Independence Day Fireworks Can Trigger PTSD

Independence Day Fireworks Can Trigger PTSD With Independence Day approaching area veterans organizations remind the public that fireworks can trigger a post-traumatic stress disorder attack. VFW Department of Kentucky Senior Vice Commander Nathan Sesco tells WYMT that fireworks especially larger ones can sound like mortar fire and it can tqke them back to the…

Kentucky Is Kindest State

Kentucky Is Kindest State A new study finds Kentucky is the kindest state in the country. The research done by the noprofit kindness.org found the Bluegrass State had the most people who would be willing to help family, friends, coworkers or strangers. Overall the top three kindest acts were “Become an organ donor for…

Hazard Settles Grand Hotel lawsuit

Hazard Settles Grand Hotel lawsuit A settlement is reached in the lawsuit brought against the City of Hazard by the owner of the former Grand Hotel clearing the way for the city to take ownership of the property. The owner says he sued after the hotel burned in 2015 because city officials woudn’t let…

LION Reopening Beattyville Plant

LION Reopening Beattyville Plant Over 6 dozen new jobs are coming to Lee County now that LION First Responder PPE is reopening. The Beattyville plant shut down in 2010 after 30 years. According to Gov. Andy Beshear’s office the Daytin, Ohio first responder equipment manufacturer is investing $850,000 to renovate the Center St. facility.…