Christmas Trees For Wildlife

Christmas Trees For Wildlife The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is encouraging people to recycle their real Christmas trees and donate them for use in replenishing underwater habitats.Starting Saturday, December 26, the department will be accepting natural Christmas trees at more than two dozen locations for its annual Christmas for the Fishes…

Lights In Prestonsburg

Lights In Prestonsburg Archer Park is no stranger to visitors during the Christmas season. The park’s lights display lights up the area Thanksgiving night and those lights bring in visitors until New Year’s Eve.“We’ve been very fortunate. One night, we had over 4,000 cars. We directed traffic for about 4.5 hours,” said Mayor Les…

Getting A Vaccine

Getting A Vaccine After Pfizer and Moderna, more companies are working to secure approval for their COVID vaccine candidates. While waiting for a shot to become available might seem appealing, doctors say “vaccine shopping” is not an easy task and isn’t recommended.Experts estimate that at least 70% of the US population must be vaccinated…

Breathitt County Audit Results

Breathitt County Audit Results The AOC’s (Administrative Office of the Courts) Department of Auditing Services conducted a recent three-week audit of the Breathitt County Circuit Clerk’s office. The Kentucky-wide regulatory service gave James Elliott Turner’s office excellent marks.The audit report shows the Breathitt Circuit Clerk’s office received a “clean” and “unmodified” opinion. The audit…

Pikeville Medical Center Visitation

Pikeville Medical Center Visitation Pikeville Medical Center is adjusting its visitation policy due to a recent downward trend in covid-19 cases.PMC announced in a Facebook post that the facility is returning to phase two on Monday, meaning patients are limited to one visitor.Officials at PMC say they will continue to adjust the visitation policy…

Exonerated KY Man Files Lawsuit

Exonerated KY Man Files Lawsuit A man exonerated in a 1980 crime has filed a lawsuit against Kentucky State Police investigators and local law enforcement, alleging he was framed in the incident.Norman Graham filed suit in U.S. District Court in Bowling Green, the Courier Journal reported. Graham, 74, alleged that police suppressed evidence that…

Local Businesses Get A Surprise

Local Businesses Get A Surprise A couple in Laurel County may have just relieved the fears of many local businesses in the area.Those with the London Laurel County Chamber of Commerce and Downtown London along with The Leadership Collective received a large donation to the Live Love Local Fund. Randall Weddle his wife Victoria…

CARES Act Funding In KY

CARES Act Funding In KY Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he is using $51.5 million in federal coronavirus funding to provide relief from unemployment costs for more than 1,500 employers.In a news release the Democrat says those impacted will be public schools, universities, government entities and nearly 1,000 nonprofits.Beshear’s Labor Cabinet says that during…

Vaccine Shipment In KY

Vaccine Shipment In KY A shipment of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Louisville Sunday morning.The vaccine, which was approved for emergency authorization by the FDA on Friday, began shipping out across the United States over the weekend. Moderna’s vaccine is the second to be authorized for emergency use, following the approval of Pfizer’s vaccine…