Quilts On Display

Quilts On Display The Bell County Historical Society is hosting a quilt show to highlight and tell the stories of 31 historic quilts.Quilting has an extensive history across Appalachia, and organizers are excited to showcase it.Each quilt on display tells a different story. All the quilts will be on display through Saturday. …

Summer Camp For Kids

Summer Camp For Kids As an effort to help some kids, the Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post is hosting a motorcycle ride on Saturday, September 18.The ride will start and finish at Mineshaft Harley Davidson, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. and kickstands up at 10:30 a.m.Some of Eastern Kentucky’s best views will be…

Scam Warning

Scam Warning The Public Service Commission is warning customers about a new phone scam.PSC officials say in most instances, the caller identifies themselves as a Suddenlink representative and explains the company is upgrading customers’ equipment in order to improve the quality of service.The customer is promised a $40 credit and free service for the…

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day Kentuckians will have a chance to celebrate National Public Lands Day by contributing to cleanup projects in Somerset.The annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup is set for September 25 and is open to volunteers across the state.“Whether this is your first or twentieth cleanup, I encourage you to come out…

KY Welcome Center Temporarily Closed

KY Welcome Center Temporarily Closed The Kentucky Welcome Center on Interstate 65 at the Kentucky-Tennessee Line is temporarily closed for sanitation of the facility and staffing shortages due to COVID-19.The closure is expected to last five days, but the exact date is still being determined.Truck parking will remain open.Message boards have been placed to…

Tuition Break For Government Workers

Tuition Break For Government Workers EKU, the Kentucky League of Cities and the Kentucky Association of Counties are collaborating to help local government employees throughout the state further their education in higher learning.The three groups had a ceremony on EKU’s campus Monday morning to honor the occasion.About 25,000 county and city employees across the…

Overloaded Health Workers

Overloaded Health Workers We’re still seeing a surge of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. And the the Madison County Health Department is reporting they’re in the red zone with average daily cases of 93.7 per 100,000 people. Now, Madison County EMS says these numbers are taking a toll and bringing an ever-increasing workload and some…

Floyd County Man Killed

Floyd County Man Killed A Floyd County man was killed last week in a single-vehicle crash.Police say 38-year-old Willis Chaffins, of Hueysville, was driving along Cow Hollow Road at Drift around 7:30 Friday morning, when his car left the roadway.He was pronounced dead at the scene.Kentucky State Police continues to investigate the crash. …

Rescue Squad Captain Dies

Rescue Squad Captain Dies The captain of the Magoffin County Rescue Squad has died, a victim of the COVID-19.71-year-old Edwin Carter Conley, of Salyersville, was a founding member of the rescue squad and served as the organization’s captain for 47 years.He died Sunday following a lengthy battle with COVID-19.His funeral will be held at…

Special Needs Park

Special Needs Park A new handicap accessible and neurodivergent-friendly playground opened at the Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park in London on Friday, September 10th.The playground was made possible thanks to the partnership between London City Tourism and the Scott Rose Foundation. The Scott Rose Foundation is dedicated to helping disadvantaged children and young adults.…