Madison County Kids Gets Special Pumpkins

Madison County Kids Gets Special Pumpkins Scott Anderson, Madison County Schools Food Service Director, is bringing the pumpkin patch to Madison County Schools this week as truck-loads of pumpkins are dropped off to area schools.For the second year in a row, Anderson is providing for those in the county who need it most –…

Pikeville Hosts Substance Use Disorder Education Event

Pikeville Hosts Substance Use Disorder Education Event Hundreds gathered in Pikeville for the second Substance Use Disorder Education Event Tuesday. Everyone who attended is working toward the common goal of reducing the impact of the drug epidemic on our local communities.Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Executive Director Jared Arnett says it is going to…

Governor Bevin In Breathitt County

Governor Bevin In Breathitt County Governor Bevin was in Breathitt County holding a community forum Tuesday morning at Lee’s College. County officials and local businessmen attended the forum. These forums afford citizens an opportunity to share any concerns or ask any questions they may have. One of the questions had to do with open…

Coal Fields Industrial Park Gets Natural Gas

Coal Fields Industrial Park Gets Natural Gas Three months ago, an announcement was made that the City of Hazard was being awarded $900,000 in grant money to bring natural gas to the Coal Fields Industrial Park in Perry County.A groundbreaking ceremony held Tuesday afternoon signified the hope that county and state officials have for…

Lottery Winners

Lottery Winners Three months ago, an announcement was made that the City of Hazard was being awarded $900,000 in grant money to bring natural gas to the Coal Fields Industrial Park in Perry County.A groundbreaking ceremony held Tuesday afternoon signified the hope that county and state officials have for the impact the gas line…

KY Pharmecutical Company Pays 5.2 Million In Fraud Charges

KY Pharmecutical Company Pays 5.2 Million In Fraud Charges The Kentucky Department of Justice reports Cooley Medical Equipment Inc. headquartered in Prestonsburg has agreed to pay $5,254,912 for submitting false or fraudulent claims that misrepresented the ingredients used in certain compounded medical creams.According to the report, in 2015 a pharmacy in Prestonsburg operated by…

KY Highlands Celebrating 50 Years

KY Highlands Celebrating 50 Years Kentucky Highlands is celebrating its 50th anniversary.KHIC was formed during the War on Poverty in 1968 to stimulate job creation and economic investment.Officials said it has helped create or maintain more than 25,000 jobs in Southeastern Kentucky.It is now one of the largest small business development investors in rural…

KY In-Person Absentee Voting Begins

KY In-Person Absentee Voting Begins In-person absentee voting has begun in Kentucky for the Nov. 6 elections.Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters can cast an absentee ballot in person at their local county clerk’s office. To be eligible, a voter must be either out of the county on Election Day,…