KY Gives Day Results

KY Gives Day Results God’s Pantry Food Bank, which serves Central and Eastern Kentucky was the big winner on KY givees Day raising more than $63,000. More than 3,000 Kentuckians did their part on Tuesday, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars during the state’s annual day of giving.$725,649 was donated online during the 10th…

SOAR Summer Summit

SOAR Summer Summit Finding the next big idea in Appalachia is the aim of Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) hosting its third annual StartUp Appalachia Pitch Competition this summer.The competition, which will take place as part of SOAR’s Focus Summit at Hazard Community and Technical College June 23, is still accepting applications for new…

Governor Files Suit

Governor Files Suit Kentucky’s Democratic governor recently filed suit seeking to block a new state law that gives Republican officials the power to appoint a majority of members to a key ethics commission.Gov. Andy Beshear’s legal challenge warns that the reconstituted membership on the state Executive Branch Ethics Commission could launch politically based, meritless…

Pikeville Graduation

Pikeville Graduation More than 400 University of Pikeville (UPike) students celebrated their achievements by earning their degrees during the spring commencement ceremonies for undergraduate, graduate and health professions on May 7, at the Appalachian Wireless Arena. Graduates and families were able to attend the in-person ceremonies or watch virtually via livestream. Source:…

U.S. Representative Massie

U.S. Representative Massie U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie is back in the good graces of Donald Trump, who declared two years ago that the Kentucky maverick should be thrown out of the Republican Party.Massie won Trump’s endorsement Tuesday ahead of the Bluegrass State’s primary election next week. Source: MG News Return to News

Perry County Voting

Perry County Voting There are nearly 20 thousand people registered to vote in Perry County. Perry County Clerk Wayne Napier said his office is prepared for election day.”Now we are doing absentee in-person voting but starting Thursday, Friday, Saturday,” said Napier. “You’ll be able to vote in the courthouse, anyone will be able to…