Pikeville Community Kitchen

Pikeville Community Kitchen With many families struggling during the winter months, Pikeville Community Kitchen hosted its annual Christmas event Monday, giving away hundreds of food bags, snack bags, toys, and more to people in need ahead of Christmas. Organizers say the event, hosted as a drive-thru or walk-up grab and go event, allowed families…

Gift Card Scams

Gift Card Scams Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined the Kentucky Retail Federation and the Kentucky Chamber to warn Kentuckians about gift card scams.The program will provide businesses with signs to post near gift card displays.“Scammers are increasingly turning to gift card scams as a way to make quick money,” said Attorney General Cameron.…

Tornado Unemployment

Tornado Unemployment Governor Andy Beshear said Kentuckians who became unemployed in 14 Kentucky counties due to severe storms and tornadoes on December 10th are eligible for disaster unemployment assistance.He said farmers and those who are self-employed and had work interrupted are also eligible.The deadline to apply is January 18th. Source: MG News …

New Paper Mill

New Paper Mill Officials have broken ground on a paper mill and box factory in western Kentucky that will create more than 300 jobs.State and local leaders joined Pratt Industries in Henderson last week as construction begins on the $500 million project, according to a statement from the governor’s office. It is the largest…

Perry County Man Conviction

Perry County Man Conviction Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the conviction of a Perry County man on embezzlement charges Monday morning.Callaway Combs, 41, had allegedly been embezzling money from a Hazard towing and auto body shop between March 2018 and January 2021.Combs was sentenced to ten years, with five years probation, and he has…

School Bus Wi-Fi

School Bus Wi-Fi Because of an Emergency Connectivity Fund award, Estill County schools will get a year’s worth of Wi-Fi and cell service.The school district was awarded more than $80,000 to give all school buses cellular Wi-Fi and cellular service.“This will allow students to have internet access to complete assignments while riding buses to…

Pence’s Help In Mayfield

Pence’s Help In Mayfield Former Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, volunteered with tornado cleanup Saturday in Mayfield. The Pences were there with Edward Graham on behalf of Samaritan’s Purse, which is a “non-denominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.” Source:…

Bowling Green Non-Profits’ Donations

Bowling Green Non-Profits’ Donations A lot of love coming out of Bowling Green from Somebody Cares and Crisis Response International were at the Walmart on Walton avenue Sunday afternoon to give out toys and provide lunch for families affected by last week’s tornadoes.“We respond to disasters,” Said Sean Malone from CRI. Both organizations provided…

Clay County Deputy Funeral

Clay County Deputy Funeral The funeral arrangements for a Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy who died unexpectedly are now being made public.The Sheriffs Office announced that Kelley Johnson, 51, died while off-duty on Saturday.His visitation will be Tuesday, December 21st at 6:00 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home in Manchester. His funeral will take place at…

Tornado Babies Survive

Tornado Babies Survive What a modern miracle! Two babies survived a tornado in Kentucky last weekend that ripped the bathtub they were sheltering in out of the ground and tossed it with them inside, their grandmother said. She put 15-month-old Kaden and 3-month-old Dallas in the bathtub last Friday with a blanket, a pillow…