Investigating A Hotel Fire

Investigating A Hotel Fire Officials are investigating a fire at a hotel in Logan County.The fire at the Mountain Trail Inn was reported shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday. It also closed down a portion of state Route 10.Assistant State Fire Marshal Larry Hamrick said no one was at the property when crews showed up.…

Penguins Born At Louisville Zoo

Penguins Born At Louisville Zoo Some Louisville Zoo employees are serving as surrogate parents for a pair of baby penguins.The zoo in Kentucky’s largest city said Monday that four little penguins hatched in January.Two chicks are being parent-reared by two sets of parents. The zoo says two chicks are being hand-reared by Curator of…

Plans For Appalachian Wildlife Center

Plans For Appalachian Wildlife Center The Appalachian Wildlife Foundation is announcing additions to the Appalachian Wildlife Center opening in 2021. The Appalachian Wildlife Center is a 12,000-acre reserve located off Kentucky Highway 119, already abounding in wildlife, including elk, bear, and bobcat.”We see elk pretty much every day. I’ve seen as many, I’ve seen…

Cases Of Black Lung Disease Increasing

Cases Of Black Lung Disease Increasing A potentially deadly disease among coal miners is surging in Southwest Virginia and experts say new regulations could play a role in stopping it.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports one in ten coal miners who’ve worked in underground mines over the last 25 years has black…

Calipari Continues With KY Wildcats

Calipari Continues With KY Wildcats Kentucky has agreed to a long-term contract with coach John Calipari that will allow him to finish his career with the Wildcats.Calipari’s current deal was amended in March 2017 to run through the 2023-24 season, with a base annual salary of $8 million plus incentives. Men’s basketball spokesman Eric…

Governor’s Race Underway

Governor’s Race Underway Democrat Andy Beshear highlights his efforts to defend the Affordable Care Act and Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion while taking aim at Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in the first TV ad of his campaign for governor.The ad is scheduled to debut today and will air this week in the Louisville and Lexington TV…

Battling A Blaze In Harlan County

Battling A Blaze In Harlan County Crews in Harlan County spent part of Monday night battling a fire.Cumberland firefighters were called to a home on Cannon House Court.When they got to the scene, they found the home fully involved.Officials say everyone got out ok and the home was a loss.We are also told there…

KY REAL ID Cards Coming Soon

KY REAL ID Cards Coming Soon Residents in Franklin and Woodford counties will be able to get a new driver’s license in the next few weeks.The new licenses follow the federal requirements of REAL ID Act which Kentucky must comply with by October 1st of 2020.Kentuckians will have the choice of two types of…

Don’t Bother The Animals

Don’t Bother The Animals Animal control officers in Lexington are urging people to leave baby animals alone as temperatures get warmer.Although you might see the animals all alone, animal control says it’s wise not to rush in to help them. It’s likely the mother is nearby.”Spring is wildlife and baby kitten season here in…