Tornado Federal Assistance

Tornado Federal Assistance More than $64 million in federal assistance has been approved for people in Kentucky affected by deadly storms and tornadoes three months ago, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said.Some of the aid has been in the form of temporary housing in Caldwell, Graves, Hopkins, Marshall, Muhlenberg and Warren counties.The total includes…

Breathitt County Road Closure

Breathitt County Road Closure People in the western part of Breathitt County can expect a lengthy closing of a road for repairs.KY 2469 will be closed for four to five weeks to replace a failing drain structure, according to a release from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.The work is scheduled to start on March 28.…

Former KY Police Chief Charged

Former KY Police Chief Charged A former police chief in Kentucky has been charged with stealing from the city where he worked.A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Jason D. Cross, 44, of Columbia, alleging he stole more than $25,000 from the Columbia Police Department evidence locker and the city’s drug purchase fund between…

National Kidney Month

National Kidney Month March is National Kidney Month, and health officials with Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) have asked everyone to take the necessary precautions.One of the best ways to prevent the disease is 20 to 30 minutes of brisk walking.Medical Director Dr. Kamran Hasni said that should be done more than three times a…

With Love From Harlan

With Love From Harlan A well-known Eastern Kentucky nonprofit is ending operations.A Facebook post from the organization said it is taking steps to disband.Leaders said they believe this is the direction God wants them to take.By the law, organization leaders said they have to give their possessions and money to another nonprofit. They reached…

Cyber Attack Warning

Cyber Attack Warning As the war on Ukraine escalates and the U.S. doubles down on its stance, security experts are warning Americans about the threat of Russian cyber attacks.“We do have businesses aware of what’s going on, they see it happening, people see it happening, they’re getting text messages on their their personal cell…

Theatre Auditions

Theatre Auditions Here’s something fun for your kids. The Appalachian Arts Alliance in Hazard is holding auditions on Monday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the Forum for the production of Alice In Wonderland.A Facebook post said a parent must be present with their child.A week long residency, in collaboration with the Arts Alliance…

KY Addiction Recovery Care

KY Addiction Recovery Care In addition to creating over 250 jobs, treatment for people suffering from substance abuse issues is another step closer in eastern Kentucky.Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) has announced that its purchase agreement with Bon Secours Mercy Health for part of the former Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) complex in Russell…

Covington Road Work

Covington Road Work A project intended to help drivers in Covington travel north on the interstate is slated to begin this month, officials said.Construction of a Texas Turnaround that will help move traffic north on Interstate 71/75 will begin on March 16 if weather permits, a statement from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. The…

Eastern KY Road Projects

Eastern KY Road Projects Congressman Hal Rogers has announced that he secured almost $10 million for various projects in Eastern and Southern Kentucky.The money, which was part of the a House bill called “Omnibus,” is through earmarks for community projects.The release from Rogers’ office said the funds will help prevent future flooding, enhance economic…