Children’s Book

Children’s Book A country music artist Eddie Montgomery from Montgomery Gentry in central Kentucky has a new children’s book out that he hopes teaches children about trusting and supporting law enforcement. It’s entitled “Police Officers Our Friends!” It’s set in his hometown of Danville. The timing of this book comes as one Kentucky community…

Flood Risk Management

Flood Risk Management The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held an informational public meeting in Paintsville Tuesday Night.The purpose was to inform and hear from the public, in regards to the major ‘Flood Risk Management’ project in the city, that includes the construction of floodwalls.“This was a meeting for the public, and we been…

Ethics Commission Decision

Ethics Commission Decision A Kentucky judge has struck down a measure that would have weakened Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s appointment authority over a key ethics commission by shifting power to Republican officials to select a majority of the members.In his ruling Monday, Jefferson Circuit Judge McKay Chauvin said the measure severely “diminishes and diverts”…

Dish Cares Event

Dish Cares Event The Satellite Shop has partnered with Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter KRRAS for its upcoming Dish Cares event, using its resources to help raise funds for the shelter through a donation drive, yard sale, and silent auction.This marks the second time Dish Cares has chosen the shelter, but those with the…

Storz Arraignment Set

Storz Arraignment Set Lance Storz appeared virtually in front of a Floyd County Circuit Court judge Tuesday morning.The day before a grand jury indicted Storz on 20 charges ranging from assault, wanton endangerment and murder.His arraignment is set for August 1 at 1:00 p.m.The indictment alleges Storz attempted to commit murder when he shot…

Stealing Packages Law

Stealing Packages Law Until now stealing packages in KY has only been punished as a misdemeanor. New laws are set to take effect Thursday from issues discussed in this year’s General Assembly. One could change the punishment for people caught stealing packages from doorsteps and porches.Senate Bill 23 was designed to cut down on…