MIT And Harvard Students Stop In Hazard

MIT And Harvard Students Stop In Hazard Some Massachusetts Institution of Technology (MIT) and Harvard students are bicycling from Washington D.C. to San Fransico.Along the way, they are stopping in towns to teach STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) workshops.Monday the eight students stopped at the Challenger Learning Center in Hazard through today to…

New Management For Martin County Water

New Management For Martin County Water However, those within the Martin County Water District (MCWD) could see another rate increase in the future.Officials with the Public Service Commission (PSC) have required the water district to hire a new management company.Many fear this will cost customers too much money.”We’ve been concerned all along that a…

New Electricity Guidelines For Eastern KY

New Electricity Guidelines For Eastern KY An eastern Kentucky electric provider is restructuring its rates, but the adjustments won’t increase monthly bills for an average customer.The Kentucky Public Service Commission is allowing Jackson Energy Cooperative Corp. to increase the monthly customer charge while decreasing the cost per kilowatt-hour of electricity.The electric co-op serves 51,000…

KY Heritage Land Conservation Fund Receives Award

KY Heritage Land Conservation Fund Receives Award The American Battlefield Trust has given an award to the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping to preserve battlefields and historic sites in the state. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week for a “monumental contribution” to the Perryville Battlefield State Historic…

Kids And Hot Cars Don’t Mix

Kids And Hot Cars Don’t Mix Kentucky State Police are asking people to keep an eye out for children left in hot cars as temperatures rise.With the mercury levels on the rise this week, KSP is renewing its plea for parents to be extremely cautious about leaving children in hot cars. It may seem…

Weekend Clean-Up Of Martin County

Weekend Clean-Up Of Martin County More than 200 people in Martin County braved the rainy weather Saturday morning for a county-wide cleanup.”It just makes you feel good to get out and do something,” said Katrina Sansom with the Martin County Water District.Several groups and organizations formed teams to clean the most impacted areas by…