Interstate 75 Re-Opened In Scott County

Interstate 75 Re-Opened In Scott County Traffic is moving again on Interstate 75 in Scott County after a crash left four passengers injured.It happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday on southbound I-75 near the 141 mile marker.Transportation officials say the left two lanes were closed for several hours after the crash, but they have since…

Improved Signage Needed For 911 Calls

Improved Signage Needed For 911 Calls First responders in Pike County say the safety of those they serve is at risk because of a failure to maintain proper signage for 911 addresses.Robert Kendrick, Greasy Creek Volunteer Fire Department chief, said there are many homes in the Greasy Creek area that are hard to find.”Which…

Shriners Raise Money For Local Hospital

Shriners Raise Money For Local Hospital Every year, the Shriners raise thousands of dollars for the Shriners Children’s Hospital in Lexington.As the weather warms up, more bikes are hitting the pavement for this cause.Saturday morning, the 8th Annual Mountain Shrine Ride began in Whitesburg and ended at the MineShaft Harley Davidson shop in Pikeville.”It’s…

Goodwill Industries Helping Veterans

Goodwill Industries Helping Veterans Goodwill Industries of Kentucky has partnered with the Lexington VA Healthcare System in an effort to better serve veterans in central and eastern Kentucky.The partnership combines the efforts, resources and ideas of both organizations. Goodwill has committed to providing vouchers in $10 increments, totalling $30,000 a year to the Lexington…

Bridge Closures Begin Soon

Bridge Closures Begin Soon The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 Office advises motorists that two bridges will be closed starting Monday.The KY 80 bridge over Lick Fork Creek at milepoint 17.708 and the KY 80 bridge over Hoophole Creek at milepoint 22.232 will be closed beginning June 17 and are expected to re-open July…