Grace Community Kitchen

Grace Community Kitchen Serving meals now twice weekly on Mondays and Thursday from 11 am to 1 pm volunteers, officials and community members gathered at the Grace Community Kitchen in Pikeville to celebrate its seven-year anniversary of serving the community.Although the kitchen officially opened seven years ago, Executive Director Debby Bailey said the church…

Madison County Education Raises

Madison County Education Raises Education officials say it’s going to be tough, but the Madison County Board of Education has become the latest school district to approve raises for teachers and staff.A three percent raise will go into effect for certified staff, and an extra dollar an hour for classified staff.In a meeting Thursday…

KY Coal Company

KY Coal Company A Kentucky coal company has been found in contempt for failing to submit court-ordered plans to clean up two polluted West Virginia mine sites.U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers issued a contempt order against Lexington Coal Company LLC.Environmental groups alleged in a 2019 lawsuit that the company was discharging pollutants illegally at…

ACT Testing

ACT Testing Governor Andy Beshear has announced incoming Kentucky high school seniors, who have previously taken the ACT, will be eligible to take the test a second time for free.According to national data, students are more likely to increase their ACT score by retaking the test a second time.“This is an education-first administration, and…

Driving Reminder

Driving Reminder Batten down the hatches according to Thousand Sticks Volunteer Fire Department Captain John Newell saying they were called to a crash on Hal Rogers Parkway in Leslie County early Wednesday morning.”What happened is the truck carrying these vehicles lost them and apparently, according to him [driver], he did not know that these…

KY Law Enforcement Memorial

KY Law Enforcement Memorial The first memorial was dedicated nearly 22 years ago. Now more names have been added to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial.Since 2007, the memorial has been in Richmond, near the Department of Criminal Justice Training Center. It was moved there after the original memorial became too small for all the…