Beshear Announces Looser Restrictions

Beshear Announces Looser Restrictions Gov. Andy Beshear has announced he is keeping up with plans to loosen restrictions if Kentuckians continue to get the coronavirus vaccine.However, events that have been put on hold are hanging in the balance, with some organizers unable to plan or book gatherings without knowing when Beshear’s restrictions will become…

Kentucky River Drowning

Kentucky River Drowning Deputies responded to a call of a drowning in the North Fork of the Kentucky River near Couchtown Road and Highway 80 Saturday.The responding deputies found a man who they said drowned. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials were also called to the scene.47-year-old Charles Campbell was pulled from the water. Officials…

Missing Child Returns Home

Missing Child Returns Home Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined the Lexington Police Department to announce the safe return of a 17-year-old teenager who went missing in July of last year. On July 1, 2020, the teen was reported missing by her family to the Lexington Police Department. An investigation began right away with the…

Justified Shooting

Justified Shooting A Pike grand jury found that a Kentucky State Police trooper was justified in shooting a suspect during an incident in October.According to the grand jury’s report, issued April 28, on Oct. 31, KSP Det. Dustin Thompson, KSP Det. Justin Wireman and Trooper Mark Branham responded to assist Trooper Joshua Scott in…

Pikeville Medical Center Road Construction

Pikeville Medical Center Road Construction Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials said Bypass Road between the two Pikeville Medical Center entrances will be closed Monday beginning at 9:00 a.m. for at least three weeks.The road will be closed as crews begin construction on the new underground pedestrian tunnel project.You can enter the hospital through on either…

Knott County Trail Ride

Knott County Trail Ride The 2021 Spring Knott County Trail Ride has begun. Judge-Executive Jeff Dobson says it was an event nearly one year in the making. He says last year was a loss becasue of the pandemic but we plan to come stronger this year says Dobson.Vice-Chair of Knott County Tourism Commission Danny…

KY Mask Mandate Changes

KY Mask Mandate Changes Whether vaccinated or unvaccinated many restrictions with masks remain the same in Kentucky but as Pike County and Kentucky continue to make progress with vaccinations, Gov. Andy Beshear announced mask mandate changes for smaller outdoor events, and the country has resumed use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.As of now…

Pikeville Bikeway Project

Pikeville Bikeway Project The City of Pikeville is months away from completing its new bikeway project, a project to create a designated bikeway and bike shelters, among other things, for bikers in the city.For the bikeway project, the city plans to build and install bike shelters, bike racks and service stations at different locations…

School Repeat Deadline Saturday

School Repeat Deadline Saturday Saturday, May 1st is the last day for Kentucky families with children in grades kindergarten to 12 to apply for those students to repeat part or all of the last school year.The move to allow supplemental education comes from Senate Bill 128, which was signed into law by Governor Andy…

Earth Day Free Trees

Earth Day Free Trees In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, Kentucky Power officials will be distributing free trees Saturday, May 1 at 8 a.m. It is first-come, first-served until trees run out. Customers will not be able to reserve trees or place an order in advance.There will be four types of trees…