U of K Students Using Weather Drones

U of K Students Using Weather Drones A graduate student at the University of Kentucky is using drones to research the atmosphere.Travis Schuyler is a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at the University of Kentucky. He is sending a drone up into the atmosphere using weather balloons to collect weather data.”The ballon gives you the…

Improvements To Fish Pond Lake

Improvements To Fish Pond Lake County officials are ready to make some improvements around Fish Pond Lake.”We have so many people that care about this lake, that care about Letcher County and we know by coming together we can make that happen,” says Jessica Howard County Tourism Director.They are making improvements, not only to…

Kentuckians For Transportation New Executive Director

Kentuckians For Transportation New Executive Director Kentuckians for Transportation named a new executive director on Tuesday.According to The Lane Report, former 94th District Representative Leslie Combs will head the statewide transportation association.Combs previously served as vice chair of the House Transportation Committee and chair of the House Budget Sub-Committee on Transportation.“I am very excited…

Governor Designs New Pension Bill

Governor Designs New Pension Bill Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration has crafted a new pension bill for lawmakers to consider in a special session. Bevin hasn’t said when he’ll call lawmakers back to the Capitol in Frankfort to consider the measure aimed at giving regional universities, county health departments and other agencies…

911 Service Heading To Logan County

911 Service Heading To Logan County The Logan County Emergency Center Director, Ted Sparks, says within the next month they will start to test out a program that will allow people to send a text when they need help.”With a text message you can have one bar and still get a message out ten…

School Bus Crash In Prestonsburg

School Bus Crash In Prestonsburg This morning Prestonsburg Police responded to a crash involving a school bus. Police say it happened on Highway 114 around 7:45 a.m when a vehicle stopped in front of the bus and the bus hit it, causing the first vehicle to hit a third vehicle.There were seven students on…

KY’s AG Files Education Lawsuit

KY’s AG Files Education Lawsuit Kentucky’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit, seeking to block subpoenas issued by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration as part of an investigation of teachers who might have used sick days that shut down schools earlier this year to stage protests. The protests were part of a wave of teacher…

Regulating Tattoos In KY

Regulating Tattoos In KY The Department of Public Health is proposing new regulations this month regarding tattoos. A lot of those proposed regulations focus on keeping Kentucky’s tattoo shops clean, but one of the regulations has some shop workers unhappy.”This is the only way for these people to move forward with their lives,” said…

Hazard Area Civic Choir Performs

Hazard Area Civic Choir Performs Monday evening, the Hazard Area Civic Choir performed a musical tribute to the mountains that make up Eastern Kentucky.This performance was held at the Bowman Memorial United Methodist Church in Hazard. Source: MG News Return to News

Clay County Wreck Sends Three Kids To Hospital

Clay County Wreck Sends Three Kids To Hospital Three children are in the hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Clay County Monday morning.The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. on US 421 South in front of a Dairy Queen. Several emergency crews responded to the scene.When crews arrived they found five people injured. Four of…