USDA Money To Eastern KY

USDA Money To Eastern KY Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced the investment of $100,000 in two Eastern Kentucky communities. The Knott County Fiscal Court will receive a $50,000 community facilities grant to help purchase a tractor loader backhoe for the Knox County Road Department.Another $50,000 community facilities…

AMEN House Receives Food

AMEN House Receives Food While the center has fortunatley seen a decrease in need, Wednesday in Georgetown, the AMEN House received a donation of a TON of food- literally.“And there’s nothing worse than being hungry and you can’t tell by looking at somebody that they are hungry and so we may never know that…

Honoring A Firefighter

Honoring A Firefighter A student from Hazard High School and a volunteer firefighter the community gathered Wednesday to remember the life of Captain Scott Virgil Hensley, who died on June 19th.Those who knew Hensley say he loved his family and his community. “A phrase that would describe Scott would be the most …to me…

Spending COVID-19 Money

Spending COVID-19 Money Kentucky’s Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon released a report Wednesday detailing how the state spent federal COVID-19 relief money.Harmon says it is important to shed light on how the more than $1.7 billion in CARES Act money Kentucky received was spent.“From the final standpoint, the taxpayers need to be engaged…

Kentucky Courts Catching Up

Kentucky Courts Catching Up Now that Kentucky courts can get back in session, Fayette County has a backlog of about 144 cases set for trial, more than 70 are pending homicide cases.“There is a lot of work to be done between now and catching up which I think will probably take a couple of…

MIA Veteran Comes Home

MIA Veteran Comes Home Corporal Burl Mullins of Pikeville has officially made it home after more than 70 years overseas. He fought in World War II before reenlisting to fight in the Korean War, where he went MIA in 1950 at the age of 23.On June 22, Cpl. Mullins was flown into the Cincinnati/Northern…