KY Boy Dies

KY Boy Dies A 10-year-old Kentucky boy who was shot in the chest at his home has died, police said.Emergency crews were called to the home in Shelbyville on Sunday afternoon, news outlets reported, citing a statement from police. The boy, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital and later pronounced…

Garrard County Food Pantry

Garrard County Food Pantry More organizations are stepping in to help the Garrard County Food Pantry after it was recently destroyed by a fire.A week ago, many people who rely on the food bank questioned if they would be able to get their food, not just for the week, but for the Thanksgiving holiday.Recently,…

Circuit Clerk Contenders

Circuit Clerk Contenders An exam for potential circuit clerk candidates in several Kentucky counties next year is coming up, and registration is required by Nov. 29.The exam is Dec. 1 in Frankfort and is for people who want to run in the special election, the Administrative Office of the Courts said in a news…

Preparing For Winter Driving

Preparing For Winter Driving Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is preparing for the snowy months ahead.A Facebook post states nearly 2,100 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crew members have been preparing for months for the beginning of snow and ice season.The post added crews are on standby to maintain state roads whenever the snow and ice hits.…

Safe Thanksgiving Cooking

Safe Thanksgiving Cooking Local firefighters are getting the word out that Thanksgiving is just less than one week away and many families are already thinking about the upcoming holiday meal, which in most cases involves a turkey.“You think about Thanksgiving, you think about the family setting of having that home-cooked meal,” said Pikeville Fire…

God’s Pantry Food Bank

God’s Pantry Food Bank Hundreds of families received the gift of Thanksgiving over the weekend.God’s Pantry Food Bank Southeast Regional Distribution Center and The Creek Church in London came together to help give families in the area everything they need to make a Thanksgiving meal.“To be able to feed somebody physically is great, but…

Corbin Run

Corbin Run The City of Corbin held a successful Colonel Sanders Half Marathon & 10K Race recently and raised approximately 10-thousand dollars.Seeing more than 200 people participate, the proceeds gathered went to the city’s backpack program.Corbin Tourism Executive Director Maggy Monhollen said given the turnout, they plan to make it an annual event. …

Holiday Animals

Holiday Animals Many people decide to buy animals as gifts each holiday season and, more often than not, these animals are surrendered to shelters just weeks after they are brought home.According to the ASPCA, 6.3 million animals enter animal shelters each year.According mto the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter in Hazard if you’re considering…

Mine Grant

Mine Grant Earlier this week, Gov. Andy Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers announced a $1 million Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization Program grant is going to the Cowan Community Action Group in Letcher County.Officials with the group plan to use the money to equip the Whitesburg/Letcher County Farmers Market Pavilion with cold storage, commercial…

Funding For Rural Housing

Funding For Rural Housing Officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced more than $3 million in funds to help people living in rural areas across the country, including here in Kentucky.USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack made the announcement Thursday. Of the $3.6 million dollars being funneled into Kentucky, almost $322,000 will go to…