Data Mining Scam

Data Mining Scam The sheriff’s office in one Eastern Kentucky county is warning people about a new scam involving a national company.In a Facebook post, the Leslie County Sheriff’s Office said people have reported receiving letters and e-mails, allegedly from Amazon.In the correspondence, the scammer states that a hold has been placed on their…

Frontier Nursing University Donates Campus

Frontier Nursing University Donates Campus In a release Thursday morning, Frontier Nursing University announced it is donating its campus in Hyden to Leslie County.This comes just three weeks after FNU removed a historic stained glass window from the chapel on the nursing school’s campus, and took it to its new campus in Woodford County.…

Same-Day Test Results

Same-Day Test Results Primary Care Centers in Hazard and Hyden are now able to provide same day COVID-19 test results.“We have now gotten equipment that we can do PCR testing, which is the best testing that is available right now for COVID-19,” said Christie Herald, a nurse practitioner with Primary Care.The initial turn around…

Corbin Gets Money For Roads

Corbin Gets Money For Roads On Thursday, Corbin received a $15,050,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell assisted with the process.U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said “It was a privilege to work with Mayor Suzie Razmus and other local officials to secure the highly-competitive BUILD grant.…

Pike County Tourism

Pike County Tourism Some good news, Pike County wrapped 2019 by bringing in more tourism money than ever recorded. Tourist spending came in at more than $105 million dollars, a $6 million dollar increase compared to 2018. Pike County Tourism Executive Director, Tony Tackett, said the county is seeing a response to the hard…