Kentucky’s First African American AG Sworn In

Kentucky’s First African American AG Sworn In Republican Daniel Cameron has been sworn in as the first African American in Kentucky history to serve as its attorney general.Cameron took the oath of office during a ceremony Tuesday in the attorney general’s office at the state Capitol.Cameron is a protege of Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

Rock Crack Closes Roadway

Rock Crack Closes Roadway A portion of KY 40 in Painstville is closed due to a large crack in a rock cut.The road is closed at mile point 9.8. Crews say the road should reopen in a couple days, but they do not know the exact timeline.Crews will have to remove the loose rock…

Permanently Flying The POW/MIA Flag

Permanently Flying The POW/MIA Flag Governor Andy Beshear filed a proclamation Monday that will order the POW/MIA flag to fly permanently at the state Capitol.”Every day we honor the sacrifices of Kentuckians and Americans who are still prisoners, missing or unaccounted for,” Beshear said. “To show our daily commitment to these heroes and their…

U.S. Representative Barr Running For Re-election

U.S. Representative Barr Running For Re-election Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has filed for reelection seeking a fifth term next year in Kentucky’s 6th District.”Despite that fact that we’re now serving in the minority we continue to make a positive difference for the people of central and eastern Kentucky,” said Barr.Barr on Monday stressed…

Giving Gifts To Perry County Kids

Giving Gifts To Perry County Kids For the last five years, Primary Care in Hazard has provided gifts to children in need to Perry County Schools.Through each school’s resource center, a list of children in need is given to Primary Care. The staff fundraises throughout the year to collect gifts, while employees spend their…

Senator McConnell Helping Coal Miners

Senator McConnell Helping Coal Miners Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell along with two other senators helped secure funding to protect coal families’ pension benefits.The act, which is called the “Bipartisan American Miners Act of 2019,” secures funding for the 1974 miner pension plan.It also expands healthcare benefits provided under the coal miners health care…