New Homeless Shelter In Floyd County

New Homeless Shelter In Floyd County A new homeless shelter is opening in Floyd County.It’s called East Kentucky House of Hope.Board of Directors President Gail Spradlin says this is years in the making.”It’s surreal. After three years and blood, sweat and tears,” recalled Spradlin.”I’m super excited and you know our community has needed this…

KY Trying For The Elite 8

KY Trying For The Elite 8 Kentucky knows who they will play Friday Night at 9:59 on TBS.The Houston Cougars who are the 3 seed, defeated the 11 seed of Ohio State.The Cougars have won a program record of 33 games this season.Kentucky and Houston will play Friday in Kansas City for a ticket…

Flood Update In Magoffin Co

Flood Update In Magoffin Co The Magoffin County Fiscal Court met in regular session, discussing flood recovery updates and the possibility of leasing county vehicles to save money. During departmental reports, Magoffin County Judge-Executive Matt Wireman noted that all departments are working hard to get caught up from the February flooding. Emergency management is…

Update From Lake Cumberland

Update From Lake Cumberland Lake Cumberland flooding leaves behind a lot of work at the marinas and docks there. Army Corps officials say the lake is just over 730 feet in elevation…with all ten spillway gates open and releasing water still open. Most of the work entails clearing debris and making repairs to the…

Improving Job Numbers In KY

Improving Job Numbers In KY Kentucky’s unemployment rate fell slightly in February. The Kentucky Center for Statistics says the state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 4.1 percent. The preliminary statewide figure was down from the 4.2 percent rate reported for January. The statewide unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in February 2018. State officials say…

Governor Bevin Signs Pro-Life Bill

Governor Bevin Signs Pro-Life Bill Governor Matt Bevin signed into law House Bill 5 Tuesday, which bans abortions based on gender, race, color, national origin or disability.EMW Women’s Surgical Center filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction, trying to block the enforcement of HB 5 along with Senate Bill 9,…

Phony Money Circulates In Harlan County

Phony Money Circulates In Harlan County Officials in Harlan County are on the looking for additional counterfeit money after a Harlan EMS employee discovered some fake bills Tuesday. Jason Manns posted on Facebook Tuesday evening about the counterfeit money. Manns said he took the money to the police station and was made aware it’s…

Disney Closes Deal

Disney Closes Deal Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ”The Simpsons,” ”Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof.The deal is likely to shake up the media landscape. Among other things, it paves the way for Disney to launch its streaming service, Disney Plus, due out…

Pike County Tourism Receives Award

Pike County Tourism Receives Award Pike County tourism received an important award this week. During a fiscal court meeting, it’s office received the “Economic Engine Award” from the Kentucky Travel Industry Association. Nearly $115,000,000 is generated annually in the county. Hank Phillips, the President and CEO of the Kentucky Travel Association, says more counties…