Star City

Star City The city of Prestonsburg is prepping for the holidays. Since early September, the city has been hard at work preparing for its annual display of Christmas lights at Archer Park.The town has done a light display for nearly 20 years. City officials say the show keeps getting bigger and the Star City…

Getting Kids Vaccinated

Getting Kids Vaccinated While some districts are extending Thanksgiving break, one eastern Kentucky school district is extending Christmas break in hopes more younger students get vaccinated.Fleming County Schools says Christmas break will begin December 20.Students will return to school on January 10.The superintendent says the extra week will allow five to 11-year-olds to get…

Lung Cancer Awareness

Lung Cancer Awareness Saying that Kentuckian suffer lung cacner more than other parts of the country, Governor Andy Beshear joined supporters of lung cancer awareness at the state capitol on Wednesday.Governor Beshear began his news conference announcing that any adult, 18-years-old or older, is eligible to receive their COVID-19 booster shot.Governor Beshear proclaimed November…

Pink Friday Shopping

Pink Friday Shopping In preparation for holiday shopping lots of people know about “Shop Small Saturday” which hits the calendar shortly after Thanksgiving.However, small businesses in Pikeville are gearing up for a different sale this week.“Pink Friday” is a local alternative to the upcoming Black Friday sales.Business owners are encouraging locals to stay local…

Safe Holiday Travel

Safe Holiday Travel With the holidays quickly approaching, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, KYTC, and Office of Highway Safety officials, KOHS, are sending Thanksgiving travelers important lifesaving reminders – buckle up and put the phone down.According to KOHS, each year in Kentucky, distracted driving results in more than 50,000 crashes, more than 15,000 injuries, and…

Biofuel Mining

Biofuel Mining An emerging technology is making its mark in Eastern Kentucky. A recent business partnership in Martin County is drawing attention. State Senator Brandon Smith and other business leaders Martin County teamed up to create a company called Biofuel Mining.“We are ready and positioned for Kentucky to be the next state with emerging…