Pikeville Doctor and Nurse Indicted

Pikeville Doctor and Nurse Indicted For writing and dispensing controlled substances without a medical reason, a Pikeville doctor and nurse were indicted by a federal grand jury in London this week on charges related to the alleged unlawful distribution of controlled substances.According to the indictment, Dr. Crystal Compton was associated with several medical practices…

Market 606

Market 606 To boost business and celebrate small businesses, Market 606 kicked off in downtown Paintsville over the weekend and crowds came in bunches to browse small businesses.“Small business is big business in our communities and that’s no different here in Johnson County,” said Johnson County Judge-Executive Mark McKenzie. “We are a very pro-business…

Quarles For Governor

Quarles For Governor Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced his run for governor on the Republican ticket.He has served in his current position for two terms.As of now, current Governor Andy Beshear is running for re-election unopposed on the Democratic side. Quarles joins State Auditor Mike Harmon, who is also running for the…

Treating Pets For Heartworms

Treating Pets For Heartworms Witih summer coming, veterinarians are reminding pet owners to take preventative measures against heartworms. Heart worms are defined as a parasitic roundworm that is spread through mosquito bites and can cause various heart and lung issues in animals.Cats are at risk for heartworms, but they are more commonly seen in…

KY Main Street

KY Main Street On Thursday, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and officials from the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet gathered at the Capitol in Frankfort to honor more than a dozen Kentucky Main Street communities and business leaders. Lt. Gov. Coleman said in a news release, “I understand just how important these areas are to…

Hopkins County Support

Hopkins County Support A tornado-stricken county in western Kentucky will receive $8.5 million in additional support, signaling the start of a new round of assistance for a region working to recover from the devastating storms last December, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.Hopkins County is the first county to receive support from the new West…

Funeral Home Fraud

Funeral Home Fraud This week a Middlesboro man was indicted by a Grand Jury on several charges of violating trust provision and one charge of theft.Clyde Creech is facing 38 charges of violating trust provision for pre-need payments for funeral good, which is a class C felony. A class C felony constitutes five to…

Marcy’s Law

Marcy’s Law While opponents of Marcy’s law say that the law itself is unfair to the defendants and creates more of an uphill battle for them that challenge to strike down Marsy’s Law in Kentucky is being tossed out of court.Voters approved the constitutional amendment in 2019 and 2020.The law itself gives rights to…

Teacher’s Raises

Teacher’s Raises In Pulaski County lawmakers say schools were going to receive more money after this year’s session.“We at Pulaski County should see about a $3 million increase to our funds,” said Patrick Richardson with Pulaski County Schools. “However for me to give out a 2 percent pay increase is going to exceed $2.5…

K-9 Deputy Vest

K-9 Deputy Vest A K9 Deputy with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office will be receiving some new gear.K9 “Rocky” is set to receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation.The organization is called Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. and is donating the vest in memory of a K9 who was…