Annual Cross Walk

Annual Cross Walk Hindman United Methodist Church members and community members met at the Perry/Knott County line began their annual cross walk at 7 a.m.today on Good Friday, April 15th.Group members are taking turns carrying the cross.They will be walking 20.4 miles to the Floyd County line along Highway 80. Source: MG…

KY Rural Development Director

KY Rural Development Director As part of an ongoing plan to appoint new U.S. Department of Agriculture regional positions, President Joe Biden has selected one Eastern Kentucky man as the top man in the commonwealth. USDA officials announced Thomas Carew, who lives in Morehead, will be the Rural Development state director in Kentucky.Before joining…

Homeless COVID Tests

Homeless COVID Tests The Salvation Army in Ashland announced a partnership with WestCare, Safe Harbor and East Kentucky House of Hope along with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid to give free COVID tests to people experiencing homelessness in Eastern Kentucky.In a release, officials with the organizations said they want to make sure…

Books For Babies

Books For Babies The Pike County Public Library District has partnered with Pikeville Medical Center to share the gift of reading with newborn babies and their families.The Pike County Public Library District has announced it will now give every baby born at PMC a Books for Babies goody bag in order to help acquaint…

Second Chance Month

Second Chance Month April is National Second Chance Month and Kentucky Chamber Foundation officials said it is a time to address the substance use disorder crisis. Now for the very first time the Chamber Foundation’s Workforce Recovery Program is launching its Fair Chance Academy this spring. Employers may apply through today, with programming to…