National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month March is National Nutrition Month and several health care professionals are using this time to showcase the importance of eating healthier and informing others on the risks that come with poor nutrition.“A lot of different diseases, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, things like that can be affected by the…

Alcohol-Related Crashes

Alcohol-Related Crashes New data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows 2020 was the deadliest year for alcohol-related crashes in over a decade. More than 11,000 people died in those crashes. It is the highest rate since 2008.Compared nationally, Kentucky ranked seventh for year-to-year increases from 2019 to 2020.Advocates such as Mothers Against…

Victory Corps To Europe

Victory Corps To Europe About 300 soldiers from Fort Knox’s Victory Corps are being deployed to Germany and Poland to boster U.S. Army forces in Europe.The Corps already has soldiers stationed at an operational command post in Poznan, Poland, but the Army said last week it is deploying the Corps’ main headquarters to Europe…

Lee County Drone

Lee County Drone The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page is sharing pictures of their new drone.The drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), was bought with funds given to the sheriff’s office by the Lee County Hospital Foundation.Officials with the sheriff’s office said it will help law enforcement with missing person searches and criminal…

KY River Bridge

KY River Bridge The Kentucky River Bridge is set to close for a second time to undergo repairs.The closing, which is scheduled to start Wednesday, March 16, is to help repair and repaint the bridge carrying KY 52 and KY 89 in Estill County.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said in a release that the bridge…