Foundation For A Healthy KY Helping Kids

Foundation For A Healthy KY Helping Kids The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other trauma.According to a news release, the foundation awarded $200,000 to the Louisville-based Bounce Coalition.The group is already showing progress…

Residential Gas Price Decrease Coming

Residential Gas Price Decrease Coming Columbia Gas of Kentucky has announced a price decrease effective May 31.The company has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission for its most recent gas cost adjustment.Columbia Gas of Kentucky adjusts its gas supply cost quarterly to reflect current market conditions. These quarterly Gas Cost Adjustments are…

Veterans In Hazard Surprised

Veterans In Hazard Surprised The local veterans in Hazard received an exciting surprise on Monday.Similar cars and trucks from the show Smokey the Bandit stopped at the East Kentucky Veterans Center to give the community a taste of TV history.”We are blessed in the sense that Tyler Hamburg reached out to the Hazard tourism…

Floyd County Post Office Burns

Floyd County Post Office Burns A Floyd County post office burned down Monday morning.The Weeksbury Post Office caught fire in the early hours of the morning and was destroyed.Post Office officials did not say what caused the fire.Beginning Tuesday, people who used to get their mail from the Weeksbury office can get their mail…

Helping To Cure Addiction In Eastern KY

Helping To Cure Addiction In Eastern KY People recovering from addiction often say they are learning to love themselves. At Karen’s Place Maternity Center in Louisa, women are learning to just that while taking care of their children too.The center offers a place for women to come while they are pregnant and overcoming addiction.…

Eastern KY Remembers The Fallen Heroes

Eastern KY Remembers The Fallen Heroes More than 50 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson made it a national holiday, Memorial Day was recognized across Eastern Kentucky.Monday, a group gathered just outside the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard to honor the lives lost.”We want everyone to come out and let them know that…

Kayakers Successfully Rescued In KY

Kayakers Successfully Rescued In KY Six kayakers had to be rescued over the weekend after an incident on the Kentucky River.The call came in around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.Officials say the kayakers got caught in a storm around the Airedale Bridge in Beattyville.That’s when they reportedly abandoned their kayaks on the river and went on…

Staying Safe On The Water

Staying Safe On The Water Along with the summer-like heat comes summer activities and at Buckhorn Lake, people are gassing up their boats and starting up their engines.”Boating season is when we start getting busy, people start to bring their pontoons over,” says Buckhorn Lake Marina Operator Ryan Miller.Along with boat season comes safety…

Raising Of The New Flags In Eastern KY

Raising Of The New Flags In Eastern KY A special ceremony kicked off Memorial Day weekend in Pikeville.”Today we kind of had a memorial opening ceremony,” said Jacob Selwood.Selwood is Commander for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3769.”We lowered the old flags and raised the new flags,” says Selwood. This serves as…