Booking A Cruise

Booking A Cruise Travel experts say January and February is usually not the time most people want to hit the seas and cruise. However, this year, January is becoming a popular time to book a cruise.But is sailing away during the pandemic a good idea?“Kentucky is right there with many states. They love the…

Returning To The Classroom

Returning To The Classroom Some school districts in Kentucky are returning to in-person learning this week, while others have delayed going back.The Kentucky Department of Education reports at least 20 Kentucky school districts resumed in-person classes on Monday. An additional 10 plan to start later this week. At least 116 districts will wait until…

Flood Proofing Projects

Flood Proofing Projects During a special called meeting of the Pike County Fiscal Court on Dec. 18, the court discussed a grant application with the Appalachian regional commission (ARC) in the amount of $442,105 to be used as matching funds for the U.S. Corps of Engineers Pike-Levisa 202 Coal Run Village flood proofing project.“The…

Major Road Closure

Major Road Closure The left lane of eastbound I-64 in Franklin County is scheduled to be closed Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, for rail mowing work, according to the state.The closure is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. between mile marker 46 (Shelby/Franklin County line) and mile marker 48 (near the interchange with KY…

Getting Kids Tested

Getting Kids Tested Parents planning on sending their kids back to in-person classes lined up at St. Francis School in Goshen, sat with their kids and then spit into a tube to get their COVID results within 48 hours.“It makes all of our teachers feel safer, families safer and makes students feel comfortable,” said…

Wanting To Impeach Governor Beshear

Wanting To Impeach Governor Beshear Protesters have placed signs outside Kentucky’s Capitol calling for the governor’s impeachment.The protest occurred Tuesday as state lawmakers began their 2021 session.It comes months after Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear was hanged in effigy for his COVID-19 restrictions.Beshear is downplaying the latest protest, saying he’s not intimidated by yard signs.Meanwhile,…

Begging For A Traffic Light

Begging For A Traffic Light A community is calling for change after a deadly crash in Pulaski County.State transportation officials say it happened the night of Monday, Jan. 4th at the intersection of Highways 27 and 70.Now a petition is calling on leaders to have a traffic light installed at the intersection.Some of the…

Next Wave Of Vaccines In Pikeville

Next Wave Of Vaccines In Pikeville Pikeville Medical Center is moving toward the next wave of vaccinations for people in the Big Sandy region.PMC officials gathered for a ceremonial vaccination Tuesday as medical professionals received their second and final dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. During that ceremony, CEO Donovan Blackburn announced that the…

Keeping KY Roads Safe

Keeping KY Roads Safe With 2021 in full swing, police in Kentucky are looking to make sure that drivers get around safely.“The Kentucky State Police would like to offer a periodic reminder to drivers who travel our roadways to drive safely to ensure the safety of the public,” Trooper Michael Coleman with the Kentucky…