Elkhorn Dream Center

Elkhorn Dream Center The Dream Center in Elkhorn City has opened. The opening on Feb. 17 was the result of many hours of work and people volunteering to work in the facility which is located in the old Bob’s Sporting Goods store on Russell Street. Source: MG News Return to News

New Pike County Vehicles

New Pike County Vehicles The Pike County senior citizens program received three KIA vehicles recently from the Pike County Detention Center.Pike County Jailer Brian Morris made the presentation.“With the help from the fiscal court this was a collaboration,” Morris said. “We met about this three months ago with Pike County Judge-Executive Ray Jones and…

KY Tax Rebate

KY Tax Rebate Some Kentucky lawmakers are proposing a tax rebate plan.A plan has been added to Senate Bill 194, which deals with the governor’s involvement in the budget process. The plan has already passed a Senate committee.Senator Chris McDaniel, R-Taylor Mill, said if this bill passes, each single working taxpayer will receive $500…

New Letcher County K9

New Letcher County K9 The Letcher County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to add a new face to its patrol team.”She will be tremendous to our department- to citizens. She will pay off huge for us,” said Sheriff Mickey Stines.Zara, a two-year-old German Shepherd, has been training with Southern Ohio Police K-9 for her career…

New KY Road Opening

New KY Road Opening The Kentucky 30 alignment in Owsley and Jackson counties opened last week.We are told it is still an active work zone so drivers should take it easy. Officials said there are no connections to the old KY 30 between Travellers Rest and Tyner.This new stretch is for traffic between Booneville/Beattyville…

Truckers’ Gas

Truckers’ Gas According to Triple-A, Kentucky’s average gas prices have risen about a dollar in the past year.Last year in Kentucky, the average price was $2.45 per regular gallon. Currently, the average price is $3.22 and has been on the rise for 8 weeks. The diesel price has jumped $1.22, averaging out to be…

Pikeville Creative Community

Pikeville Creative Community There’s a group in Pikeville working to create and collaborate.The Pikeville Creative Community, composed of neighbors, business owners, and creative minds from the city, meet at FaithLife Market every month to discuss the city, the region, and how to help move it forward.“We are coming together and trying to find ways…

Solving Nursing Shortage

Solving Nursing Shortage Lawmakers hope Senate Bill 10 will make it easier for people to become nurses and remain nurses in the state.Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, says estimates show Kentucky has thousands of open jobs for nurses. Sen. Robby Mills, R-Henderson, who’s sponsoring SB 10, says the legislation would improve the process for…

New Heart Equipment

New Heart Equipment Baptist Health Corbin recently partnered with Sensible Medical to reduce hospital readmissions for heart failure patients by using a new piece of equipment called the ReDS device.The device was originally created by the Israeli Army to look through walls. It is now monitoring fluid in patients lungs by wrapping the device…

Harlan Schools Mask-Free

Harlan Schools Mask-Free Students in Harlan County Public Schools will now have the option to go mask-free in most situations.The Harlan County Board of Education voted Tuesday night to make masks optional for students and staff effective immediately, with one exception.Masks must still be worn on school buses since that is a federal mandate.…