Pineville Fire Extinguished

Pineville Fire Extinguished Emergency crews were on the scene of a fire in Bell County.Responders say the fire started in a duplex apartment in downtown Pineville late Sunday night, before spreading to two neighboring homes.Police had to block the street at Tennessee Avenue and U.S. 25 East while crews from several local agencies work…

Governor Announces Funding For Road Projects

Governor Announces Funding For Road Projects Governor Matt Bevin made several funding announcements in the region on Saturday.One of those was in Harlan County.$326,189 in discretionary funding will pave eight different roads,$223,189 will be used for six roads in the county. Those roads are: Cawood Branch Road, Morris Lane, Salt Trace Branch Road, Reuben…

Lawsuit Filed Against The Board Of Elections

Lawsuit Filed Against The Board Of Elections The Kentucky Democratic Party contends in a new lawsuit that the State Board of Elections placed 175,000 registered voters on an “inactive list,” possibly infringing on their right to vote.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Ben Self said in a statement the party determined the…

Cameron An Eligible Candidate

Cameron An Eligible Candidate The Courier Journal reports a judge ruled Republican Daniel Cameron is eligible to run for Attorney General.Cameron spent this week in court after a Louisville man, Joseph Jackson complained Cameron does not meet the qualifications for Attorney General.Jackson’s lawyer argued Cameron did not practice law for eight years straight.Cameron says…

West Nile Virus In KY

West Nile Virus In KY Health officials in Louisville say the city has had its first death this year connected to West Nile Virus.Dave Langdon, spokesman for Louisville Metro Health and Wellness, did not say where in the county the person lived.Two people have been diagnosed with West Nile Virus in Louisville Metro this…

Building Collapse In Hazard

Building Collapse In Hazard A building has partially collapsed in downtown Hazard that was housing eleven people or four families. Hazard Assistant Police Chief James East tells media outlets the old Faulkner Garage Building on East Main Street collapsed Thursday afternoon. Now those families are without a home after the back of the building…