Pike Community Helps Farm Animals

Pike Community Helps Farm Animals In a unique way to help farm animals Three Mile Creek Farms in the small Pike County community of Dorton rescues animals who were abused, neglected, or otherwise unwanted. The farm is a non-profit and pays for the animals’ upkeep with charitable donations as well as by hosting events…

KY Firefighters Recognized

KY Firefighters Recognized Three Kentucky firefighters are among more than 200 being honored this weekend at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.The Courier Journal reports James Settles, of the Stanley Volunteer Fire Department; Johnnie Jessie, of the Greensburg/Green County Volunteer Fire Department; and Dale Brown, of the Covington Fire Department, are included in the ceremony.A…

KY Organization Receives Grant

KY Organization Receives Grant A Central Kentucky organization has received a national honor that comes with a 10-thousand dollar national grant.Greenhouse17 was granted the Purple Ribbon Award for “Program/Shelter of the Year.”The nonprofit helps survivors of intimate partner abuse by providing housing, legal advocacy and other services.Executive Director Darlene Thomas said the survivors and…

Honoring A Pikeville Officer

Honoring A Pikeville Officer One business is gaining attention after paying tribute to a Pikeville Police Officer killed in the line of duty several years ago.Officer Scotty Hamilton was killed in the line of duty on March 13th, 2018.Faith Tax in Pikeville has decided to honor Officer Hamilton’s memory with a permanent memorial outside…

Bridge Repair

Bridge Repair A deteriorating Kentucky bridge that was home to thousands of endangered gray bats has been repaired in way that makes the span safer for motorists and wildlife, officials said.A project team from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make a habitat-focused design as crews replaced…

Driver’s License Change

Driver’s License Change With a new era in driver licensing in Kentucky according to Governor Beshear, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials announced 10 more Kentucky counties are making the transition to KYTC Regional Offices.Officials said they are phasing out the traditional systems of licensing and permits offered at the Office of Circuit Court Clerk.So…

Hospitalizations Dropping

Hospitalizations Dropping Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Kentucky have dropped in recent days, leaving state officials hopeful the new month will be much better than September, when the delta variant ravaged the state.Statewide hospitalizations and patients in intensive care units due to COVID-19 decreased in the past seven days based on a “rolling average,” Gov. Andy…

Fall Forest Fire Season

Fall Forest Fire Season According to the Kentucky Division of Forestry, today, October 1 is the first day of the fall forest fire season in Kentucky.As the days become more dry, it’s important to prepare in the instance of a nearby fire. Fire officials say it’s important to make sure you are aware of…

KYTC Regional Offices

KYTC Regional Offices With the circuit court stopping drivers licenses’ services on October 25th the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials announced 10 more Kentucky counties are making the transition to KYTC Regional Offices.Officials said they are phasing out the traditional systems of licensing and permits offered at the Office of Circuit Court Clerk.So far,…

Appalachian Leadership Institute

Appalachian Leadership Institute The next nine month course has begun as officials with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently announced the third class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute.Dr. John Jones, Medical Director at Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky, was selected as one of the 40 fellows participating in the class. He is one…