Manchin Leads Morrisey In Latest Poll

Manchin Leads Morrisey In Latest Poll Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is now 16 percentage points ahead of his Republican challenger, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. That’s according to a new Gray Television poll released Monday.In the survey of 650 likely voters in West Virginia, Manchin has 52 percent support, while Morrisey has 36…

HEART Program Available For Winter Heating

HEART Program Available For Winter Heating The Kentucky Service Commission approved Kentucky Power’s plan to help more families in need during the winter.The plan was approved Tuesday. The name of the plan, formerly known as Home Energy Assistance Program is now called the Home Energy Assistance in Reduced Temperatures (HEART) program. The name change…

Farmer Assistance Request From KY

Farmer Assistance Request From KY This week Governor Matt Bevin submitted a request for an emergency disaster declaration for Kentucky farmers. The request was sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture following months of heavy rains and severe weather, which caused flooding and wind damage across Kentucky. This affected farmers’ crops, buildings, equipment and…

Voter Hotline Available In KY

Voter Hotline Available In KY Kentucky’s attorney general says a hotline has been set up for people to report violations of state election laws.Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office’s hotline is available during regular business hours and open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Eastern time) on Election Day next Tuesday. The hotline…

Powell County Receives Road Funding

Powell County Receives Road Funding The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is announcing that the Powell County Fiscal Court will receive $72,743 in County Road Aid emergency funds. These funds will be used for slide repairs in two locations; on Hatchers Creek Road (CR 1018) and Hatton Creek School Road (CR 1208). “The Bevin administration is…

Looking At Perry County Audits

Looking At Perry County Audits An order from a Perry County Grand Jury tells the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office to further look into state audits going back to 2015.The audits from the state auditor’s office show some issues with various Perry County government agencies.”There are some issues that seemingly need attention. The charge to my…

City Of Irvine Receives Grants

City Of Irvine Receives Grants Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) has joined the City of Irvine Fire Department and other state officials to announce the awarding of two grants to be used by the fire department to better serve the residents of Estill County. The City of Irvine Fire Department has been awarded a $27,500…

Kentucky State Police Recognized

Kentucky State Police Recognized They put their lives on the line every day they go to work. Recently Kentucky State Police recognized the hard work and promotion of dozens of officers.There were 77 promotions from sergeant all the way up to two officers who were given the highest rank of lieutenant colonel. There were…