Ft. Campbell Deployment

Ft. Campbell Deployment Soldiers at Fort Campbell are having a ceremony today to mark deployment to Europe, the first time 101st Airborne has deployed to Europe in nearly 80 years.The 101st Airborne and the 101st Airborne Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion will case their colors in the ceremony. Casing of the colors is an Army…

Suddenlink Suit

Suddenlink Suit Years of problems over internet and television services in the City of Pikeville will be moving to civil court. Recently, the Pikeville City Commission voted to file a lawsuit against cable television franchise holder Suddenlink and its parent companies for alleged violations of the cable television franchise agreement for the City of…

Pitch Competition

Pitch Competition One business owner walked away with $10,000 following a recent competition for grant funding at Hazard Community and Techincal College.Dakota Hoskins was announced as the winner of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region, or SOAR, Startup Appalachia Pitch Competition. Hoskins, the grand prize winner, was the first of six finalists to take the…

Tornado Assistance

Tornado Assistance Gov. Andy Beshear has announced another round of state assistance for regions of Kentucky hit by tornadoes last December.The nearly $800,000 in funding will go to Hopkins and Taylor counties, according to the governor.More than $655,000 will be sent to Hopkins County for the purchase of heavy equipment to help with debris…

Optometrist Funding

Optometrist Funding Kentuckians interested in becoming optometrists may may now begin applying for the state’s Optometry Scholarship program, administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).“This scholarship will help future optometrists fulfill their dreams of being able to help those in need,” Gov. Andy Beshear said. “By making these funds available, our hope…

Contesting A Race

Contesting A Race The case regarding the primary election totals for the Property Valuation Administrator’s race received its first court hearing June 27.Cullen Hall brought forth the lawsuit against Kevin Auton and the Pike County Board of Elections after coming up 100 votes shy of victory.Auton, who received 2,761 votes to Hall’s 2,661 votes,…

Honoring The Fallen

Honoring The Fallen Governor Andy Beshear has ordered flags to half-staff from sunrise Tuesday, July 5 to sunset on Thursday, July 7 in honor of Floyd County peace officers who died after being shot on Thursday, June 30 during a standoff in Floyd County. Source: MG News Return to News