David Karem Award Nominations Being Accepted

David Karem Award Nominations Being Accepted Kentucky education officials are accepting nominations for the David Karem Award.The award recognizes a policymaker, education leader or citizen who has made a positive, statewide impact on public education in the state, the Education Department said in a statement. It is named for former Kentucky Board of Education…

State Of KY Offices Closed

State Of KY Offices Closed Due to the impact of the latest winter storm that has impacted the state and dangerous road conditions, Gov. Beshear has announced that state office buildings are closed again during the day today. The Governor says “transportation crews have been and will continue to aggressively treat roads as well…

National Guard Helping Boyd County

National Guard Helping Boyd County National Guard members are on duty in Boyd County, Kentucky, helping people who can’t leave their homes on their own due to the slick, dangerous conditions.The county remains under a state of emergency.Boyd County Judge Executive Eric Chaney tells news outlets that it’s sounding and looking like a war…

Hillbilly Days 2021 Is Cancelled

Hillbilly Days 2021 Is Cancelled Unfortunately, the City of Pikeville, in conjunction with the Pike County Health Department, has made the difficult decision to cancel Hillbilly Days 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic according to a city press release.Since 1977, Pikeville has welcomed community members and visitors to enjoy one of the state’s largest…

Pike County Records Decline In COVID-19 cases

Pike County Records Decline In COVID-19 cases The Pike County Health Department is reporting a fairly consistent decline in new COVID-19 cases, though health officials warn that it may be too soon to start shaking hands again.Currently, Pike County’s total number of cases is 5,069 cases, with 997 of those being active cases. 4,021…

Safer At Home

Safer At Home With Johnson, Floyd, Martin, Knott and Pike counties hard hit by icy and freezing conditions local law enforcement is urging everyone to continue staying home today for personal safety and for road crews to do their job. Source: MG News Return to News