KY Farmers’ Markets Are Thriving

KY Farmers’ Markets Are Thriving Farmers markets across Kentucky are getting a promotional boost from a summer advertising campaign by the state’s agricultural marketing program. State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says Kentucky has more than 165 farmers markets in 113 counties. He says it shows the state’s local food movement is thriving. …

KY Parents Seek Negligent Damages

KY Parents Seek Negligent Damages The parents of a 2-year-old Kentucky boy who died at a Tennessee state park last month are seeking $900,000 in damages from the state. Attorney Christopher Smith tells The Tennessean that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation was negligent in not having made Cummins Falls State Park safer.…

Corbin Church Fire

Corbin Church Fire Crews responded to a call early Monday morning of a reported church fire on Moore Hill Avenue. The church building was abandoned. Lily Fire & Rescue, West Knox Fire Rescue, Bailey Switch Fire Department, Corbin City Fire Department and Keavy Fire Department helped to put out the fire. No injuries were…

Former Knox County Magistrate Indicted

Former Knox County Magistrate Indicted A former Knox County magistrate was indicted on federal drug charges Monday.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports former magistrate Jerry “Rabbit” Cox now faces six charges of illegally distributing pain pills.Cox was a candidate for the Republican nominations for magistrate in one of the county’s districts in the May 2018 primary.He…

Staying Safe On The Fourth Of July

Staying Safe On The Fourth Of July July 4th is just days away and the Prestonsburg Fire Department is preparing their biggest firework show.Fireworks may be fun, but they also bring danger.”Safety is the number one priority,” said Mike Brown, the Prestonsburg fire chief.The Prestonsburg Fire Department prepares for almost two weeks for their…

Flags At Bobby Davis Park

Flags At Bobby Davis Park The Board of Directors for the Bobby Davis Park placed 211 flags at Bobby Davis Park.The flags are in memory of the 211 men from Perry County killed in WWII.Bobby Davis was one of the fallen veterans.The flags will be up through the month of July for the community…

Better Broadband Service Coming To Eastern KY

Better Broadband Service Coming To Eastern KY The first phase of the KentuckyWired broadband project is finished. Governor Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers announced the news recently. “This digital interstate is one giant step closer to coming to your county seats,” said Congressman Rogers.The first portion of the network is known as Ring…

KSP Trooper Hurt In Crash

KSP Trooper Hurt In Crash A trooper was injured in a crash on U.S. 23 in Greenup County.It happened near Caroline Road in Raceland just before 4 Sunday afternoon.Police say it happened when a man driving a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo crossed the road and did not see the KSP cruiser.Kentucky State Police say Trooper…

Eastern KY Marina Opens For Summer Fun

Eastern KY Marina Opens For Summer Fun The East Kentucky Marina opened its two new attractions Saturday, in preparation for a summer of fun for Pike County. The East Kentucky Waves attraction is a floating waterpark located near the boat dock and East Kentucky Landslide includes inflatables near the marina playground. Owners Ernie and…