AMEN House Receives Food

AMEN House Receives Food While the center has fortunatley seen a decrease in need, Wednesday in Georgetown, the AMEN House received a donation of a TON of food- literally.“And there’s nothing worse than being hungry and you can’t tell by looking at somebody that they are hungry and so we may never know that…

Honoring A Firefighter

Honoring A Firefighter A student from Hazard High School and a volunteer firefighter the community gathered Wednesday to remember the life of Captain Scott Virgil Hensley, who died on June 19th.Those who knew Hensley say he loved his family and his community. “A phrase that would describe Scott would be the most …to me…

Spending COVID-19 Money

Spending COVID-19 Money Kentucky’s Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon released a report Wednesday detailing how the state spent federal COVID-19 relief money.Harmon says it is important to shed light on how the more than $1.7 billion in CARES Act money Kentucky received was spent.“From the final standpoint, the taxpayers need to be engaged…

Kentucky Courts Catching Up

Kentucky Courts Catching Up Now that Kentucky courts can get back in session, Fayette County has a backlog of about 144 cases set for trial, more than 70 are pending homicide cases.“There is a lot of work to be done between now and catching up which I think will probably take a couple of…

MIA Veteran Comes Home

MIA Veteran Comes Home Corporal Burl Mullins of Pikeville has officially made it home after more than 70 years overseas. He fought in World War II before reenlisting to fight in the Korean War, where he went MIA in 1950 at the age of 23.On June 22, Cpl. Mullins was flown into the Cincinnati/Northern…

Fourth Of July Safety

Fourth Of July Safety Word is getting out to stay safe over the Fourth of July. In Lexington, the firework regulation laws are straightforward. Anything that goes up or blows up is not allowed.Lexington Fire Department Battalion Chief Jordan Saas says they receive calls every year for potential fires. He says fireworks can land…

Floyd County Shooting

Floyd County Shooting Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 9 say they were called to a shooting in Floyd County on Sunday.Troopers say 43-year-old Kenneth Harris was found shot at a home on Valleydale Road in Prestonsburg.They say a juvenile boy was arrested and charged with murder as a result of the investigation.State Police…

Corbin Housing Authority Case

Corbin Housing Authority Case A former director of the Corbin Housing Authority is accused of stealing thousands of dollars and falsifying documents.The grand jury indicted Samuel McCoy, 47, from Corbin June 21st on charges of theft by deception of $10,000 or more, theft and deception of $500 or more but less than $10,000, abuse…

Pet Adoption

Pet Adoption The Lexington Humane Society says they always want to match animals and owners to create a forever home. Right now, there are plenty of matches to be made.“Right now, on campus, we have almost 550 animals,” said Ashley Hammond, LHS director of fundraising. “Last week, we had about 600 animals.”Humane Society officials…

Kentuckians Support Vaccines

Kentuckians Support Vaccines A new poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky find the majority of those surveyed have a favorable outlook on COVID-19 vaccines.Officials say seven in 10 Kentucky adults think the benefits of vaccines for adults outweigh potential risks. When asked about vaccines for children, the number goes up to 75…