Pike County Road Work

Pike County Road Work If you normally travel one Pike County road as part of your daily routine, officials say you will need to alter that for the next couple of weeks.Work to repair the road and an embankment failure is underway on KY 199, also known as Dinky Road, near the McVeigh community.…

Furry Friends Fence Project

Furry Friends Fence Project The Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter is launching a Furry Friends Fence Project, which is a fundraising campaign that will help the shelter make upgrades and repairs to enhance the lives of their animals.In a release, the shelter said the project aims to provide a perimeter fence, running lots for…

Paintsville Spring Cleaning

Paintsville Spring Cleaning You still have a few days to participate in “Spring Clean-Up Week” in Paintsville. People can call Paintsville City Hall and have city employees come to their property for a free one-time trash pick-up.“They will call City Hall, set up a time for pick up, and then we’ll relay that message…

Rounding Up Drug Dealers

Rounding Up Drug Dealers In Whitley County Police in a southern Kentucky community hit hard by drugs are rounding up suspected dealers.Williamsburg police are calling it “Operation Ice Melt.” Police said they began going after at least 15 suspected “street-level” dealers early Wednesday morning.Police added they are going after those dealing in oxycodone and…

Signs For Safety

Signs For Safety The signs are there for your safety. Kentucky 713 in Menifee County was closed in late March for a damaged culvert beneath the road. Recently, crews with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 10 said drivers are moving or not following signs and barriers.”We don’t close a road unless we feel like…

Knox County Getting Sports Complex

Knox County Getting Sports Complex An update on the proposed sports complex in Knox County. Officials in Knox County recently announced plans to build a new sports complex.Developers have big plans for the facility as they plan to have baseball and soccer fields, a tennis court and a variety of other areas for sports…