Flu Statistics In KY

Flu Statistics In KY The latest flu numbers are in. It is too early to know how effective this year’s flu shot is, but nurses say it is not too early to get it.With Christmas just weeks away, medical professionals are expecting to see the number of flu cases rise as families and friends…

Time For Snow

Time For Snow Flurries will linger in many areas this morning and slick spots will be possible on the roads, especially in the higher elevations.Forecasters say outside of the cold conditions this morning, skies will try to clear as the lingering snow moves out. Forecasters say we’ll stay cloudy for most of the day,…

Glimpse Of Christmas Past

Glimpse Of Christmas Past Fort Boonesborough State Park is offering a glimpse of Christmas past with an event this week.The “18th Century Christmas at the Fort” is set for Dec. 6 and 7. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for ages 6 to 12 and free for anyone under 6. Admission includes refreshments, entertainment,…

Christmas Tree Safety

Christmas Tree Safety Prestonsburg Fire Department Chief Michael Brown says there are a few important tips to remember as you decorate for the happiest time of the year.”If you have a fireplace that you burn wood in, you want to make sure you burn seasoned dry wood,” said Brown.As you warm up by the…

Hunting And Fishing Licenses Available

Hunting And Fishing Licenses Available In nearby West Virginia, hunting and fishing licenses in West Virginia went on sale Sunday, two weeks earlier than usual.Normally, the licenses do not go on sale until mid December, but sales started early in 2019 for early renewals or to buy as gifts. Gov. Justice says anyone who…

Harlan Drug Summit

Harlan Drug Summit The Harlan County Drug Summit will take place at the Harlan Center today, Monday, December 2.Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. The summit will begin at 9:00 a.m.The event lasts until about 4 p.m.There is no registration fee and lunch will be provided.Everyone who wants to be part of the solution to…

Pineville Man Charged in Bizarre Shooting, Crash

Pineville Man Charged in Bizarre Shooting, Crash Two men from Southeast Kentucky were driving in Claiborne County, TN Wednesday when the passenger shot and killed the driver. Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to what was initially received as a traffic crash on Wednesday around 1:30 p.m. Responding officers later learned one of the…

National Park Service Helps Kentucky

National Park Service Helps Kentucky The National Park Service will provide consultants to help create eight local parks and other recreation and conservation areas in Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Kentucky and Florida.Park Service landscape architects and community planners work with local communities to help plan parks, trails, greenways and other open spaces, said Deirdre…