National Guard To Help

National Guard To Help Kentucky Army National Guard members from Richmond will be leaving to assist the Louisiana National Guard after Hurricane Ida.Approximately 80-100 service members will be heading to the Gulf Coast.The Kentucky Guardsmen are going to be helping with civil support, recovery and relief efforts.The unit is supposed to be in Louisiana…

Morgue Space

Morgue Space Appalachian Regional Healthcare has announced that deaths from COVID-19 have pushed its morgue at Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center to the brink.A statement from Chief Medical Officer Dr. Maria Braman noted that the hospital’s morgue is now at capacity.She thanked Engle-Bowling Funeral Home in Hazard for providing space for some of the…

Honoring Hal Rogers

Honoring Hal Rogers Congressman Hal Rogers is now Kentucky’s longest serving Congressman.On Thursday, Rogers reached 14,852 days in office, surpassing late Congressman Bill Natcher by one day.A celebration was held in the state Capitol on Thursday to mark the occasion.Rogers was first elected in 1980 and is now in his 21st term in office.And…

Restricting Visitors

Restricting Visitors Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson is restricting visitors due to the current surge of COVID-19 cases.Hospital staff said visitors are not allowed in to see patients inside of the hospital. They said this also includes visitors in the emergency room along with outpatient surgeries, ancillary services, X-ray, etc.Children under 18-years-old are…

Floyd County Remembers The Fallen

Floyd County Remembers The Fallen The Floyd County Courthouse announced that it would be placing 13 flags on its front lawn to commemorate the 13 U.S. servicemen who died during the bombing of Kabul late last week.“The flags are a small gesture for a big commitment that was made on the part of our…

Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty Calling it a little shop of horros, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officers arrested a Pulaski County man Wednesday on animal cruelty charges according to a release from the Humane Society of the U.S.Timothy Lorraine was arrested by Fish and Wildlife after the Humane Society of the U.S. recovered more than 150 animals…

Gold Star Hike

Gold Star Hike Lexington resident, Emily Chambers has always worked to keep the memory alive of her husband.“My goal, and why it’s important for me to do this, is to just keep his name in the forefront, never let people forget his sacrifice for us,” Chambers said.Just three months after getting married, Marine Corporal…