Early Voting

Early Voting Early voting begins on May 12 and will last for three days, ending on May 14. Election Day is May 17 and polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The early voting in-person location is Kroger Field. If you’re unable to make it to the polling site, you can mail-in…

Governor Beshear Sues

Governor Beshear Sues Governor Andy Beshear is suing all of Kentucky’s constitutional officers. The governor filed suit against Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Secretary of State Michael Adams, State Treasurer Alison Ball, State Auditor Mike Harmon and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. They’re all Republicans.The lawsuit is over House Bill 334. The measure would remove current…

Appalachian Horse Project

Appalachian Horse Project While the Appalachian Horse Project provides veterinary and re-homing to free-roaming horses in Southeast KY,Volunteers with the Appalachian Horse Project are spreading the message that ‘Kindness Rocks,’ by hiding painted ‘Kindness Rocks’ at the Knott County Trail Day.Kristin Maggard is a volunteer with the AHP. She said the ‘Kindness Rocks’ initiative…

Child Welfare Agency

Child Welfare Agency A Kentucky judge has held the state’s child welfare agency in contempt for the second time this year, according to a published report.Barren County Family Court Judge Micah Wood Pence said her order stems from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services failure to follow a court decision to return a…

Eastern KY Road Work

Eastern KY Road Work Motorists in Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Martin and Pike counties can expect to encounter slow-moving caravans of trucks and heavy equipment which is now underway. These equipment convoys will spray waterborne pavement striping on asphalt surfaces. The work is weather-dependent.Drivers are advised to observe signs on the convoy vehicles…

Pikeville Fires

Pikeville Fires Last night in downtown Pikeville, crews with the Pikeville Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at 121 South College St.Officials with the department said the call came through and the fire was mostly extinguished in around 30 minutes.The home had minor damage and the exteriors of two neighboring homes were…