Federal Kidnapping Charges

Federal Kidnapping Charges It all started with a facebook accounthy and now one Southeastern Kentucky man could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to federal kidnapping charges last week.In a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky, officials say Douglas M. Edmonson, 38,…

Beautify The Bluegrass

Beautify The Bluegrass A restoration effort in Beattyville’s city park was recognized by Governor Beshear on Monday. It was earlier this year, flooding devastated Beattyville City Park and left it in unsafe condition for visitors.Jackson Energy Cooperative employees worked a combined total of 630 hours to help restore the park, earning the 2021 ‘Beautify…

Eviction Concerns

Eviction Concerns The federal moratorium on evictions ends Sunday, October 3, meaning some renters could be at risk of eviction.According to Emily Lamb, Public Relations Specialist at QuoteWizard by LendingTree, 40% of Kentuckians could face lose housing by the end of the year. According to the report, Alabama, Kentucky and South Carolina have the…

Better Pandemic Numbers

Better Pandemic Numbers Local and state officials are saying COVID-19 numbers remain steady, however some officials say not to consider it a plateau.Across region 10, which includes the Somerset area, the inpatient numbers were at 65% capacity in early September. Last Friday it was down to 55 percent.ICUs in the area were 100% full…

New Respirator

New Respirator A Kentucky safety and personal protective equipment developer is manufacturing a new respirator to help front-line healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andy Beshear said.Demand for respirators have skyrocketed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The machines provide clean, breathable air to workers treating patients with the virus. Source: MG…

Miss KY Promotes Agriculture

Miss KY Promotes Agriculture Miss Kentucky 2021, Haley Wheeler, visited the Breathitt County Farmer’s Market to read some agricultural-themed stories and to support those who make farmer’s markets possible. Halry is making the rounds acorss the state to promote farmers everywhere. Wheeler will continue promoting Kentucky agriculture alongside her personal platform, ending Alzheimers, on…

Bridge Repair Grant

Bridge Repair Grant The City of Bowling Green has approved applying for a grant that would be matched with $400,000 from the city to rehab the iconic College Street Pedestrian Bridge.The $1.6 million Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for Transportation Alternatives Program Grant would be used for a wide range of repairs.Those include taking off all…

Build A Bed

Build A Bed The Housing Authority of Bowling Green alongside several other community partners delivered 50 beds for the 6th Annual Build a Bed over the weekend. The beds going to children including those that may be disabled, and the elderly who are without beds.A joint partnership between the Housing Authority, Independence Bank, and…

Fun At The Orchard

Fun At The Orchard Cars filled the parking lot as people lined up to enjoy fall festivities at Eckert’s Orchard Sunday. Althoughh it was the last weekend of the apple fet now attention turns to pumpkins says Megan Fields, Eckert’s Orchard farm manager. She says When you get to the farm, you don’t see…

Coat Drive

Coat Drive A Coat to Keep the Cold Away Youth Coat Drive’ is now in its 9th year. Brand new coat donations can be dropped off Wednesday through Sunday at the Loudon House in Lexington. It’s located at 209 Castlewood Drive. Monetary donations can be accepted any time online.Then organizerss say coat request forms…