Free Camping In Kentucky

Free Camping In Kentucky Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is offering a free night of camping next month to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.The free camping is offered Jan. 18 at Alum Ford Campground as well as for all backcountry camping permits, the park said.Alum Ford Campground is located near…

Record Donations For Kentucky

Record Donations For Kentucky Two Kentucky organizations have received record donations from MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.West Kentucky Community and Technical College received $15 million and Goodwill of Kentucky received $10 million, news outlets reported.The donations are part of $4.1 billion Scott has given away in the…

New Rail Recommendations For Pike County

New Rail Recommendations For Pike County The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued new recommendations after a derailment earlier this year in Pike County.In February, a fiery crash caused part of the train to fall into the Russell Fork River.The NTSB recommends all trains have a minimum of five buffer cars between any locomotive…

Beshear Outlines School Guidance

Beshear Outlines School Guidance Earlier this week, Gov. Andy Beshear released new guidance for schools during the pandemic, and starting January 4th, the Healthy at School guidelines will be mandatory.Earlier in the year the governor also released a color-coded chart system for schools to follow, and according to Beshear that color system will not…

The Grinch In Morehead

The Grinch In Morehead Morehead’s mayor says the Grinch has struck again after more Christmas decorations have gone missing.The decorations were up at City Park. Mayor Laura White-Brown says this is the second time decorations and lights were taken. Now, the mayor and her five-year-old daughter had a message for this Grinch.The mayor asked…

COVID Vaccines Arrive In Eastern KY

COVID Vaccines Arrive In Eastern KY The COVID vaccinations have begun in Eastern Kentucky.Following the Tuesday morning delivery of the first 975 doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to Pikeville Medical Center, the hospital began vaccinating frontline medical workers within hours. Five employees were vaccinated in a public ceremony to demonstrate the safety of the…