KY Birth Mortality

KY Birth Mortality Some very disturbing news. A national health report focused on women and children ranked Kentucky near or at the bottom in several categories, including smoking and alcohol use.The data suggested that 19.9% of women in Indiana reported that they smoke, compared to 28.8% in Kentucky. In Indiana, 11.7% reported smoking during…

Voice For Harlan County

Voice For Harlan County Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley was elected to serve as one of the leaders of the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) last week.He is the second vice president elected to KACo.Mosley said this will allow Harlan County, rural Kentucky and other counties to have a voice for the next several…

New Bridge

New Bridge A new bridge in Northeastern Kentucky is expected to open this month, replacing a 1930s-era viaduct and easing congestion at the approach to an Ohio River bridge.Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials said the new Kentucky 244 and “flyover” design bridge into downtown Russell are scheduled to be fully opened the week of Nov.…

Rural Broadband Internet

Rural Broadband Internet To help out some of the smallest towns and communities in Kentucky, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Xochitl Torres Small announced a partnership with the Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge to expand broadband internet throughout rural Kentucky.The effort dedicates $250,000 to help the Kentucky Highlands Center for Development to improve technical…

Bluestar Memorial Marker

Bluestar Memorial Marker A Bluestar Memorial Marker was dedicated in Whitley County on Monday signifying the people who have served, are serving or will serve in the military..It was set up at the Kentucky Welcome Center and hosted by the Corbin Garden Club.The ceremony was postponed multiple times before finally being able to happen.…

Appalachian Tank, Inc.

Appalachian Tank, Inc. It’s here. The Kentucky Enterprise Industrial Park is welcoming a new tenant as Appalachian Tank, Inc. prepares to make its way to Pikeville.The business, a subsidiary of Platinum Tank Group in Canada, is now moving into the space formerly occupied by SilverLiner, which closed shop earlier this year after the pandemic…