Rowan County Roundabout

Rowan County Roundabout Roughly 4,000 cars pass through the intersection at routes 60 and 801 in Rowan County every day. Soon, it’ll be replaced with a mini roundabout, designed to enhance safety and traffic flow.“We’re looking at a way to reduce the severity of crashes that this intersection has a history of,” said Allen…

New Judge In Martin County

New Judge In Martin County A new judge-executive has been appointed in Martin County.Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has appointed Victor Slone to the county’s top spot.He replaces Judge William Davis who resigned at the end of March.Slone is a familiar face to people in Martin County. At the time of his appointment, he was…

Prescribed Burn Today

Prescribed Burn Today The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn in Scott and Wise counties today. Officials say the 1,603-acre prescribed burn unit is located about two miles from north Dungannon and adjacent to State Route 664 and Forest Road 700. Ramey Branch Creek and Little Stony Creek are also adjacent…

KY Child Abuse Statistics

KY Child Abuse Statistics Out of every 1,000 kids in Kentucky, 20 of them have had some experience with abuse and neglect, according to national data. The recent report shows numbers from 2019.According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kentucky outranks the nation in child abuse cases for the third year…