Preparing For Potential Protests

Preparing For Potential Protests There could be protests at state capitol buildings all over the country this weekend.Earlier this week, the FBI said some could turn violent based on the process of the presidential transition.Gov. Andy Beshear says they will be ready to protect the Kentucky Capitol.There has been talk during the early part…

Hazard JCPenney Closing

Hazard JCPenney Closing The JCPenney store located in Hazard will be closing its doors.The permanent closing was announced on their store closings website, as well, as on Facebook by the General Manager at that location.Although no official date has been announced, their closing will happen sometime in the spring of 2021.This is one of…

Vaccination Appointments Link

Vaccination Appointments Link Appalachian Regional Healthcare officials released a statement Wednesday saying they have received many calls to scheduled COVID-19 vaccinations appointments.The volume of calls was higher than anticipated, so health officials are asking that if you want to schedule a vaccine appointment to use the online form.After completing the online form, patients will…

Rep. Rogers Votes Against Impeachment

Rep. Rogers Votes Against Impeachment In a 232-197 vote Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. This marks only the fourth presidential impeachment in U.S. history and the only time that a president has been impeached twice.Kentucky’s six congressional representatives largely voted against the…

Gifts Of Warmth

Gifts Of Warmth The Pink Pig Yarn Shop is partnering with FaithLife Market for a winter outerwear drive.The shops are serving as drop-off points for hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves, which will all benefit local people in need this winter. However, the drive has a small twist.“Any size that you want to make, that…

Rupp Arena Reopening

Rupp Arena Reopening Event organizers are preparing for the first concert at Rupp Arena in ten months.They tell us they believe the steps they’re taking will keep patrons safe, as long as they’re willing to follow them.There have been half a dozen basketball games at Rupp, but the acoustic concert headlined by Brantley Gilbert…

Kentucky Power Rate Increase

Kentucky Power Rate Increase The state Public Service Commission ruled on Kentucky Power’s request for a rate increase on Wednesday, denying the rates by the company, but granting a slightly smaller increase.Kentucky Power had been seeking a rate increase that would have seen residential customers pay an additional 16 percent on their power bills.…

Round-The-Clock Security

Round-The-Clock Security Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron will continue to have around-the-clock security.According to the Lexington Herald Leader, Cameron hoped to end the security on December 30th but had to reconsider after he received a death threat on Christmas Eve.Cameron first had to have security after receiving a death threat during the Breonna Taylor…

New Date For Game Show

New Date For Game Show A new date has been announced for ‘The Price Is Right Live’ at the Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville. The show, originally scheduled in 2020, was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The new show date has been set for Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 7:30 PM. …

KSP Seeks Telecommunicator Applicants

KSP Seeks Telecommunicator Applicants Kentucky State Police (KSP) is seeking to train and hire 34 full-time and part-time Telecommunicator positions.Jobs are open at 13 post locations across the commonwealth.KSP Telecommunicators handle dispatch duties for Kentucky State Troopers, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation Officers and other emergency service agencies.Training…