Snow In The Forecast

Snow In The Forecast It will be a dreary start to the new work and school week. Some scattered rain chances will be around this morning. Those will give way to slowly clearing skies by this afternoon. Tonight, skies will clear out and but I think we avoid the frost this evening as lows…

More Unemployment Appointments

More Unemployment Appointments The state is opening more in-person appointments at multiple Kentucky Career Centers across the commonwealth today.This is the second round of openings, the first round of slots opened up on April 7 for appointments from April 15 through April 30. The slots filled up fast, and 9,500 Kentuckians scheduled an in-person…

Salmonella Caution

Salmonella Caution A recent uptick in salmonella cases that could spread to humans has been plaguing some local birds, experts said.“The CDC put out an announcement that there was a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in songbirds including goldfinches and pine siskins that had been linked to some cases in humans,” said Christine Casey, the state…

KY Child Abuse Update

KY Child Abuse Update For a third consecutive year, Kentucky’s child abuse rate has outranked the rest of the nation, and local child advocates continue to urge the public to raise awareness on the issue.This year, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Children’s Bureau released its “Child Maltreatment 2019” report, which stated…

Close To Lifting Restrictions

Close To Lifting Restrictions Kentucky has enough COVID-19 vaccine on hand to make big inroads toward achieving an inoculation benchmark tied to lifting capacity limits at most of its businesses and venues, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.More than 1.6 million Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of vaccine, representing 46% of the…

Celebrating Colonel Sanders

Celebrating Colonel Sanders The southern Kentucky town of Corbin is planning a festival that will celebrate a famous face and former resident: Colonel Harland Sanders, who developed the secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken.The city’s first Colonel Fest is scheduled on April 24 and will feature dozens of vendors set up along Main Street…

Tax Deadline Extension Reminder

Tax Deadline Extension Reminder A reminder sinceTax Day’ may still be printed on calendars across America, but earlier this year, the IRS extended the filing deadline.Individuals will have until May 17 to complete the process. Both Kentucky and Indiana made the same decision regarding state taxes too. Source: MG News Return…

Logan County Littering Trouble

Logan County Littering Trouble People across Logan County came together Thursday night for a public forum to generate ideas on how to clean up litter throughout their communities.“We absolutely need some community buy in,” said Logan County Commissioner Diana Barnette, who spearheaded the event.The entire county commission, DNR officers, magistrates, Department of Highways, legislators…

KY Vaccine Allotment

KY Vaccine Allotment Kentucky has enough COVID-19 vaccine on hand to make big inroads toward achieving an inoculation benchmark tied to lifting capacity limits at most of its businesses and venues, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.More than 1.6 million Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of vaccine, representing 46% of the state’s…

KY Power Tree Saplings

KY Power Tree Saplings Kentucky Power celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day by providing thousands of low growth tree saplings free of charge.The tree saplings will be given to customers May 1.All saplings are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last beginning at 8 a.m. in Ashland, Hazard, Pikeville and…