Stolen Truck Suspect Arrested

Stolen Truck Suspect Arrested Pikeville Police investigating a report of a stolen pickup truck found the vehicle, along with drugs inside.The truck was reported stolen to Pikeville Police late Friday night. The owners had security camera footage of a car dropping off a man, who then drove away with the truck.The vehicle was tracked…

New KY Parks Commissioner

New KY Parks Commissioner Kentucky has a new state parks commissioner after the previous head of the agency left last month, state officials said.Russ Meyer of Nicholasville, who recently resigned as state representative, was named parks commissioner by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.Meyer replaced Robert Haley Conway of Georgetown, who ran…

Lawrence County Schools Into Virtual Learning

Lawrence County Schools Into Virtual Learning Officials with Lawrence County schools say students in their district will return to virtual learning for at least the rest of this week.Superintendent Dr. Robbie Fletcher made the announcement in a letter attached to the school system’s Facebook page early Tuesday morning.In the letter, Fletcher states they have…

McConnell And McGrath Debate

McConnell And McGrath Debate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s opponent Amy McGrath accused him of failing the country with the lack of another coronavirus relief package, while the Republican incumbent described himself as a powerful advocate for Kentucky in a hard-hitting televised debate Monday evening.In their first, and potentially only debate of the campaign,…

Frontier Medical Expands To Johnson County

Frontier Medical Expands To Johnson County With clinics in Floyd, Martin and Magoffin counties, officials with Frontier Medical Associates wanted to expand to Johnson County.“It was our missing link on our network of rural health clinics,” said Dr. Antoin Hana, president of Frontier Medical.In August, Frontier Medical Associates took over the third floor of…

Pink Pineapples Are Now A Thing

Pink Pineapples Are Now A Thing When you think of pink food, do pineapples come to mind? According to Del Monte, pink pineapples are now available for purchase.Pinkglow pineapples are dyed pink and exclusive to Del Monte.According to the company, they took about two years to grow and are hand-picked on a special farm…

Governor Supports Contact Tracing

Governor Supports Contact Tracing Governor Andy Beshear and the first family are self-quarantining after being exposed to a member of their security detail who tested positive for the virus.“Things in our lives are different it seems every week,” Gov. Beshear said.Now the daily COVID-19 updates are no exception. Governor Beshear is keeping Kentuckians updated…

Reviewing Some Historic KY Sites

Reviewing Some Historic KY Sites A panel plans to review six sites that were nominated to be included on the National Register of Historic Places.The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board will meet virtually Tuesday to hear presentations on each nomination, a statement from the Kentucky Heritage Council said. The board evaluates and recommends Kentucky…

COVID-19 Positive at A Hazard Diner

COVID-19 Positive at A Hazard Diner Officials with the Kentucky River District Health Department are warning people who visited one Perry County restaurant recently that they may have been exposed to the coronavirus.In a Facebook post, officials said one of the employees at Frances’ Diner in Hazard has tested positive for the virus.If you…

Put Down The Cell Phone

Put Down The Cell Phone A string of accidents across Eastern Kentucky this weekend had rescue officials concerned.Multiple-vehicle accidents have been increasing at an alarming rate as the weather grows damper and temperatures decrease, leading to road conditions worsening.London-Laurel County Rescue Squad public information officer Nathan Kirby said that while weather plays a role,…