Ralph Hall Christmas For Kids

Ralph Hall Christmas For Kids The Leatherwood Blackey Clinic in Perry County has been hosting a Christmas for Kids program for nearly 20 years.Ralph Hall started the program. He worked at the clinic for more than 30 years.”He wanted to make sure they all got a toy and some clothes for Christmas,” says an…

Successful Rescue Effort

Successful Rescue Effort Officials from the Pulaski County Rescue squad said crews were called after a man got stuck on the ledge of a cliff on the North Bank of the Cumberland River in Burnside.Responders found the man about 30 feet below the edge of the cliff.After accessing him, crews helped him another 100…

New Indictments Filed Against Pikeville Doctor

New Indictments Filed Against Pikeville Doctor Prosecutors on Friday released a superseding indictment against a Pikeville doctor and his ex-office manager. Dr. Scotty Akers and Serissa Stamper initially faced seven federal charges. Now, the pair face five additional charges, as well as a sixth against Akers. Federal investigators said yesterday that two used Facebook…

McConnell Files for Seventh Term in Senate

McConnell Files for Seventh Term in Senate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed for reelection Friday as the Kentucky Republican seeks a seventh term next year. McConnell, the longest-serving U.S. senator in Kentucky history, has tied himself closely to Donald Trump as he prepares to defend himself against a host of Democrats wanting to…

Major Shoplifting Episode

Major Shoplifting Episode Authorities in Kentucky have charged 5 Illinois women in a $25,000 shoplifting scheme they say stretches from Illinois to Georgia.Each woman is charged with offenses including engaging in organized crime, news outlets report. The women were arrested early Tuesday after two of them stole more than $1,500 worth of items from…

Kentucky Education Shake-Up

Kentucky Education Shake-Up Following a decision by the Kentucky Court of Appeals to deny an injunction filed by the ousted members of Kentucky’s Board of Education on Thursday, the group filed an emergency appeal with the Kentucky Supreme Court.The group wanted to prevent a meeting between the new members appointed by Governor Andy Beshear.…

Louisville Reports Flu Death

Louisville Reports Flu Death The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has reported its first death of the flu season.The victim who died Dec. 7 was an elderly person who had not been vaccinated and had underlying medical conditions, the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness said in a news release Thursday.Kentucky health officials say…