Former KY Bank President Sentenced

Former KY Bank President Sentenced A former Kentucky bank president has been sentenced to a year in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement in federal court.Thomas Hinkebein, 59, was sentenced by U.S. District Chief Judge Danny C. Reeves, news outlets reported on Thursday, citing a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern…

Reopening Kentucky Businesses Monday

Reopening Kentucky Businesses Monday Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that the state’s restaurants, bars, gyms and other businesses will be able to return to their previous capacity limits starting Monday, Dec. 14.“When we talk about COVID being a fast moving train, it doesn’t just immediately turn; you have to slow it down, stop…

Christmas Tradition Continues

Christmas Tradition Continues Faith Assembly of God in London is not letting the pandemic stop its Christmas tradition. The church is hosting a live drive-thru nativity scene.“It is amazing as you top the hill. It is like you are transformed back 2,000 years ago,” said participant and children’s pastor, Misty Watkins.Thursday night was the…

Vaccines Coming To KY

Vaccines Coming To KY It’s been more than nine months since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Kentucky. As early as next week, the first vaccines could be distributed in the state.“That is a modern, medical miracle,” Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack said during Gov. Andy Beshear’s COVID-19 briefing Thursday.The…

Boil Advisory For Hazard

Boil Advisory For Hazard A water line break has left multiple businesses under a boil water advisory in Hazard.Officials with the City of Hazard say in a news release the advisory includes Village Lane, Dawahare Drive and Ridgeview Drive. It affects around 200 customers including the Hazard Village Shopping Center, the Eastern Kentucky Veterans…

KY Doctor And Wife Sentenced

KY Doctor And Wife Sentenced A 48-year-old Kentucky doctor and his 33-year-old wife and former office manager were sentenced to 60 and 32 months respectively in prison Wednesday for their roles in unlawfully distributing controlled substances during a time when the defendants did not have a legitimate medical practice.Dr. Scotty Akers and Serissa Akers,…