Police Chase

Police Chase Two people were taken into custody after a driver led a number of police agencies on a 23-mile chase along U.S. 23 in Johnson and Floyd counties.It all began early Wednesday morning several miles north of Paintsville, when the sheriff’s office attempted to first pull over a car driven by 22-year-old Benjamin…

Police Department Milestone

Police Department Milestone A Southeastern Kentucky police department recently reached a milestone in its fight against COVID-19.Officials with the Barbourville City Police Department announced on Facebook last week that all members of the department are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.Police chief Winston Tye said he is relieved, but the station will not stop taking precautions.…

Believer’s Music Fest

Believer’s Music Fest An event organizers hope will become a new yearly tradition got started Tuesday night in Harlan, a tradition with roots in faith.The first annual Believer’s Music Fest kicked off at the Harlan Center Tuesday as 25 gospel artists made their way to Southeast Kentucky to spread their message.“We are extremely excited,”…

Aviation Milestone

Aviation Milestone An aviation liestone is being celebrated today with 75 years of service to the community.On October 13th, 1946, the first commercial flight took off from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. While that flight only went to Cincinnati, it marked a historic moment in Kentucky aviation history. Source: MG News Return…

KY Carry Law

KY Carry Law Kentucky’s local governments cannot prevent their employees from carrying weapons “at all times and places” while on duty, according to a state attorney general’s opinion released Monday.In reaching that conclusion, Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office tied together various sections of Kentucky law governing the authority of local governments to regulate…

Tree Week

Tree Week Tree Week is underway at Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC).The school partners with the University of Kentucky.Educators said they want to teach their communities more about the environment and how they can embrace it. HCTC staff and the president planted a Green Gable Black Gum tree outside the First Federal Center…

Kynect Health System

Kynect Health System Kynect is the newly renovated health selection system that is coming out, you can use the system to shop plans, compare plans or find plans that will work with your existing doctors. Officials hope the system will be quick, easy and affordable.“You can make sure that you’re choosing a health plan…

K-9 Officer Dies

K-9 Officer Dies Pineville Police Department officers are sad to share that K-9 officer, Link died. A memorial service was held for Link at the Arnett & Steel Funeral home on Monday. He died during a training exercise with his handler Officer Brandon Hollingsworth.Link arrived at the department in January from Morristown, Tennessee.He underwent…

Missing Money

Missing Money A recently released audit from State Auditor Mike Harmon’s office found thousands of dollars are missing in one Eastern Kentucky county.While officials say the 2019 audit of the Estill County Fiscal Court showed multiple issues, the one involving the missing money will be sent to the Kentucky Attorney General’s office for further…

Antique Appraisals

Antique Appraisals Pike County Public Library will be hosting free antique appraisals from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 at the library located at 126 Lee Avenue in Pikeville. If weather permits, appraisals will be held on the library parking lot and if not, it will be held on the third…