Hazard State Of Emergency

Hazard State Of Emergency Mayor Donald “Happy” Mobelini has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Hazard.In the declaration, Mayor Mobelini cites the excessive amounts of rainfall in the past two days, which has resulted in major flooding, as the catalyst for the State of Emergency.The Mayor said, “Due to countless slides,…

Hindman Flooding

Hindman Flooding Looking at the aftermath of the flooding last nght and ths mornng rhe Mayor of Hindman, Tracy Neice, said the flooding that hit Eastern Kentucky is some of the worst he has ever seen.Throughout the city, there are several major water line breaks and reports of a gas line break.The Mayor also…

Lawsuit Tossed

Lawsuit Tossed A federal judge on Tuesday threw out multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against five media companies brought by a Kentucky student involved in a 2019 widely viewed encounter with a Native American man at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.Nicholas Sandmann, then a 16-year-old student at Covington Catholic High School, sued several media companies, alleging…

KY River District Health Dept

KY River District Health Dept Goody bages are being distributed at this Friday’s last installment of the Kentucky River District Health Department’s July summer reading event.Every Friday of July, a staff member has shared a video reading an informational book on the KRDHD Facebook page for kids in the community to enjoy. The topics…

Eastern KY Investment

Eastern KY Investment Gov. Andy Beshear announced three cities across the Commonwealth would be getting $13 million to support job growth and industrial expansion. Two of the cities included are in southern and Eastern Kentucky.Henderson, Pikeville and Monticello will be getting the money, which is from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) $300 million…