Perry County Food Study

Perry County Food Study Officials with the Aetna Foundation along with the American Public Health Association and the National Association of Counties have selected Perry County to participate in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge.Spearheaded by Dr. Frances Hardin-Fanning, Ph.D., RN and professor at the University of Louisville, the initiative will provide a $100,000…

KY Education Virtual Town Hall

KY Education Virtual Town Hall Kentucky education officials plan to hold a virtual town hall on reopening schools.A statement from the Department of Education says the event on Thursday will focus on reviewing the major points of the state’s “Healthy at School” guidance.It is geared toward state educators and other school support staff but…

KSP’s Cover The Cruiser Event

KSP’s Cover The Cruiser Event Kentucky State Police invites the public to help “Cover the Cruiser” during the last week of July to support Special Olympics Kentucky.Each KSP post will have a cruiser parked at a designated location and encourages the public to cover the cruisers with custom Special Olympics stickers. For a minimum…

McConnell Re-Election Campaign Underway

McConnell Re-Election Campaign Underway Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s prominent role in the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic has become Topic A in his bitter campaign against Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, providing fodder for both sides.McConnell boasts about the billions in relief money delivered to Kentucky, while McGrath claims the Republican senator has…

North Fork Music Festival Cancelled

North Fork Music Festival Cancelled Officials with the North Fork Music Festival have announced that the 2020 festival is canceled.They said the event was no longer possible after the governor’s announcement last night, “As many of you have probably realized, the governor’s announcement last night pertaining to gatherings being no more than 10, means…

KY Judge Faces More Charges

KY Judge Faces More Charges Court documents allege that a Kentucky judge accused of favoritism, making sexual advances toward an employee and other misconduct has been charged with three additional ethics violations.The documents obtained by news outlets Monday show Kenton County Family Court Judge Dawn Gentry has been charged with failure to be honest…

Back To School In Hazard

Back To School In Hazard The back to school date is quickly approaching and with the state continuing to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, school districts are forming a plan for reopening this fall.Hazard Independent Schools hosted a Facebook live to discuss new details of their plan.In-person orientations were announced with the option…

Ferry Services Reopening

Ferry Services Reopening One of two ferries that had closed due to mechanical issues has reopened.The Cave-in-Rock Ferry, which carries about 500 vehicles daily across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Illinois, reopened at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Kentucky transportation officials said.The Dorena-Hickman Ferry, which carries vehicles across the Mississippi River between Kentucky and Missouri,…

Move Over Law Awareness In KY

Move Over Law Awareness In KY State police in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky are shining a light on the Move Over law this week, all to help save lives. These states in our region are joining Indiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania to educate drivers on their Move Over, Slow Down initiative.This law, existing in…

Hillside Theater Closed

Hillside Theater Closed Hillside Theater in Hazard said in a Facebook post Monday that the theater will close until further notice.The theater opened back up July 3rd after shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.When they opened back up, movie times were staggered to try to limit crowds and the theaters could only operate…