House Fire Deaths

House Fire Deaths Authorities in Kentucky have released the names of two people who died in a house fire in Louisville.Ronald Bush, 62, and Sierra Bush, 26, died of smoke inhalation, the Jefferson County coroner’s office said in a news release Sunday Source: MG News Return to News

USPS Scam

USPS Scam You may have received a text message supposedly from USPS with a link asking you to confirm details about a delivery or package, but experts say don’t take the bait.The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says this type of phishing is called “smishing.”Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson said people need to be skeptical…

Motorcycle Club For Kids Fundraiser

Motorcycle Club For Kids Fundraiser The Seventh Sons Motorcycle Club recently raised $1,700 for students in the autism classrooms at West Whitesburg Elementary and Whitesburg Middle School. Officials from the club presented the money to the school on Tuesday.James Pratt, the president of the organization, tells WYMT he wants everyone to know the club…

Hospital Walkway

Hospital Walkway In an effort to help keep employees, patients and visitors from having to cross a busy highway to get to their facility, officials with Pikeville Medical Center announced they are building an underground pedestrian bridge.We’re told the tunnel, which will run underneath KY 1426, also known as Bypass Road, will allow people…

Animal Shelter

Animal Shelter Montgomery County sheriff’s office says a pet rescue organization has shut down and its operators have been charged with animal cruelty after cats and dogs were found living in “deplorable conditions.”According to the sheriff’s office, deputies executing a search warrant found more than 100 dogs and 150 cats this week at Caring…

Eastern KY Airports Funding

Eastern KY Airports Funding Sen. Mitch McConnell announced Monday that 30 Kentucky airports will receive a total of $12,858,789 to continue operations and keep travelers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.The federal funding distributed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was made available by the bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020.The BReathitt…

Beware Of Bears

Beware Of Bears With the number of visitors at the Breaks Interstate Park reported at 30 percent higher than in 2019, officials are taking time to remind visitors that they might encounter some of the park’s furry residents as they embark on a journey.“It is important for people to remember that the Breaks does…

Eastern KY Leadership Foundation

Eastern KY Leadership Foundation The East Kentucky Leadership Foundation (EKLF) will begin April 22nd and ends the 23rd.The awards ceremony recognizes those who have shown leadership throughout the region. The conference will have a theme, with sessions and breakout sessions that align with the relating theme.Attendees can register for the event or watch the…

Beshear Wants Authority

Beshear Wants Authority Gov. Andy Beshear has asked a judge to strike down a Republican-backed law diminishing his appointment authority over the state fair board.The measure transferred power to appoint a majority of the board’s members to the agriculture commissioner.The current commissioner is Republican Ryan Quarles. Beshear and a member of his cabinet are…

Boat Collision On Ohio River

Boat Collision On Ohio River A boat collided with a barge along the Ohio River in Kentucky, killing one person, injuring four others and leaving two more missing, authorities said.Seven people were on the pleasure craft when the accident occurred Saturday night near a boat dock in Louisville, news outlets reported. A search for…