Staying Safe On The Water

Staying Safe On The Water Along with the summer-like heat comes summer activities and at Buckhorn Lake, people are gassing up their boats and starting up their engines.”Boating season is when we start getting busy, people start to bring their pontoons over,” says Buckhorn Lake Marina Operator Ryan Miller.Along with boat season comes safety…

Raising Of The New Flags In Eastern KY

Raising Of The New Flags In Eastern KY A special ceremony kicked off Memorial Day weekend in Pikeville.”Today we kind of had a memorial opening ceremony,” said Jacob Selwood.Selwood is Commander for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3769.”We lowered the old flags and raised the new flags,” says Selwood. This serves as…

Showcasing Safety Equipment

Showcasing Safety Equipment The Bluegrass Healthcare Coalition is compromised of agencies in 17 counties that all share the common mission of responding swiftly in the case of an emergency.At Blue Grass Airport Thursday, more than a dozen agencies showcased their equipment that would be used in an emergency.In the event of a natural disaster…

A Discussion On Chronic Wasting Disease

A Discussion On Chronic Wasting Disease A biologist from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife came to the Perry County Public library on Thursday to teach a class on Chronic Wasting Disease.Similar to Mad Cow Disease, Chronic Wasting Disease is found in the brain of elk and deer when abnormal proteins are present.There…

Displaying The Flag On Memorial Day

Displaying The Flag On Memorial Day Memorial Day is a time to honor those who died serving the United States and to display the flag they represent with care.Avoid making these mistakes with the American flag.Here are some mistakes to avoid with the American flag:– Fly the flag at half-staff from sunrise until noon…