Grant Funding For Flooded Counties

Grant Funding For Flooded Counties Governor Andy Beshear and the Energy and Environment Cabinet announced that $500,000 in grant funding is available to 12 counties in Southeastern Kentucky for flooding cleanup.The 12 counties that declared a state of emergency after the recent flooding qualify for the grant money. This includes Bell, Clay, Harlan, Hickman,…

Boats Deliver Groceries And Water

Boats Deliver Groceries And Water Monday, officials in Leslie County county took a boat out to deliver food and water to the people trapped.”Fortunately we haven’t had any medical emergencies,” said John Newell, District 4’s Magistrate.Newell and two others loaded up the boat late Monday morning. The boat was released at the entrance to…

Breathitt County Budget Passes

Breathitt County Budget Passes Monday the Breathitt County budget, as proposed, passed by a 3-2 vote. “I’m happy and I think the citizens of Breathitt County will be happy and we can all get back to normal,” said Sheriff John Hollan. Judge Noble objected to the increase in the budget because he believes the…

Driving Down The Cost Of Insulin

Driving Down The Cost Of Insulin Looking to protect people with diabetes from being overwhelmed by high drug costs, a House committee approved a bill Thursday to cap out-of-pocket costs for many Kentuckians relying on insulin.The measure cleared the House Health and Family Services Committee without opposition and goes to the full House next.…

University Trustees Appointments Cancelled

University Trustees Appointments Cancelled A key Kentucky lawmaker said Friday that former Gov. Matt Bevin’s four last appointments to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees were out of compliance with state law.Senate President Robert Stivers, a Republican from Manchester, tells the Lexington Herald Leader that the Senate will be unable to confirm Republicans…

Upgrading U.S. Highway 60

Upgrading U.S. Highway 60 A highway safety project is planned to upgrade a section of U.S. Highway 60 in eastern Kentucky, transportation officials said.The project along six miles of the highway around the Rowan and Bath county line will realign a sharp curve and replace the Kentucky Highway 801 intersection with mini-roundabout, the state…

Donations From With Love From Harlan

Donations From With Love From Harlan With Love from Harlan gave out donated supplies to flood victims on Sunday.The organization received a donation of supplies and a 20 foot U-Haul truck from Heritage Baptist Church, in Lexington.With Love from Harlan made several stops on Saturday and Sunday, beginning at East Barbourville Baptist and ending…

Crash Kills Four From Kentucky

Crash Kills Four From Kentucky Authorities have identified the four people killed in an eastern Missouri crash as two Louisville Kentucky mothers and their 12-year-old daughters who were on their way to a volleyball tournament.The head-on crash Friday morning near Lake Saint Louis killed Carrie McCaw, 44, and her daughter, 12-year-old Kacey McCaw, and…