KY Auditor Running For Governor

KY Auditor Running For Governor Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon filed papers Monday to become the first official 2023 Republican candidate for governor.In a letter announcing his decision to run, Harmon says Kentuckians have had their liberties and their livelihoods stolen. He says he’s not making a lot of promises, but he intends to rely…

Fishtrap Lake Marina Closed

Fishtrap Lake Marina Closed It appears that the marina at Fishtrap Lake will remain closed for the remainder of the season in Pike County.The marina was closed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers earlier this year after declaring it unsafe.Since the closing, bids have been entertained by the Corps for someone to take…

Response To Resistance

Response To Resistance The Hazard Police Department has received a “Response to Resistance” training simulator.“The training that they received both in the academy and through this response to resistance simulator gives us real life scenarios of what to do deal with and how to deal with it,” said deputy chief James East.The simulator training…

Local Airports Receive Funding

Local Airports Receive Funding Several airports across our region are benefiting from federal funding from the US. Department of Transportation for infrastructure improvements.Five airports in Eastern Kentucky, one in Southwest Virginia and one in Southern West Virginia will receive thousands of dollars, or in one case, more than one million dollars, as part of…

Flash Flooding Clean-up

Flash Flooding Clean-up Crews in Lee County are dealing with flash flooding on Blaines Branch, according to a Facebook post.People are asked to avoid the area. Meanwhile, officials in Magoffin County are in the midst of what they call an in-depth, but important, cleanup process following Saturday’s flash flooding. Officials say the floodwaters impacted…

KY’s Fiscal Year In The Black

KY’s Fiscal Year In The Black Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky’s General Fund ended the fiscal year with surplus of more than $1.1 billion, the highest ever in the commonwealth.General Fund receipts grew by the highest annual growth rate in 26 years, the governor says. The General Fund pays for most state services, including…

Free Medical Clinics

Free Medical Clinics The Gateway Area Development District, (GADD,) is partnering with Governor Andy Beshear’s office, the U.S. Department of Defense and the Department for Local Government, to host free medical clinics in five Kentucky counties.Operation Gateway Kentucky is undereway now through July 19. The high schools in Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan counties, and…

National Serve Day

National Serve Day Saying no amount of bad weather would stop their mission, four Knox County churches came together Saturday for National Serve Day.Despite a rocky start with some very heavy rain, volunteers came together to provide several people in the Barbourville area supplies, hygiene products, clothes, non-perishable food, and more, all for free…

Summer Out Loud Challenge

Summer Out Loud Challenge The YMCA’s free three-week Summer Out Loud Challenge, presented locally by White, Greer and Maggard Orthodontics, launches today.You can join the challenge by texting SUMMER to 877-799-6220 and be entered to win a one-year household membership to the YMCA of Central Kentucky and the national grand prize of a family…