New Cruisers

New Cruisers New ones are here and more are on the way as Officials with the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department announced they have received cruisers from law enforcement agencies around the region. A post on the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page said they had received cruisers from the Mt. Washington Police Department, Wise…

EKY Disaster Relief Drive

EKY Disaster Relief Drive Officials with the Corbin Arena are offering free event tickets in exchange for flood relief donations.The ‘EKY Disaster Relief Donation Drive’ is from today through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Corbin Arena box office.Two tickets for each show will be provided, and donation requirements include cases…

Hummingbird Festival

Hummingbird Festival The Friends of Land Between the Lake is hosting its annual Hummingbird Festival this weekend.The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Woodlands Nature Station.Programs include hummingbird banding and release demonstrations, seminars on attracting the birds and others, photo contest winners, crafts and games for children…

Hazard Fly Restriction

Hazard Fly Restriction The Federal Aviation Association announced Sunday that it would be extending its temporary flight restriction order over the skies of Eastern Kentucky.The FAA’s order, which includes drones and other UAV operations, is to assure safety for aerial searches of flood zones.The order covers 35 nautical miles in Hazard, Ky.The order is…

Eastern KY Flood Update

Eastern KY Flood Update In an update Governor Andy Beshear says 28 people have died in Eastern Kentucky’s historic flooding.The Governor added two deaths were in Clay County, 15 deaths were in Knott County, two deaths were in Letcher County, three deaths were in Perry County and six deaths were in Breathitt County.“We have…

East Perry Elementary Helping Flood Victims

East Perry Elementary Helping Flood Victims In just a couple of days, those at East Perry Elementary School have put back to school prep on hold to help the devastated flooded communities in our area.“There has been no separation,” said Jody Maggard, coordinator of the East Perry flood relief efforts. “There is no ‘we…