Knott County Farmer’s Market Expansion

Knott County Farmer’s Market Expansion Definitely a plus for older or disabled people, the Hindman Settlement School received $5,445 to expand the Knott County Farmer’s Market.The funds are part of a statewide push to diversify agriculture and develop rural communities. The market expansion in Hindman is important to officials who see it as a…

KSU Board Of Regents Meeting

KSU Board Of Regents Meeting Kentucky State University’s board of regents has called a special meeting to address financial concerns.The historically Black college is preparing for a $50 million campus project. The regents agenda says the special meeting was called to hire an outside auditor to review the school’s financial status. Source:…

Harlan County Road Construction

Harlan County Road Construction Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say slide repair operations are underway on KY 1556 in the Bobs Creek area of Harlan County.Because of that, between now and July 30th, the road will be closed at different times from mile points 0.18-0.22 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Officials say…

Bam Carney Funeral Arrangements

Bam Carney Funeral Arrangements Visitation and funeral arrangements have been announced for Kentucky Representative and former House Majority Leader Bam Carney.The visitation is at 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Taylor County High School. The funeral will be Thursday at the high school.Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville is handling the arrangements.Carney, 51,…

Beshear Addresses COVID-19 Uptick

Beshear Addresses COVID-19 Uptick Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says he will be holding a briefing Monday afternoon on the delta variant of COVID-19 that is causing a surge in cases across the Commonwealth.We’ve seen a little more than 2,400 cases of the virus in the last five days. He says the very latest numbers…

Christian Music Festival Returns

Christian Music Festival Returns The oldest running Christian music festival that ended in 2012 is returning to its Wilmore, Ky. home in September.Joe Lycan is the owner of Servant Heart Farm and recently also acquired the rights to the Ichthus name.The festival ran continuously at two different locations in Wilmore from the early 1970s…

Paint Creek Campground Closes

Paint Creek Campground Closes Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency have closed nearby Paint Creek Campground to allow officials to capture a bear in the area.The announcement comes after several weeks of bear sightings, officials say.Forest Service officials also warn visitors that clack bears in the…

Hiking Safety

Hiking Safety The Lexington Fire Department is reminding hikers about safety after a dangerous rescue on Saturday. Always have a fully charged phone, a water bottle and never hike alone. In the latest incident the fallen hiker had potentially life-threatening injuries, according to Lexington Fire and Rescue.“We call it a low-frequency, high-risk event,” Batallion…

Repairing Kentucky Riverports

Repairing Kentucky Riverports Five Kentucky riverports are sharing $500,000 in state money for critical repairs.The sites in Paducah, Eddyville, Hickman, Owensboro and Louisville are receiving grants that will be matched by the authorities that operate the ports, according to Gov. Andy Beshear’s office.Beshear said in a media release that the port improvements would move…

Sunrise Children’s Services

Sunrise Children’s Services Kentucky has reached a contract deal to continue placing youngsters with a Baptist-affiliated children’s agency.The agreement comes after Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration removed very controversial language that the agency steadfastly refused to sign.The agreement continues the state’s long relationship with Sunrise Children’s Services. Sunrise is a foster care agency that also…