KY Looking For Water Samplers

KY Looking For Water Samplers Lexington officials are looking for volunteers to help test the water quality of local creeks.A statement from the city says its Division of Water Quality is hosting a session Thursday that will teach participants how to collect water samples. Officials say volunteers don’t need a science background, just an…

Shoes For Kids

Shoes For Kids On Saturday the upstairs of the Cutshin Bible Church appeared to be like your average church service, but the downstairs looked more like a shoe store. One couple from Florida brought in over 300 pairs of shoes. With more than 600 hundred pairs of shoes in the basement of the church,…

RAM Stops In Eastern KY

RAM Stops In Eastern KY Remote Area Medical, also known as RAM brought free medical services to Eastern Kentucky recently.Saturday and Sunday, volunteers set up at East Ridge High School in Pike County.”Even when we’re worried about the cost of medicine, it can affect our whole overall quality of life,” pointed out Dave Maurer.Maurer…

Pike County Man Dies In Home Fire

Pike County Man Dies In Home Fire Police in Pike County have opened a death investigation following a deadly fire.It happened just after 7 p.m. Sunday on Elkhorn Creek Road near Elkhorn City.Once firefighters were able to put the fire out, they searched the home and found the victim inside.Bennie Tackett, 58, from Elkhorn…

Outdoor Wilderness Safety Course In Eastern KY

Outdoor Wilderness Safety Course In Eastern KY State parks officials in Kentucky say a wilderness advanced first aid training course will be offered later this year at Natural Bridge State Resort Park.Officials say the five-day course will be presented Dec. 2-6 at the eastern Kentucky park.They say the course is geared toward people who…

Floyd County Schools Employees Receive Raise

Floyd County Schools Employees Receive Raise Floyd County Schools employees returned to work this week with renewed minds and a one percent pay increase.Floyd County Schools Superintendent Danny Adkins said the one percent may not be much, but even the small effort came with a nearly $600,000 price tag.”One of the ways you let…