Pike County Attorney Howard Keith Hall Resigns

Pike County Attorney Howard Keith Hall Resigns Pike County Attorney Howard Keith Hall resigned as county attorney, effective Monday. In his resignation on Tuesday, Hall said he will continue to practice law privately and will run for Pike Circuit Judge. He served as the county attorney for 24 years. Assistant County Attorney Kevin Keene,…

Civil Legal Aid Available

Civil Legal Aid Available A website and phone number have been established for Kentucky residents seeking civil legal aid amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced.Kentucky residents experiencing a civil legal problem due to the coronavirus or have an issue that has been made worse by the virus can call 833-540-0342 to be connected to…

Approval Of More Unemployment Assistance

Approval Of More Unemployment Assistance Kentucky won quick federal approval to add $400 to the weekly unemployment checks for about 80,000 people who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Andy Beshear said Friday.The state applied for the short-term, supplemental aid this week. Eligible recipients should start receiving the payments in early September,…

Rent Help Coming

Rent Help Coming Governor Andy Beshear says his administration is preparing to announce potential funding Monday that could help Kentuckians pay rent. He says assistance may come through CARES Act funding.Evictions are currently able to be filed however, the governor’s eviction order is still in place. The order does not allow a tenant to…

Delta Airlines Still Blocking Middle Seats

Delta Airlines Still Blocking Middle Seats Delta Airlines announced Thursday it will continue to block middle seats on its flights into January 2021 due to the pandemic.The airline also announced that, though it would block some seats, it would raise the limit on the number of passengers allowed per flight. Delta had previously said…

Medical Van In Use

Medical Van In Use The oldest mobile medical van in the nation is set to open a brick and mortar clinic in Dickenson County this fall. It’s being reported the Health Wagon’s new Clintwood clinic will provide primary and comprehensive care to patients, essentially providing them with whatever they could get at a typical…