Bowling For Hospice

Bowling For Hospice In Madison County on Sunday, people gathered to raise money for Hospice Care Plus.The Madison County Bowling Association held its eighth annual Hospice bowling tournament at a bowling alley in Richmond.The event at Galaxy Bowling Center raises money that goes to Hospice Care Plus in Estill, Jackson, Lee, Madison, Owsley, and…

KY HWY 72 Re-Opens

KY HWY 72 Re-Opens Kentucky 72 in Harlan County is back open to two lanes after a mudslide that caused problems for more than a month.The slide caused traffic delays and it was down to one lane.It was the only way in and out of the Catrons Creek area.Officials say the slide is no…

Fighting The Drug Crisis In Eastern KY

Fighting The Drug Crisis In Eastern KY In about two months, Eastern Kentucky will see a brand new method of fighting the opioid crisis and the spread of diseases. A grant from the Kentucky Department for Public Health is funding a van which will be used as a mobile needle exchange. Health directors say…

KY Preservation Awards Nominations Sought

KY Preservation Awards Nominations Sought The Kentucky Heritage Council says nominations are being taken for the state’s annual preservation awards.The awards are named for Kentucky’s first state historic preservation officer, Ida Lee Willis, and are given for the protection, preservation and rehabilitation of historic buildings and cultural resources.The council said in a news release…

Improving The Lives of Foster Kids

Improving The Lives of Foster Kids The Administrative Office of the Courts says a community forum is being held to discuss improving outcomes for children and families involved in the Kentucky foster care system.A statement from the agency says Citizen Foster Care Review Boards are hosting the forum Thursday at the Pulaski County Board…

New KY Low-Income Program Gets National Attention

New KY Low-Income Program Gets National Attention During an event on Saturday, several Kentucky leaders made an announcement about a new program that studies low-income families and employment.According to a release, the event was held at Lake Hills Oasis in Somerset. Governor Matt Bevin, US Congressman Hal Rogers, and many others attended.The program is…

Annual Trail Season Is Underway

Annual Trail Season Is Underway Hundreds of bird dogs and their hunters kicked off the annual trail season with the Champion of Champions Dog Trail Sunday.The event was held at the Cedar Creek Sportsman Club in Stanford.Over 200 dogs and their handles from 13 states competed in the trial to be the best.Competitors say…

New Homeless Shelter In Floyd County

New Homeless Shelter In Floyd County A new homeless shelter is opening in Floyd County.It’s called East Kentucky House of Hope.Board of Directors President Gail Spradlin says this is years in the making.”It’s surreal. After three years and blood, sweat and tears,” recalled Spradlin.”I’m super excited and you know our community has needed this…