Breathitt County Grants

Breathitt County Grants And, U.S. Representative Harold “Hal” Rogers has announced four federal grants totaling more than $1 million for Breathitt County will be going to improve emergency operations, enhance public service, and make necessary improvements at the Julian Carroll Airport.Nearly $500,000 will go to the City of Jackson to renovate a new emergency…

Perry County Airport Grant

Perry County Airport Grant Congressman Hal Rogers announced a $250,000 grant for the Wendall H. Ford Regional Airport in Perry County on Friday. The funding will be used to purchase snow removal equipment to keep the runway safe during the winter months.“Our small airports are vital to business operations, emergency medical transportation, tourism and…

Suddenlink Communications Order

Suddenlink Communications Order The Public Service Commission has ordered Suddenlink Communications to show within 30 days why it should not be required to take specific remedial steps to improve service to customers and why the Commission should not impose penalties as authorized by state law.On May 6, 2021, Chairman Charlotte Lane met with representatives…

Eastern KY Road Improvements

Eastern KY Road Improvements Breathitt County is among those included in Governor Andy Beshear’s announcement more than $11.8 million in transportation funding for local governments to make street and road repair improvements.“One way we build a better Kentucky is by making our streets and roads better,” said Gov. Beshear. “This funding enables 46 cities…

Safe Haven Boxes

Safe Haven Boxes For the first time in Kentucky, Safe Haven baby boxes are here giving mothers another option who decide they can’t keep their babies.In March, Gov. Andy Beshear signed House Bill 155 into law, allowing baby boxes to be installed in Kentucky for the first time.Wednesday the first box in the state…

I-75 Road Construction Update

I-75 Road Construction Update Road construction that began in 2019 is still causing delays for Kentuckians and visitors driving along Interstate 75.“Just be aware that it’s there, slow your speed down. Do the speed limit and just watch out for other drivers,” said Public Affairs Deputy for Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Gilbert Acciardo. “It’s…

Booker Running For U.S. Senate

Booker Running For U.S. Senate Charles Booker has announced he’s running against Rand Paul for U.S. Senate in 2022. This is not the first time Booker has thrown his hat into the national political arena. He narrowly lost last year’s Democratic primary to Amy McGrath, who was beaten by Mitch McConnell in the general…