Recount Proves A Tie

Recount Proves A Tie In a recount in a contested Kentucky state House race where a Democrat was elected by a one-vote margin has ended in a tie.Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican state Rep. DJ Johnson on Election Day by one vote. But the Republican-controlled state legislature ordered a recount at Johnson’s request.Saturday, the…

Planned Parenthood’s Western Affilates Take Over Kentucky Operations

Planned Parenthood’s Western Affilates Take Over Kentucky Operations Planned Parenthood’s affiliate overseeing Hawaii and three western states announced Friday that it was adding Indiana and Kentucky, a first-of-its-kind consolidation based not on geography but on reallocating resources to fight new abortion restrictions in the Midwest and South. The arrangement by the women’s health nonprofit…

Hazard Issues Water Supply Emergency

Hazard Issues Water Supply Emergency The City of Hazard has issued a water supply emergency. The cause of the shortage appears to be people leaving their faucets dripping during recent cold nights. All Hazard Utilities customers are asked to conserve water. WYMT-TV reports all car washes and laundry facilities using the Hazard Water System…

KSP Graduates A Class Of Cadets

KSP Graduates A Class Of Cadets Today the Kentucky State Police are graduating 35 new cadets. Governor Matt Bevin is set to speak to a crowd at the graduation ceremony. The event takes place at the Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort starting at 11 a.m.Gov. Bevin, KSP Commissioner Richard Sanders, KSP command staff…

Kids Serving The Homeless

Kids Serving The Homeless Highland Elementary students are serving the homeless by filling up a coat rack, now located in front of the Coffee House on Main Street.”It shows that at any age you can help the community,” says 10-year-old Jayden Estep talking to WYMT. The school’s Community Problem Solving Coach, Andrea Hall, says…

House Fire In Harlan County

House Fire In Harlan County Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire Thursday night in Harlan County.Firefighters believe cold weather could have led to the fire.The Cumberland Fire Department responded to a home on Central Street around 9 p.m. Thursday night.Officials said the people living there were using a wood burning stove…

Bell County School Closes For Illness

Bell County School Closes For Illness A number of schools across the mountains are closed today because of severe weather.But another school in Bell County is closed for another reason; too many of their students are sick right now and close to 20% of them missed school Thursday.This is not the first time Pineville…

KFC And Cheetos Are Introducing A New Sandwich

KFC And Cheetos Are Introducing A New Sandwich KFC and Cheetos have partnered up to launch a new “Cheetos Sandwich” in select locations. The new sandwich will be tested at limited locations in North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. “Both KFC and Cheetos have dedicated fan bases loyal to each new creation,” a spokesperson for…

Safe Patrol On The Road For You

Safe Patrol On The Road For You A statewide agency called Safe Patrol is making sure all drivers are able to stay safe on the roadways, especially during freezing and severe weather in Laurel County. The agency began back in 2007 and drives along interstates, highways, and parkways looking for drivers who have broken…