Rescuing Horses

Rescuing Horses A pregnant mare and her yearling colt have been rescued from a strip mine site in Kentucky where 20 horses were found fatally shot recently in Prestonsburg.The two horses were collected by Dumas Rescue on Friday and taken to the Kentucky Humane Society, news outlets reported.The colt was doing fine, said Lori…

Floyd County Fire Remembers One Of Their Own

Floyd County Fire Remembers One Of Their Own In Floyd County, members of the Prestonsburg Fire Department are mourning the loss of one of their own.The longest active member, Johnny Shepherd served the community for more than 46 years.He died Sunday.Members of a fire department usually share an unbreakable bond.”It creates a family atmosphere.…

Governor Beshear Reverses Teacher Sickout Decision

Governor Beshear Reverses Teacher Sickout Decision Governor Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that he reversed the former Labor Cabinet’s decision regarding teacher ‘sickouts’.Last year, the former Labor Cabinet investigated nearly 1,000 teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol. The former administration ruled that the teachers violated state labor laws and stated…

Solar Project Could Lower Utility Bills

Solar Project Could Lower Utility Bills A partnership between Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Habitat for Humanity aims to lower families’ utility bills by giving them shares in a solar project.The utility’s solar share program allows ratepayers to purchase a share of a large solar field and get a credit on their utility…

Rescue From Chop Bottom Road

Rescue From Chop Bottom Road A man, his wife and two girls were driving on Chop Bottom Road when their car was swept away by floodwaters.”Chop Bottom, it probably floods before anything,” said one man at the scene of the flooding.The City of Manchester Fire Department, Lockard’s Creek Fire and Rescue, the Clay County…

Tiny Homes For Veterans

Tiny Homes For Veterans A Kentucky city may get a village of about 25 tiny homes meant to house homeless veterans as they undergo a 12-month support program.The founder and president of Veteran’s Club Kentucky started discussing the plan several months ago and expects the $3.5 million Louisville project to break ground in spring…

Jobs Available In Eastern KY

Jobs Available In Eastern KY Gordman’s is hiring at 25 new locations in Kentucky.Available positions include store manager, assistant store manager, sales associate, stockroom associate and others. Positions available vary by location.If you are interested, go to gordmans.com/careers. You can then go to a job fair at any of the hiring locations.Locations include Harlan,…

Helping Homeless Veterans In Kentucky

Helping Homeless Veterans In Kentucky A Kentucky city may get a village of about 25 tiny homes meant to house homeless veterans as they undergo a 12-month support program.The founder and president of Veteran’s Club Kentucky started discussing the plan several months ago and expects the $3.5 million Louisville project to break ground in…

Solar Purchase Could Help Some Families

Solar Purchase Could Help Some Families A partnership between Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Habitat for Humanity aims to lower families’ utility bills by giving them shares in a solar project.The utility’s solar share program allows ratepayers to purchase a share of a large solar field and get a credit on their utility…

Winter Bird-Watching Event

Winter Bird-Watching Event Friends of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge is planning its winter bird-watching event in West Tennessee near western Kentucky.The Wings of Winter Birding Festival is held over much of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley region in an area that is home to over 300 bird species. About 200 of the…