Together 2020

Together 2020 Dozens from churches across Perry County gathered at Perry Central High School to kick off ‘Together 2020?.“Prayer is one of the most powerful things that we can do,” said Mark Combs, pastor at Summit Church.Together 2020 is a one-month-long event calling churches of all denominations across the county to cry out to…

Residents And Suddenlink Concerns

Residents And Suddenlink Concerns Residents of Prestonsburg have been complaining for years about the reliability of the city’s cable and internet provider, Suddenlink. Now, Mayor Les Stapleton wants to give residents a chance to tell company officials about their concerns.Stapleton says he will invite Suddenlink officials to an open meeting of the city council,…

Kentucky Book Festival

Kentucky Book Festival Although the traditional week of in-person gatherings will not take place this year, the Kentucky Book Festival will carry on the celebration of reading, writing, and all things bookish in the Bluegrass with a virtual lineup of discussions with authors including John Grisham, J. R. Ward, Nikky Finney, Terry Brooks, Martha…

Eastern KY Drug Business Shut Down

Eastern KY Drug Business Shut Down A 62-year-old West Virginia pharmacist is sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally dispensing and distributing oxycodone and oxymorphone in Eastern Kentucky.U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell sentenced Jackson Noel, a pharmacist operating Buffalo Drug in Buffalo, West Virginia.Prosecutors said evidence established that as part of the…

Taylor Grand Jury Proceedings Public Friday

Taylor Grand Jury Proceedings Public Friday A Kentucky judge has delayed until Friday the release of secret grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor’s killing by police, so that prosecutors can edit out witnesses’ names and personal information.Audio recordings of the proceedings were originally supposed to be made public Wednesday, but Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s…

KY’s National Quilt Museum Subscriptions

KY’s National Quilt Museum Subscriptions The National Quilt Museum in western Kentucky is now offering online subscriptions.Quilt Museum Digital was launched Tuesday as a way to reach quilting and fiber art enthusiasts around the world, museum CEO Frank Bennett told The Paducah Sun.Bennett says he felt the move was necessary given the continuing safety…

New Businesses In Laurel County

New Businesses In Laurel County The London-Laurel County Economic Development Authority posted a video on Facebook announcing new businesses coming to Laurel County.Buff City Soap is one of the new shops coming to Laurel County. The shop will sell plant-based soaps and skincare products that will be made daily on-site. Revenotions are underway at…

Halloween Guidelines

Halloween Guidelines With one month until Halloween, officials are giving guidance for Halloween. Like everything else this year, it’s going to look different. Governor Andy Beshear says he’s advising no big block parties for the day.“No big parties of kids coming together,” Beshear said. He plans to give more details today. Source:…

Kids Receive Food Boxes

Kids Receive Food Boxes Students in one local school district got a special box full of goodies on Wednesday.With the help of Save the Children, the Knott County school district provided every student in the district with a box of food.Kim King, Knott County Superintendent, says the box weighing nearly 25 pounds includes protein,…