KY Road Work

KY Road Work Detour signs are going up as Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials are recommending drivers find an alternate route beginning this morning in Clay County along US 421 in Manchester. The closure/detour is expected to be in effect until November 2021.The construction is planned to be between mile point 16, the intersection…

New Pool For Paintsville

New Pool For Paintsville In an effort to draw attention, the Paintsville City Council voted to approve selling bonds to begin construction on an approximately $1.5 million new pool facility.The new facility would keep the original Olympic-sized pool, but add new bathhouses and a splash pad.City leaders say this was the best move to…

Juneteenth In KY

Juneteenth In KY To commemmorate the day of the end of slavery with ties in KY, Juneteenth is on its way to becoming a federal holiday, but the effort to make it a state holiday has been put on hold.Last year, Kentucky Senate leaders promised to file legislation to make Juneteenth a state holiday…

AG Against Climate Change Reporting

AG Against Climate Change Reporting Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined a 16-state coalition in filing comments before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to push back against an initiative requiring companies to make climate change disclosures in SEC filings. The attorneys general argue this new move would require companies to make policy statements…

Rural Telehealth

Rural Telehealth The COVID-19 pandemic showed the importance of telehealth services in patient care, allowing patients to get a diagnosis and treatment from the comfort of their homes.Now, it’s being used to help doctors in rural hospitals give specialized care remotely.“The impact of this program is huge in terms of taking care of these…

Drowning Awareness

Drowning Awareness According to data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety commission, drownings are on the rise even in Kentucky. Yearly 380 children younger than 15 years old drown each year. Home pools make up about 70% of the deadly incidents.EMS officials are warning parents that having your own pool can cause more danger…