Donation For Volunteer Fire Department

Donation For Volunteer Fire Department Ford Motor Co. has awarded a volunteer fire department more than $40,000 raised from the sale of timber harvested at the future site of twin electric vehicle battery plants in Kentucky.The donation to the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department totaled $41,589, increasing the department’s annual average budget of $80,000 by…

Women’s Honor Flight Update

Women’s Honor Flight Update The more than 1500 people filling Blue Grass Airport Saturday night experienced alot of different emotions.The more than 130 veterans, on the first all-woman Honor Flight Kentucky, were met with hugs, tears, gifts, and most importantly love from people all over the state.They were flown for free to the nation’s…

Homes For Tornado Victims

Homes For Tornado Victims Standing on the front porch of a newly built home, a western Kentucky town devastated by a tornado six months ago celebrated another milestone in its recovery a few days ago – part of a massive relief effort that Gov. Andy Beshear hailed as representing “the best of America.”Three families…

Unusual Hot Dogs

Unusual Hot Dogs Pass on the ketchup and mustard a locally owned and family-operated food truck is combining a cookout favorite with crazy toppings and combinations.Weird Az Hotdogs owner Richard Burchett says it’s all about bringing new flavors to the mountains and Eastern Kentucky.Hotdogs like “The Big Marsh”, a caramel, chocolate, and roasted marshmallow-topped…

FLoyd County Flood Control

FLoyd County Flood Control Floyd County officials are excited for the future as a project to lift up the Martin community- in more ways than one- continues its second phase.The Army Corps of Engineers Martin Flood Project is working to take down the old structures in the downtown area and lift up the land…

Breathitt County Football Player

Breathitt County Football Player The visitation for a Breathitt County football player who died unexpectedly is 6 p.m. tonight at the Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home in West Liberty.Jason Blake Perry died Sunday, June 5, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.The 16-year-old had just completed his sophomore year at Breathitt…

Drowning Prevention

Drowning Prevention The National Drowning Prevention Alliance reports the United States loses hundreds of children to unintentional drowning each year.Before you head to the pool, make sure you have some safety precautions in mind.“Just know your boundaries. If you can swim good then do what you want, but if you can’t try to stay…

Blue Grass Chemical

Blue Grass Chemical Another chemical nerve agent destroyed, and one more to go. Officials with the Blue Grass Chemical Outreach Office have announced all the VX rockets stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot have been neutralized.The Blue Grass Chemical Outreach Office has announced the elimination of 17,000 rockets containing the VX nerve agent.…

Neighborhood House

Neighborhood House With kids out of school and the woes of inflation and gas prices, there’s more pressure on parents to provide three meals a day.Louisville nonprofit Neighborhood House is doing everything they can to make it possible to feed everyone with their food pantry in Portland. They serve children and families in Dare…

Trail App

Trail App Just for you! If you have been looking for a guide for local trails, restaurants or other fun things to do in the region, soon enough there will be an app for that.Backroads of Appalachia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting motorsports in the region all while improving local tourism and economy,…