FB Scam

FB Scam Floyd County Sheriff’s Department officials are waring of a scam making the rounds on Facebook Messenger.They say it involves a message requesting your cell number to recover an account before sending a code and request.Deputies warn not to provide any numbers, codes or personal information because this information can be used to…

Paying Attention To Your Health

Paying Attention To Your Health Since healthcare professionals are predicting a surge in COVID-19 cases for the upcoming weeks, they are encouraging everyone to keep physical health in mind moving into the new year.“We still have people who are hospitalized from Thanksgiving, so they were still hospitalized from Thanksgiving to Christmas from COVID,” said…

Coal Severance Tax Funds

Coal Severance Tax Funds Some of Kentucky’s poorest counties are using coal severance tax funds that were originally meant to bolster local economies to pay past debts, according to a published report.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports it analyzed how eight eastern Kentucky counties with high poverty levels spent $6.2 million in coal severance tax funds…

Cancelled Flights

Cancelled Flights On Christmas Eve, passengers were leaving Louisville with back-up plans after more than 3,500 flights had to be canceled globally for Christmas Eve and Christmas.The problem erupted when airlines crews began calling in sick with the COVID-19 omicron variant.United and Delta were hit particularly hard with more than 300 flights canceled between…

Angel Tree

Angel Tree For the second year in a row, Parents of Angels displayed its Angel Tree in Downtown Hazard Saturday.Angel Tree honors children who have died.It was inspired by the other tree decorations on Main Street, set up by other organizations and businesses.The display helps parents and guardians in the area cope with the…

Eastern KY Shopping

Eastern KY Shopping With the holidays drawing to a close, one department store in Eastern Kentucky fared well during the shopping season.JCPenney in Pikeville saw an increase in sales compared to the 2020 season.“I think that has to do a lot with just us getting back to normal. It’s slowly starting to go back…