National Get Outdoors Day

National Get Outdoors Day The Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees at recreation sites in honor of National Get Outdoors Day.Fees won’t be collected at forest-operated recreation sites on Saturday, a statement from the U.S. Forest Service said. The waiver does not apply to concession-operated sites and reserve group-use areas.The day was established…

Telephone Wire Thieves

Telephone Wire Thieves GPS tracking helped to track two men from Bell County who’ve been arrested, charged with attempting to steal telephone wire.Just after 4:00 p.m. Monday, Bell County dispatchers received a call from AT&T representatives regarding phone company staff tracking freshly cut phone line.AT&T representatives said the line had been cut in the…

Car Stores Vandalized

Car Stores Vandalized This past weekend, Walters GM Automall and McCoy Motorsports were both reportedly vandalized.On the Walters GM Facebook page, a post, with pictures of the man who reportedly vandalized the property, asked people in the area to contact the business with any information.If you recognize the man, you can call 606-268-9489 or…

Grateful Threadz Open

Grateful Threadz Open After being closed for two years because of the pandemic, the Christian Appalachian Project has reopened its thrift store in Mount Vernon.The store, Grateful Threadz, has been a staple in the Mount Vernon community since the doors first opened in 2008. The COVID-19 pandemic forced them to close their doors in…

Blood Donations

Blood Donations According to state health officials there are many blood donations in Southern Kentucky in the O negative category and with the Kentucky Blood Center serving 70 hospitals donation centers like the new location in Corbin help keep supply in stock.”We like to have a three day supply of blood on our shelves…

Opioid Settlement Commission

Opioid Settlement Commission Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has introduced the members of a new opioid settlement commission.The new commission will decide how to spend the more than $480 million settlement concerning the opioid crisis in Kentucky.“I hate to say its well deserved because it has a bad story in why it is deserved.…