Former UK Trauma Surgeon In Court

Former UK Trauma Surgeon In Court A former UK trauma surgeon ousted by the hospital will go before the Kentucky Supreme Court this week.Dr. Paul Kearney was fired for what UK considered unprofessional conduct back in 2019. However, Dr. Kearney says his privileges were taken because he was asking too many questions about the…

Congressman Guthrie Reacts

Congressman Guthrie Reacts Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) released the following statement on the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.“I’ve been to Bagram Air Base firsthand and visited our brave troops. The United States can’t stay in Afghanistan forever, but we also can’t leave overnight. The Biden Administration’s botched withdrawal process is not only a let…

New Girl Scout Cookie

New Girl Scout Cookie The Girl Scouts of Kentucky Wilderness Road (GSKWR) are looking to sweeten up the next cookie season with a new addition to their treat lineup.The GSKWR announced in a news release that Adventurefuls are the newest cookie in the offering. They are brownie-inspired with caramel and sea salt.GSKWR and Girl…

KY Infrastructure Bill

KY Infrastructure Bill A federal infrastructure bill could allow Kentucky to pay for two large bridge projects without tolls, according to state Senate President Robert Stivers.The $1 trillion plan passed the Senate with Kentucky’s GOP senators splitting their vote. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who supported the measure, praised the bill’s potential to help…

University Of Kentucky Back In Session

University Of Kentucky Back In Session Thousands of students are flooding back to Lexington for the start of the Fall Semester at the University of Kentucky.UK expects more than 6,000 students to return to campus during three move-in days. Many streets around campus will be closed for unloading outside residence halls.Students can find permanent…

Big Sandy Area Educators Aim High

Big Sandy Area Educators Aim High Talk about using your phone for something worthwhile, the pandemic led some Eastern Kentucky teachers to set a high bar for online education for educators across the country.Educators in Big Sandy Area Community Action Program’s (BSACAP) Head Start program used technology to their advantage while school was widely…

Adjusting To COVID-19

Adjusting To COVID-19 With the uptick in COVID-19 cases, CHI Saint Joseph Health officials in London posted updated guidelines for visiting hours. Hospital officials stated on their Facebook page their visiting policy will be updated to the following:• One visitor allowed for patients who are admitted to the hospital from 7:30 a.m. – 5…

Young People’s Association

Young People’s Association With the goal of recruiting and retaining younger generations in the Perry County area, a new organization has been created in the City of Hazard.Called “Young People’s Association,” officials have hosted their first meeting. The goal of the meeting was to help establish core members and their responsibilities.“We kind of see…

Helping KY Soldiers

Helping KY Soldiers Veteran’s Club Founder and CEO Jeremy Harrell in Kentucky says they’ve been working around the clock to help veterans during the pandemic.From COVID concerns to helping those facing evictions. But, now, their counseling services are turning towards veterans who actually fought in Afghanistan for decades. Now dealing with the news of…

Vax And Visit

Vax And Visit Beginning September 9th Kentucky tourism officials are offering a new incentive for state residents to get vaccinated.It’s called Vax and Visit.It launched last week and allows permanent Kentucky residents who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination to enter drawings for travel incentives at Kentucky State Parks.Officials say there will be…