KY National Guard Helping

KY National Guard Helping The Kentucky National Guard has 15 members at Baptist Health Lexington.The hospital is overrun with COVID-19 patients and is also having staffing issues.Tuesday was the first day those guard members got to work. The group joins hundreds of guard members across the state helping hospitals while they manage this latest…

Quilts On Display

Quilts On Display The Bell County Historical Society is hosting a quilt show to highlight and tell the stories of 31 historic quilts.Quilting has an extensive history across Appalachia, and organizers are excited to showcase it.Each quilt on display tells a different story. All the quilts will be on display through Saturday. …

Summer Camp For Kids

Summer Camp For Kids As an effort to help some kids, the Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post is hosting a motorcycle ride on Saturday, September 18.The ride will start and finish at Mineshaft Harley Davidson, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. and kickstands up at 10:30 a.m.Some of Eastern Kentucky’s best views will be…

Scam Warning

Scam Warning The Public Service Commission is warning customers about a new phone scam.PSC officials say in most instances, the caller identifies themselves as a Suddenlink representative and explains the company is upgrading customers’ equipment in order to improve the quality of service.The customer is promised a $40 credit and free service for the…

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day Kentuckians will have a chance to celebrate National Public Lands Day by contributing to cleanup projects in Somerset.The annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup is set for September 25 and is open to volunteers across the state.“Whether this is your first or twentieth cleanup, I encourage you to come out…

KY Welcome Center Temporarily Closed

KY Welcome Center Temporarily Closed The Kentucky Welcome Center on Interstate 65 at the Kentucky-Tennessee Line is temporarily closed for sanitation of the facility and staffing shortages due to COVID-19.The closure is expected to last five days, but the exact date is still being determined.Truck parking will remain open.Message boards have been placed to…