Changing The Definition Of Rioting

Changing The Definition Of Rioting A state lawmaker said she will propose changing Kentucky’s legal definition of rioting after Democratic state Rep. Attica Scott was charged with the felony while participating in Louisville protests for racial justice.Kentucky state Rep. Lisa Willner, a Louisville Democrat, said she plans to file a new bill request Monday…

Gold Service Members

Gold Service Members A monument now stands in front of the state Capitol Building, telling the community of all of the loved ones that never made it home. Woody Williams co-founded the Woody Williams Foundation, responsible for the newly erected Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.“Our brothers and our sisters. Our husbands and our wives.…

Wanting the Transcript

Wanting the Transcript An attorney for the Breonna Taylor family is calling for Attorney General Daniel Cameron to release grand jury transcript after they decided not to charge any of the officers involved in her death.The word transparency has been said a number of times lately. It’s being echoed by Breonna Taylor’s family, lawyers,…

Honoring Victims Of Abuse

Honoring Victims Of Abuse A group of bikers gathered at Moose Lodge in Bowling Green to support children who are victims of abuse.The group known as Guardians of the Children, a nationwide organization, held a candlelight vigil to honor both the victims and those who died from child abuse. The candlelight vigil was held…

Five New Bridges

Five New Bridges Construction is scheduled to begin before the end of the year on five new bridges in Highway District 12, one each in Martin, Letcher, and Lawrence counties, and two in Pike County.Martin County on County Road 1120 (Dans Branch Road/Willis Dials Road) over Pigeonroost Fork: Utility relocation for this project has…

Keeping Pikeville Kids Healthy

Keeping Pikeville Kids Healthy As schools in Pike County prepare to begin in-person classes, many parents are concerned about the health of their students. But Pike County Schools is working with Pikeville Medical Center to keep them safe and healthy in a new way.Training took place Thursday for the “Healthy at School” program, a…

GAP In Prestonsburg

GAP In Prestonsburg God’s Appalachian Partnership in Prestonsburg has become an agency with staying power. They have been providing for the people of Appalachia since 1999.John Morris, who has been the director since 2013, said the consistency has been good for the region.GAP serves more than 250 families, Morris said. It is income- and…