Honoring A Pikeville Officer

Honoring A Pikeville Officer One business is gaining attention after paying tribute to a Pikeville Police Officer killed in the line of duty several years ago.Officer Scotty Hamilton was killed in the line of duty on March 13th, 2018.Faith Tax in Pikeville has decided to honor Officer Hamilton’s memory with a permanent memorial outside…

Bridge Repair

Bridge Repair A deteriorating Kentucky bridge that was home to thousands of endangered gray bats has been repaired in way that makes the span safer for motorists and wildlife, officials said.A project team from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make a habitat-focused design as crews replaced…

Driver’s License Change

Driver’s License Change With a new era in driver licensing in Kentucky according to Governor Beshear, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials announced 10 more Kentucky counties are making the transition to KYTC Regional Offices.Officials said they are phasing out the traditional systems of licensing and permits offered at the Office of Circuit Court Clerk.So…

Hospitalizations Dropping

Hospitalizations Dropping Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Kentucky have dropped in recent days, leaving state officials hopeful the new month will be much better than September, when the delta variant ravaged the state.Statewide hospitalizations and patients in intensive care units due to COVID-19 decreased in the past seven days based on a “rolling average,” Gov. Andy…

Fall Forest Fire Season

Fall Forest Fire Season According to the Kentucky Division of Forestry, today, October 1 is the first day of the fall forest fire season in Kentucky.As the days become more dry, it’s important to prepare in the instance of a nearby fire. Fire officials say it’s important to make sure you are aware of…