Astronomical Discovery

Astronomical Discovery Right here in Kentucky, Dr. Jeremy Wood, tenured professor of Physics and Astronomy at Hazard Community and Technical College, recently made an astronomical discovery, which was accepted into a scientific journal.“The big discovery was that, out here, there is a certain barrier, called the Perihelion Barrier.” He said, referencing his chalk board.…

Old Trace Creek

Old Trace Creek An addition to the Old Trace Creek Wildlife Management Area in eastern Kentucky has more than doubled its size, officials said.The 550-acre (222-hectares) Staggs Branch addition is just north of Old Trace Creek in Lewis County, a statement from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife said. Source: MG…

Marine Funeral Service

Marine Funeral Service Funeral services for an American hero returned home to U.S. soil are set for next week.U.S. Marine Cpl. Jacob Moore, who was from Catlettsburg, Kentucky, died, along with three of his comrades, in a helicopter crash. It happened during a NATO training exercise in Norway.Moore’s family says his remains will arrive…

Children’s Reading Corner

Children’s Reading Corner A ribbon-cutting was held recently at the Kentucky River Regional Jail to unveil a new children’s reading corner.The event kicked off an initiative to help strengthen the bond between jailed parents and their children through reading and parenting classes. The jail also made space for children and parents to see each…

Donate Life Month

Donate Life Month April is national donate life month.Across the country, 22 people die every day waiting on a life-saving transplant, and someone new is added to the list every ten minutes.Officials with Baptist Health Corbin and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA) said, unfortunately, some may people may not register as donors based on…

Rootbeer Stand

Rootbeer Stand The Rootbeer Stand in Corbin has opened up the 2022 season with customers claiming both the hamburgers and the hpotdogs are the best around. Robert Champlin, Manager says they’re serving other fan favorites like a Dixie Burger and floats since the 1950?s. The restaurant opened for the season on March 22, drawing…

KY Budget

KY Budget Kentucky lawmakers appear close to voting on a two-year budget.Members of a conference committee formed to iron out differences and come out with a compromise plan unveiled what’s in the final draft. The final spending plan could be voted on today and is the culmination of what both the House and Senate…

Coal Executive Embezzled

Coal Executive Embezzled According to the Lexington Herald leader, an Eastern Kentucky coal executive embezzled money from several companies and filed false tax returns.Authorities were told by an informant that Rex G. Fought stole millions of dollars between 2014 and 2019.Fought was indicted by a federal Grand Jury last week on a charge of…

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Officials said a two-year rehabilitation of the historic Knob Creek Tavern at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park is complete and the facility will open as a visitor’s center at the boyhood home this spring.Park officials said in a statement that it will be the first time in more than…

Replacing Board Of Regents

Replacing Board Of Regents Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a bill into law that will replace Kentucky State University’s Board of Regents.The bill, which requires Beshear appoint eight new board members by April 4, received bipartisan support in both chambers. The Democratic governor signed the bill Friday.KSU, the state’s only public historically Black university,…