Daniel Boone National Forest Opens

Daniel Boone National Forest Opens Officials said the Daniel Boone National Forest has reopened a campground that was damaged by severe flooding a few years ago.Forest Service officials said in a statement that the fully renovated Bee Rock Campground in London opened to the public Friday.The move comes after a partial reopening late last…

Save The Children

Save The Children Hazard and Perry County officials, along with those with Save the Children and others who work in child care and education gathered at Hazard City Hall on Monday to sign a Week of the Young Child proclamation.“Save the Children is an organization in all 50 states, but we have a really…

Utility Scam

Utility Scam A post on the Floyd County Sheriff Department’s page says several people in the area were reporting getting a call from someone claiming to be an employee with the power company.According to the post, the scammer will tell people a payment needs to be made immediately or they will lose service.The post…

UK Stops COVID-19 Testing

UK Stops COVID-19 Testing UK President Eli Capilouto said more than 90 percent of the University of Kentucky campus is vaccinated and nwith case numbers still going down even after Spring break we are quite positive the numbrs will remain very, very low. So, UK students and employees were told on Sunday that starting…

KY Gas Prices Down

KY Gas Prices Down Lori Weaver Hawkins with Triple-A of the Bluegrass says gas prices are generally down about five cents in Kentucky from a week ago.”We’ll take any pennies we can after what we’ve seen over the past several weeks,” said Weaver Hawkins.She says several factors have led to the lowering costs, from…

Jury Award Overturned

Jury Award Overturned A Kentucky appeals court on Friday overturned a $2.25 million jury award to a former University of Louisville student in a wrongful arrest case.The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that Tiffany Washington’s suit against disgraced former Louisville Metro Police Detective Crystal Marlowe and the city was filed after a one-year statute…

Beauty Academy

Beauty Academy The Southeastern Beauty Academy (SEBA) hosted its eighth Runway Show in 10 years at the Ramada Inn in Paintsville on Saturday. The show is an opportunity for students to show off their work throughout the year and interact with the community.SEBA’s Runway Show was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the…

Owensboro Cameras

Owensboro Cameras Cameras would benefit deputies on patrol, Smith told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer. But the cost of managing the data makes cameras cost-prohibitive, he said. His current priority is funding more deputies on the street.There are grants to help pay for cameras, Smith said, but not the ongoing maintenance and support. Source:…

Gladie Visitor Center Re-Opens

Gladie Visitor Center Re-Opens Located in the Red River Gorge, the Gladie Visitor Center has finally reopened.Closed since 2019 due to low funding and the COVID-19 pandemic, the center is under new management with Find Outdoors.“We’ve been pleased to partner with the forest service for so long,” Manager Joey Santiago said. “This is our…

Medical Scholarships

Medical Scholarships Appalachian Regional Healthcare and the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program are teaming up to help students working toward a career as medical technologists.ARH is offering an opportunity to apply for a $20,000 scholarship to those who have completed the first semester of the Medical Laboratory Science program at the UK Center of…