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…

Mail-In Absentee Voter Request Deadline Today

Mail-In Absentee Voter Request Deadline Today Kentucky’s top elections official says voters have one last day to request mail-in absentee ballots for next month’s election. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says the last day is today. Grimes says voters may request absentee ballot applications from their county clerk in person or by telephone,…

New Security System At Eastern KY School

New Security System At Eastern KY School For one Eastern Kentucky school, new security cameras are helping keep students safe. At Williamsburg Independent Schools, visitors push a buzzer before being let in the door.Both outside and inside the building, cameras keep watch.”We try our best to take care of our kids,” said Troy Sharp,…