Trooper Island Raffle

Trooper Island Raffle Kentucky State Police is hosting its Trooper Island raffle, giving you a chance at a new truck to support an old tradition.A 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited Denali is up for grabs as troopers from posts across the state set up to stress the importance of the money the raffle brings…

EKY Schools Recognized

EKY Schools Recognized Students college readiness and each school’s graduation rate and enrollement were factors when U.S. News & World Report recently released a list for ‘Best Kentucky High Schools’, with two Eastern Kentucky schools claiming top 15.Pikeville Independent ranked #12 and Harlan Independent followed close behind with the #14 spot.“Its a recognition that…

Paintsville Career Center

Paintsville Career Center Using a location on Main Street and after record funding was announced for Kentucky schools through the new state budget, Representative Bobby McCool announced Paintsville High School will be getting $2.5 million for a new career center.The goal of the career center will be to connect rural students with remote jobs…

Horse Barn Fire

Horse Barn Fire While there’s still no word on what sparked the fire, at least 20 horses are dead after a barn caught fire in Scott County over the weekend.Firefighters confirm a barn at Brannon Stables caught fire early Sunday morning.Crews say it was completely burned to the ground by the time they made…

Pikeville Doctor and Nurse Indicted

Pikeville Doctor and Nurse Indicted For writing and dispensing controlled substances without a medical reason, a Pikeville doctor and nurse were indicted by a federal grand jury in London this week on charges related to the alleged unlawful distribution of controlled substances.According to the indictment, Dr. Crystal Compton was associated with several medical practices…

Market 606

Market 606 To boost business and celebrate small businesses, Market 606 kicked off in downtown Paintsville over the weekend and crowds came in bunches to browse small businesses.“Small business is big business in our communities and that’s no different here in Johnson County,” said Johnson County Judge-Executive Mark McKenzie. “We are a very pro-business…

Quarles For Governor

Quarles For Governor Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced his run for governor on the Republican ticket.He has served in his current position for two terms.As of now, current Governor Andy Beshear is running for re-election unopposed on the Democratic side. Quarles joins State Auditor Mike Harmon, who is also running for the…

Treating Pets For Heartworms

Treating Pets For Heartworms Witih summer coming, veterinarians are reminding pet owners to take preventative measures against heartworms. Heart worms are defined as a parasitic roundworm that is spread through mosquito bites and can cause various heart and lung issues in animals.Cats are at risk for heartworms, but they are more commonly seen in…

KY Main Street

KY Main Street On Thursday, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and officials from the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet gathered at the Capitol in Frankfort to honor more than a dozen Kentucky Main Street communities and business leaders. Lt. Gov. Coleman said in a news release, “I understand just how important these areas are to…

Hopkins County Support

Hopkins County Support A tornado-stricken county in western Kentucky will receive $8.5 million in additional support, signaling the start of a new round of assistance for a region working to recover from the devastating storms last December, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.Hopkins County is the first county to receive support from the new West…