Blackjewel Receives Court Order

Blackjewel Receives Court Order Bankrupt coal company Blackjewel has been ordered by a federal judge to clean up a Kentucky mine site.In a bankruptcy court ruling issued Wednesday, Judge Benjamin Kahn said the Bell County site presented a potential threat and ordered Blackjewel to excavate and treat coal mining ponds until the company is…

Big Sandy Regional Call Center Is Open

Big Sandy Regional Call Center Is Open The Big Sandy Regional Call center is now in operation. Nursing students are waiting by the phone to help in a five-county effort to connect more people with access to COVID-19 vaccines.“Right now, you know, this is a pandemic that we’ve not experienced before at our age,”…

Johnson County Homes Catch Fire

Johnson County Homes Catch Fire Two homes in Johnson County caught fire Wednesday afternoon.W.R. Castle Fire and Rescue posted on Facebook about the fire.Firefighters responded to two mobile homes on fire at 55 Daniels Road in Nippa.The firefighters were able to save and keep the fire from spreading to two other mobile homes. …

Pinnacle Overlook Is Closed

Pinnacle Overlook Is Closed Recent winter snow and ice storms caused trees and branches to fall across trails at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and now Pinnacle Overlook is closed. “Literally, thousands of trees have come down they have blocked trails leading to the overlook,” said Supervisory Park Ranger, Carol Borneman.A forestry technician says…