Independence Day At Pikeville

Independence Day At Pikeville The City of Pikeville announced April 25 that the “Independence Day at Pikeville” 4th of July festival will be happening again this summer. The 2022 festival held July 2 through July 4, will include a street festival, live music, family fun at the park and fireworks show.The city also said…

Korean War Soldier Burial

Korean War Soldier Burial Using DNA and other evidence officials say the remains of a recently identified Eastern Kentucky soldier who was killed in the Korean War will be interred in his hometown of Whitesburg.The U.S. Army Human Resources Command at Fort Knox said in a statement that graveside services for Army Cpl. Donald…

Corvette Museum

Corvette Museum A new education gallery is planned for visitors at the National Corvette Museum in south-central Kentucky, officials said.The gallery will take the place of a children’s area and will give the museum the opportunity to provide educational experiences for the next generation of Corvette enthusiasts, engineers and designers, museum spokeswoman Mariah Hughes…

Mountain Water District

Mountain Water District The Mountain Water District (MWD) board of commissioners is a member short with the announcement of the resignation of Kevin Varney.During the MWD board meeting April 28, it was announced that Varney had tendered his resignation earlier in the week.While no specific reason was given, district manager Roy Sawyers said he…

McConnell Speaks About SC Leak

McConnell Speaks About SC Leak U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell of KY has issued a statement after what he called a “lawless attack” on the independence of the Supreme Court regarding a possible overturn of Roe V Wade.Earlier Tuesday, Chief Justice John Roberts confirmed the authenticity of the leaked draft and said he…

Harlan County Man Missing

Harlan County Man Missing Kentucky State Police have issued a news release asking the public for help in looking for a Harlan County man who has been missing for more than one month.Will Smith, 36, of Evarts, was last seen by his family on March 26 of this year.The release said he was seen…

Escaped KY Inmate Recaptured

Escaped KY Inmate Recaptured A pat on the back to local law enforcement the Knox County Sheriff has announced the arrest of an escaped Kentucky inmate in Flat Lick.Challis Ray Davis, 41, escaped the Clay County Detention Center on March 25, 2022, according to a release from the Sheriff’s office. He was originally arrested…

New Kids’ Reading Nook

New Kids’ Reading Nook Save the Childern awarded SPARK Ministries a grant to open a reading nook and leaders with multiple organizations held a ribbon-cutting for the new reading corner and learning space for kids at the Perry County Courthouse.The new space will be at SPARK Ministries inside of the courthouse.A news release stated…

Campaign Conviction Holds

Campaign Conviction Holds The Supreme Court is leaving in place the illegal campaign contributions conviction of Kentucky businessman and former Democratic Party chief, Jerry Lundergan.The high court on Monday turned away Lundergan’s appeal of his conviction. As is typical, the justices did not say why they rejected his case.A jury convicted Jerry Lundergan on…

Christmas For Kids

Christmas For Kids Christmas for Kids of Kentucky is a non-profit organization that focuses on making sure kids have a Merry Christmas.“From December 11th to December 10th of the next year, we’re just raising as much money as possible through all the organization’s efforts,” said Christmas for Kids of Kentucky President Brandon May. He…