Consolidated Baptist Church

Consolidated Baptist Church A Lexington church hopes to have its first in-person service in more than a year.Consolidated Baptist Church is focused on keeping people safe when in-person services resume this Sunday, August 1st.Like other churches, Consolidated has wrestled with the idea of when to open doors. The church has held virtual services for…

Updated Dollar Tree

Updated Dollar Tree A new store is in town at the Village Center Mall in Harlan: Dollar Tree. This new updated Dollar Tree will include a snack zone, diary and frozen food sections, and a craft area.“Humbling, you know, to come into a community and be that store that everyone wants to come to,”…

Harlan Job Fair, More To Come

Harlan Job Fair, More To Come At the height of the pandemic the uunemployment rate in the area was 19% and now it’s 8% according to officials. A job fair in Harlan County was hosted by multiple county agencies on Thursday to bring that rate down even further.Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley said ten…

Great Crossing Dam Project

Great Crossing Dam Project At a place unfortunately known for drownings, The Great Crossing Dam is also a place where people can come out and have fun on the water. But recently with some controversies and as the dam continues to age, its future is in question.“There’s several benefits associated with keeping the dam…

Sheriff’s Office Summer Day Camp

Sheriff’s Office Summer Day Camp In an effort to build trust the Pike County Sheriff’s Office just entered the second week of its first summer day camp.With the boys attending earlier this month, the county’s girls took the reins for week two, beginning the day at the Hatfield and McCoy Stables in Pikeville.Deputy Thompson…

Elkhorn Water System Upgrade

Elkhorn Water System Upgrade Congressman Hal Rogers and Senator Mitch McConnell announced that $2 million dollars would be given to Eastern and Southern Kentucky communities who may need updates or repairs to their fresh water and wastewater systems.Elkhorn City, a small community in Pike County, is getting a big upgrade to its water system.…

Understanding Antibodies

Understanding Antibodies Antibody levels are one piece of the puzzle when it comes to fighting COVID. Antibodies help, but medical experts say they shouldn’t be your only protection against the virus.Antibodies are proteins created by your immune system that help you fight off infections. They are made after you have been infected or have…

Wolfe County Water Issue

Wolfe County Water Issue Officials in Wolfe County are slowly regaining water supply after an outage early Wednesday morning.In a Facebook post, the City of Campton Waterworks reported a failure in the pumps at the water source caused all of the water in the distribution system to pause since the pump could not move…

Allergy Season Awareness

Allergy Season Awareness Since allergy season is nearly here and there’s the new Delta Variant causing an uptick in COVID-19 cases doctors say it’s important to note when you are experiencing COVID symptoms or those of allergies. The most important way to distinguish between the two are the symptoms.“If a person is having fevers,…

Masking In KY Government Offices

Masking In KY Government Offices Officials from the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet have announced mask new policies for government buildings.They say employees, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a face covering inside Executive Branch buildings/offices and in state vehicles, where another employee is present. The policy is effective beginning today.Officials say employees…