More Kentucky Republicans

More Kentucky Republicans It could be said that the numbers show Kentuckians want a change with Republicans now outnumbering Democrats by more than 2,400, according to figures released recently by the State Board of Elections.The GOP has been growing in Kentucky in the last few years, and Republican leaders said this clearly points to…

KY Coal Company Fined

KY Coal Company Fined A Kentucky coal company was fined $51,000 for failing to submit court-ordered plans to clean up two polluted West Virginia mine sites.U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers issued the order Monday against Lexington Coal Company LLC, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported. In May, Chambers found the company in contempt for not complying…

Aluminum Mill

Aluminum Mill Plans to build an aluminum mill in Kentucky have taken a new direction. Steel producer officials say they will construct and operate the mill somewhere in the southeastern U.S.That’s after it reached a deal with the company that has failed to deliver on its promise to build the plant near Ashland, Kentucky.Steel…

Laurel County Drug Bust

Laurel County Drug Bust The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says it’s the largest meth bust in the history of their sheriff’s office.The undercover drug buy that led to a hostage situation in Laurel County has resulted in the arrests of five people and a huge amount of drugs seized.police say they found a large…

Right To Try Act

Right To Try Act Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) have introduced legislation to clarify part of the Right to Try Act.The legislation would clarify the act should allow terminally ill patients to have access to Schedule I drugs if said drugs have been through a Phase 1 clinical trial. In other…

Heat Danger

Heat Danger Here in the mountains, heat indexes will be near triple digits by the end of the week. Officials with the Pikeville Fire Department are reminding you to stay hydrated, stay cool and stay weather aware.“Make a plan for your day if you’re going to be out working in that environment to take…

KY-30 Complete

KY-30 Complete A 20-year project is finally complete.Governor Andy Beshear joined other state officials to celebrate the completion of the KY-30 highway, which goes from Booneville to London.The Governor unveiled an honorary sign which names the final portion of the highway in Jackson County after former State Representative Marie Rader.The final portion, which was…

Hot Wheels Donations

Hot Wheels Donations Donations of hot wheels cars and trucks are being accepted by the Corbin Shrine Club to give to children.Over 1,000 cars have been donated already by various shrine clubs in Kentucky and they are still collecting more.The Hot Wheels cars will be given to patients at the Shriner’s Children’s Lexington Hospital.President…

Woman Found OK

Woman Found OK A woman was found to be OK and reunited with her family following an overnight rescue on Tuesday.The London-Laurel Rescue Squad was called to Hawk Creek Road for reports of a missing woman.Officials said the woman was hiking with her family when she got separated on a trail.Crews used an infrared…

KSP Mascot Name

KSP Mascot Name Kentucky State Police are asking the public to vote on what to name their bulldog mascot.The agency received name submissions earlier this month and narrowed the list down to 10 possibilities. People can vote for one of those names through July 21, says the agency.The agency has used a bulldog image…