Harlan County High School Students Make Terror Threats

Harlan County High School Students Make Terror Threats Two Harlan County High School students are charged with second degree terroristic threatening.Kentucky State Police troopers say the two students made nonspecific threats toward the high school.A trooper got the complaint on Saturday and within a few hours, troopers charged the two students.The investigation is still…

Field Fire Keeps Firefighters Busy

Field Fire Keeps Firefighters Busy Firefighters responded quickly to a forest fire on Saturday afternoon.This fire took place in a large field near Jack Jones Road in Rowdy Low Gap.Officials say they believe the flames were reignited from a previous campfire the night before and that around 3 or 4 acres were damaged.”Everything is…

Eastern KY Gets Large Grants

Eastern KY Gets Large Grants 20 large grants totaling $34.4 million were announced at the 2019 Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit in Pikeville Friday morning.U.S. Representative Hal Rogers and Governor Matt Bevin made the announcements, saying the money will help spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky.”We’re trying to reinvent the…

Coal Miner Dies in Accident

Coal Miner Dies in Accident A coal miner has died from injuries suffered in an accident at a western Kentucky mine. A statement from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says 39-year-old Jeremy Elder of Providence died Thursday from critical injuries in a vehicle accident that occurred inside the Cardinal mine in Madisonville. The…

KY Nurses Headed To North Carolina

KY Nurses Headed To North Carolina A team of nurses from Kentucky is heading to North Carolina to help victims of Hurricane Dorian .The team is made up of registered nurses and administrative staff members that will work in local shelters in hurricane affected areas of the state. The team will be there for…

Investigating Toddler’s Death

Investigating Toddler’s Death Authorities in Kentucky are investigating the death of a toddler who drowned in a pond.News outlets report 15-month-old Lincoln Spalding was pronounced dead at a hospital on Tuesday. Kentucky State Police say the child had been reported missing from a residential daycare in Lebanon.No charges have been filed. The investigation is…

Martin County Receives Major Grant

Martin County Receives Major Grant Governor Matt Bevin was in Eastern Kentucky again on Thursday with Congressman Hal Rogers.They made a stop in Martin County to make an announcement about grant money awarded to the area.Nearly $7 million in grants will help address water issues and economic development.The water issue is an ongoing problem…

SOAR Summit Is Complete In KY

SOAR Summit Is Complete In KY The SOAR Summit hosted a new event to wrap up Thursday’s day of festivities.A pitch competition was held where 10 local businesses competed for a $5,000 prize.”So this idea was to not only have this competition but to have connectivity for these folks to get their product out…