KPS Bulldog Mascot

KPS Bulldog Mascot During KPS’s 74th birthday celebration, a new ride along mascot was announced. Officials said the custom-designed bulldog was created by KSP’s graphic designer, Aaron Tupts, and made possible by BAM Mascots, Inc. It will be used in community outreach initiatives to build relationships with people young and old.The bulldog will visit…

KY Chemical Weapons

KY Chemical Weapons According to army officials work has begun on eliminating the last chemical weapons stockpile stored at an Army depot in Kentucky.The Blue Grass Army Depot’s stockpile of decades-old M55 rockets containing GB nerve agent makes up about half of the 523 tons of weapons that were originally stored there. The nerve…

Chloe Road Construction

Chloe Road Construction In road construction, the Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mines will begin repairs to Ky. 1460 Chloe Road. Cross drain replacement work is scheduled at mile point 1.28 (1.28 miles north of U.S. 460 and 3.9 miles Southeast of Ky. 1426). Work will begin Monday, July 18, and continue through July 22.The…

Upcoming Mission Of Mercy

Upcoming Mission Of Mercy People living in or near Southwest Virginia looking for some free dental care will have an opportunity later this month.Officials with Mission of Mercy are bringing their services back to Wise County on July 22nd and 23rd for the first in-person clinic since the pandemic began.The event will be held…

Pikeville Infrastructure And Tourism

Pikeville Infrastructure And Tourism During a news conference at the Pike County Courthouse, Gov. Beshear presented huge checks for infrastructure and tourism projects for the City of Pikeville, Pike County, the Mountain Water District, and the Breaks Interstate Park.“None of these ideas started in Frankfort. They all started here,” Beshear said. “You’re at the…

KY Teacher Hall Of Fame

KY Teacher Hall Of Fame The Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame at Western Kentucky University is accepting nominations for this year’s class.It recognizes educators from around the state who positively impact the teaching profession and their students, the university said.The induction ceremony will be in November.All nominations must be submitted by Aug. 15. …

Green River Lock And Dam

Green River Lock And Dam Work to remove a dam on the Green River is on hold due to low water intake levels, according to officials.Crews began removing Green River Lock and Dam No. 5 last September, but stopped work after Edmonson County Water District General Manager Tony Sanders expressed concern last week about…

Project HEART

Project HEART The governor joined officials with Pikeville Medical Center and others to announce a new initiative of healthcare employment around regional training, better known as Project HEART.As part of the news conference, Gov. Beshear presented the Galen School of Nursing a check for more than $975,000 for equipment and supplies to open a…

Paycheck Deductions

Paycheck Deductions Paycheck deductions determine how much of your money goes straight to you and how much is set aside for taxes, retirement, insurance, and other expenses. Planning your deductions could put more money from each paycheck into your wallet, while also ensuring you do not owe taxes when you file.Likewise, Michael Joyce with…

Feeding Families In Leslie County

Feeding Families In Leslie County Organizations in Hyden are making an effort to feed struggling families in Leslie County.The Leslie County Sheriff’s Office and the city of Hyden are partnering up with Mountain Comprehensive Care Center to host a food drive for the remainder of July.Amanda Wooten, Clinic Coordinator at the Mountain Comprehensive Care…