Money Scam

Money Scam Investigators are warning businesses in Kentucky to be aware of a counterfeit money scam.Olive Hill police say three suspects are involved in a scam where they’ve gone into businesses and used $500 worth of fake 20-dollar-bills to purchase pre-paid credit cards.Police say the secret service and KSP are assisting in the investigation.…

LoveLoud

LoveLoud All throughout this week LoveLoud is filling the streets of Pike County once again, as area church groups come together for a week of service.The annual mission – organized through the Pike Association of Southern Baptists – hit the streets Monday, with construction, community service and other projects on deck for the week.Organizers…

KY Heavy Equipment Operators Contest

KY Heavy Equipment Operators Contest After showing off their skills, 12 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet heavy equipment operators, seven of them from districts serving the mountains, will head down south later this year to showcase their skills.The KYTC State Equipment Operators’ Safety and Training Conference, otherwise known as the Statewide Equipment Roadeo, was held last…

Hope Center Donations

Hope Center Donations A fire started in the Hope Center’s women’s center kitchen last week but was contained by the sprinkler system. Aside from the fire and smoke damage, there was also flooding in their kitchen, pantry, and dining room.They were able to dry out and fix the dining room, but the repair process…

Pikeville Schools Mental Health

Pikeville Schools Mental Health Students in the Pikeville Independent Schools District will soon have an increased access to mental health services at both schools.During the Independent Schools Board of Education recent meeting, the board approved creating districtwide psychologist and social worker positions.Superintendent David Trimble said the two hires would be itinerant positions and would…

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau When you apply to rent an apartment, finance a car, or borrow money, lenders look at your credit reports and credit scores to help determine your eligibility.Many credit card companies provide credit scores to their users for free. If yours doesn’t, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says it’s providing information…

Juul Cigarettes

Juul Cigarettes Part of the craze and allure for young people using the Juul cigarettes is the way some vaping products are marketed. They are colorful, they have fruity flavors and that is one of the reasons the FDA has come down hard on Juul, ordering them to be pulled from store shelves last…