Knox County Teen Faces Terrorism Charges

Knox County Teen Faces Terrorism Charges A Knox County teen is behind bars, facing a charge of terroristic threatening.According to Kentucky State Police, the parent of a 14-year-old reported the teen threatened to shoot other students at Lynn Camp High School.Troopers say the teen admitted to the threats.He is charged with second-degree terroristic threatening…

40th Anniversary Of KY Main Street Program

40th Anniversary Of KY Main Street Program The Kentucky Main Street Program is marking its 40th anniversary with a conference this week about downtown redevelopment for rural and urban communities.The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office says Kentucky Main Street was created in 1979 to reverse economic decline in central business districts through historic…

Case Of E. Coli In Boyd County

Case Of E. Coli In Boyd County One case of E. coli has been confirmed in Boyd County.The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department confirms there is one case in the county linked to a multi-state outbreak. The person did not need to be hospitalized, according to health department officials.Investigators believe ground beef is the likely…

KY Students Talk About E-Cig Dangers

KY Students Talk About E-Cig Dangers Middle and high school students from around the state will be featured in a new statewide campaign to warn young people about the dangers of vaping and smoking e-cigarettes.The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky campaign was unveiled at a news conference this morning. The foundation’s campaign will reportedly…

Audit Outcome Of KEMI Suspects Problems

Audit Outcome Of KEMI Suspects Problems The governing board of Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance has recommended its chief executive take a pay cut and lose his long-term job contract in favor of year-to-year probation. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the action follows an audit that criticized spending practices at KEMI, including no-bid contracts and University…

Voter Registration Deadline Today

Voter Registration Deadline Today If you have not registered to vote, you must do so by today.You can register at your local county clerk’s office or at govoteky.com.The May primary election will be held May 21.Top ticket races this year include governor, attorney general and secretary of state. Source: MG News Return…

Local Easter Egg Festivities

Local Easter Egg Festivities Jenny Wiley State Park teamed up with the City of Prestonsburg to host an annual Easter egg hunt Saturday morning.Many kids love the holiday for multiple reasons.We asked a few kids their opinion of the best part of the holiday.”I love Easter because you get to find eggs and spend…