KY Food Insecurity

KY Food Insecurity Hoping to return with better news, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles made a stop in Perry County on Wednesday.During his visit, he said food insecurity in Eastern Kentucky is higher than at the national level. Local leaders and organizations met to discuss how the state can help fight food insecurity…

Remember Our Fallen Ride

Remember Our Fallen Ride And the Harleys and other motorcycles came through like in previous years, the Run For The Wall cross-country motorcycle ride from California to Washington D.C. that’s always taken place to honor fallen veterans on Memorial Day.With the pandemic canceling this year’s event, a small group of veterans and supporters continued…

Bolling’s North Fork Veranda

Bolling’s North Fork Veranda A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in honor of a new outdoor facility opening in Whitesburg.“It’s one of a kind,” said Mary Bolling, owner of the Bolling’s North Fork Veranda.The Letcher County Tourism Commission invited members of the community to join them in welcoming the Bolling’s North Fork Veranda to…

Multiple Drug Charges

Multiple Drug Charges Quite a few drug charges were the result of an attempted traffic stop for several people earlier this week.Officials with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office say the incident happened Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were searching for Stacy O. Savage, 49, of London, for allegedly violating his parole.When police found Savage driving a…

KY Law Enforcement Promotion

KY Law Enforcement Promotion With stops in Pikeville and Hazard Kentucky State Police Commissioner Phillip Burnett, Jr. has announced the promotion of Lieutenant Claude E. Little to Major, effective back on May 1.Little will also serve as the Director for the Special Enforcement Division, where he oversees eight branches including Cannabis Suppression, Drug Enforcement…

Breathitt County Plane Crash

Breathitt County Plane Crash Kentucky State Troopers, KSP, and Breathitt County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) confirmed a single-engine plane crashed in the Frozen Creek community of Breathitt County Monday afternoon.The crash happened in a field at the junction of KY-1812 and KY-378.Maco Deaton, Chairman of the Julian Carroll Airport in Jackson City says the Federal…

Honoring Lee County Flooding Heroes

Honoring Lee County Flooding Heroes It’s been just over two and a half months since devastating flooding struck Lee County in early March.Now the time has come to thank the first responders and county leaders.Tuesday was a day of celebration at the Lee County Care and Rehabilitation Center in Beattyville as they thanked all…

Feeding Kids In Pulaski County

Feeding Kids In Pulaski County Several thousand meals per day are again going to students during the summer like they have for more than 20 years by the staff at Pulaski County Schools.“It was created to help disadvantaged children throughout the state or the country. It’s a national organization that cannot afford to have…

Search Warrant Panel

Search Warrant Panel A panel made up of 18 members created after the death of Breonna Taylor are setting out to look into how the process of serving search warrants could be transformed across Kentucky. Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the panel’s creation this month.The executive order states Taylor’s death and other recent events…

New Knox County Education Superintendent

New Knox County Education Superintendent Knox County’s Board of Education named a new superintendent Monday night after several days of special meetings to conduct interviews according to a release from the district. In a unanimous vote, the board named Knox County Middle School principal Jeremy Ledford the new superintendent. He will receive a four-year…