KY Civil War Sites Becoming National Monuments

KY Civil War Sites Becoming National Monuments Camp Nelson and the Mill Springs Battlefield await only President Donald Trump’s signature to attain new designations as National Monuments.The office of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell noted that U.S. House passed on Tuesday night the Natural Resource Management Act, which contains the new monument designation for the…

Eliminating The Emerald Ash Borer

Eliminating The Emerald Ash Borer Crews will cut hundreds of dead ash trees at Kentucky’s Lake Cumberland State Resort Park to prevent them from falling and posing a safety hazard.The state Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet says the trees were affected by the Emerald Ash Borer, which first arrived in the U.S. in 2002…

Women’s Networking Symposium In KY

Women’s Networking Symposium In KY The 20th Annual Big Sandy Women’s Business Symposium welcomed many from across the region to Paintsville with the theme “She Leads”. Multiple local businesses set up booths at the event, which helps emphasize the importance of women in business. Keynote speaker Kelly Swanson says this is a great networking…

Price Gouging Hotline Open In KY

Price Gouging Hotline Open In KY Attorney General Andy Beshear opened Kentucky’s price gouging hotline this week.The move follows mass flooding across southern and eastern Kentucky, along with Governor Matt Bevin’s statewide emergency declaration.Kentucky state law says retailers and private citizens may not sell certain essential goods and services for more than ten percent…

American Red Cross Providing Flood Relief

American Red Cross Providing Flood Relief Relief has arrived for thousands of eastern Kentuckians impacted by weekend flooding across the area. The American Red Cross arrived to several eastern Kentucky counties with cleaning kits and assessment crews – working to figure out how to give funding to flood victims. Witnesses say the water from…

Teen In Custody For School Threat

Teen In Custody For School Threat A teenager is in custody in New York after they allegedly made a threat that was mistaken to be intended for two schools in Kentucky.Kentucky State Police were originally investigating a terroristic threatening complaint at Spencer County High School.Police say the social media threat appeared to suggest a…

Ministry Prepares To Help Flood Victims

Ministry Prepares To Help Flood Victims After the widespread flooding throughout Magoffin County, the Lakefront Church of God Outreach Ministries is helping many in the county.Organizers there say several people close to the church have had severe flooding damage to their homes.Workers there say they are on standby with food and whatever other needs…

Eastern KY Internet Provider Files For Bankruptcy

Eastern KY Internet Provider Files For Bankruptcy Windstream Holdings Inc,, one of the largest TV and internet service providers in eastern Kentucky, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday.The move follows a decision from a federal judge against company subsidiary Windstream Services, LLC.Windstream says the judge’s decision accelerated debt issues.Windstream will receive a $1 billion…