Feeding Kentucky

Feeding Kentucky The Guiding Light Community Church took its food drive to the community Wednesday, partnering with several organizations to feed more than 500 families in Pike County.The food drive, hosted at the Addiction Recovery Care Riverplace Men’s Facility, allowed families to drive through as volunteers from several local churches and organizations worked in…

Extending The Mask Mandate

Extending The Mask Mandate Kentucky’s governor said Tuesday he extended his mask mandate for another 30 days and promised stricter enforcement as the state struggles with surging numbers of coronavirus cases.With the state on pace to set another record high for weekly COVID-19 cases, Gov. Andy Beshear said the mask requirement follows recommendations from…

A New Ohio River Bridge

A New Ohio River Bridge More public input is being sought on plans to construct a new Ohio River bridge that would connect Wickliffe, Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois, officials said.Anyone with an interest in the replacement for the U.S. 51/U.S. 60/U.S. 62 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge can give feedback online from Oct. 16 to…

KY Absentee Ballot Deadline October 9th

KY Absentee Ballot Deadline October 9th The 2020 general election is just around the corner and this year there are several ways for Kentuckians to vote, whether that be an absentee ballot, early in-person voting, or voting on November 3, election day. October 9th is the last day to register for an absentee ballot.…

Rejoice 2020 ENCORE Continues

Rejoice 2020 ENCORE Continues Rejoice 2020 Encore is a FREE – Southern Gospel & Gospel Bluegrass LIVE Experience – presented by Mountain Gospel.Sharing Hope in Hard Times.Each evening of Oct 5-9 we are bringing you encouragement and uplift directly to your living room via Facebook LIVE. Watch and engage with this unique interactive experience.The…

Felony Charges Dropped

Felony Charges Dropped Felony charges against a Kentucky representative and her daughter were dropped Tuesday afternoon.Rep. Attica Scott and her daughter, Ashanti Scott, were charged with riot, failure to disperse and unlawful assembly while protesting following an announcement about the grand jury’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case. Source: MG News …

KSP Safety Messsage

KSP Safety Messsage Kentucky State Police Post 9 offers periodic reminders to drivers who travel the roadways. The agency, according to a statement, strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various roadside safety checkpoints and saturating known problematic areas in the district through general patrol…

Somerset Community College Award

Somerset Community College Award U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Congressman Hal Rogers have announced $2,236,481 awarded to Somerset Community College (SCC). The $2.2 million comes from the U.S. Department of Education Strengthening Institutions Program.Senator McConnell and Congressman Rogers spoke with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos encouraging the SCC’s competitive federal application…

Save The Children Food Boxes

Save The Children Food Boxes It is the second week of the farmers to families food box giveaway in Perry County.The giveaway is made possible by Save the Children and the USDA. People throughout the community lined up outside of Perry Central High School to collect their food boxes. Organizers say they gave away…

Specialized Emergency Training

Specialized Emergency Training Members of emergency medical services organizations across the region will have access to some specialized training later this year.Starting in December, the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) in Hazard will host the first Kentucky EMS Leadership Academy.The program, which will run for eight months, will be held virtually due to…