Estill County Bridge

Estill County Bridge Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet have announced that a bridge in Estill County that closed for repairs late last year has temporarily re-opened to traffic.A bridge carrying KY-52 and KY-89 over the Kentucky River and a rail line in Estill County was closed November 29 as part of maintenance work…

Spring Wildfire Season

Spring Wildfire Season Officials said the spring wildfire season has begun in Kentucky, which means burning restrictions are in effect across the state.A statement from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said burning is prohibited between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland through April…

Nursing Shortage

Nursing Shortage Republican lawmakers are making an effort to address Kentucky’s nurse shortage.They filed legislation recently to tackle some issues in nursing schools in order to better retain nurses.The legislation is Senate Bill 10 and Senate President Robert Stivers said it is one of their priority bills for this session. It comes after an…

Bobby Bowling

Bobby Bowling The Owsley County Community is mourning the loss of their district athletic director, Bobby Bowling, who died from cancer Monday.Bowling grew up playing basketball at Owsley County high school and returned years later to coach basketball and eventually become the A.D.“His contribution to our athletic programs, he brought the passion he brought…

Defunct City

Defunct City Kentucky League of Cities Director of Public Affairs, Bryanna Carroll, told the Lexington Herald Leader that a functionally defunct city can only be dissolved when a resident sues the city – an approach that is costly and impractical for many small city residents.If passed, Senate Bill 106 would, one time only, provide…