Tract Of Land Purchased

Tract Of Land Purchased A small but important tract of land has been added to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area with help from a conservation organization.The Lexington Herald-Leader cited a statement from The Nature Conservancy last week in reporting that the National Park Service paid $370,000 for the 460-acre tract…

Fayette County Public Schools Vaccines

Fayette County Public Schools Vaccines All Fayette County Public Schools students 16 and older, and their families, can get vaccinated starting Tuesday. District employees can get vaccinated as well.COVID-19 vaccines will be available at six FCPS high schools.The district is partnering with UK Wild Health and the city to offer the Pfizer vaccine. Teams…

Pikeville Paving Projects

Pikeville Paving Projects Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Pikeville say two major paving projects will begin this morning on Highway 7 in Letcher County.The first is from KY 7 north from KY 1410, also known as Airport Road, at Colson. That work zone will stretch nearly four miles to Indian Creek along…

KY Man Dies In Boating Accident

KY Man Dies In Boating Accident A Kentucky man died in a boating accident yesterday, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.TWRA said Billy Ray Martin, of Pikeville, died at Douglas Lake.While he was fishing with one other man, named Brandon Martin, their boat collided with a second boat, according to TWRA.The TWRA said…

Body Found In Ohio River

Body Found In Ohio River Authorities in Kentucky say a body has been found in the Ohio River a week after a boat collided with a barge.Louisville Metropolitan Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says the body found Saturday about 30 miles from shore has not been identified.News outlets report seven people were on the pleasure…