Hillbilly Days 2021 Is Cancelled

Hillbilly Days 2021 Is Cancelled Unfortunately, the City of Pikeville, in conjunction with the Pike County Health Department, has made the difficult decision to cancel Hillbilly Days 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic according to a city press release.Since 1977, Pikeville has welcomed community members and visitors to enjoy one of the state’s largest…

Safer At Home

Safer At Home With Johnson, Floyd, Martin, Knott and Pike counties hard hit by icy and freezing conditions local law enforcement is urging everyone to continue staying home today for personal safety and for road crews to do their job. Source: MG News Return to News

Eastern KY Weather Impacting Traffic

Eastern KY Weather Impacting Traffic Many local law enforcement and fire department officials throughout Eastern Kentucky have been posting on Facebook the numerous crashes they’ve responded to over the weekend and heading into the new week with more frigid temperatures and icy conditions to come. Officials are urging drivers to use caution when driving…

Impeachment Petition Tossed

Impeachment Petition Tossed A petition seeking a Kentucky lawmaker’s removal from office was dismissed Thursday night after a House panel was told that impeachment doesn’t apply to legislators under the state’s constitution.The bipartisan panel dismissed the impeachment petition against Republican Rep. Robert Goforth following the testimony of two law professors. Source: MG…

Unemployment Security Breach

Unemployment Security Breach More than 400,000 emails archived and unread, violations of federal law, security breaches gone unreported and high-risk decisions that led to fraud are among some of the issues within Kentucky’s Office of Unemployment Insurance reported by Auditor Mike Harmon in the first volume of the Statewide Single Audit of Kentucky on…

Clearing Roads Could Take Days

Clearing Roads Could Take Days Transportation leaders say clearing the roads could be a multi-day effort.KYTC District 9 officials say that trees and power lines are down which is making it difficult to clear the roads. KYTC brought in chainsaw crews from the Kentucky Department of Forestry to help clear the roads in Rowan…