’s information while navigating his…

Onion Problems

Onion Problems The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to eat, serve, or sell onions from Thomson International, Inc., or food made with them after 396 illnesses were reported in 34 states. This includes red, white, yellow, and sweet onions.Those states include Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky.One case of…

Fewer Positive Cases Of COVID-19

Fewer Positive Cases Of COVID-19 The number of positive coronavirus tests in Kentucky increased again Friday, driving the total number of cases in the state over 30,000, but Gov. Andy Beshear said the percentage of tests coming back positive declined again.The closely watched “positivity rate” fell for a third straight day to 5.43%, Beshear…

With Love From Harlan Sees Uptick

With Love From Harlan Sees Uptick With Love from Harlan has seen an increase of need from the community since April. A Blessing Box is full of nonperishable food items like cereal and canned goods. Community members can also find items like shampoo and other hygiene products.“We normally have more increase visitation in the…