Fatal Crash In Whitebsurg

Fatal Crash In Whitebsurg Three people were killed and two were injured in a head-on traffic crash in eastern Kentucky, police said.The collision happened Thursday evening on Kentucky 15 bypass in Whitesburg, Kentucky State Police said in a statement. An initial investigation found a northbound Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Gregory Branham, 58, crossed…

More Virtual Learning For Harlan County Kids

More Virtual Learning For Harlan County Kids The Harlan County Public School District announced that they will be closed to in-person instruction at all schools the week of October 5th through the 9th.The incident rate of Harlan County was coded at the red critical level Thursday afternoon. Virtual learning will continue.If you have questions…

Together 2020

Together 2020 Dozens from churches across Perry County gathered at Perry Central High School to kick off ‘Together 2020?.“Prayer is one of the most powerful things that we can do,” said Mark Combs, pastor at Summit Church.Together 2020 is a one-month-long event calling churches of all denominations across the county to cry out to…

Residents And Suddenlink Concerns

Residents And Suddenlink Concerns Residents of Prestonsburg have been complaining for years about the reliability of the city’s cable and internet provider, Suddenlink. Now, Mayor Les Stapleton wants to give residents a chance to tell company officials about their concerns.Stapleton says he will invite Suddenlink officials to an open meeting of the city council,…

Kentucky Book Festival

Kentucky Book Festival Although the traditional week of in-person gatherings will not take place this year, the Kentucky Book Festival will carry on the celebration of reading, writing, and all things bookish in the Bluegrass with a virtual lineup of discussions with authors including John Grisham, J. R. Ward, Nikky Finney, Terry Brooks, Martha…

Eastern KY Drug Business Shut Down

Eastern KY Drug Business Shut Down A 62-year-old West Virginia pharmacist is sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally dispensing and distributing oxycodone and oxymorphone in Eastern Kentucky.U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell sentenced Jackson Noel, a pharmacist operating Buffalo Drug in Buffalo, West Virginia.Prosecutors said evidence established that as part of the…