Louisville Hospital

Louisville Hospital Roughly 15 years after the United States Department of Veteran Affairs announced plans to build a new hospital in Louisville, the project took its first step toward being built.The 34-acre plot of land on Brownsboro Road, just off of Interstate 264, will soon transform into a 910,115 square foot medical center.Overall, the…

Park Waiving Fees

Park Waiving Fees The Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees at its recreation sites in honor of Veterans Day today.The fee waiver today applies to all forest-operated recreation sites, the agency said in a statement.“Our public lands are one of the many treasures we have access to as American citizens,” Daniel Boone National…

Ending Drug Epidemic

Ending Drug Epidemic Pikeville Police officers are getting really serious about putting an end to the drug epidemic in their area.After an extensive investigation, officers with the Pikeville PD spent Wednesday morning rounding up suspected drug traffickers. There were three teams of officers spread out around the city and county to bring in people…

Pulaski County Road Construction

Pulaski County Road Construction Get prepared for more orange cones. Construction is already underway to redo the traffic patterns at the KY-18 and 461 intersection in Pulaski County.Deadly crashes at 461 and Kentucky 80, also known as the Hal Rogers Parkway east of Somerset, led to planning several years ago that culminated in the…

KY Jobs

KY Jobs Governor Andy Beshear says a digital customer service company will add 300 jobs as part of a $500,000 investment to expand its operations in Kentucky.The Governor says Helpware will add the jobs at its existing location in Montgomery County and at a new office in Mercer County.Helpware serves high-growth health tech, e-commerce,…

KY Birth Mortality

KY Birth Mortality Some very disturbing news. A national health report focused on women and children ranked Kentucky near or at the bottom in several categories, including smoking and alcohol use.The data suggested that 19.9% of women in Indiana reported that they smoke, compared to 28.8% in Kentucky. In Indiana, 11.7% reported smoking during…

Voice For Harlan County

Voice For Harlan County Harlan County Judge-Executive Dan Mosley was elected to serve as one of the leaders of the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) last week.He is the second vice president elected to KACo.Mosley said this will allow Harlan County, rural Kentucky and other counties to have a voice for the next several…

New Bridge

New Bridge A new bridge in Northeastern Kentucky is expected to open this month, replacing a 1930s-era viaduct and easing congestion at the approach to an Ohio River bridge.Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials said the new Kentucky 244 and “flyover” design bridge into downtown Russell are scheduled to be fully opened the week of Nov.…

Rural Broadband Internet

Rural Broadband Internet To help out some of the smallest towns and communities in Kentucky, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Xochitl Torres Small announced a partnership with the Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge to expand broadband internet throughout rural Kentucky.The effort dedicates $250,000 to help the Kentucky Highlands Center for Development to improve technical…

Bluestar Memorial Marker

Bluestar Memorial Marker A Bluestar Memorial Marker was dedicated in Whitley County on Monday signifying the people who have served, are serving or will serve in the military..It was set up at the Kentucky Welcome Center and hosted by the Corbin Garden Club.The ceremony was postponed multiple times before finally being able to happen.…