KY Flood Assistance

KY Flood Assistance Kentucky’s request for individual assistance for 22 additional counties hit by severe flooding several months ago has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency according to Gov. Andy Beshear.Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, plus low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, the governor’s office said.…

Texas Roadhouse Is Hiring

Texas Roadhouse Is Hiring Texas Roadhouse restaurant in London is looking for you hosting a hiring event on Monday, June 7 for full and part-time positions.A news release from the company said as diners are heading back to in-person dining, the London location is hosting its first-ever hiring event. In the press release “The…

Soldiers’ Remains Returned To KY

Soldiers’ Remains Returned To KY The remains of two Kentucky men who died 80 years ago during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor were returned to the commonwealth this week for burial.U.S. Navy Fireman 3rd Class Welborn L. Ashby’s niece Paula Kern told The Courier Journal that her mother had always been haunted by…

KSP And Summer Camp

KSP And Summer Camp On Monday, troopers with Kentucky State Police were outside of Lowe’s in Hazard selling raffle tickets.With proceeds going towards trooper island, a 32-acre island located in Cumberland and Clinton County, those who buy a raffle ticket will not only have the chance to win a 2021 Chevrolet Camaro SS but…

New K-9 Officer

New K-9 Officer One Southeastern Kentucky police force has added a four-legged officer to their ranksthat will assist with search warrants and vehicle searches.Officials with the Pineville Police Department announced the news on Sunday. Officer Brandon Hollingsworth will hit the streets with Link, a Dutch Shepherd, the first ever K-9 unit for the department.Link…

Memorial Day Remembrance

Memorial Day Remembrance A day to remember those who lost their lives, while serving in the military.“They stood for your country and your freedom and for you. They stood up for you. That’s what this day is for. It was for you” Vietnam War Veteran William H Roberts.At the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery South East…

Appalachia Student Fair Winners

Appalachia Student Fair Winners Two Phelps High School seniors received high marks at this year’s Cedar, Inc. Future of Work in Appalachia Student Fair, and they were presented with their award.Students Ryan Charles and Jordan Blankenship competed in this year’s Cedar, Inc. Future of Work in Appalachia Student Fair event, which took place on…

New Pikeville Police Chief

New Pikeville Police Chief With the goal of a better radio communications system and the recent retirement of Chris Edmonds, Mike Riddle has been named to the position of chief of the Pikeville Police Department.A 17-year veteran with the department, Riddle rose up through the ranks from patrol officer to sergeant, lieutenant and, most…

KY Queen’s Coronation

KY Queen’s Coronation Governor Beshear was on hand in Pineville over the weekend at the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Queen’s Coronation. He said “This is a special day. It’s a special festival and tradition and we got to do it in person again for the first time in almost two years,” Kentucky Governor Andy…

Soldier’s Remains Return

Soldier’s Remains Return In Bowling Green KY,the United States Navy Seaman, Howard Scott Magers was returned home after 80 years of Missing in Action.According to Suzanne Ogawa, there are around 82,000 members of the military that have yet to make it home. Her own father is one of those 82,000 and stories like Scott…