Hepatitis A Outbreak Panel Meets

Hepatitis A Outbreak Panel Meets The State Department for Public Health will hold a panel this morning to discuss the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in the Commonwealth. It’s happening just one week after the department dismissed one of it’s top managers. The panel is part of the Kentucky Public Health Association’s annual conference in…

Mining Film Opens This Weekend

Mining Film Opens This Weekend An independent film telling the story of Appalachian coal miners trapped underground after a methane explosion opens this weekend.The film “Mine 9”, directed, written and produced by Eddie Mensore, centers around nine miners with only a one-hour supply of oxygen and their struggle to escape alive.The thriller opens on…

Helping Victims Of The McDonald’s Fire

Helping Victims Of The McDonald’s Fire About 20 different local organizations, including Warm Souls for Worn Soles, local churches, fire departments, the tourism commission, and even the local jail, all came together to create a fundraiser for those who lost theri jobs in the recent Mcdonald’s fire in Eastern KY.For $5 a plate, people…

KY State Police Looking For Escaped Inmate

KY State Police Looking For Escaped Inmate Kentucky State Police say they are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Green River Correctional Complex.Police said in a statement that the state prison in western Kentucky reported that 44-year-old Charles Pedigo escaped from the facility Wednesday evening. Authorities say he was serving a 29-year…

Gubernatorial Candidates To Speak

Gubernatorial Candidates To Speak Candidates vying for the Commonwealth’s top office will have the opportunity to share their views with voters Thursday evening.Two different gubernatorial candidate forums are scheduled, one in Frankfort and one in Lexington.The first forum, hosted by Community Action Kentucky, will begin around 1:15 p.m. at the Lexington Public Library’s downtown…