Increased KY Traffic Fatalities

Increased KY Traffic Fatalities An increase in traffic fatalities last year has Kentucky officials urging drivers to focus on safety behind the wheel.The number of fatalities on Kentucky highways rose by 26, with 806 killed in 2021 compared with 780 in 2020, according to data from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Office of Highway Safety…

Pike County Woman Sentenced

Pike County Woman Sentenced A Pike County woman was sentenced to 120 days behind bars in Floyd District Court on April 5, which, according to Floyd County Attorney Keith Bartley, was the harshest penalty he has seen for a first-offense DUI in his 26 years as county attorney.Stephanie Goff, 37, of Winnwright Road, Pikeville,…

KY Judge Blocks Measures

KY Judge Blocks Measures A Kentucky judge on Monday blocked Republican-backed measures that would weaken the Democratic governor’s contracting authority and prevent him from challenging laws in court.The two new laws were temporarily blocked by Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas D. Wingate after the GOP-dominated legislature passed them last week over Gov. Andy Beshear’s…

Hazard WiFi

Hazard WiFi If you come into downtown Hazard and you need WiFi, it is now available for free at the Triangle and the Perry County Farmer’s Market.The service was made possible through a USDA Rural Business Development grant in partnership with InVision Hazard, Save the Children and the Perry County Public Library.Leaders said this…