Morgan County Recovering From Soaked Conditions

Morgan County Recovering From Soaked Conditions Community members in Morgan County experienced over 3.5 inches of rain Saturday, causing major flooding in the area.Despite the weather’s quick-strike, Morgan County Judge Executive John Will Stacy acted quickly in response.“We’ve had a pretty quick response from the state emergency management and from the governor’s office,” Stacy…

KY Doctor Hailed As Hero Dies

KY Doctor Hailed As Hero Dies A prominent Kentucky infectious disease specialist who was hailed by the governor as a “front line hero” has died after a nearly four-month battle against COVID-19.Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, who tested positive for the virus on May 13, died on Friday night, Med Center Health in Bowling Green said.…

Data Mining Scam

Data Mining Scam The sheriff’s office in one Eastern Kentucky county is warning people about a new scam involving a national company.In a Facebook post, the Leslie County Sheriff’s Office said people have reported receiving letters and e-mails, allegedly from Amazon.In the correspondence, the scammer states that a hold has been placed on their…

Same-Day Test Results

Same-Day Test Results Primary Care Centers in Hazard and Hyden are now able to provide same day COVID-19 test results.“We have now gotten equipment that we can do PCR testing, which is the best testing that is available right now for COVID-19,” said Christie Herald, a nurse practitioner with Primary Care.The initial turn around…

Corbin Gets Money For Roads

Corbin Gets Money For Roads On Thursday, Corbin received a $15,050,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell assisted with the process.U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said “It was a privilege to work with Mayor Suzie Razmus and other local officials to secure the highly-competitive BUILD grant.…

Pike County Tourism

Pike County Tourism Some good news, Pike County wrapped 2019 by bringing in more tourism money than ever recorded. Tourist spending came in at more than $105 million dollars, a $6 million dollar increase compared to 2018. Pike County Tourism Executive Director, Tony Tackett, said the county is seeing a response to the hard…

Fort Knox Remembers 9/11

Fort Knox Remembers 9/11 Fort Knox is planning a ceremony to honor victims of the 9/11 attacks in 2001.The service is set for Friday morning in front of headquarters at the central Kentucky Army post, Fort Knox said in a statement.The ceremony will include a speech from Brig. Gen. TJ Edwards Jr., who will…

KY River Ports Funding

KY River Ports Funding Gov. Andy Beshear has announced that five Kentucky river ports are receiving a combined $450,000 for critical repairs and equipment replacement.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the funding comes from grants that will be matched by authorities that operate the river ports at Paducah, Eddyville, Henderson, Owensboro and Louisville. …

League Of Women Voters

League Of Women Voters The League of Women Voters of Northern Kentucky has formed and is looking for new members, officials said.The Northern Kentucky league was finalizing its organization this week and will be led by Becky Smith Jones of Fort Wright and Jane Page-Steiner of Covington, a statement from the organization said.The non-partisan…