Kentucky Educational Television Initiative

Kentucky Educational Television Initiative Kentucky Educational Television has partnered with the Kentucky Department of Education to launch a pilot project that aims to give stronger support to at home learners without internet access, officials said.KET plans to use datacasting technology to send learning materials through its existing broadcast network to small receiver boxes in…

Winter Holiday Guidance

Winter Holiday Guidance Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Public Health Dr. Steven Stack highlighted the state’s winter holiday guidance during Governor Beshear’s news conference Thursday.Dr. Stack encourages Kentuckians to limit the size of gatherings to two households with no more than eight people and to properly wear a face covering, sanitizing hands, and…

Stolen Election

Stolen Election U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said that “in many ways” this year’s general election was stolen by President-elect Joe Biden, according to multiple reports.During a congressional hearing on election irregularities Wednesday, Paul claimed, without evidence, that “the fraud happened.” The video of Paul’s testimony was posted Wednesday to MSNBC’s website, and other…

Bridge Needs A Home

Bridge Needs A Home The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is looking for a new home for an old bridge in Perry County.The state plans to replace a nearly century-old bridge in Jeff with a modern span as part of the Bridging Kentucky initiative. The existing bridge is a two-span pony truss bridge. It carries Kenmont…

Free Text Books

Free Text Books Eastern Kentucky University has announced an initiative that will allow undergraduate students to receive free text books during the next school year.The EKU BookSmart program was developed by the university and is possible due to its partnership with Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, the school announced on Monday. The program will…

Southern KY Welcome Center Opens

Southern KY Welcome Center Opens A new welcome center has opened in southern Kentucky.Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday that the center on Interstate 75 in Whitley County had officially opened. It’s located at the 1.5 mile marker.Although state officials have advised people to limit travel due to the coronavirus pandemic, they are working…

Middlesboro Schools Give Back

Middlesboro Schools Give Back With 1,400 holiday-themed boxes, each with 10 days’ worth of food, Middlesboro Independent Schools decided to give back to their students this holiday season.Any student 18 and under in the Bell County area is eligible to receive a box at the Middlesboro High School.“It’s been such a sad year for…

Grinch Of Morehead Is Caught

Grinch Of Morehead Is Caught The Grinch who stole Christmas decorations in Morehead got caught. We told you recently decorations had been stolen from City Park in Morehead. Now, Mayor Laura White-Brown posted the news on Facebook and thanked Morehead police.The mayor said this was the second time someone took decorations and lights.Police have…

Pikeville’s New Recruitment Center

Pikeville’s New Recruitment Center With more than 100 positions open for employment, Pikeville Medical Center recently opened a new recruitment center to help with the hiring process.“Pikeville Medical Center has had to face various challenges during the pandemic. One of those being recruitment and hiring of new employees. So, we hope that with our…