Five New Bridges

Five New Bridges Construction is scheduled to begin before the end of the year on five new bridges in Highway District 12, one each in Martin, Letcher, and Lawrence counties, and two in Pike County.Martin County on County Road 1120 (Dans Branch Road/Willis Dials Road) over Pigeonroost Fork: Utility relocation for this project has…

Updated Wireless Store

Updated Wireless Store Appalachian Wireless, in conjunction with the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon Sept. 23 on its newly-remodeled downtown Pikeville location, at the corner of Main Street and Grace Avenue. Source: MG News Return to News

Keeping Pikeville Kids Healthy

Keeping Pikeville Kids Healthy As schools in Pike County prepare to begin in-person classes, many parents are concerned about the health of their students. But Pike County Schools is working with Pikeville Medical Center to keep them safe and healthy in a new way.Training took place Thursday for the “Healthy at School” program, a…

GAP In Prestonsburg

GAP In Prestonsburg God’s Appalachian Partnership in Prestonsburg has become an agency with staying power. They have been providing for the people of Appalachia since 1999.John Morris, who has been the director since 2013, said the consistency has been good for the region.GAP serves more than 250 families, Morris said. It is income- and…

Eastern KY Governments Receive CARES Money

Eastern KY Governments Receive CARES Money Gov. Andy Beshear has announced 18 Eastern Kentucky governments were approved for $2,789,546 in reimbursements from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for local governments with expenses related to COVID-19. “Our local governments have been important partners during our fight against COVID-19,” said Gov. Beshear.…