Grayson Fire Department Festivities

Grayson Fire Department Festivities For the fourth year in a row, the Grayson Fire Department is hoping to make the season brighter for its community with a big Christmas light display at their station.They say they’ve spent close to $50,000 on the display, which they’ve gotten through fundraising.The light display can be seen every…

Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday Shopping Thanksgiving has come and gone and now it’s time to start checking off your Christmas list.Black Friday shopping has begun, but the pandemic has brought some changes to the normally busy day at the stores.Several stores, including the JCPenny in Pikeville, opened at 5 a.m. The retailer, along with several others,…

KY Religious Schools Court Victory

KY Religious Schools Court Victory In a ruling Wednesday night, a federal judge said that Gov. Andy Beshear cannot halt in-person instruction at religious schools in order to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.U.S. District Court Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove granted a preliminary injunction preventing the governor from enforcing…

Operation CHEER

Operation CHEER Operation CHEER is underway in Pike County.Emily Kingerly was inspired to do something for the people who are some of the most impacted by COVID-19, so she started collecting donations for local nursing homes.The donations, which will go toward purchasing games and activities for facilities in Pike County, are being accepted through…

UK Announces Restrictions

UK Announces Restrictions UK announced there will be no concessions until further notice at Rupp Arena and Memorial Coliseum.Fans will not be able to bring in food or drinks. UK says it is following the governor’s mandates on no indoor dining.Fans will also be required to wear a mask at all times in both…

Growing Kits For Kids

Growing Kits For Kids A couple of groups are teaming up to give indoor hydroponic grow kits to more than 1,600 children and their families in Kentucky.The kits, provided through a partnership between Save the Children and agriculture tech leader AppHarvest, will go to people in six Eastern Kentucky counties, the companies said in…

New Aircraft For Kentucky National Guard

New Aircraft For Kentucky National Guard The Kentucky National Guard’s 123rd Air Wing will receive eight new C-130J aircraft to upgrade its current fleet.Only four Air National Guard units in the entire country were chosen by the U.S. Air Force in a competitive stationing process, the state’s congressional delegation said in making the announcement.Based…

Thanksgiving Travel Advice

Thanksgiving Travel Advice Usually, family and friends gather in large groups to celebrate Thanksgiving the traditional way. This year, however, health experts at Appalachian Regional Healthcare are urging people to avoid large gatherings and traveling if possible. One infectious disease expert says that the safest way to enjoy the holiday is from the safety…

KSP Troopers Feed Kids

KSP Troopers Feed Kids Kentucky State Police Troopers from Post 13 met at Food City in Whitesburg Tuesday morning to load up turkey dinners for kids.Matt Gayheart, Kentucky State Trooper, says many hours of preparation to make boxes with a turkey, all the sides, and a dessert.“We’ve been doing this for the last five…

Lost Creek Co. New In Town

Lost Creek Co. New In Town Lost Creek Co. is a brand new business focusing on fashionable and practical outdoor gear. Lost Creek Co. is launching an Appalachian clothing brand that is named after Lost Creek, KY. Lost Creek Co. apparel will be available for purchase locally at, Thatcher’s Downtown, KUDZU Boutique, Shebrews Coffee…