Knox County Sportsplex

Knox County Sportsplex The Knox County Sportsplex could reopen as soon as next week. After closing last month due to structural damages, the Knott County Sportsplex has been working closely with a structural engineer and the state fire marshal to decide their next course of action. Although certain areas of the facility will be…

Upset Miners

Upset Miners Miners from West Virginia, Alabama, Pennsylvania and Ohio are in New York City, striking against investors of Warrior Met Coal.Miners in Alabama have been on strike since April 1.The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) says miners gave about $1.1 billion in concessions during the last five years while the company emerged…

Burying A Sailor

Burying A Sailor Nearly 80 years after he was killed in the attacks on Pearl Harbor, a Somerset sailor is finally home.After nearly eight decades, seaman 2nd class Floyd Helton has made the long journey home. At just 18 years old, he was killed in the attacks on Pearl Harbor. For decades his family…

Agriculture Funding

Agriculture Funding The U.S. Agriculture Department says Kentucky State University has been awarded $249,583 in federal funding through a program that supports research projects at historically Black land-grant universities.The funds will help train small-scale, minority and socially disadvantaged farmers and producers to develop strategies for handling produce and developing products that comply with federal…