Remembering Memorial Day In Hazard

Remembering Memorial Day In Hazard On Memorial Day, everyone collectively paused, to remember the men and women in uniform who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. One couple spent their day doing that by setting out flags across the city of Hazard.The flags waving in the wind symbolize our freedom, but is also a solemn…

Flooding Locations In Eastern KY

Flooding Locations In Eastern KY The National Weather Service is reporting multiple instances of flooding around Perry, Knott, Letcher, Floyd and Leslie Counties.Wilder Brand Road in Leslie County is currently closed. Some members of the KY Department of Transportation are assessing the floodwaters. Rough and Tough Road in Floyd County is also closed. …

Cutting Kentucky’s General Fund

Cutting Kentucky’s General Fund Economic damage caused by the coronavirus will force more than $450 million in cuts to Kentucky’s General Fund, plus a potential special legislative session to downsize the Road Fund.The necessity for deep budget cuts was officially set in motion Friday when a panel of economists reduced its revenue projections for…

Former KY Coach Sutton Dies

Former KY Coach Sutton Dies Former Kentucky basketball coach Eddie Sutton died on Saturday night.He died in Tulsa after being in hospice care.His death comes less than two months after he was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on April 3.Sutton was the coach of the Wildcats from 1985-1989. He resigned…

Finding Missing Hikers

Finding Missing Hikers Over the weekend the Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team received a 911 call about a group of seven hikers lost in the northern section of the Red River Gorge.The rescue team was able to get coordinates from a mobile device of one of the hikers, and a small team was…

One Dead in Pike County Head-On Crash

One Dead in Pike County Head-On Crash One person is dead after a 2-car crash Friday in the Millard area of Pike County. Kentucky State Police received a call yesterday morning about an accident on Collins Highway. Troopers found one vehicle crossed over the center of the roadway, causing a head-on crash. The Pike…

Child-Care Centers Reopening

Child-Care Centers Reopening Kentucky plans phased reopenings of child-care centers next month in what’s seen as an important catalyst to help jump start an economy stagnated by the coronavirus outbreak.Providers caring for 10 or fewer children will be allowed to restart on June 8, state Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander said Thursday.…

Baptist Health Lexington Expands

Baptist Health Lexington Expands Baptist Health Lexington has announced plans to build a medical campus that will create hundreds of jobs in Kentucky’s second-largest city.Officials say long-term plans call for a hospital, a surgery center, 12 other buildings containing retail and medical office space and two parking garages in Lexington.Work on the $1 billion…