KY Vets Receive Military Honors

KY Vets Receive Military Honors Dozens of veterans who did not receive military funeral honors during the coronavirus pandemic will be honored during ceremonies in Kentucky this week.The belated funeral honors for 65 veterans who died during the pandemic will be given Tuesday at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central at Radcliff, Fort Knox said.The post and…

Company Expands Operations

Company Expands Operations Governor Andy Beshear’s office announced Monday one Southern Kentucky company will expand its operations, bringing 20 jobs to the region.Officials with AHF Products, who specializes in hardwood flooring, plan to manufacture a new product line at their facility in Somerset. In a news release, the company said “the new product targets…

FOP Seeks More Money

FOP Seeks More Money The Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression began discussion Sunday with a list of topics, including the approval of the city’s contract with the FOP.Two years of negotiations and both parties came to an agreement; There will be a $10,000-per-year raise for officers and sergeants and better health benefits,…

Honoring A Fallen Police Officer

Honoring A Fallen Police Officer The 5th annual 5K in celebration of former Lexington police officer Daniel Ellis was Saturday morning in Madison County.“Policing and law enforcement it is a dangerous job, it can be a dangerous job,” says Ellis’s past co-worker and friend Chip Gray.Ellis was killed in 2015 during a robbery investigation.…

Laurel County Cemetery Vandals

Laurel County Cemetery Vandals The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who vandalized a cemetery.Deputies said someone drove a large truck into a cemetery off of Sinking Creek Road at Willie Green Road. Officials said the suspect knocked over multiple grave markers.Anyone with information is asked…

Mingo County Health Department Increases Testing

Mingo County Health Department Increases Testing In an effort to send students back to the classroom, the Mingo County Health Department is starting an initiative to increase testing for COVID-19.According to the health department’s director Keith Blankenship, the Mingo County Health Department has challenged people to create videos promoting the need for testing.Blankenship says…