Tornado Families

Tornado Families Kentucky’s governor handed over travel trailer keys Friday to a group of families that lost their homes when tornadoes tore through parts of the state in December.Gov. Andy Beshear visited hard-hit Mayfield and Dawson Springs in western Kentucky as the families moved into trailers providing “medium-term” housing as they recover from the…

KSP Pikeville Award

KSP Pikeville Award A Kentucky State Police (KSP) Trooper with Post 9 Pikeville received the lifesaving award during the 2021 Sworn Awards.Trooper Colbert Maynard responded to a medical emergency in Pike County.When Trooper Maynard arrived, he saw a woman in distress due to a possible seizure.After Maynard got to the woman and put her…

New Rescue Truck

New Rescue Truck The Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team now have the keys to a shiny new toy. And it’s one that will actually help them save lives.“We used to be a three season destination, but anymore that’s really not the case. It’s four season, people coming in the door whether it’s cold…

Parvo Disease

Parvo Disease Dr. Danika Harvey, Veterinarian at the Appalachian Animal Hospital, says she has several dogs that are being hospitalized for Parvo currently. She says as a pet owner, it is important to stay up to date on your animal’s vaccinations, but veterinarians want to remind dog owners to keep their pet vaccinated against…

Utility Help

Utility Help LKLP Communtiy Action Council is offering LIHEAP crisis benefits to help with energy needs and a new addition, LIHWAP subsidy and crisis benefits, to help with water and wastewater needs.LIHEAP is a low income home energy assistance program.“The crisis component, you have to have a disconnect or a past due on your…

New Economic Development

New Economic Development Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky has landed new economic development projects expected to deliver more than 1,000 jobs and nearly $161 million in investments.He said the announcements reach across multiple key industries.Beshear announced continued growth in agritech, as 80 Acres Farms moves forward with plans to locate a new “vertical farming”…

Improving Infrastructure

Improving Infrastructure Gov. Andy Beshear has awarded $19.4 million to improve water and sewer systems in northern Kentucky.The funding will go to one municipality and three water utilities that serve customers in Campbell, Kenton and Boone counites, a statement from Beshear’s office said.The Northern Kentucky Area Development District submitted funding requests to the state…

Child Abuse Intervention

Child Abuse Intervention With the goal being early intervention, Kentucky lawmakers are taking aim at reversing the state’s chronically high rates for child abuse and neglect.Legislation to bolster prevention efforts won approval this week from the Senate Health and Welfare Committee, sending it to the full Senate.A key portion of the measure would expand…

Maple Syrup Day

Maple Syrup Day An Eastern Kentucky farm in Letcher County is preparing for Kentucky Maple Syrup Day.12 other farms across Kentucky will be participating in the event.Tours begin at 9am-4pm on February 5th.In partnership with the University of Kentucky, SouthDown Farms will be hosting tours.The goal is to showcase the rich history of maple…

Porch Piracy

Porch Piracy Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a bill that is designed to make porch piracy a felony.The sponsor of Senate Bill 23, Sen. David Yates, D-Louisville, said a loophole in the current law makes theft of mail a felony but does not detail punishment for people stealing packages left by Amazon, FedEx or other…