Chalk Contest

Chalk Contest Get a box of colored chalk and join CHI Saint Joseph Health to bring positivity to the community with a new art challenge.The “Chalk It Up to Humankindness” event was originally started internally, but was so popular that it has spread to the whole community, according to a news release.The goal is…

Pike County Flooding

Pike County Flooding Floodwaters poured through areas of Pike County Monday, bringing out rescue squads and other officials as cars were stuck and people were stranded by the flash flooding.Pike County Emergency Management, Kentucky State Police, Coal Run Fire Department and Pikeville Fire Department stayed in the Stone Coal area to keep an eye…

Chalk It Up To Humankindness

Chalk It Up To Humankindness Get out your chalk stick, CHI Saint Joseph Health is using chalk to bring positivity to their community with a new art challenge.The “Chalk It Up to Humankindness” event was originally started internally, but was so popular that it has spread to the whole community, according to a news…

Food City Pledge

Food City Pledge Food City has pledged $700,00 in contributions for the upcoming school year. So now the Food City’s Bucks Challenge is off to a start where every $1 spent, a point is received when using a ValuCard.“Our Food City School Bucks Program has provided much-needed support for thousands of schools throughout our…

KY Career Center

KY Career Center Kentuckians who are currently unemployed will have some local help as pandemic unemployment programs come to an end.The Kentucky Labor Cabinet announced in a news release on Monday that the Commonwealth will offer help to the jobless people in Kentucky as their federal aid ends.There will be more than 12 Kentucky…

Somerset Funding

Somerset Funding Major funding for replacement of wastewater treatment facilities is going to the City of Somerset receiving a major grant to help with infrastructure improvements in the near future.On Monday, Governor Andy Beshear announced that Somerset would receive a $3 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to upgrade city infrastructure.…

Special Elections

Special Elections Secretary of State Michael Adams has announced that special elections will be held on November 2 to fill three vacancies in the General Assembly.Voters will choose new state representatives and a new state senator 51st House District: seat vacated by death of Rep. John “Bam” Carney, representing Adair and Taylor Counties,89th House…

Afghan Refugees To KY

Afghan Refugees To KY As evacuation plans continue in Kabul, Afghanistan, Kentucky will see refugees entering South Central Kentucky beginning this week.The International Center of Kentucky located in Bowling Green has been notified that as many as 200 refugees from Afghanistan will be coming in the months ahead.According to the International Center the first…

Eastern KY Covid-19 Numbers

Eastern KY Covid-19 Numbers The numbers keep rising with a few Eastern Kentucky counties seeing the highest COVID-19 incidence rates across the region.Some of those counties include Letcher, Lee and Owsley.Director of the Kentucky River District Health Department, Scott Lockard, said he is seeing the most widespread transmission since the pandemic began.Lockard said the…

Helping In Louisiana

Helping In Louisiana Kentucky based teams are deploying to areas in Louisiana hit hard by Hurricane Ida.And they’re already making plans to help in Mississippi, too.“The 10-foot number is a devastating number because we know what that looks like in that area. Sadly, Louisiana is a state EDS is very familiar with,” said Emergency…