Giving Gifts To Perry County Kids

Giving Gifts To Perry County Kids For the last five years, Primary Care in Hazard has provided gifts to children in need to Perry County Schools.Through each school’s resource center, a list of children in need is given to Primary Care. The staff fundraises throughout the year to collect gifts, while employees spend their…

Senator McConnell Helping Coal Miners

Senator McConnell Helping Coal Miners Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell along with two other senators helped secure funding to protect coal families’ pension benefits.The act, which is called the “Bipartisan American Miners Act of 2019,” secures funding for the 1974 miner pension plan.It also expands healthcare benefits provided under the coal miners health care…

Flu Season Hitting Hard In Kentucky

Flu Season Hitting Hard In Kentucky Kentucky health officials say four people have died of the flu this season.The four people who have died of influenza since September are all adults, according to Kentucky’s Department for Public Health.On Thursday, the city of Louisville reported its first death of the flu season.The person who died…

Local Marine Being Buried

Local Marine Being Buried A U.S. Marine who died in the battle during World War II is scheduled to be buried Monday in Louisville, Kentucky.The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said the remains of Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. John R. Bayens were officially accounted for in September though analysis of dental evidence and other methods.Bayens’…

McConnell Seeks Seventh Term

McConnell Seeks Seventh Term Touting his leadership role as an asset for Middle America, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed for reelection Friday as the Kentucky Republican seeks a seventh term next year.McConnell, the longest-serving U.S. senator in Kentucky history, has tied himself closely to President Donald Trump as he prepares to defend himself…

Ralph Hall Christmas For Kids

Ralph Hall Christmas For Kids The Leatherwood Blackey Clinic in Perry County has been hosting a Christmas for Kids program for nearly 20 years.Ralph Hall started the program. He worked at the clinic for more than 30 years.”He wanted to make sure they all got a toy and some clothes for Christmas,” says an…

Successful Rescue Effort

Successful Rescue Effort Officials from the Pulaski County Rescue squad said crews were called after a man got stuck on the ledge of a cliff on the North Bank of the Cumberland River in Burnside.Responders found the man about 30 feet below the edge of the cliff.After accessing him, crews helped him another 100…