KY Census 2020

KY Census 2020 The end date of the 2020 Census has been a moving target since pandemic halted field operations in the spring. The deadline was moved a handful of times before being set for October 31,This week, the Supreme Court ruled the Trump Administration can end the census count on October 15 instead…

McConnell Casts Ballot

McConnell Casts Ballot Sen. Mitch McConnell surprised voters at the Fairgrounds in Louisville on Thursday morning when he cast his ballot early and in person.He said his wife voted by mail, but he found the early-voting process easy and quick, commending both political parties for coming together to create a voting plan.“I think that…

Pike County Virtual Learning

Pike County Virtual Learning Students in Pike County will return to virtual learning next week.The decision was posted on the school district’s Facebook page on Thursday.Officials say the move comes after the county went red on the state’s COVID-19 incidence rate map.In addition to the transition back to online learning, all extracurricular activities and…

Coats For Kids

Coats For Kids The Pikeville Rotary Club dropped off at least 1,000 coats at the Appalachian Center for the Arts recently as donations to the Coats for Kids Foundation. Real estate agent Shirley Blackburn works with several local organizations and businesses to donate hundreds of coats to children in need every year. This year,…

Thanksgiving Meals

Thanksgiving Meals God’s Pantry Food Bank is teaming up with several organizations to make sure some families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic will have a Thanksgiving meal they can enjoy at home.Volunteers will gather at the Southeast Regional Distribution Center in London on from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 14th to…

KY Battlefield Recognized

KY Battlefield Recognized Mill Springs, a Civil war battlefield in Southern Kentucky was included in the National Park System. Mill Springs is now declared a national monument.“For decades a group of Kentucky patriots have worked to protect this battlefield and preserve its legacy,” said Sen. Mitch McConnell.In January of 1862, the Union army was…

Circuit Judge Candidates

Circuit Judge Candidates Get to know your Circuit Judge candidates and who to vote for! MountainGospel Radio will be hosting a series of interviews next week with eachof the candidates for Circuit Judge, 39th District: Cameron Adams,Samuel Bruce Herald, Marcia Wireman, and Lisa Whisman. From Tuesdaythrough Friday (the 20th-23rd), 11 AM – 12 noon,…

Victims Of Crime Act Program

Victims Of Crime Act Program More than $37 million was awarded from the Victims of Crime Act Program (VOCA) to crime victim service providers in Kentucky.The funding will be dispersed between 133 different crime victim organizations that provide services for people such as domestic and sexual violence victims, families affected by physical abuse, human…

McConnell Visits KY

McConnell Visits KY Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made several stops Tuesday in Southeastern Kentucky, beginning in Corbin and ending in Middlesboro.The senator discussed grant money that was brought into the region for the CARES Act and the impact it has made.The senator applauded Pineville Community Health Center for staying afloat through the last…

Community Development Block Grants

Community Development Block Grants Fourteen recovery centers across the Commonwealth are eligible to receive approximately $200,000 through Community Development Block Grant CARES Act funding. The money is intended to help centers offset any costs lost during the coronavirus pandemic.Gov. Andy Beshear announced the grant Tuesday.“Everyone should have access to safe, stable housing,” he said.…