American Red Cross Opens Reception Center

American Red Cross Opens Reception Center The American Red Cross opened a Reception Center Sunday afternoon in Wolfe County to help those affected by storm damage and flooding.The Reception Center opened noon at the Wolfe County Courthouse in Campton.The center will hand out snacks and water to storm damage and flooding victims.The American Red…

State Of Emergency In Wolfe County

State Of Emergency In Wolfe County A State of Emergency is declared in Wolfe County after heavy rains moved into the region Saturday night. Reports indicate many roads are flooded and Shooting Fork partially collapsed. “The water collapsed the culverts and just washed the whole road out,” says Wolfe County EMS Director Marcus Stephens.…

Effects Of Flooding Felt In Eastern KY

Effects Of Flooding Felt In Eastern KY Heavy rain has caused some flooding issues in eastern Kentucky.It appears some of the worst hit areas are in Johnson, Martin, Magoffin and Floyd counties.In Johnson County, high water has closed several roads. 911 dispatchers are urging people in the area to stay off the roads due…

Warren County Gets Beautified

Warren County Gets Beautified Officials in Warren County are planning to beautify entryways into the community along the interstate.The Daily News reports that the nonprofit Operation PRIDE board voted this week to move forward with designing the project called Beautif-I65. The goal is to transform five Interstate 65 interchanges in Warren County with aesthetic…

Improving the Internet In Eastern KY

Improving the Internet In Eastern KY KentuckyWired achieved an important milestone this week.The broadband project reached 1,000 miles of its planned 3,000-mile network.Phillip Brown, Executive Director of Kentucky Communications Network Authority said, “Obtaining the necessary pole attachment agreements to use over 70,000 utility poles owned by over 70 different entities was a slow process.…

New Abortion Legislation For KY

New Abortion Legislation For KY A Kentucky legislative panel has advanced a proposal that would require abortion providers to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions that the procedure can be reversed.The proposal was added to a bill dealing with requirements for doctors or clinics to report abortions induced by medication. A House committee approved the…