KY Road Closure

KY Road Closure The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet sent a release Monday announcing upcoming closings on portions of KY-3351.The closings will be due to road break repairs.The road, also known as Pigeon Roost Road, will be closed Tuesday at mile point 2.39, Wednesday at mile point 1.97, and Thursday through Friday at mile point 1.49.The…

No More Masking

No More Masking Governor Andy Beshear and Department for Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack discussed Friday’s updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance during the weekly COVID briefing at the capitol.Masks are no longer recommended for all indoor settings, however Beshear recommends each person make that choice based on their…

National Heritage Area

National Heritage Area The National Park Service is asking for public input on whether 41 counties in Eastern Kentucky should be designated as a National Heritage Area known as the Kentucky Wildlands.Park service officials said in a statement that the 90-day comment period began Tuesday and runs through June 1.Public meetings on the proposal…

Brent Spence Bridge

Brent Spence Bridge Ohio and Kentucky want the federal government to spend $2 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure deal to build a new Ohio River bridge and to fix an existing outdated span that has long been the source of frustration for commuters and politicians, their governors said Monday.They both want to overhaul the…

The Light Shop Ministry

The Light Shop Ministry A ministry of the Elkhorn City United Methodist Church, The Light shop is located on Russell Street across from the Post Office offers men’s, women’s and children’s clothing items, shoes, purses and many other items to those who may be experiencing financial difficulties.The shop is staffed by volunteers and is…

Valuation Administrator

Valuation Administrator Pike County Property Valuation Administrator Lonnie Osborne has submitted his resignation marking his last day after more than two decades in office.Osborne, who filed for re-election, but withdrew his filing, told the News-Express that he was originally going to retire March 30, but decided to resign on Feb. 28 due to retirement…

Jews In Ukraine

Jews In Ukraine It’s estimated around 200,000 Jews living in Ukraine have been affected by the political and economic instability in the country, and the Jewish Federation of the bluegrass is teaming up with other Jewish organizations to help support those in need.The Jewish federation wants to ensure the people can get the supplies…