Fourth Of July Safety

Fourth Of July Safety Word is getting out to stay safe over the Fourth of July. In Lexington, the firework regulation laws are straightforward. Anything that goes up or blows up is not allowed.Lexington Fire Department Battalion Chief Jordan Saas says they receive calls every year for potential fires. He says fireworks can land…

Floyd County Shooting

Floyd County Shooting Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 9 say they were called to a shooting in Floyd County on Sunday.Troopers say 43-year-old Kenneth Harris was found shot at a home on Valleydale Road in Prestonsburg.They say a juvenile boy was arrested and charged with murder as a result of the investigation.State Police…

Corbin Housing Authority Case

Corbin Housing Authority Case A former director of the Corbin Housing Authority is accused of stealing thousands of dollars and falsifying documents.The grand jury indicted Samuel McCoy, 47, from Corbin June 21st on charges of theft by deception of $10,000 or more, theft and deception of $500 or more but less than $10,000, abuse…

Pet Adoption

Pet Adoption The Lexington Humane Society says they always want to match animals and owners to create a forever home. Right now, there are plenty of matches to be made.“Right now, on campus, we have almost 550 animals,” said Ashley Hammond, LHS director of fundraising. “Last week, we had about 600 animals.”Humane Society officials…

Kentuckians Support Vaccines

Kentuckians Support Vaccines A new poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky find the majority of those surveyed have a favorable outlook on COVID-19 vaccines.Officials say seven in 10 Kentucky adults think the benefits of vaccines for adults outweigh potential risks. When asked about vaccines for children, the number goes up to 75…

Not So Fast KY

Not So Fast KY As traffic increases on Kentucky’s roadways during the summer months, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state on the ‘Not So Fast, Kentucky’ speed awareness campaign through July 10.Governor Andy Beshear said, “Whether you drive a car, truck…

Food Assistance From Flooding

Food Assistance From Flooding Gov. Andy Beshear says more Kentuckians affected by recent flooding may be eligible to apply for disaster food benefits during a six-day application process that begins Wednesday, June 23 and ends Monday, June 28, 2021.These are benefits for flood-affected residents who lived or worked in the following counties between Feb.…

Operation SafeDRIVE

Operation SafeDRIVE Kentucky State Police across the commonwealth are gearing up for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Operation SafeDRIVE, which kicks off today and continues through June 24th.The campaign aims to target unsafe driving behavior that leads to crashes between passenger and commercial vehicles; including but not limited to speeding, tailgating, distracted driving,…

Parole Board Policy Blocked

Parole Board Policy Blocked A Kentucky judge has temporarily blocked a new parole board policy that would give dozens of convicted murderers another chance at potentially cutting short their life-in-prison sentences.The temporary restraining order issued this week by a circuit judge was requested by Attorney General Daniel Cameron and Jackie Steele, commonwealth’s attorney for…

Mountain Arts Center

Mountain Arts Center On Saturday the Mountain Arts Center kicked off its summer season of Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry this year with a farewell to one of its most legendary performers.With a new season and all sorts of things happening we get to send Munroe off with a proper retirement,” said MAC Executive…