Pikeville Police Officer Remembered

Pikeville Police Officer Remembered On Saturday, friends rememberd Scotty Hamilton who was a Pikeville Police Officer but was shot and killed in the line of duty in 2018.“The memory that he brings to all of us and just have a good time in his honor,” said friend Hank Simpson.Simpson said he and Hamilton played…

Laurel Homecoming

Laurel Homecoming Meanwhile, cars and floats passed through Levi Jackson Wilderness Road Park on Saturday celebrating the 85th annual Laurel County homecoming.“They’re like my favorite thing to do. I love like engaging with the crowd, seeing all the fun floats, so I had a blast today,” said JJ Dyche, Teen Laurel County Homecoming 2019.This…

Alice Lloyd College Welcomes Students

Alice Lloyd College Welcomes Students New students at Alice Lloyd College were greeted with an unique move-in day procedure on Sunday.School officials were tasked with setting up outdoor tents to officially welcome new faces, this after going nearly the entire spring semester and summer without students on campus.Each student was greeted with their dorm…

Casting Ballots In KY

Casting Ballots In KY Kentucky voters concerned about being at risk of contracting COVID-19 will be able to cast mail-in ballots under a bipartisan agreement reached by the state’s governor and secretary of state.Rules for the November general election also include three weeks of in-person early voting, including Saturdays, to prevent a crush of…

Latest Area COVID-19 Case Numbers

Latest Area COVID-19 Case Numbers The Kentucky River District Health Department reported two new COVID-19 deaths in Perry County on Friday. Health Officials also reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 including a pediatric case under the age of 18 among four new cases in Knott County, five new cases in Perry County, two in…

Whitesburg Organizations Feed Kids

Whitesburg Organizations Feed Kids Two organizations in Whitesburg continue to serve their community with a common cause in mind.Cane Community Kitchen and the Cowan Community Center are coming together to provide meals to families with children in need. Each child is provided with seven breakfasts and seven lunches that are distributed through a drive-thru…

Pikeville Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

Pikeville Medical Center Ribbon Cutting Pikeville Medical Center is hosting a virtual news conference.PMC is celebrating the groundbreaking ceremony for its new Children’s Hospital and the ribbon cutting for the new Appalachian Valley Autism Center.Governor Andy Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers are the keynote speakers. Source: MG News Return to News

KSP Needs Telecommunicators

KSP Needs Telecommunicators Need a job, have good communication skills and handle stress well? Kentucky State Police might have work for you.KSP plans to fill 30 telecommunicator positions in 14 locations across the state.“It’s concerning for us to face this kind of shortage in one of the more critical areas with our agency. Through…

Jenny Wiley Festival Happening

Jenny Wiley Festival Happening With the coronavirus pandemic scrapping festivals such as Hillbilly Days and the Kentucky Apple Festival, Prestonsburg is continuing to plan for this year’s Jenny Wiley Festival.Plans for the festival are expected to be hammered out next week, but Mayor Les Stapleton says this year’s festival will not look like past…