Traffic Signal Deaths Increase

Traffic Signal Deaths Increase With Labor Day approaching and the number of people on roadways increasing statistics show the number of people killed by drivers running red lights has hit a 10-year high, and AAA is urging drivers and pedestrians to use caution at traffic signals.In 2017, the latest figures available, 939 people were…

Donald Trump, Jr. Visits Eastern KY

Donald Trump, Jr. Visits Eastern KY Donald Trump Jr. and news personality Kimberly Guilfoyle are visiting Eastern Kentucky today to appear at a rally for Governor Matt Bevin’s reelection campaign. The event is free to the public and will take place at the Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville. Donald Trump Jr. is also participating…

Hometown Sailor Being Buried A War Hero

Hometown Sailor Being Buried A War Hero A U.S. sailor from Kentucky who died at Pearl Harbor will be buried in his hometown this fall.The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said 25-year-old Navy Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Ulis C. Steely of Corbin was assigned to the USS Oklahoma battleship when it was attacked by Japanese…

Preparing For Son Of President Trump To Visit

Preparing For Son Of President Trump To Visit The president’s son, Donald Trump, Jr., and Kimberly Guilfoyle will visit Eastern Kentucky Thursday.The rally in Pikeville is in support of Governor Matt Bevin and Doctor Ralph Alvarado’s campaign for governor and lieutenant governor.”Well, I was very excited that the first family chose Eastern Kentucky to…

Getting Kids In Floyd County To Read

Getting Kids In Floyd County To Read Kids in Floyd County are encouraged to read with the Floyd County Library’s “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” campaign.The libraries created an incentives program that rewards kids, up to age five, for reading books before they enter the school system.The program keeps track of books read by kids,…

Hazard McDonalds Helping Local Football Team

Hazard McDonalds Helping Local Football Team A Hazard McDonald’s is looking to raise money for a local football team.Friday they will donate $2 to Hazard football for every car that comes through the drive-through after 200 cars.If more than 250 cars come, they will update the donation to $3.This will take place at the…

Amy McGrath Stops In Eastern KY

Amy McGrath Stops In Eastern KY Democratic Senate hopeful Amy McGrath made a stop in Eastern Kentucky Tuesday.The candidate stopped by Heritage Kitchen in Whitesburg for lunch.She says she wanted to talk to locals about issues facing their community. Source: MG News Return to News

Breathitt County Judge In Trouble Again

Breathitt County Judge In Trouble Again Breathitt County Judge Executive Jeff Noble is under fire once again.Breathitt County Judge Executive Jeff Noble faces 16 new counts of first-degree official misconduct. Noble was arrested Tuesday and faces 16 new counts of first-degree official misconduct, one count of abuse of public trust for less than $10,000…

New State Health Commissioner

New State Health Commissioner The Kentucky Department for Public Health has a new commissioner.The agency’s Cabinet for Health and Family Service on Monday announced that Dr. Angela Tackett Dearinger, of Versailles, has taken on the role. Dearinger is an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and is board certified in…

Kentucky State Parks Will Host Archaeology Day

Kentucky State Parks Will Host Archaeology Day Kentucky State Parks is hosting an Archaeology Day next month at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site.A statement from the agency says the Sept. 21 event in western Kentucky will include demonstrations and hands-on educational activities about archaeology. Some of the family-friendly activities will include a mock excavation…