BB Team Helps With Flood Relief

BB Team Helps With Flood Relief More helping hands are pitching in to help flood victims. The Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) men’s basketball team went to the donation and distribution center at the JC Penny’s building in Hazard recently to do what they could to lighten the load for volunteers and victims. The athletes…

Deadly Crash

Deadly Crash More information is being released about a crash that killed three people on a southern Kentucky interstate. The California man accused of causing the crash was in court Tuesday morning.A detective testified about the suspect driving the wrong way and being under the influence of alcohol.Joshua Poore is accused of driving the…

HCA Healthcare Donations

HCA Healthcare Donations Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare Inc. officials say they will give up to $400,000 to assist with relief to those affected by flooding in Eastern Kentucky.Officials said Monday they will contribute $100,000 to the American Red Cross, $100,000 to the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund, up to $50,000 in HCA Healthcare direct…

TX Roadhouse Fundraiser

TX Roadhouse Fundraiser Texas Roadhouse locations in several states are taking part in a fundraiser to benefit Eastern Kentucky flood victims.On Tuesday, August 9th, the restaurants listed below will donate 100% of the profits of the day to the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund.Locations include London, Pikeville, Louisville, Bowling Green, and in Western…

Aluminum Company Jobs

Aluminum Company Jobs Lotte Aluminium Materials USA plans an aluminum foil manufacturing operation to serve the electric vehicle battery industry in Kentucky and is expected to create 122 full-time jobs.The company is investing $238.7 million in the plant in Hardin County, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office announced last week.Lotte Chemical announced a joint venture with…

KY River Animal Shelter

KY River Animal Shelter Meanwhile, groups like the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) have set up at the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter in Hazard to help shelter staff with donations, help take care of animals and help to ensure the pet owners of the area are taken care of as well.”As soon…

Appalachian KY Families

Appalachian KY Families There’s a desperate need for over three thousand families that have filled out an application created by the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky that would give them money to support flood relief efforts.Now, the foundation is looking for more donations to continue supporting Eastern Kentucky.The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky will be giving…

Federal Help For Eastern KY

Federal Help For Eastern KY With the death toll from the Eastern KY flooding at 37 lives lost Governor Beshear has announced that under the federal declaration of emergency order, the federal government will cover 100% of the costs for certain emergency services for Eastern Kentucky counties and cities for up to 30 days.…

Salvation Army Assists Flooded Areas

Salvation Army Assists Flooded Areas The Salvation Army has served several of the communities impacted by flooding recently, distributing ten thousand meals in the process.The organization held its last distribution, for the region, in the Lothair community of Perry County on Sunday.The Salvation Army handed out hygiene kits, cleaning supplies, food, water and even…

Eastern KY SBA

Eastern KY SBA Eastern Kentuckians are spread out, so the SBA is making sure its disaster and business recovery centers are accessible. A round table discussion was recently held to address similar concerns from those impacted. SBA officials says they’ll provide below market interest rates to home and business owners during a disaster. Those…