Kentucky Man Kills Trophy Deer

Kentucky Man Kills Trophy Deer A Kentucky man has been accused of illegally killing a trophy deer on a private property in the state and then lying about where it happened.Conservation officers began investigating the killing earlier this month after receiving a photo of the dead animal that had been circulating online, the Kentucky…

Muhammad Ali’s Childhood Home

Muhammad Ali’s Childhood Home A fundraising campaign has been launched in an effort to raise enough money to renovate and reopen a museum at Muhammad Ali’s childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky.The nonprofit Muhammad Ali Childhood Home Museum is trying to raise $5.8 million that would be used to build a welcome center and for…

Nearby Active Wildfires

Nearby Active Wildfires Nearby, the Virginia Department of Forestry reports there are two active wildfires as of Thursday morning in Buchanan County.The department’s fire response map reports one fire is at Weller Yard and burning at 300 acres. It has been 10 percent contained.The other fire is being reported slightly northwest of the Weller…

New Restrictions Activate Today

New Restrictions Activate Today Earlier this week, Gov. Andy Beshear announced new restrictions in the fight against COVID-19. They go into effect Friday afternoon at 5 p.m.The new steps are in effect for at least three to six weeks. Private gatherings will be limited to your immediate household plus one other household or a…

AppHarvest In Morehead

AppHarvest In Morehead AppHarvest has planted its first tomato crop at the company’s high-tech controlled environment agriculture facility in Morehead, Ky.The crop is scheduled to be harvested and available at leading U.S. grocery stores in early 2021.The Morehead facility spans 2.76 million square feet, the equivalent of 45 football fields. It’s the first of…

Naming The News Children’s Hospital

Naming The News Children’s Hospital The new Children’s Hospital under construction at Pikeville Medical Center will be named for a couple and their life-long love of medicine, the hospital and the community.Thanks to a generous donation to Pikeville Medical Center Foundation for Quality Healthcare from longtime PMC physicians Drs. R.V. and Jyothi Mettu, the…