Consolidated Baptist Church

Consolidated Baptist Church A Lexington church hopes to have its first in-person service in more than a year.Consolidated Baptist Church is focused on keeping people safe when in-person services resume this Sunday, August 1st.Like other churches, Consolidated has wrestled with the idea of when to open doors. The church has held virtual services for…

Updated Dollar Tree

Updated Dollar Tree A new store is in town at the Village Center Mall in Harlan: Dollar Tree. This new updated Dollar Tree will include a snack zone, diary and frozen food sections, and a craft area.“Humbling, you know, to come into a community and be that store that everyone wants to come to,”…

Harlan Job Fair, More To Come

Harlan Job Fair, More To Come At the height of the pandemic the uunemployment rate in the area was 19% and now it’s 8% according to officials. A job fair in Harlan County was hosted by multiple county agencies on Thursday to bring that rate down even further.Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley said ten…

Great Crossing Dam Project

Great Crossing Dam Project At a place unfortunately known for drownings, The Great Crossing Dam is also a place where people can come out and have fun on the water. But recently with some controversies and as the dam continues to age, its future is in question.“There’s several benefits associated with keeping the dam…

Sheriff’s Office Summer Day Camp

Sheriff’s Office Summer Day Camp In an effort to build trust the Pike County Sheriff’s Office just entered the second week of its first summer day camp.With the boys attending earlier this month, the county’s girls took the reins for week two, beginning the day at the Hatfield and McCoy Stables in Pikeville.Deputy Thompson…

Elkhorn Water System Upgrade

Elkhorn Water System Upgrade Congressman Hal Rogers and Senator Mitch McConnell announced that $2 million dollars would be given to Eastern and Southern Kentucky communities who may need updates or repairs to their fresh water and wastewater systems.Elkhorn City, a small community in Pike County, is getting a big upgrade to its water system.…

Understanding Antibodies

Understanding Antibodies Antibody levels are one piece of the puzzle when it comes to fighting COVID. Antibodies help, but medical experts say they shouldn’t be your only protection against the virus.Antibodies are proteins created by your immune system that help you fight off infections. They are made after you have been infected or have…