Pike County Death Investigation

Pike County Death Investigation An investigation is contiinuing by Kentucky State Police (KSP) conducting a death investigation following an unidentified body being reported in the Phelps area of Pike County.KSP responded to a call just after 9:00 Monday morning reporting a possible dead body.Troopers found an unidentified body by an abandoned surface mining access…

KY Unemployment Insurance

KY Unemployment Insurance With the cost being 40 million dollars, the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance officials hope changes and upgrades will soon come to the state’s unemployment system, which has been plagued with problems.The state began looking at unemployment system upgrade options in August, according to Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Jamie Link, and…

Vaccine Mandate Eviction

Vaccine Mandate Eviction With businesses, hospitals, and several other institutions mandating employees and visitors be vaccinated against COVID, some may wonder whether landlords have the authority to do the same for tenants.“As far as private landlords, you can choose who you want to rent to and who you don’t want to rent to, as…

KY Vaccines

KY Vaccines According to a new poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky called the Vaccines in Kentucky Poll, vaccine hesitancy has lowered over six months, with seven out of 10 Kentucky adults agreeing that all routine vaccinations recommended by the CDC are beneficial.“Here in Kentucky, we are at risk of unraveling 50…

Fall Horse Trail Ride

Fall Horse Trail Ride Knott County officials are preparing for the upcoming 2021 Knott County Fall Horse Trail Ride.Officials have been busy trimming, cleaning and registering, getting the trails at the Mine Made Adventure Park ready to go for the highly anticipated event.Knott County Judge-Executive Jeff Dobson said the environment should keep things safe…

Tug Fork River

Tug Fork River While trying to keep the river clear of tires, Friends of the Tug Fork River is working to grow its circle and keep the clean-up efforts rolling in the river shared by Kentucky and West Virginia.“We see the Tug Fork River as the second ride in our outdoor adventure amusement park,”…

No Prison Time

No Prison Time A judge has opted against prison time for a Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to shipping low-level nuclear waste to a Kentucky landfill without proper labeling.A federal judge handed down a five-year probation sentence for Cory David Hoskins, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported.Hoskins pleaded guilty in February to two charges punishable by…

Jobs In Morehead

Jobs In Morehead A Kentucky manufacturing plant has expanded its facility by five times and expects to create 100 full-time jobs in coming years, officials said.Rajant Corp. has been in business for 20 years and in Morehead since 2015. The company announced last year it was moving to a larger facility nearby.The project was…

Floyd County Women Grant

Floyd County Women Grant The 2021 Lillian Mae Taylor Fund is a grant opportunity for Floyd County women entrepreneurs, women in education, and women who promote the health and well-being of other women.This $1,000 grant opportunity is in memory of Lillian Mae Taylor, a Floyd County native who dedicated her life to serving and…

Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine Kentuckians should get the flu vaccine to help lessen the strain on hospitals in the coming months, the state’s health commissioner said.Dr. Steven Stack said in a statement that if more Kentuckians get immunized against the flu, hospitals will have more capacity to care for COVID patients and other patients as well.…