Farmer Assistance Request From KY

Farmer Assistance Request From KY This week Governor Matt Bevin submitted a request for an emergency disaster declaration for Kentucky farmers. The request was sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture following months of heavy rains and severe weather, which caused flooding and wind damage across Kentucky. This affected farmers’ crops, buildings, equipment and…

Voter Hotline Available In KY

Voter Hotline Available In KY Kentucky’s attorney general says a hotline has been set up for people to report violations of state election laws.Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office’s hotline is available during regular business hours and open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time) on Election Day next Tuesday. The hotline…

City Of Pikeville And EnerBlu Sign Jobs Agreement

City Of Pikeville And EnerBlu Sign Jobs Agreement The City of Pikeville and EnerBlu officials signed an important agreement which could fast forward the groundbreaking process and the creation on around 1,000 jobs. EnerBlu is a high power technology company and builds products that support a clean environment. “It’s a huge day for Pikeville,…

Powell County Receives Road Funding

Powell County Receives Road Funding The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is announcing that the Powell County Fiscal Court will receive $72,743 in County Road Aid emergency funds. These funds will be used for slide repairs in two locations; on Hatchers Creek Road (CR 1018) and Hatton Creek School Road (CR 1208). “The Bevin administration is…

Looking At Perry County Audits

Looking At Perry County Audits An order from a Perry County Grand Jury tells the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office to further look into state audits going back to 2015.The audits from the state auditor’s office show some issues with various Perry County government agencies.”There are some issues that seemingly need attention. The charge to my…

City Of Irvine Receives Grants

City Of Irvine Receives Grants Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) has joined the City of Irvine Fire Department and other state officials to announce the awarding of two grants to be used by the fire department to better serve the residents of Estill County. The City of Irvine Fire Department has been awarded a $27,500…

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Local Event

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Local Event October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year’s theme is entitled, “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” In support of this event, the Berea Human Rights Commission is sponsoring a community forum on employment of people with disabilities tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of Berea City…

Kentucky State Police Recognized

Kentucky State Police Recognized They put their lives on the line every day they go to work. Recently Kentucky State Police recognized the hard work and promotion of dozens of officers.There were 77 promotions from sergeant all the way up to two officers who were given the highest rank of lieutenant colonel. There were…

Mail-In Absentee Voter Request Deadline Today

Mail-In Absentee Voter Request Deadline Today Kentucky’s top elections official says voters have one last day to request mail-in absentee ballots for next month’s election. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says the last day is today. Grimes says voters may request absentee ballot applications from their county clerk in person or by telephone,…

Hazard/Perry County Senior Center Takes Award

Hazard/Perry County Senior Center Takes Award The Hazard / Perry County Senior Citizen Center won Senior Center of the Year.This is a region-wide award for senior centers with 50 members or more.The center submitted a paper to the Kentucky River Area Development District (KRADD) in October of 2017. KRADD submitted the paper to the…