New Technology Center

New Technology Center Kentucky officials have celebrated the opening of a $14.7 million technology center serving Estill, Powell and surrounding counties in eastern Kentucky.The center will serve high school and technical college students and provide training for displaced workers seeking new career paths.Gov. Andy Beshear participated in the recent grand opening, along with state…

University Of KY COVID-19 Study

University Of KY COVID-19 Study A University of Kentucky study launching this summer hopes to understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among minority populations.Despite experts’ pleas for us to get vaccinated, some communities are still left unsure.Researchers at UK say African American populations are among them.“We are living in an era now where everybody really is…

KY Road Construction

KY Road Construction Drivers who use KY 399 between Ida May and Heidelberg in Lee County will need to find an alternate route on Thursday, July 29th.The highway will be closed at milepoint 4.0 for the replacement of a drainage pipe. The location is just north of the Cressmont Road intersection.Work will begin around…

Governor Beshear Gives School Guidance

Governor Beshear Gives School Guidance Governor Beshear held a news conference Monday afternoon with the following K-12 return to school guidance that includes:• School districts should require all unvaccinated students and adults to wear a mask while indoors.• Districts should require all students younger than 12 years old to wear a mask while indoors.•…

Knoxville Church Backpack Giveaway

Knoxville Church Backpack Giveaway On Sunday, Forward Church in Knoxville hosted their annual Back to School Bash, giving away 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies.Due to the pandemic last year, the church had a drive-through backpack giveaway at South Doyle High School.Church official, Jessica Florea says their backpack giveaway is known to have a…

Stolen Pick-Up Truck In Stanton

Stolen Pick-Up Truck In Stanton Police in one Eastern Kentucky city are asking for your help to find the person who stole a pickup truck late last week.According to a Facebook post from the Stanton Police Department, A 2013 Ford F150 was stolen from Downtown Stanton early Friday.The truck has a custom exhaust that…

Road Construction On KY 399

Road Construction On KY 399 Drivers who use KY 399 between Ida May and Heidelberg in Lee County will need to find an alternate route on Thursday, July 29th.The highway will be closed at milepoint 4.0 for the replacement of a drainage pipe. The location is just north of the Cressmont Road intersection.Work will…