Congressman Barr Issues A Statement

Congressman Barr Issues A Statement U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) released a statement after voting in opposition to the impeachment of President Donald Trump:“The President’s rhetoric on January 6th prior to the violence and mayhem at the U.S. Capitol building was regrettable and irresponsible. It was inappropriate for the President to discourage the Vice…

Hitachi Jobs

Hitachi Jobs Hitachi is renovating an automotive facility in Kentucky to build electric motors, adding nearly 200 jobs.Electric motor production at the Berea plant could begin next year depending on the impact of the pandemic, according to a release from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s office.The motors are being built for Honda. The current facility…

Preparing For Potential Protests

Preparing For Potential Protests There could be protests at state capitol buildings all over the country this weekend.Earlier this week, the FBI said some could turn violent based on the process of the presidential transition.Gov. Andy Beshear says they will be ready to protect the Kentucky Capitol.There has been talk during the early part…

Hazard JCPenney Closing

Hazard JCPenney Closing The JCPenney store located in Hazard will be closing its doors.The permanent closing was announced on their store closings website, as well, as on Facebook by the General Manager at that location.Although no official date has been announced, their closing will happen sometime in the spring of 2021.This is one of…

Vaccination Appointments Link

Vaccination Appointments Link Appalachian Regional Healthcare officials released a statement Wednesday saying they have received many calls to scheduled COVID-19 vaccinations appointments.The volume of calls was higher than anticipated, so health officials are asking that if you want to schedule a vaccine appointment to use the online form.After completing the online form, patients will…

Rep. Rogers Votes Against Impeachment

Rep. Rogers Votes Against Impeachment In a 232-197 vote Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. This marks only the fourth presidential impeachment in U.S. history and the only time that a president has been impeached twice.Kentucky’s six congressional representatives largely voted against the…

Gifts Of Warmth

Gifts Of Warmth The Pink Pig Yarn Shop is partnering with FaithLife Market for a winter outerwear drive.The shops are serving as drop-off points for hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves, which will all benefit local people in need this winter. However, the drive has a small twist.“Any size that you want to make, that…

Rupp Arena Reopening

Rupp Arena Reopening Event organizers are preparing for the first concert at Rupp Arena in ten months.They tell us they believe the steps they’re taking will keep patrons safe, as long as they’re willing to follow them.There have been half a dozen basketball games at Rupp, but the acoustic concert headlined by Brantley Gilbert…

Kentucky Power Rate Increase

Kentucky Power Rate Increase The state Public Service Commission ruled on Kentucky Power’s request for a rate increase on Wednesday, denying the rates by the company, but granting a slightly smaller increase.Kentucky Power had been seeking a rate increase that would have seen residential customers pay an additional 16 percent on their power bills.…

Round-The-Clock Security

Round-The-Clock Security Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron will continue to have around-the-clock security.According to the Lexington Herald Leader, Cameron hoped to end the security on December 30th but had to reconsider after he received a death threat on Christmas Eve.Cameron first had to have security after receiving a death threat during the Breonna Taylor…