JR’s Pizza Burns To The Ground

JR’s Pizza Burns To The Ground A centerpiece business near the small community of Shelby Gap in Pike County went up in flames late Monday night.JR’s pizza has been in business for nearly seventeen years. The building itself has been there for decades more.”The whole community just enjoyed JR’s”, said Missy Lucas, who often…

Big Blue Caravan Thanks First Responders

Big Blue Caravan Thanks First Responders Stop number three of the Big Blue Caravan landed in Prestonsburg Tuesday afternoon.So far coaches, players, and other members of UK Athletics have been traveling across Eastern Kentucky meeting with fans.Their stop at the Mountain Arts Center focused on giving back and saying thank you to first responders…

ARC Report Is Grim For Eastern KY

ARC Report Is Grim For Eastern KY The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) released its report of economic status designations for Fiscal Year 2020 on Tuesday.According to the report, 80 Appalachian counties are considered distressed, meaning they rank among the worst 10 percent of counties in the nation. Most Eastern Kentucky counties were included in…

Looking Forward To Seeing President Trump Visit KY

Looking Forward To Seeing President Trump Visit KY Kentucky’s Republican governor says he’s expecting campaign visits from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to support his reelection campaign this year.Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday that both Trump and Pence are “committed to coming” to Kentucky and each could potentially visit Kentucky multiple…

Looking For The Church Thieves

Looking For The Church Thieves A Richmond church is cleaning up after two burglars broke in early Saturday morning. The two individuals were captured on CCTV and they are hoping the public might recognize them.The break-in happened around 4 a.m. at the Real Life Community Church. The two subjects were captured in CCTV footage,…

More Pension Talk At The State Capitol

More Pension Talk At The State Capitol A prominent Kentucky House Democrat is questioning whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to legally pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session. Rep. Joni Jenkins said Monday she’s hearing the governor has lined up 51 votes for his proposal in the 100-member House.…

Mega Murals

Mega Murals As part of the Workforce Development Program through Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, dozens of people are painting giant murals in the city.This is only the second year of the Great Mountain Mural and Community Design Mega Fest.For the artists bringing the images to life, it is so much more than…

Big Blue Nation In Eastern KY

Big Blue Nation In Eastern KY Big Blue Nation was out in full force as the Big Blue Caravan rolled into Eastern Kentucky Monday. “It’s pretty cool to get to see all the coaches you see on tv and stuff,” says Gabe Hall, a Kentucky fan from Hazard.Coaches from the men’s and women’s soccer…

Regional Power Outages Blamed On Recent Storm

Regional Power Outages Blamed On Recent Storm Strong to severe storms swept through the region on Monday afternoon, leaving thousands of people in the dark.There are still some power outages including in Breathitt, Martin,Pike, Bell, Clay, Laurel, Lee, Rockcastle, Floyd and Johnson counties.You can check the outages for your area by checking out the…

Website Launched In KY To Nab Suspects

Website Launched In KY To Nab Suspects A Kentucky police department has launched a website to seek the public’s help in identifying suspects in unsolved cases.A statement from the Lexington Police Department says the site, www.lexidme.com , has surveillance images of people suspected of criminal activity whom police haven’t been able to identify.Chief Lawrence…