Eastern KY High Schools Rank High

Eastern KY High Schools Rank High With more than 17-thousand schools evaluated, U.S. News & World Report ranked many Eastern Kentucky schools in the top 50 public high schools in Kentucky in the 2021 Best High School rankings.Pikeville High School was ranked 12th and has a 99% graduation rate and Harlan County High School…

More Flooding Assistance

More Flooding Assistance With flooding costs sitting at 72-million dollars, Governor Andy Beshear requested federal funding to assist more counties severely impacted by the flooding from February 27 through March 14.This comes after President Joe Biden granted Beshear’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for Kentucky on Friday, April 23. That declaration only covered…

Laurel County Vaccines

Laurel County Vaccines In Laurel County, less than a third of the population has gotten a COVID-19 vaccine, and starting today, the shots are coming to them as a federal program launches with FEMA to administer at least 42,000 shots in the next six weeks. It’s welcome attention for rural eastern Kentucky.In Laurel County,…

KY Kingdom Opening

KY Kingdom Opening Last year, Kentucky Kingdom went on a roller coaster ride of its own, from shutting down for half the season due to COVID-19 to selling the park. This year, staff is hopeful business will improve as they announce new offerings under new ownership.Kentucky Kingdom will officially open for the season on…

KY State Park Construction

KY State Park Construction Kentucky State Parks announced on Tuesday that the main lodge building at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park will be repaired.The lodge will be closed to the public indefinitely.The guest room wings will remain open and the repairs will not impact guest reservations.Dining services will be temporarily relocated to the conference…

Mobile Exam Vehicle

Mobile Exam Vehicle No doctors, no pediatricians, no nurse practitioners, nothing – that is the circumstances Robertson County residents have dealt with for years.Robertson County is about as rural as rural gets in Kentucky. The 2,200 resident county is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Trail.he closest physician is in Maysville a half…

KY Education Waives Accountability

KY Education Waives Accountability Becasue of the difficuties with the COVID-19 pandemic the U.S. Department of Education (USED) has granted Kentucky a waiver of some accountability, school identification and reporting requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for the 2020-2021 school year, KDE announced in a statement April 22.By waiving school accountability…

Inmates Building Beds

Inmates Building Beds The Pike County Detention Center has started a new program for inmates to build and donate beds and mattresses to people in need in the community, including local students.So far 50 beds have been constructed according to Pike County Jailer Brian Morris said that the jail began making its own mats…

Pikeville National Day Of Prayer

Pikeville National Day Of Prayer Local faith leaders have planned to hold an event at Pikeville City Park to commemorate the National Day of Prayer, which is recognized on May 6.The National Day of Prayer event will take place at noon in Pikeville City Park. During this year’s event, local leaders plan to say…

God’s Outreach Food Bank

God’s Outreach Food Bank Spectrum donated $10,000 to a Madison County food bank.God’s Outreach Food Bank in Madison County said the grant would help people in Madison and Estill County who were hit hard by this year’s flooding.“When you hear the personal testimonies and how hunger has affected them and what they do to…