Feeding the Furloughed

Feeding the Furloughed Buffalo Wings & Rings in London is offering furloughed government employees free meals to help them through the government shutdown. Federal workers can get a free burger, wings, or quesadilla meal with a drink at no charge.Managers say the owners wanted to do this because they have seen firsthand the struggles…

On The Search For Copper Thieves

On The Search For Copper Thieves Officials in Perry County are looking for copper thieves.The sheriff’s office says someone stole copper tubing from the outdoor heat pump at Community Harvest Church in Buckhorn.Deputies say they “plan to prosecute the thieves to the full extent of the law.”Anyone with information is asked to call 606-439-4523.…

Knott County Fiscal Court Votes For Partial Shutdown

Knott County Fiscal Court Votes For Partial Shutdown Tuesday evening, the Knott County Fiscal Court voted in favor of a partial county government shutdown instead of adding any new taxes to people in the county.Because of serious financial trouble facing the county, three options were presented at the fiscal county meeting: Partial county government…

West Virginia Stops Diversion Of 911 Funds

West Virginia Stops Diversion Of 911 Funds In nearby West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Monday that he was pulling Senate bill 289, which would have reduced the amount of funding 911 centers receive across the state. According to the governor’s office, although the intention of the bill was to stop diversion of funds…

Keeping A Homeless Shelter Open

Keeping A Homeless Shelter Open Volunteers at Warm Souls for Warn Soles in Manchester made the call to work extra hours to keep their homeless shelter open all day so people without a home did not have to freeze and stay out in the elements.”We had a concern for the overnight guests that we…

Deciding Not To Run For Governor

Deciding Not To Run For Governor Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes released a statement on Monday regarding the 2019 election.Grimes said she has been considering running a campaign to become Kentucky’s second female Governor in 2019 for many months.Grimes has decided not to run a statewide campaign this year.Grimes said she plans on…

Amber Alert Issued In Western KY

Amber Alert Issued In Western KY An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Kentucky boy with autism.Officials say Isaih Borden, 10, was last seen Monday in Cadiz, which is in Western Kentucky. He needs medication and is currently not receiving it.Police say Borden was allowed to leave with Isaac Chamberlain.The two were…

Annual Kentucky Fishing Expo Opens Tonight in Corbin

Annual Kentucky Fishing Expo Opens Tonight in Corbin The annual Kentucky Fishing Expo gets underway later on tonight. Local businesses as well as trucks and boats were putting together their displays yesterday at the Arena in Corbin, getting ready for the weekend. London-based Pittsburg Marine, the presenting sponsor of this year’s event, is also…