Driving Reminder

Driving Reminder Batten down the hatches according to Thousand Sticks Volunteer Fire Department Captain John Newell saying they were called to a crash on Hal Rogers Parkway in Leslie County early Wednesday morning.”What happened is the truck carrying these vehicles lost them and apparently, according to him [driver], he did not know that these…

KY Law Enforcement Memorial

KY Law Enforcement Memorial The first memorial was dedicated nearly 22 years ago. Now more names have been added to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial.Since 2007, the memorial has been in Richmond, near the Department of Criminal Justice Training Center. It was moved there after the original memorial became too small for all the…

KY State Fair

KY State Fair The 118th Kentucky State Fair will be at the Kentucky Exposition Center from August 18-28.Six of the 26 acts that will be performing as part of the Texas Roadhouse Concert Series were announced, which will be free with fair admission, according to a release.Headliners include the Oak Ridge Boys, Trace Adkins…

Disaster Loan Outreach

Disaster Loan Outreach After flood waters went through Pike County awhile ago and drying up FEMA assistance applications for assistance opened online and through next week with SBA workers set up a Kentucky Disaster Loan Outreach Center at the Belfry Volunteer Fire Department. The loans could get homeowners up to $200,000 in loans, with…

KY Senior Hunger

KY Senior Hunger An unfortunate report, Feeding America released The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2020, a study that sheds light on the extent to which food insecurity – or having limited access to enough food to live a healthy lifestyle – affects individuals aged 60 and older.The report shows that in…

Pikeville Medical Center Award

Pikeville Medical Center Award Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ? MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022, the hospital announced in a statement this week. PMC is one of only 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.The statement said the award recognizes PMC’s commitment…

KY Highway Safety

KY Highway Safety A reminder from state highway officials more than 1,200 work zone crashes across Kentucky last year resulted in almost 300 injuries and seven deaths, six of those deaths were drivers or passengers.“However, when folks do enter the work zone, we do need to make sure they are entering it at safe…

Housing Development Alliance

Housing Development Alliance There’s no place quite like home as Housing Development Alliance workers are digging the last footer in Gurneys Bend, just one year after the project kicked off.On May 11, 2021, HDA partnered with the City of Hazard with the goal of building 15 new homes for low income citizens. Today that…

Feeding The Kids

Feeding The Kids God’s Pantry Food Bank is ready as some school districts in central and eastern Kentucky are already finished with the school year.However, some children who depend on school breakfast and lunch still need to be fed. “There are two times in a year where hunger is particularly pronounced. One is during…

Clay County Sheriff

Clay County Sheriff A former Clay County sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty on a charge Tuesday in the Clay County Circuit Court.Troopers said the guilty plea comes from an investigation that began in January 2020. Brandon Edwards, 30, pleaded guilty to one county of “unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to into…