Johnny Bench Items Auctioned

Johnny Bench Items Auctioned Personal memorabilia from the career of Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench was auctioned for just under $2 million.The sale that involved live and online bidding ended Saturday at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory in Kentucky, not far from where Bench was a 14-time All-Star for the Cincinnati Reds…

Brent Spence Bridge Reopening In December

Brent Spence Bridge Reopening In December A damaged bridge linking Ohio and Kentucky is scheduled to reopen Dec. 23, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said in a virtual briefing Monday.The announcement comes days after the Brent Spence Bridge was closed after two trucks collided last Wednesday, resulting in a blaze that damaged a 200-foot (61-meter)…

VA To KY Bridge Opens

VA To KY Bridge Opens You can now drive across the tallest bridge in Virginia. The Virginia Department of Transportation announced the twin bridges over Grassy Creek opened on Monday.The bridges, located near Breaks Interstate Park, are about 265 feet tall and 1,733 feet long. They are part of VDOT’s Route 460 Connector project,…

Governor Beshear Issues COVID-19 Warning

Governor Beshear Issues COVID-19 Warning Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear warned Monday that if cases continued to surge in the next couple of days, his administration will have to take additional steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus.“We just need more people day in and day out, trying to do the very best for…

Remembering David Pierce

Remembering David Pierce Family, friends and an entire community are remembering a longtime public servant.David Pierce, 71, of Viper died Saturday at Whitesburg ARH.Friends say he fell while climbing a radio tower and died from his injuries.Pierce was a firefighter for more than 50 years, serving 16 years of that time for the City…