Confederate Statue Hearing

Confederate Statue Hearing A hearing over the Confederate monument sitting on the lawn of the Daviess County Courthouse took place on Wednesday.During the hearing, the group requested a temporary restraining order, meaning the United Daughters of the Confederacy do not want the statue moved until the case has been looked into further.As previously reported,…

Car Show Turnout

Car Show Turnout A large crowd turned out May 15 for the Kentucky State Police Post 9 car show held in the Cassidy Boulevard area of Pikeville. KSP Spokesman Trooper Michael Coleman said 111 people registered for the show. More than $600 in donated prizes were given away along with trophies. Coleman said he…

Back To The Courtroom

Back To The Courtroom Virtual arraignments may be coming to end. This week Kentucky’s Chief Justice John Minton Jr. issued two orders, essentially saying courts could go back to normal if they choose. Fayette County’s chief circuit judge says they’re still deciding what that means for them.“I believe our governor has said June 11…

KY Kingdom Chaperones

KY Kingdom Chaperones Since several recent incidents of kids found fighting, people 15 years old and younger will soon need a chaperone at Kentucky Kingdom.The park announced Wednesday that the chaperone policy would begin May 22.Kentucky Kingdom said chaperones had to be 21 years of age or older and have a valid ID.Each chaperone…

Coal Run Police Get New Non-Lethal Weapons

Coal Run Police Get New Non-Lethal Weapons Coal Run Police showed the department’s newly-purchased non-leathal weapons at a recent city commissioner’s meeting. Police Chief Anthony Maggard tells the News-Express that the weapons fire a pepper ball or self-defense ball and gives officers another option before having to use their firearm. Maggard says he will…

Beshear Not Cutting UUI Benefits For Now

Beshear Not Cutting UUI Benefits For Now Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky will continue to pay the extra $300 in unemployment benefits supplied by the federal government under the recently-passed American Rescue Plan. A number of state governors have decided to end those payments because they feel claimants are choosing not to go back…

Bears Invade Dorton

Bears Invade Dorton Dorton residents have been seeing a pair of black bears recently and they are turning to FIsh and Wildlife personnel for help. A homeowner tells WKYT they were told to keep their trash in locked storage buildings or garages to cut off the supply of food to the bears and force…

Eula Hall Dead At 93

Eula Hall Dead At 93 The operator of the Mud Creek Clinic in Floyd County died earlier this month at her home. Eula Hall also created the Mud Creek Water District and served as president of the Kentucky Black Lung Association. The Kentucky General Assembly passed a resolution 15 years ago renaming a section…