Lawsuit Against Whistleblowers

Lawsuit Against Whistleblowers A lawsuit has been filed alleging that officials with the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training retaliated against whistleblowers in the agency.The lawsuit was filed a few days ago by six current and former employees against the agency responsible for training many law enforcement officers across the state, four of its…

Pike County Schools Guidelines

Pike County Schools Guidelines The Pike County School District has released more information regarding the COVID-19 safety guidelines and recommendations that the district plans to follow this upcoming school year to protect against COVID-19.Superintendent Reed Adkins said that the district will abide by all guidance and recommendations from the Kentucky Department of Education, the…

Excessive Heat

Excessive Heat According to the National Weather Service, excessive heat is the the leading weather-related killer in the U.S. Statistics show that last year, 25 children died because they were left or were trapped in cars.“Of those children that are forgotten, in vehicles, nearly half of those kids were on their way to a…

Hazard Church Requires Masks

Hazard Church Requires Masks With COVID-19 cases increasing across the state, one church in Hazard has decided to bring back its mask mandate.On Friday, officials with the First Presbyterian Church made the decision after receiving recommendations from the Kentucky River District Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.“We want to follow it…