Pulaski County Intersection

Pulaski County Intersection The push continues to make a dangerous intersection safer in one Pulaski County community.It was a packed house Thursday night at the Eubank Senior Center for a public meeting about the intersection at US 27 and Highway 70.The community wants a stoplight there to prevent crashes, but state transportation officials say…

University Of Pikeville Open House

University Of Pikeville Open House The University of Pikeville will be holding an open house today from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Those in attendance will be given a full campus tour. Potential students will have the opportunity to apply for admission, scholarships and discuss financial aid. They will also be able to register for…

Counting COVID-19 Cases

Counting COVID-19 Cases The City of Lexington recorded 53 cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday’s update, the highest one-day increase in the last three months.Health leaders are concerned about the increase in numbers as the new delta variant is spreading quickly.The spokesperson for the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department told us, simply put, we are trending…

Boys Steal ATVs

Boys Steal ATVs Two underage boys are facing charges after police say they stole something that was not theirs.Officials with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department posted on Facebook Wednesday about the thefts.We’re told two four-wheelers were stolen early Tuesday morning. An investigation by the department quickly led deputies to the vehicles and to those…

Free School Supplies

Free School Supplies Some schools across the state are giving students their school supplies for free.Estill and Scott Counties are some of those districts.Besides the pandemic, many families in the area were impacted by flooding.Family resource officers there are helping them pick up the pieces by checking off their supplies list. They’re buying all…

Santa Train Drive-Thru

Santa Train Drive-Thru A Christmas season tradition here in the mountains will once again be a drive thru only event this year.Officials with the Santa Train announced the news Thursday morning on Facebook. In the post, organizers say the move is “out of an abundance of caution for all our attendees, volunteers and employees.”The…

Coal Mine Clean-Up

Coal Mine Clean-Up The cleanup and reclaiming of coal mines in seven Appalachian states will cost billions, and Kentucky and West Virginia have the largest bills coming due, according to an environmental group’s new report.Total reclamation liability for the two states is between $4.1 and $5.8 billion, with less than half of that covered…

Mask Mandate Repeal Act

Mask Mandate Repeal Act Kentucky’s junior senator introduced legislation on Wednesday that, if passed, would get rid of masks on public transportation.The senate version of the bill, dubbed the Travel Mask Mandate Repeal Act of 2021, is currently co-sponsored by Indiana Senator Mike Braun, Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, Kansas Senator Roger Marshall and Mississippi…

Unemployment Insurance System

Unemployment Insurance System Concerns about cybersecurity have led the state of Kentucky to extend its search for a company to modernize its pandemic-stressed unemployment insurance system, Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration said Wednesday.The need for additional safeguards against hackers means the state will go through a rebidding process, said Jill Midkiff, a spokeswoman for the…

Bell County Scam

Bell County Scam Deputies with the Bell County Sheriff’s Department are warning of a new scam in their county.On Wednesday, deputies responded to a call of an individual claiming to be from WellCare.Police say the person drives a regular car with no official markings on it and tries to obtain your personal information.Sheriff Mitch…