Beattyville City Hall Temporarily Closed

Beattyville City Hall Temporarily Closed The Beattyville City Hall is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 cases.In a Facebook post, officials say two employees have tested positive for COVID-19.If you need to make payments, place them in the drop box in the parking lot located at 28 Railroad Street or go online at www.beattyville.org.Officials are…

I Love Books

I Love Books Founder of Ilovebooksorg and Hazard native, Jonathan Beatty, launched his first event in Hazard Tuesday afternoon. His business helps bring awareness to a problem the state of Kentucky knows all too well: illiteracy.In celebration of Women’s History month, the company helped book worm readers, enthusiasts, or those seeking to begin their…

Safe Haven Baby Box

Safe Haven Baby Box For years, Indiana has used “baby boxes” at fire stations and hospitals to give mothers in crisis a way to safely surrender newborns they cannot care for.Soon, Kentucky will have them too.Last week, Gov. Andy Beshear signed into law House Bill 155, the “Safe Haven Baby Box” bill.The bill will…

Hazard Redevelopment Project

Hazard Redevelopment Project The footers were poured for the first home in the Allais Redevelopment Project in what once started as a dilapidated shopping center is now getting new life in the City of Hazard.Scott McReynolds, Executive Director of the Housing Development Alliance, says that it has been in the works for a long…