Funeral Home Fraud

Funeral Home Fraud This week a Middlesboro man was indicted by a Grand Jury on several charges of violating trust provision and one charge of theft.Clyde Creech is facing 38 charges of violating trust provision for pre-need payments for funeral good, which is a class C felony. A class C felony constitutes five to…

Marcy’s Law

Marcy’s Law While opponents of Marcy’s law say that the law itself is unfair to the defendants and creates more of an uphill battle for them that challenge to strike down Marsy’s Law in Kentucky is being tossed out of court.Voters approved the constitutional amendment in 2019 and 2020.The law itself gives rights to…

Teacher’s Raises

Teacher’s Raises In Pulaski County lawmakers say schools were going to receive more money after this year’s session.“We at Pulaski County should see about a $3 million increase to our funds,” said Patrick Richardson with Pulaski County Schools. “However for me to give out a 2 percent pay increase is going to exceed $2.5…

K-9 Deputy Vest

K-9 Deputy Vest A K9 Deputy with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office will be receiving some new gear.K9 “Rocky” is set to receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation.The organization is called Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. and is donating the vest in memory of a K9 who was…

Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) and AppHarvest, a central Kentucky based sustainable food company, will partner to improve the health and well-being of their employees in Appalachia.More about the partnership is being announced a little later. Source: MG News Return to News

Resuscitation Academy

Resuscitation Academy EMS members are training in Berea on new ways to respond to an emergency scene. They’re receiving training through the Resuscitation Academy.“What high performance CPR does is it takes that basic understanding of CPR and then takes it to the next level,” said Jonathan Larsen, Resuscitation Academy Faculty Member.Larsen is a faculty…

Medicaid Fraud Charges

Medicaid Fraud Charges In a news release, officials with the Attorney General’s office said a prosecution by Daniel Cameron’s office led to the conviction of a Laurel County woman on Medicaid fraud charges.An investigation by the Office of Medicaid fraud and Abuse resulted in Caroline Hendy, 53, being convicted.According to the AG’s Office’s release,…

Driver’s Licensing Regional Offices

Driver’s Licensing Regional Offices Great news for drivers. Gov. Andy Beshear paid a visit to the Pike County Fiscal Courtroom in downtown Pikeville with some big announcements.One announcement was the upcoming opening of a regional licensing office in the downtown area. This will offer several services to folks throughout the Big Sandy Region and…

Local SOS International To Poland

Local SOS International To Poland SOS Interntational based out of Louisville has sent thousands of pounds of relief supplies to help people caught in the refugee crisis in Poland.On Tuesday, UPS transported about 45,000 pounds of humanitarian relief for Ukrainian refugees from its Worldport air hub in Louisville to Warsaw, Poland.A UPS 767 was…

Elevator Scare

Elevator Scare An elevator maintenance project could have been worse when the Knoxville Fire Department responded to Westview Tower Apartments after an elevator fell eleven floors Tuesday afternoon.According to KFD Assistant Chief Mark Wilbanks, no one was injured; however, officials on the scene said it could have been bad in a different scenario.“We are…