Biking For Alzheimers

Biking For Alzheimers While scientists work to unravel the complex brain changes involved in the progression of Alzheimer’s, a WKU fraternity continues to raise money and awareness about the horrible disease.“We left Bowling Green on May 18. We drove about 46 hours out to San Francisco, we drove it straight. Then, May 22nd was…

Whitley Firestone Project

Whitley Firestone Project Federal, state and local leaders gathered in Whitley County Monday to break ground on an expansion project expected to bring 250 full-time jobs to the area.Gov. Andy Beshear, Congressman Hal Rogers, State Senate President Robert Stivers and officials with Firestone Industrial Products were on hand at the company’s Whitley County facility…

Louisville Zoo Required Masks

Louisville Zoo Required Masks Masks will be required inside all buildings within the Louisville Zoo starting today, the Zoo announced.Louisville Zoo said the decision was made based on new guidelines by Louisville Metro Government, who is also requiring all guests and employees inside government buildings to wear masks.The new change is due to the…

Eastern KY COVID-19

Eastern KY COVID-19 Many Eastern Kentucky counties are beginning to see a large increase in COVID-19 cases.“Our district has 10 counties, seven are in the red, three in orange,” said Jelaine Harlow with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department. “So, it’s very contagious and it seems like its spreading very efficiently.”Health experts add the…

Louisville Shootings

Louisville Shootings Louisville Metro Police confirms there are still no suspects in custody after three separate shootings happening late Saturday night and early Sunday morning sending three people to the hospital.The first shooting was reported after a man was dropped off at UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital with a gunshot wound, LMPD…

Beyond The Call Of Duty

Beyond The Call Of Duty For the very first time one organization made its way to Breathitt County on Sunday to show its gratitude for fallen officers across the country.“Every year, we take off from Spokane, Washington and we tour the country, visiting departments that lost an officer from the year before,” said Jagrut…

Knox County Sportsplex

Knox County Sportsplex The Knox County Sportsplex could reopen as soon as next week. After closing last month due to structural damages, the Knott County Sportsplex has been working closely with a structural engineer and the state fire marshal to decide their next course of action. Although certain areas of the facility will be…

Upset Miners

Upset Miners Miners from West Virginia, Alabama, Pennsylvania and Ohio are in New York City, striking against investors of Warrior Met Coal.Miners in Alabama have been on strike since April 1.The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) says miners gave about $1.1 billion in concessions during the last five years while the company emerged…

Burying A Sailor

Burying A Sailor Nearly 80 years after he was killed in the attacks on Pearl Harbor, a Somerset sailor is finally home.After nearly eight decades, seaman 2nd class Floyd Helton has made the long journey home. At just 18 years old, he was killed in the attacks on Pearl Harbor. For decades his family…

Agriculture Funding

Agriculture Funding The U.S. Agriculture Department says Kentucky State University has been awarded $249,583 in federal funding through a program that supports research projects at historically Black land-grant universities.The funds will help train small-scale, minority and socially disadvantaged farmers and producers to develop strategies for handling produce and developing products that comply with federal…