Pink Pineapples Are Now A Thing

Pink Pineapples Are Now A Thing When you think of pink food, do pineapples come to mind? According to Del Monte, pink pineapples are now available for purchase.Pinkglow pineapples are dyed pink and exclusive to Del Monte.According to the company, they took about two years to grow and are hand-picked on a special farm…

Governor Supports Contact Tracing

Governor Supports Contact Tracing Governor Andy Beshear and the first family are self-quarantining after being exposed to a member of their security detail who tested positive for the virus.“Things in our lives are different it seems every week,” Gov. Beshear said.Now the daily COVID-19 updates are no exception. Governor Beshear is keeping Kentuckians updated…

Reviewing Some Historic KY Sites

Reviewing Some Historic KY Sites A panel plans to review six sites that were nominated to be included on the National Register of Historic Places.The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board will meet virtually Tuesday to hear presentations on each nomination, a statement from the Kentucky Heritage Council said. The board evaluates and recommends Kentucky…

COVID-19 Positive at A Hazard Diner

COVID-19 Positive at A Hazard Diner Officials with the Kentucky River District Health Department are warning people who visited one Perry County restaurant recently that they may have been exposed to the coronavirus.In a Facebook post, officials said one of the employees at Frances’ Diner in Hazard has tested positive for the virus.If you…

Put Down The Cell Phone

Put Down The Cell Phone A string of accidents across Eastern Kentucky this weekend had rescue officials concerned.Multiple-vehicle accidents have been increasing at an alarming rate as the weather grows damper and temperatures decrease, leading to road conditions worsening.London-Laurel County Rescue Squad public information officer Nathan Kirby said that while weather plays a role,…

Marsy’s Law On The Ballot

Marsy’s Law On The Ballot As Kentuckians flock to the polls this November, one law on the ballot may look familiar. Marsy’s Law is an amendment that would give certain rights to victims, such as notifying them about the accused.63% of Kentucky voters were in favor of in 2018, but the Supreme Court overturned…

KY Board Of Education Reaches Agreement

KY Board Of Education Reaches Agreement The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) adopted a final order several days ago that settles a funding dispute between Pineville Independent and Bell County school districts.Pineville schools sought to count enrolled students for the 2019-2020 school year who live in the Bell County school district. This was for…

Governor Beshear Quarantining

Governor Beshear Quarantining Governor Andy Beshear issued a video statement to his YouTube channel Sunday announcing that he and his family had potentially been exposed to COVID-19 late Saturday afternoon and would be self-quarantining as a result.The governor says he and his family were potentially exposed through a member of his security detail who…

Saving A Judicial District

Saving A Judicial District Some members of the legal community in one Eastern Kentucky county have filed a lawsuit to protect their judicial district.House Bill 348, passed during the 2018 Kentucky General Assembly and signed into law by former Gov. Matt Bevin, would dissolve Division II of the 31st Judicial Circuit in Floyd County.The…

Hazard Community And Technical College Grant

Hazard Community And Technical College Grant A big announcement was made for Hazard Community & Technical College.A nearly 3.9 million dollar grant announced for the college to renovate the industrial education building and heavy equipment building on the technical campus.Jennifer Lindon, HCTC President, says enhanced facilities will match the high-quality faculty and instruction.“This will…