Mine Grant

Mine Grant Earlier this week, Gov. Andy Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers announced a $1 million Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization Program grant is going to the Cowan Community Action Group in Letcher County.Officials with the group plan to use the money to equip the Whitesburg/Letcher County Farmers Market Pavilion with cold storage, commercial…

Funding For Rural Housing

Funding For Rural Housing Officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced more than $3 million in funds to help people living in rural areas across the country, including here in Kentucky.USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack made the announcement Thursday. Of the $3.6 million dollars being funneled into Kentucky, almost $322,000 will go to…

KY Roads Fatalities

KY Roads Fatalities Saying it’s related to the pandemic, in the first half of 2021, traffic fatalities increased 13% on Kentucky’s roads.In 2020 traffic deaths increased 8% from 2019. Some Researchers, like Nick VinZant, a Senior Research Analyst at QuoteWizard.“We continue to see traffic fatalities increase,” VinZant said. “Initially, when we looked at statistics…