KY College Expanding Into West Virginia

KY College Expanding Into West Virginia A private Christian university in Kentucky is considering expanding to West Virginia.The Huntington Herald-Dispatch reported Sunday that the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission is allowing Campbellsville University to offer degree programs in West Virginia, having approved the offering late last month. The college’s senior vice president, H.…

Remembering A Student

Remembering A Student The Superintendent of Whitley County Schools John Siler has confirmed that Fisher Barton died in what he called a “tragic accident.”The nature of the accident is unclear at this time.Barton was a junior at Whitley County High School and was a member of many school programs.“Fisher was active in so many…

Pets Blessed At St. Francis Of Assisi

Pets Blessed At St. Francis Of Assisi St. Francis of Assisi School and Catholic Church in Pikeville held its annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony this week. Pet owners brought their animals to the church where they were welcomed with a special prayer and the pets were blessed with holy water. The ceremony is…

Register To Vote By Monday

Register To Vote By Monday If you haven’t registered to vote – or are not sure your registration is still active – you have until Monday to get your paperwork processed. Secretary of State Alison Lundrigan Grimes is encouraging all Kentucky voters to look at the state board of elections’ inactive voter list which…

Impeachment Enters Gubernatorial Campaign

Impeachment Enters Gubernatorial Campaign The Kentucky Governor’s race is now a debate over the impeachment of President Trump. Governor Matt Bevin wants his Democratic challenger Attorney General Andy Beshear to offer his viewpoint on the House’s plans to conduct an impeachment inquiry after a whistleblower complaint claimed Trump used his power to get Joe…

Family First Prevention Act in Kentucky

Family First Prevention Act in Kentucky New federal legislation that took effect this week provides resources to help foster families before children are taken out of a home. The Family First Prevention Act became law on Tuesday and Kentucky is one of the first to get more help to families so they can get…

Daniel Boone Wildfire Latest

Daniel Boone Wildfire Latest There are several wildfires burning in the blaze in the Daniel Boone National Forest ranging in size from 25 to 500 acres. Officials say the first broke out several days ago on forest land west of the Rockcastle River. Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center Students who are training as firefighters…

Beshear Calls For Smaller Class Sizes

Beshear Calls For Smaller Class Sizes Calling for smaller class sizes and fewer standardized tests, Democrat Andy Beshear offered a public education plan Wednesday that he said sets him apart from his opponent in Kentucky’s governor’s race, incumbent Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.Beshear said there’s no bigger contrast between the two candidates than their approach…

KY Childhood Health Summit

KY Childhood Health Summit Kentucky officials say a Children’s Environmental Health Summit next week will include discussions about vaping use among youth, children’s dental health and childhood immunizations.A statement from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services says the agency is partnering with the Kentucky Population Health Institute to host the event on Oct.…