Kentucky Parks Funding

Kentucky Parks Funding Governor Andy Beshear selected 41 projects to receive funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Monday morning. The funding, totaling $4.3 million, will help these selected projects to upgrade parks and recreational spaces across Kentucky.“Parks and recreation spaces are an important part of every Kentucky community,” said Gov. Beshear.…

Lawrence County Future Plan

Lawrence County Future Plan A plan for the future is now in the works in Lawrence County.“Every community needs to have involvement in this plan,” Deputy Judge-Executive Vince Doty said.County leaders started going through hundreds of surveys Monday night, which were filled out by residents. The surveys consisted of ideas for the future of…

Trooper Teddy Bears

Trooper Teddy Bears Anyone can help the Kentucky State Police give comfort to kids who are experiencing trauma.The Trooper Teddy Bears are now on sale at a discounted rate of $14.99.KSP gives the teddy bears to kids who they meet on calls.Many are victims of crashes or sexual abuse or are fighting terminal illnesses.…

Beattyville Benefit Concert

Beattyville Benefit Concert April 3rd, a concert will be held in Beattyville to help flood victims.The Downtown Beattyville Alliance and the Beattyville/Lee County Tourism Commission are planning a benefit concert. The concert will take place from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. town square on Main Street in Beattyville.You can either bring camping chairs to…

Bridge Construction In Whitley County

Bridge Construction In Whitley County Today some bridges along I-75 in Whitley County will close due to roadwork.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says north of the state line at mile point 2.5 and the bridges across the Cumberland River just south of exit 15 will undergo roadwork.Roadwork will begin on the southbound bridge at mile…

Still Selling Girl Scout Cookies

Still Selling Girl Scout Cookies Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road usually finish their cookie-selling season by the end of March, but due to a winter full of challenges from the ongoing pandemic to ice and flooding, they’re extending that season until April 11th.According to organizers the girls still have 31-thousand boxes of cookies…

Edible Straws Making A Comeback

Edible Straws Making A Comeback The Kellogg’s edible straws are returning!!The Kellogg’s treat was so popular with ’90s kids, in fact, that a petition began circulating, along with pleas on social media, in an effort to bring back the Cereal Straws after they’d been off the market for 12 years.A Kellogg’s representative announced that…

Letcher County Flooding

Letcher County Flooding As Kentuckians build back after recent flooding, those efforts are slowing down as parts of Eastern Kentucky face flooding again.“Today is a mirror image of what happened March 1st especially in this situation right here on Kingdom Come Creek in Letcher County. The approach of the bridge … the water has…

Eastern KY Attorney Charged

Eastern KY Attorney Charged An Eastern Kentucky attorney accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a settlement he was supposed to distribute to children of a man killed in a car wreck was indicted by a grand jury according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.In all, the grand jury indicted Elkhorn City’s Timothy Belcher…

KY COVID-19 Numbers Keep Shrinking

KY COVID-19 Numbers Keep Shrinking Governor Andy Beshear announced 361 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday as the Commonwealth saw its eleventh straight week of declining cases.There were eight new deaths. The state’s death toll now stands at 6,031.425,027 Kentuckians have tested positive across the state.The positivity rate jumped up slightly and currently sits at…