One Coal Mining Death In KY In 2018

One Coal Mining Death In KY In 2018 The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says coal-mining related deaths have reached a record low in Kentucky where a single miner died last year.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the agency said Tuesday that there were 12 deaths at coal mines nationwide in 2018. Federal records and…

Pike County Federal Roadway Reopens

Pike County Federal Roadway Reopens Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 12, say that U.S. 460 in Pike County is now back open after a rock slide on the roadway in Pike County slowed not only vehicle traffic but foot traffic, too. Local business owners saw a decrease as appointments were rescheduled and…

Honoring Local Law Enforcement

Honoring Local Law Enforcement In Hazard Sweet Frog workers recognized police for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Wednesday. Tiffany Watts, the operating manager, says their store could not pass up an opportunity to honor them with a frozen yogurt deal. To show their support, Sweet Frog offered local police 50 percent off of frozen…

Local Bible Camp Needs Funding To Continue

Local Bible Camp Needs Funding To Continue Twin Rocks Bible Camp in Perry County faces financial trouble which could cause a delay in an opening for the summer. Campers filled the Twin Rocks in 2018 but since then, replenishing the funds is difficult. “We operate completely on gifts,” Michael Barnett, the executive director said.…

Carbon Coffee Coming To Pikeville

Carbon Coffee Coming To Pikeville A new coffee shop is coming to Downtown Pikeville. Carbon Coffee will be located in the old “Roasted” building. Owner Stacie Sexton says the history behind the name dates back to their roots. “Carbon Coffee is a throwback to our history with coal in the region. It is extremely…

Kentucky’s Animal Protection Laws Are Weak

Kentucky’s Animal Protection Laws Are Weak The Scott County Animal Shelter is home to many animals left abandoned and abused. According to a report by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Kentucky ranks as the worst state in the nation for animal protection laws.”We get a lot of calls about horses that are being neglected,…

Job Opportunities In Middlesboro

Job Opportunities In Middlesboro Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries (SEKRI) announced a new facility that is expected to bring up to 100 jobs to Bell County. SEKRI says in a news release that the new manufacturing facility will be located in Middlesboro. Plans are underway for the facility to open by the end of February.…

Power Outages In KY

Power Outages In KY Hundreds of customers are without power after gusty winds in the mountains. Kentucky Power reports more than 400 customers are still without power this morning. You can check out Kentucky Power.com for up to the moment outage information. Source: MG News Return to News

UofK Makes Top 25 In AP Poll

UofK Makes Top 25 In AP Poll 2018 was one of the memorable seasons in college football for the University of Kentucky Wildcats, who finished number 12 in the final AP Top 25 poll. That’s the first time the Cats have finished in the top 25 since 1984 where they finished at 22. …