Eastern KY Police Plan

Eastern KY Police Plan The City of Allen may soon have officers patrolling their streets again.According to Prestonsburg city officials, leaders in the city of Allen terminated their police presence in early January. City officials say this decision was made in the best interest of the community.“It’s financially feasible, it is common sense feasible,…

KYTC Scholarships

KYTC Scholarships KYTC will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year to prospective and current college students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees. The deadline for applications is Feb. 1, 2021. The Civil Engineering Scholarship is for students focusing on a four-year engineering degree who attend the University of…

Congressman Barr Issues A Statement

Congressman Barr Issues A Statement U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) released a statement after voting in opposition to the impeachment of President Donald Trump:“The President’s rhetoric on January 6th prior to the violence and mayhem at the U.S. Capitol building was regrettable and irresponsible. It was inappropriate for the President to discourage the Vice…

Hitachi Jobs

Hitachi Jobs Hitachi is renovating an automotive facility in Kentucky to build electric motors, adding nearly 200 jobs.Electric motor production at the Berea plant could begin next year depending on the impact of the pandemic, according to a release from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s office.The motors are being built for Honda. The current facility…

Preparing For Potential Protests

Preparing For Potential Protests There could be protests at state capitol buildings all over the country this weekend.Earlier this week, the FBI said some could turn violent based on the process of the presidential transition.Gov. Andy Beshear says they will be ready to protect the Kentucky Capitol.There has been talk during the early part…

Hazard JCPenney Closing

Hazard JCPenney Closing The JCPenney store located in Hazard will be closing its doors.The permanent closing was announced on their store closings website, as well, as on Facebook by the General Manager at that location.Although no official date has been announced, their closing will happen sometime in the spring of 2021.This is one of…

Vaccination Appointments Link

Vaccination Appointments Link Appalachian Regional Healthcare officials released a statement Wednesday saying they have received many calls to scheduled COVID-19 vaccinations appointments.The volume of calls was higher than anticipated, so health officials are asking that if you want to schedule a vaccine appointment to use the online form.After completing the online form, patients will…

Rep. Rogers Votes Against Impeachment

Rep. Rogers Votes Against Impeachment In a 232-197 vote Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. This marks only the fourth presidential impeachment in U.S. history and the only time that a president has been impeached twice.Kentucky’s six congressional representatives largely voted against the…

Gifts Of Warmth

Gifts Of Warmth The Pink Pig Yarn Shop is partnering with FaithLife Market for a winter outerwear drive.The shops are serving as drop-off points for hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves, which will all benefit local people in need this winter. However, the drive has a small twist.“Any size that you want to make, that…

Rupp Arena Reopening

Rupp Arena Reopening Event organizers are preparing for the first concert at Rupp Arena in ten months.They tell us they believe the steps they’re taking will keep patrons safe, as long as they’re willing to follow them.There have been half a dozen basketball games at Rupp, but the acoustic concert headlined by Brantley Gilbert…