Don’t Feed The Bears

Don’t Feed The Bears Great Smoky Mountain National Park rangers issued a citation to visitors accused of feeding a bear peanut butter in Cades Cove.According to investigators, witnesses documented the incident on video. The individuals responsible later confessed to their involvement.Forest officials say do not feed the bears or other aniumals, it only creates…

Flooding Assistance For Eastern KY

Flooding Assistance For Eastern KY Gov. Andy Beshear, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Kentucky Emergency Management announced additional FEMA staff will be available in-person to assist Kentuckians eligible for federal disaster aid.Homeowners, business owners, and renters in select counties that experienced damage from the previous flooding can visit Individual Assistance Registration Support…

EKU Anthropology Dig

EKU Anthropology Dig EKU’s Associate professor of anthropology says for several years, rock shelters within the Daniel Boone National Forest have been illegally looted by people looking for valuable artifacts.But in many cases history of the first indigenous people remains, which is why forestry officials have teamed up with archaeologists from EKU to excavate…

New Pikeville Aquatic Center

New Pikeville Aquatic Center The ribbon is snipped and splash Pikeville area officials called the moment “surreal” when they first stepped into the new aquatics center at the Pikeville Area YMCA.“This is just a blessing to have the dream come true,” Jerry Cannie said. “We’ve got bridges of honesty, respect, care and responsibility and…

I-75 Wrong Way Driving Fatalities

I-75 Wrong Way Driving Fatalities A driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five people, killing all six, authorities said.A southbound car being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family’s car Saturday in Lexington. Four of the victims were children, Lexington police said in a statement.…

Eviction Financial Help

Eviction Financial Help “Starting June 30, evictions will become more and more real than they have been,” said the Director of the Catholic Action Center, Ginny Ramsey.Meaning those who are behind on their rent due to the pandemic can be legally evicted. Ramsey says “We had someone a few weeks ago who got $16,000.…

Jackson Regional Testing Site

Jackson Regional Testing Site The Jackson Regional Testing site is officially for driver’s testing.Kentuckians living in Breathitt, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Owsley, Perry, and Wolfe Counties will now be using the Regional Testing Site for Class D, M, or commercial driver license needs.The testing site will be open Monday – Friday.In order to make an…