Coal Miner Dies

Coal Miner Dies Unfortunately, authorities say a Kentucky coal miner has died in an accident at an underground mine.The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said 48-year-old Lester Daugherty Jr. suffered critical injuries while performing maintenance at a 16,000-foot deep River View mine in Waverly.The state Division of Mine Safety sent investigators to the mine…

Together We Care Tuesday

Together We Care Tuesday A promotional menu will be available as Kentucky State Police Post 9 is partnering with Pikeville Applebee’s for Together We Care Tuesday.This Tuesday, Applebee’s on Cassidy Blvd will donate 50% of proceeds from certain menu items to Post 9?s Shop With a Trooper program, which allows children from the five-county…

Low Cost Mammograms

Low Cost Mammograms You will need a doctor’s referral to participate in the Appalachian Regional Healthcare Breast Center in Hazard Mamm’s Day Out mammogram screening event today, December 6, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.This event caters to those with no medical insurance, those with low insurance or those who cannot receive a screening during…

Finger Lickin Chicken Week

Finger Lickin Chicken Week While the list of participating restaurants isn’t yet known, City of Corbin leaders are preparing for a yearly tradition. “Finger Lickin’ Chicken Week” gives local restaurants a chance to prepare a $6.00 chicken dish.Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Monhollen said it plays a part in their main goal of shopping and…

UPIKE Nursing Program

UPIKE Nursing Program Then in an unrelated story, the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) are announcing a new educational and employment opportunity for nursing students. This week UPIKE President, Dr. Burton J. Webb, PMC President and CEO, Donovan Blackburn and Governor Andy Beshear shared the creation of the Rural Health…

Water Bill Aid

Water Bill Aid As part of ongoing COVID-19 financial relief efforts, Governor Andy Beshear has that the Commonwealth will receive more than $18 million in federal aid.The aid is designed to help households who are behind on water bills and are either facing disconnection or have already been disconnected.The funding is from the Low…

Shop With A Trooper

Shop With A Trooper It’s being hailed as huge success. Thursday was the last of a two-day event with “Shop with a Trooper” that Kentucky State Police Post 13 hosts.The first stop was in Whitesburg, and Thursday’s stop was the Hazard Walmart.With the help of 18 troopers, more than 100 kids got toys, clothes…

Dr. Pepper Challenge

Dr. Pepper Challenge A Madison County native has the chance of competing during the halftime show of the Georgia and Alabama game.It’s called the Dr. Pepper Challenge where students can win a major scholarship.“I got a phone call saying that I was selected to go to the SEC Championship game as one of the…

Agriculture Cash Receipts

Agriculture Cash Receipts Cash receipts are expected to surpass 6.7 billion as University economists say Kentucky agriculture appears poised to reap record-setting cash receipts this year.The University of Kentucky ag economists said Thursday that the upturn is fueled by strong crop yields and surging grain exports.They say Kentucky’s horse industry had a strong performance.…

Water Aid

Water Aid As part of ongoing COVID-19 financial relief efforts, Governor Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that the Commonwealth will receive more than $18 million in federal aid.The aid is designed to help households who are behind on water bills and are either facing disconnection or have already been disconnected.The funding is from the Low…