Illegal Dumping

Illegal Dumping The Martin County Sheriff’s Department is working to crack down on illegal dumps around the county.Looking at a dump along with a hillside, Sheriff John Kirk said, “This is what you would expect Haiti to look like where they don’t have the resources to dispose of their garbage or the incomes that…

RN Program

RN Program With April 15th as thee deadline for the next RN program, Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) is offering a new initiative aimed at offering free tuition to nursing students.The initiative is called 4FreeNursing at HCTC.”We are doing all we can to address the critical shortage of nurses across the state,” said…

KY Power Reimbursement

KY Power Reimbursement Kentucky Power admitted in a Kentucky Public Service Commission filing recently that it overcharged its customers by $3.2 million in January and that the amount would be returned to customers in March via a reduction in the company’s fuel adjustment clause in March.The letter was sent by Brian K. West, Kentucky…

Gilday Case

Gilday Case A Madison County judge entered a not guilty plea for 23-year-old Shannon Gilday on all charges relating to the deadly home invasion at the Morgan Family mansion a week ago.Gilday is charged with murder, burglary, criminal mischief, assault, and two counts of attempted murder.Kentucky State Police say that they believe Gilday broke…

Opioid Settlement

Opioid Settlement Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced on Feb. 25 that a $26 billion settlement with opioid distributors and a manufacturer has been finalized and will return $483 million to the state for programs to address the opioid epidemic.The agreement settles claims with Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Johnson & Johnson for the…

Tornado Drill

Tornado Drill Schools across Kentucky participated in a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday.Some said the drill was a tough reminder of the March 2nd tornadoes ten years ago.Officials with Salyersville Grade School said it felt strange to be in the same building that was destroyed in those storms during Wednesday’s drill.The school was one…