Hindman Flooding

Hindman Flooding Looking at the aftermath of the flooding last nght and ths mornng rhe Mayor of Hindman, Tracy Neice, said the flooding that hit Eastern Kentucky is some of the worst he has ever seen.Throughout the city, there are several major water line breaks and reports of a gas line break.The Mayor also…

Lawsuit Tossed

Lawsuit Tossed A federal judge on Tuesday threw out multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against five media companies brought by a Kentucky student involved in a 2019 widely viewed encounter with a Native American man at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.Nicholas Sandmann, then a 16-year-old student at Covington Catholic High School, sued several media companies, alleging…

KY River District Health Dept

KY River District Health Dept Goody bages are being distributed at this Friday’s last installment of the Kentucky River District Health Department’s July summer reading event.Every Friday of July, a staff member has shared a video reading an informational book on the KRDHD Facebook page for kids in the community to enjoy. The topics…

Eastern KY Investment

Eastern KY Investment Gov. Andy Beshear announced three cities across the Commonwealth would be getting $13 million to support job growth and industrial expansion. Two of the cities included are in southern and Eastern Kentucky.Henderson, Pikeville and Monticello will be getting the money, which is from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) $300 million…

Hazard And Perry County Chamber Meeting

Hazard And Perry County Chamber Meeting State Representative Chris Fugate and State Senator Brandon Smith talked to Hazard/Perry County Chamber of Commerce members this week discussing coal jobs, ATV trails and the Wendell Ford Airport in Perry County. For instance, the ATV system in West Virginia has grown their small coal town counties,” said…

Pikeville Drug Roundup

Pikeville Drug Roundup A months-long investigation ended Tuesday as the Pikeville Police Department rolled out its drug roundup in an effort to clean up the city streets.The agency, working with EMTs from the fire department, broke into four groups before searching for 21 people they believe to be involved in drug trafficking in the…

KY Tourism Industry

KY Tourism Industry Funding is available to help boost the Kentucky tourism industry, which saw a decline in visitors with the coronavirus pandemic, officials said.The state will allocate $75 million over the next several weeks to help eligible tourism organizations that apply and show the impact of the virus, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office said…

Fraud Fighter

Fraud Fighter Kentucky’s Attorney General, Daniel Cameron, is encouraging Kentuckians to “Be a Fraud Fighter” with a new fraud awareness campaign.On Tuesday, Cameron announced a campaign with his Office of Senior Protection that aims to protect people across the Commonwealth from scams. Cameron says the campaign is to put scammers on alert that fraud…

Eastern KY Flash Flooding

Eastern KY Flash Flooding With some roads completely covered cleanup is underway in parts of eastern Kentucky hit hard by flash flooding Tuesday morning. Multiple reports of heavy rain and flooding in parts of Magoffin and Floyd Counties, haveleft some people cleaning water out of their homes.At Abbott Creek Road in northern Floyd County,…

Perry County ADA

Perry County ADA The Perry County public library is celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).The Perry County library Facebook page shared a post saying several businesses and organizations will have booths for you to hear about their services.“The spirit of the ADA Awards will be presented to people in…