Floyd County Remembers The Fallen

Floyd County Remembers The Fallen The Floyd County Courthouse announced that it would be placing 13 flags on its front lawn to commemorate the 13 U.S. servicemen who died during the bombing of Kabul late last week.“The flags are a small gesture for a big commitment that was made on the part of our…

Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty Calling it a little shop of horros, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officers arrested a Pulaski County man Wednesday on animal cruelty charges according to a release from the Humane Society of the U.S.Timothy Lorraine was arrested by Fish and Wildlife after the Humane Society of the U.S. recovered more than 150 animals…

Gold Star Hike

Gold Star Hike Lexington resident, Emily Chambers has always worked to keep the memory alive of her husband.“My goal, and why it’s important for me to do this, is to just keep his name in the forefront, never let people forget his sacrifice for us,” Chambers said.Just three months after getting married, Marine Corporal…

Buckhorn State Park Reopens

Buckhorn State Park Reopens Buckhorn State Park will be back open beginning today after being closed for more than one week due to COVID-19 concerns.Kentucky State Parks addressed the temporary closing in a news release Wednesday which said in part, “While this temporary closure has impacted some of our guests, we believe closing the…

New Dry Ridge Commander

New Dry Ridge Commander Kentucky State Police announced on Wednesday that Post 6 in Dry Ridge will have a new Post Commander.Captain Scott Fielder has been part of the Kentucky Police force for 16 years. He graduated from Kentucky State Police in 2005 and began a seven-year term at Post 7 in Richmond.After his…

Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic

Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic Pikeville Medical Center has reopened its drive-thru vaccination clinic to help distribute the COVID-19 vaccine.The drive-thru will provide first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine, as well as third doses for immunocompromised people with a doctor’s order.The drive-thru will be open from 7 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 8…

Pike County State Of Emergency

Pike County State Of Emergency As Eastern Kentucky continues to recover from flash flooding earlier in the week, Coal Run Village has joined Pike County in declaring a state of emergency.Mayor Andrew Scott issued the emergency declaration on Wednesday, noting that flooding had caused damage to roads, culverts, land, homes and other properties.The state…

Lynn Camp Creek Bridge Repair

Lynn Camp Creek Bridge Repair People driving on I-75 through Whitley County can expect a little more traffic starting Thursday.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced that bridge repairs would begin on September 2 on I-75 at Lynn Camp Creek Bridge. The right lane will be closed around the 27.9 mile point.The closing will last…

Blood Needed

Blood Needed The American Red Cross is currently facing a national blood shortage.The organization is needing donors of all types of blood, especially O-negative and O-positive since they are universal.Officials said with the increase in COVID-19 cases due to the Delta Variant and the active hurricane season, they are concerned they will not meet…

New Post Commander

New Post Commander Kentucky State Post 11 in London is welcoming Captain Danny Caudill as its new Post Commander.Cpt. Caudill is a 14-year-veteran with KSP and began his career in 2007 as a member of the Cadet Class 86.He is a Harlan County native where he continues to live with his wife, Carrissa.Caudill has…