Breathitt County Road Repair

Breathitt County Road Repair KY-30 in Eastern Breathitt County will be reduced to one lane due to a major break in the pavement.The road will be reduced at mile point 30.83.The break is near the Rousseau community, approximately three miles west of KY 542. Signs and barricades are in place, but because of the…

KSP Trooper

KSP Trooper If you’d like to become a Kentucky State Police trooper there’s more time to apply to attend the next academy cadet class.Governor Andy Beshear and the state police announced Tuesday that the deadline has been extended to Jan. 31.Recruitment branch commander Sgt. Michael Murriell said recent events including last month’s deadly tornadoes…

Pike County Schools Flooding

Pike County Schools Flooding Two Pike County schools received minimal damage from the flash flooding this past weekend, and district officials said they plan for students to return to classes today.Superintendent Reed Adkins said that the only schools in the Pike County School District that were damaged by the flash flooding over the New…

First Lady In KY

First Lady In KY First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and Deputy FEMA administrator Erik Hooks will visit Bowling Green on Thursday.The First Lady will join Governor Andy Beshear and First Lady Britainy Beshear to observe recovery efforts following the December 11 tornadoes. Both women will also visit with volunteers who are assisting with tornado…

Pike County Deputy

Pike County Deputy The Pike County Sheriff’s Department said goodbye to a long-time deputy on Sunday.Gary Steven “Butch” McCoy, 70, served the community as a deputy for more than 32 years. He was also once a heavy equipment operator.McCoy was known as a “people person” and friends say he always had a kind word…

City Of Hazard Growth

City Of Hazard Growth The City of Hazard saw major growth in 2021.Downtown Coordinator Bailey Richards said 16 businesses opened downtown.Those businesses created 47 new jobs.She added 11 of those businesses fall into categories the city is recruiting like restaurants, retail, arts, etc.The city purchased the Grand Hotel in 2021. Richards said the cleanup…