Electric Bills

Electric Bills Kentuckians in the eastern part of the state pay the most for their electricity bills, according to a new energy affordability tool on the Energy and Environment Cabinet website.More than a dozen Eastern Kentucky counties topped the list for the most expensive monthly electric bills, based on data from 2020, the latest…

Craft For Governor

Craft For Governor A crowded field in the 2023 Republican primary for Kentucky Governor has gotten a bit more crowded. Former UN Ambassador Kelly Knight Craft announced her intention to run for the nomination this morning.Craft served as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations during the latter half of the Donald Trump…

Flooding Mental Health

Flooding Mental Health In the aftermath of the devastating July floods that tore through the region, health officials are working to uncover and address the psychological and emotional needs of those who were impacted.Pike County Health Department Public Health Director Tammy Riley said that, as the community moves into the long-term recovery phase, mental…

Samaritan’s Purse

Samaritan’s Purse Volunteers with Samaritan’s Purse are continuing to clean up parts of eastern Kentucky from July’s historic floods, and so far they’ve gutted out 70 homes with over 200 more to go. Source: MG News Return to News

Calipari’s House

Calipari’s House A woman was arrested outside UK head coach John Calipari’s house on Tuesday, according to police.Both UK and Lexington police were called to Calipari’s house in Lexington Tuesday morning for a case of trespassing.The two agencies arrested Emily Williams outside the gate of the home. Williams told police she was looking for…

More Infrastructure Money

More Infrastructure Money Governor Andy Beshear was in Floyd County to announce infrastructure developments in the area.The Governor presented more than $2.5 million for improving existing water infrastructure and replacing approximately 20,000 feet of water lines.“Today, we are in Eastern Kentucky announcing some good news,” Gov. Beshear said. “We will be with our Eastern…

School Busses

School Busses With children returning to classrooms across the region, officials are reminding folks to pay close attention when driving near school buses, especially when kids are getting on or off of buses.“When you see those yellow lights flashing, we’re getting ready to make a stop and let the kids off the bus, so…

UK Football Coach

UK Football Coach Big Blue Nation is mourning the loss of former UK Football Coach Guy Morriss.Dick Gabriel with Big Blue Insider reports his wife Jackie said he was “surrounded by his loved ones and went peacefully.”Morriss was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2017. Source: MG News Return to News

Infrastructure Improvements

Infrastructure Improvements Governor Andy Beshear and Representative Hal Rogers were in Perry County to announce infrastructure improvements in the area.Together, they presented $8,893,200 for the cities of Hazard and Buckhorn to improve water systems.“The days of boiling water in Buckhorn are over,” said Rogers.They also announced $856,110 from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet that will…