Earthquake Felt In KY

Earthquake Felt In KY The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a small earthquake hit far northwestern Tennessee just before 7 a.m. It appears that the 3.6M earthquake was big enough to be felt as far east as Jackson, TN and parts of Kentucky. If you felt it, you can report it to @USGS. Officials…

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is set for Saturday. It offers a safe way to dispose of medications.Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders says it’s a way for Kentuckians to help prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths.State police officials say collection activities will take place from…

Remembering A Coach At Lynn Camp High School

Remembering A Coach At Lynn Camp High School Staff and students at Lynn Camp High School decided to dedicate their gymnasium in honor of Coach Richard “Bird-Dog” Jones, who died after a battle with cancer in December.Loved ones of Jones were invited to the dedication, where they received a plaque with an identical inscription…

Knox County Teen Faces Terrorism Charges

Knox County Teen Faces Terrorism Charges A Knox County teen is behind bars, facing a charge of terroristic threatening.According to Kentucky State Police, the parent of a 14-year-old reported the teen threatened to shoot other students at Lynn Camp High School.Troopers say the teen admitted to the threats.He is charged with second-degree terroristic threatening…

40th Anniversary Of KY Main Street Program

40th Anniversary Of KY Main Street Program The Kentucky Main Street Program is marking its 40th anniversary with a conference this week about downtown redevelopment for rural and urban communities.The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office says Kentucky Main Street was created in 1979 to reverse economic decline in central business districts through historic…

Case Of E. Coli In Boyd County

Case Of E. Coli In Boyd County One case of E. coli has been confirmed in Boyd County.The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department confirms there is one case in the county linked to a multi-state outbreak. The person did not need to be hospitalized, according to health department officials.Investigators believe ground beef is the likely…

Nature Conservancy Acquires Land In KY Ridge State Forest

Nature Conservancy Acquires Land In KY Ridge State Forest A land conservation organization has acquired 100,000 acres (40,469 hectares) on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.News outlets report The Nature Conservancy announced on Monday that the purchased area covers 156 square miles (404 sq. kilometers) across areas of northern Tennessee and southern Kentucky and will link the…

Deadly House Fire In Harlan County

Deadly House Fire In Harlan County EMS responded to a house fire in Harlan County Monday morning.Fire officials tell us the fire was at a home in the Totz community, off Route 522.Kentucky State Police said the call came in around 11:18 a.m. They found a husband and wife lying on the ground outside…