Sheriff’s Office Summer Day Camp

Sheriff’s Office Summer Day Camp In an effort to build trust the Pike County Sheriff’s Office just entered the second week of its first summer day camp.With the boys attending earlier this month, the county’s girls took the reins for week two, beginning the day at the Hatfield and McCoy Stables in Pikeville.Deputy Thompson…

Elkhorn Water System Upgrade

Elkhorn Water System Upgrade Congressman Hal Rogers and Senator Mitch McConnell announced that $2 million dollars would be given to Eastern and Southern Kentucky communities who may need updates or repairs to their fresh water and wastewater systems.Elkhorn City, a small community in Pike County, is getting a big upgrade to its water system.…

Understanding Antibodies

Understanding Antibodies Antibody levels are one piece of the puzzle when it comes to fighting COVID. Antibodies help, but medical experts say they shouldn’t be your only protection against the virus.Antibodies are proteins created by your immune system that help you fight off infections. They are made after you have been infected or have…

Wolfe County Water Issue

Wolfe County Water Issue Officials in Wolfe County are slowly regaining water supply after an outage early Wednesday morning.In a Facebook post, the City of Campton Waterworks reported a failure in the pumps at the water source caused all of the water in the distribution system to pause since the pump could not move…

Allergy Season Awareness

Allergy Season Awareness Since allergy season is nearly here and there’s the new Delta Variant causing an uptick in COVID-19 cases doctors say it’s important to note when you are experiencing COVID symptoms or those of allergies. The most important way to distinguish between the two are the symptoms.“If a person is having fevers,…

Masking In KY Government Offices

Masking In KY Government Offices Officials from the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet have announced mask new policies for government buildings.They say employees, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a face covering inside Executive Branch buildings/offices and in state vehicles, where another employee is present. The policy is effective beginning today.Officials say employees…

Clay County COVID-19 Spike

Clay County COVID-19 Spike Clay County is one Eastern Kentucky county that is a hotspot on the state’s COVID-19 incidence map.”According to the records I see, the county is supposed to be one of the highest counties in the state of Kentucky at this time for COVID-19,” said Clay County Judge-Executive Johnny Johnson.According to…

Morgan County K-9 Receives Vest

Morgan County K-9 Receives Vest Morgan County Sheriff’s Office K9, Molly, received a donation of body armor, which is a stab and bullet proof vest, from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.Molly’s vest was embroidered with “Born to Love-Trained to Serve-Loyal Always,” a Facebook post said.Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in…

Eastern KY Water Outage

Eastern KY Water Outage Officials in one Eastern Kentucky county are dealing with a potential major water outage.In a Facebook post, the City of Campton Waterworks reports due to a failure to pumps at the water source, all of the water in the distribution system could run out in the coming hours.Officials are asking…

Vaccine Hesitancy

Vaccine Hesitancy To alleviate vaccine hesitancy, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is launching an initiative to help those in less fortunate areas across Kentucky.The move has Kentucky Primary Care Association Director of Government Affairs Teresa Cooper thrilled.“The Rural Health Clinics are specifically located in medically underserved areas across the state,” Cooper…