Veteran Honored For Service

Veteran Honored For Service Just before days Veteran’s Day, one veteran is being honored for his service and sacrifice so many years ago.John T. Copley was born in Williamson, West Virginia, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1963. He served from Aug. 13, 1963, to May 13, 1966.He was deployed in 1964 and…

Ohio River OK For Recreation Again

Ohio River OK For Recreation Again Kentucky officials have removed a public health advisory for harmful algal blooms along the Ohio River.Kentucky’s Division of Water and Department for Public Health issued the advisory on Sept. 26 for people using the waterway for recreation from the McAlpine Dam near Louisville to the Greenup Dam in…

Appalachian Opportunity Zone In KY

Appalachian Opportunity Zone In KY This week officials announced a $1.2 million grant in federal funding to help establish the Appalachian Opportunity Zone Initiative.The initiative is to help counties and regions develop projects to help compete with other regions.One of these projects is the Booneville Seale Theater, which used to be the centerpiece of…

Looking For A Missing Woman

Looking For A Missing Woman Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who has been missing for almost five years.Police said Tracy Lynn Tackwell has been missing from Caldwell County, where she was last seen Dec. 4, 2014, leaving her home on foot in the Princeton area. She…

Cameron Makes History In KY

Cameron Makes History In KY Republican Daniel Cameron made history in a resounding win in the race for Kentucky attorney general, becoming the first African American in state history to win the office.Cameron, who enjoyed backing from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump, will be the first Republican in 70 years…

Avoiding Disease During Deer Hunting Season

Avoiding Disease During Deer Hunting Season It is almost deer season and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife wants hunters to be safe this year.Several media outlets are reporting Chronic Wasting Disease is infecting deer in several surrounding states.It is in six of the seven bordering states, with Indiana being the exception.Gabe Jenkins…

State Parks Offer Military Discount

State Parks Offer Military Discount State parks in Kentucky are offering a discount on lodging to active duty military members and to veterans through March 31.A statement from Kentucky State Parks says the USA Military Discount is available to those currently serving in the armed forces, retired members of the military, veterans, National Guard…

Governor Bevin Calls For Recanvass

Governor Bevin Calls For Recanvass Governor Matt Bevin’s campaign formally requested an official recanvass of the 2019 Kentucky governor’s race.Bevin’s campaign team sent Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes’ office the request Wednesday afternoon after the results came in too close to call. A recanvass is a check of the vote count to ensure…

Positive Voter Turnout Reported

Positive Voter Turnout Reported Voter turnout was expected to be about 31 percent for Tuesday’s statewide elections in Kentucky, or one-third of all registered voters. This is about how many people voted in the last governor’s race, but the actual percentage varies depending on what part of the state you are in. In Perry…