Pikeville Funny Money

Pikeville Funny Money The cash could be fake. The Pikeville Police Department got a tip Monday about a large quantity of $100 bills fluttering around between exits 23 and 24 on US-23. These bills ended up being fake. Officer Bruce Collins with the Pikeville PD gathered all of the bills he could from the…

Senator Rand Paul Confronts Beshear

Senator Rand Paul Confronts Beshear Senator Rand Paul visited Eastern Kentucky reccently and joined the Pulaski County Chamber Luncheon hosted at the Center for Rural Development. Many issues were discussed including a court date scheduled for early June, that he hopes goes his way after disagreeing with Governor Beshear’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.Senator…

US Capitol Riot Attack Arrest In KY

US Capitol Riot Attack Arrest In KY The FBI has arrested a Louisville man accused of participating in the January insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.The FBI said in a statement Tuesday that Eric Douglas Clark was charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful entry.He also was charged…

Vaccinate Rate Getting Closer

Vaccinate Rate Getting Closer Kentucky is now more than 650,000 COVID-19 vaccinations away from reaching Governor Andy Beshear’s 2.5 million goal before easing more restrictions and capacity limits. That number did get closer Monday after the state announced a switch to using federal data to track vaccination numbers, which gives a more accurate reading…

Pikeville Recognizes Senior Class

Pikeville Recognizes Senior Class Pikeville High School recognized its 2021 graduating senior class by holding its third annual Senior Decision Day event on the football field on April 30. The event is intended to recognize and celebrate the college and vocational pursuits of the graduating senior class. Source: MG News Return…

McConnell Disagrees With Biden

McConnell Disagrees With Biden US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell recently announced a resounding “no” to a plan by President Joe Biden to rework the nation’s infrastructure.McConnell visited Louisville Monday for a tour of the Regional Biocontainment Lab at the University of Louisville’s Shelbyhurst Campus.The level-three lab is one of 12 regional labs across…

KY 66 Construction

KY 66 Construction Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced that a portion of KY 66 will close on Thursday, May 6.KY 66 will be closed at mile points 32.85 – 32.95 in Oneida.The road will be closed due to construction and road realignment.Drivers will need to use the signed detour through KY 3135…

Beshear Announces Looser Restrictions

Beshear Announces Looser Restrictions Gov. Andy Beshear has announced he is keeping up with plans to loosen restrictions if Kentuckians continue to get the coronavirus vaccine.However, events that have been put on hold are hanging in the balance, with some organizers unable to plan or book gatherings without knowing when Beshear’s restrictions will become…

Kentucky River Drowning

Kentucky River Drowning Deputies responded to a call of a drowning in the North Fork of the Kentucky River near Couchtown Road and Highway 80 Saturday.The responding deputies found a man who they said drowned. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials were also called to the scene.47-year-old Charles Campbell was pulled from the water. Officials…

Missing Child Returns Home

Missing Child Returns Home Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined the Lexington Police Department to announce the safe return of a 17-year-old teenager who went missing in July of last year. On July 1, 2020, the teen was reported missing by her family to the Lexington Police Department. An investigation began right away with the…