McConnell Visits KY

McConnell Visits KY Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made several stops Tuesday in Southeastern Kentucky, beginning in Corbin and ending in Middlesboro.The senator discussed grant money that was brought into the region for the CARES Act and the impact it has made.The senator applauded Pineville Community Health Center for staying afloat through the last…

Community Development Block Grants

Community Development Block Grants Fourteen recovery centers across the Commonwealth are eligible to receive approximately $200,000 through Community Development Block Grant CARES Act funding. The money is intended to help centers offset any costs lost during the coronavirus pandemic.Gov. Andy Beshear announced the grant Tuesday.“Everyone should have access to safe, stable housing,” he said.…

University Of Pikeville Welcomes Medical Students

University Of Pikeville Welcomes Medical Students The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) formally welcomed the Class of 2024 during a Virtual White Coat Ceremony recently. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the ceremony was prerecorded and available for students, friends and family to view and celebrate this milestone for these future physicians.White coat…

It’s Christmastime For The Salvation Army

It’s Christmastime For The Salvation Army Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and some people became unemployed, The Salvation Army has ramped up their efforts to help the community. The winter and Christmas season is usually a busy time for the organization anyway, and this year they are unable to fundraise in person as much…

ATV Trail System

ATV Trail System An ATV trail system is one step closer to reality in Pike County.During the Oct. 6 Pike County Fiscal Court meeting, a Master Service Agreement for planning and engineering was awarded by the court to the Thrasher Group, Inc.Two land representatives were also announced during the meeting. Source: MG…

Stolen Truck Suspect Arrested

Stolen Truck Suspect Arrested Pikeville Police investigating a report of a stolen pickup truck found the vehicle, along with drugs inside.The truck was reported stolen to Pikeville Police late Friday night. The owners had security camera footage of a car dropping off a man, who then drove away with the truck.The vehicle was tracked…