Telecommunicators Needed

Telecommunicators Needed Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are announcing there are currently 45 full-time and part-time telecommunicator positions available at 14 post locations across the commonwealth. This is the highest vacancy rate in the agency’s history for telecommunicators, which is one of the most essential roles in law enforcement’s ability…

KY Board Of Education

KY Board Of Education Gov. Andy Beshear has appointed former Johnson County Superintendent Steve Trimble to the the Kentucky Board of Education.Trimble fills a vacancy left by former member Cody Pauley Johnson, who represented the 7th Supreme Court District. He will serve out the rest of Johnson’s term, which ends on April 14, 2024,…

Teacher Dies

Teacher Dies The Pike County superintendent, Reed Adkins, announced the death of a Johns Creek Elementary teacher on Monday.Janet Helvey, 58, was a longtime educator, according to our news partners at the Lexington Herald-Leader. She taught fifth grade.Adkins said Helvey had been a teacher at Johns Creek Elementary for her entire career.She died on…

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling Kentucky Fish and Wildlife has set up several locations around the region to drop off live, undecorated Christmas trees.Fisheries biologists can use the live trees to create and enhance aquatic habitat for fish.Annually we collect about 7,000 trees that people donate to this program,” Kevin Kelly from the Department of Fish…

Holiday COVID-19 Testing

Holiday COVID-19 Testing Because of holiday travel there appears to be a spike in the demand for COVID-19 testing across the nation and Eastern Kentucky is no different.Dr. John Jones, the Medical Director with Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky, said his team is prepared.“I think we have all the supplies on hand,” he…