Knox County Schools Lawsuit Dismissed

Knox County Schools Lawsuit Dismissed A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Knox County Schools over chewing gum and eating food in class. The lawsuit, filed by Jane Doe in February of 2022, a ninth-grader who attends L&N Stem Academy, stated the student had a medical condition that made it difficult to pay attention…

Voting Registration Deadline

Voting Registration Deadline Today is the deadline to register to vote in the 2022 primary election.You have until 4:00 Monday afternoon to register.The primary election is on May 17th. Go to https://vrsws.sos.ky.gov/ovrweb/govoteky. Source: MG News Return to News

New Meal Delivery Truck

New Meal Delivery Truck Pike Judge-Executive Ray Jones has handed the keys to a Mitsubishi to the Pike County Senior Citizens program for use as a home meal delivery vehicle. Funding for the vehicle came from the discretionary funding Jones has at his disposal via the Area Development Fund which was established by the…

Hillbilly Days Final Prep

Hillbilly Days Final Prep Pikeville City Manager Philip Elswick said that the final Hillbilly Days board meeting took place on April 13, where they discussed the final details for the festival. Although this year’s festival is expected to run relatively similar to past festivals, he said that one notable change for this year’s festival…

Beekeepers Meet

Beekeepers Meet Beekeepers from across the state and from surrounding states gathered on Saturday for the Southeastern Kentucky Beekeeping School in Whitley County.Several organizations came together to host this event, where new and veteran beekeepers were schooled on bee biology, how to keep their bees healthy and other do’s and don’ts of beekeeping. …

Praying For Ukraine

Praying For Ukraine As the war in Ukraine continues to rage on, many Ukrainian-Americans in Kentucky are praying for peace, especially over Easter Weekend.A group from the Ukrainian Pentecostal Church in Nicholasville returned from a trip to Ukraine and Poland Friday. There, they delivered bulletproof vests and medical supplies to refugees.Victor Selepina, a member…