K-9 Officer Dies

K-9 Officer Dies Pineville Police Department officers are sad to share that K-9 officer, Link died. A memorial service was held for Link at the Arnett & Steel Funeral home on Monday. He died during a training exercise with his handler Officer Brandon Hollingsworth.Link arrived at the department in January from Morristown, Tennessee.He underwent…

Missing Money

Missing Money A recently released audit from State Auditor Mike Harmon’s office found thousands of dollars are missing in one Eastern Kentucky county.While officials say the 2019 audit of the Estill County Fiscal Court showed multiple issues, the one involving the missing money will be sent to the Kentucky Attorney General’s office for further…

Antique Appraisals

Antique Appraisals Pike County Public Library will be hosting free antique appraisals from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 at the library located at 126 Lee Avenue in Pikeville. If weather permits, appraisals will be held on the library parking lot and if not, it will be held on the third…

SOAR Summit

SOAR Summit The Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit will be taking place in Corbin for the first time.This Wednesday and Thursday, approximately 1,500 people plan to meet to find solutions and ideas for communities hit hard by the coal industry’s decline.The summit will kick off Wednesday with an evening reception downtown and events…

Corn Fusion Maize

Corn Fusion Maize To bring some fun to the season, the award-winning “Pumpkin Man” in Eastern Kentucky is opening a corn maze just outside Prestonsburg. The corn fusion maize is located along Kentucky RT 14 in Prestonsburg. The hours are Thursday and Friday from 530 pm to dark and then Saturday from 10 am…

Laurel County Cases Down

Laurel County Cases Down Health officials in Laurel County said the case load of COVID-19 is drastically lower than it was last month.Official said it is still a serious issue, but the vaccination rate going up has lessened the strain on the area.Last month, Laurel County was recording more than 100 new COVID-19 cases…

Deer Alert When Driving

Deer Alert When Driving Kentucky officials are urging drivers to be on alert for deer and other wildlife this fall.From October through December, there’s a noticeable increase in highway collisions involving deer, Transportation Secretary Jim Gray said in a statement. That time frame includes mating seasons, hunting seasons and fall harvests. Source:…

Some Grocers Looking Lean

Some Grocers Looking Lean Many of the country’s biggest food makers are telling grocers that they will have limited quantities of a number of their products heaing into the holidays.Some grocers say labor, commodity and transportation constraints are blocking supply chains. On top of that, when supply is tight, manufacturers often eliminate some of…

Cash Express

Cash Express The London City Fire Department is partnering with Cash Express again this year to host its annual toy and coat drive.Officials said they will be collecting toys, coats and money to give back to families in need throughout Laurel County.You can take new and gently used toys to The London Fire Department…

Tax Credits Blocked

Tax Credits Blocked A Kentucky judge has blocked part of a new state law that allows public tax credits to support private school tuition.Friday’s ruling by Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd halts state officials from implementing the so-called “educational opportunity accounts” under House Bill 563, which Republicans passed over Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto.The…