COVID-19 Grant Funding

COVID-19 Grant Funding Governor Andy Beshear and Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman awarded $15 million in grants to 150 local Family Resource & Youth Services Centers (FRYSCs).The grant was made possible through the second round of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund 2 (GEER II).The money will help fund educational support services to schools, youth,…

Driver’s License Location Change

Driver’s License Location Change Getting your driver’s license, or getting it renewed, at your local circuit court clerk’s office will soon be phased out completely in Kentucky. You will instead have to go to a regional Kentucky Transportation Cabinet regional office or renew online. Most of the offices will close by the end of…

Stealing Catalytic Converters

Stealing Catalytic Converters Because thieves can get alot of money for catalytic converters they’re being stolen out of multiple trucks at Kemper Home Furnishings in London.President and CEO, Kenny Kemper, tells news outlets the first theft happened on June 16. He said surveillance video shows two people involved.“Ease of access for box trucks, they’re…

Open Records Request

Open Records Request It’s now easier for Kentuckians to submit an open records request.Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed an emergency regulation establishing a new standardized form. The form is required by House Bill 312 which was passed by the General Assembly earlier this year.“We fulfilled this statutory duty by filing regulations to create the…

Starbucks New Ordering Feature

Starbucks New Ordering Feature Starbucks announced it will test out a new ordering feature through social media.Beginning Tuesday, the company began allowing limited customers to order two custom drinks through Facebook and Instagram. Customers who see the image of the drink on social media can swipe to access an exclusive Starbucks website where they…

Whitley County Water Leak Closure

Whitley County Water Leak Closure Until Friday, the Whitley County Judicial Center is closed due to a water leak.County officials say the leak started sometime over the weekend and an alarm system notified the maintenance staff about the problem on Sunday. However, they say by the time maintenance got there, the damage had been…

Free Access To Life Jackets

Free Access To Life Jackets The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is starting a program that will offer boaters free access to life jackets they can borrow.The department is working with local groups and other public agencies to build stations for the life jackets, with the first five to be installed in…

Kentucky Fair Ticket Prices

Kentucky Fair Ticket Prices The Kentucky State Fair Board on Tuesday announced the fair’s lowest ticket prices in more than two decades.Starting Friday through Aug. 5, general admission tickets will cost only $8 and also will include free parking. You can buy them online or at Kroger stores.After that date, at-the-gate prices of $10…

FEMA Funds For Kentuckians

FEMA Funds For Kentuckians The deadline to apply for financial relief through FEMA is quickly approaching for Kentuckians.“It’s a big deal for the homeowners who have to replace damaged property, so this will give them an opportunity to try to recoup some of that money,” said Public Safety Director Buford Hurley II.Hurley says the…

Pikeville Independence Day

Pikeville Independence Day The City of Pikeville is preparing for an Independence Day weekend unlike any before.City officials said the event will soar past the annual event the city usually holds, with a three-day festival on the books starting Friday.Food trucks, vendors, and music are on the schedule all weekend, leading up to the…