Celebrating Colonel Sanders

Celebrating Colonel Sanders The southern Kentucky town of Corbin is planning a festival that will celebrate a famous face and former resident: Colonel Harland Sanders, who developed the secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken.The city’s first Colonel Fest is scheduled on April 24 and will feature dozens of vendors set up along Main Street…

Tax Deadline Extension Reminder

Tax Deadline Extension Reminder A reminder sinceTax Day’ may still be printed on calendars across America, but earlier this year, the IRS extended the filing deadline.Individuals will have until May 17 to complete the process. Both Kentucky and Indiana made the same decision regarding state taxes too. Source: MG News Return…

Logan County Littering Trouble

Logan County Littering Trouble People across Logan County came together Thursday night for a public forum to generate ideas on how to clean up litter throughout their communities.“We absolutely need some community buy in,” said Logan County Commissioner Diana Barnette, who spearheaded the event.The entire county commission, DNR officers, magistrates, Department of Highways, legislators…

KY Vaccine Allotment

KY Vaccine Allotment Kentucky has enough COVID-19 vaccine on hand to make big inroads toward achieving an inoculation benchmark tied to lifting capacity limits at most of its businesses and venues, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.More than 1.6 million Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of vaccine, representing 46% of the state’s…

KY Power Tree Saplings

KY Power Tree Saplings Kentucky Power celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day by providing thousands of low growth tree saplings free of charge.The tree saplings will be given to customers May 1.All saplings are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last beginning at 8 a.m. in Ashland, Hazard, Pikeville and…

Second Chance Auto

Second Chance Auto Second Chance Auto in Lawrence County is helping clients in Addiction Recovery Care obtain their Automotive Service Excellence Certification.The repair shop, open under the ARC umbrella, takes clients from the recovery programs and provides them with the opportunity to start a career that is meaningful to them. Source: MG…

New Healthcare CEO

New Healthcare CEO Appalachian Regional Healthcare has named Hollie Harris Phillips as its new president and chief executive officer.Phillips becomes the first woman to lead the not-for-profit health system that operates 13 hospitals in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia, Appalachian Regional Healthcare said in a statement. Phillips has worked for the organization for…

Squelching Rumors

Squelching Rumors Doctors and medical experts are continuing to reiterate the rumors surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine and infertility are just that- rumors.“It is a false rumor without data,” said Dr. Randy Hansbrough of Graves Gilbert with a Phd in science research and treats local COVID-19 patients.That rumor in which the COVID vaccine leads to…

Unemployment Help

Unemployment Help For those needing unemployment assistance Gov. Beshear said a call center will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. for the next 10 days.“A valid email is required to verify your identity in the new registration process,” Beshear said. “You’ll also need the new eight-digit PIN. That’s what you’ll have to…