KY Child Care

KY Child Care The COVID-19 pandemic is causing massive problems for the child care industry in Kentucky.That was among the testimony before a state legislative panel in Frankfort Wednesday. Kentucky lawmakers say day cares are hurting because of the restrictions and many are in danger of closing.An interim panel of lawmakers on the Health…

Pikeville Boosts Bandwidth

Pikeville Boosts Bandwidth With the aim of assisting students who may not have internet access in their households, the City of Pikeville is increasing their bandwidth capabilities within the city.Pikeville Mayor Jimmy Carter says that the idea was created due to the large amount of students who don’t have access to the internet or…

KY Small Business Loans Available

KY Small Business Loans Available Certain small businesses in several West Virginia and Kentucky counties can apply for loans as a result of excessive moisture and cold temperatures during April and May.The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the Working Capital Disaster Loans on Monday. They are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small…

Kentucky AG Speaks At RNC

Kentucky AG Speaks At RNC Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addressed the nation from Washington, D.C., on night two of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, voicing his support for the reelection of President Donald J. Trump.Cameron is the first African American independently elected to statewide office in Kentucky and the first Republican elected…

Internet For KY Kids

Internet For KY Kids The state is hoping an $8 million dollar investment will give Kentucky children access to internet needed for their education.The state estimates 32,000 children remain without internet — all while majority of school districts have resumed online NTI learning. The state estimates a rise in internet service has already been…

Mountain Parkway Road Work

Mountain Parkway Road Work The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) geotechnical experts shared their goal to have repairs on the Mountain Parkway to be completed and fully reopened by mid-fall.After evaluating the location and developing plans for repairing the roadway, bids will be taken for the repair work.The westbound lanes were closed July 22 after…

Thankful Hearts Food Pantry

Thankful Hearts Food Pantry Thankful Hearts Food Pantry, located at 648 Adams Road in Pikeville, is currently accepting CSFP (Commodity Supplemental Food Program) applications. If you are 60 years or older, meet the USDA guidelines, are not on the active list at a distribution center and are a resident of Pike County, you are…

New Pike County Attorney

New Pike County Attorney Newly-appointed Pike County Attorney Kevin Keene has taken the oath of office from Pike Circuit Court Judge Eddy Coleman during a ceremony. Keene was appointed to the office to replace Howard Keith Hall, who announced his resignation last week. According to officials, Keene’s appointment will run the remainder of Hall’s…

Ohio River Bridge Reopens Early

Ohio River Bridge Reopens Early An Ohio River bridge that has been closed for almost four weeks for maintenance will reopen this week, five days ahead of schedule, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said.The “Cairo” Bridge serves as a north-south connection for U.S. 51 between Wickliffe in western Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois. It is also…

Supporters For Sports

Supporters For Sports Parents, coaches, and student-athletes stood outside the state capitol building Monday expressing their support for high school sports to continue this fall.Many of them carried signs that said “let them play” or “let us play.”The event started from a Facebook group that quickly trended and inspired highs school sports supporters.Some of…