Tuition Break For Government Workers

Tuition Break For Government Workers EKU, the Kentucky League of Cities and the Kentucky Association of Counties are collaborating to help local government employees throughout the state further their education in higher learning.The three groups had a ceremony on EKU’s campus Monday morning to honor the occasion.About 25,000 county and city employees across the…

Overloaded Health Workers

Overloaded Health Workers We’re still seeing a surge of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. And the the Madison County Health Department is reporting they’re in the red zone with average daily cases of 93.7 per 100,000 people. Now, Madison County EMS says these numbers are taking a toll and bringing an ever-increasing workload and some…

Floyd County Man Killed

Floyd County Man Killed A Floyd County man was killed last week in a single-vehicle crash.Police say 38-year-old Willis Chaffins, of Hueysville, was driving along Cow Hollow Road at Drift around 7:30 Friday morning, when his car left the roadway.He was pronounced dead at the scene.Kentucky State Police continues to investigate the crash. …

Rescue Squad Captain Dies

Rescue Squad Captain Dies The captain of the Magoffin County Rescue Squad has died, a victim of the COVID-19.71-year-old Edwin Carter Conley, of Salyersville, was a founding member of the rescue squad and served as the organization’s captain for 47 years.He died Sunday following a lengthy battle with COVID-19.His funeral will be held at…

Special Needs Park

Special Needs Park A new handicap accessible and neurodivergent-friendly playground opened at the Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park in London on Friday, September 10th.The playground was made possible thanks to the partnership between London City Tourism and the Scott Rose Foundation. The Scott Rose Foundation is dedicated to helping disadvantaged children and young adults.…

Smoke From Fires

Smoke From Fires Fires out west continue to burn uncontrollably, and once again, the smoke from the fires is being felt across the United States and into Kentucky skies.This time around, the smoke won’t last as long as the previous event this past summer, but vibrant sunrises and sunsets will be visible once again.As…