Countdown To Election Day

Countdown To Election Day The countdown to election day is on with five weeks to go.Wayne Napier, Perry County Clerk, says in the primary election there was only one precinct but this time there will be more.“It’s been very hectic we’ve been trying to get everything worked out through the state and get the…

COVID-19 Complacency

COVID-19 Complacency Warning of a growing complacency in fighting the coronavirus, Kentucky’s governor says the state is experiencing a surge in cases that needs to be met with a commitment to public mask wearing.The Bluegrass State had nearly 5,000 coronavirus cases last week – the most in a single week since the pandemic began,…

Wildfire Season In Kentucky

Wildfire Season In Kentucky Kentucky’s fall wildfire hazard season begins Thursday, and officials have announced outdoor burning restrictions.Gov. Andy Beshear said predictions are for a worse than average fire season.Restrictions in effect each year from Oct. 1 to Dec. 15 and Feb. 15 to April 30 prohibit burning between the hours of 6 a.m.…

Murfreesboro Mural

Murfreesboro Mural The long-awaited finishing touches on a mural depicting life just north of the Kentucky-Tennessee border were made on Monday morning.The spray-painted mural depicts various aspects of life in Middlesboro including images of the various education systems, a depiction of Daniel Boone and a scathing view of the mountains surrounding the area. …

Releasing The Recordings

Releasing The Recordings The office of Ky. AG Daniel Cameron has announced that the recording from the grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case will be released Wednesday.This comes after a grand juror has filed a motion in the Jefferson Circuit Court to release grand jury transcripts and recordings of relating to the…

The Hatfields And McCoys

The Hatfields And McCoys Each year, Hatfields and McCoys from across the country gather to Pikeville, Kentucky for a big get together with visitors to honor the heritage of the storied feud. This event, known as Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days homecoming, would usually feature a farmer’s market pig roast, live music, theatre productions of…

Pikeville Psychologist Stays Behind Bars

Pikeville Psychologist Stays Behind Bars The Pikeville psychologist serving a 25-year sentence after being ensnared in the Eric C. Conn disability fraud case has lost a bid for early release. Alfred Bradley Adkins, 49, was convicted of mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy and making false statements back in 2017, for his role in Conn’s…

No Athletic Competitions For Some KY Schools

No Athletic Competitions For Some KY Schools Two school districts will not have any athletic competitions this week due to COVID-19 guidelines from the KHSAA.Whitley County is red on the latest COVID-19 incidence rate map. Not only does that affect school districts trying to return to in-person classes, it also requires sporting events to…

Changing The Definition Of Rioting

Changing The Definition Of Rioting A state lawmaker said she will propose changing Kentucky’s legal definition of rioting after Democratic state Rep. Attica Scott was charged with the felony while participating in Louisville protests for racial justice.Kentucky state Rep. Lisa Willner, a Louisville Democrat, said she plans to file a new bill request Monday…

More Pike County Cases

More Pike County Cases While University of Pikeville temporarily moved classes online amid an increase of active cases of COVID-19 on campus, Pike County saw a separate spike in cases this week, with more than 30 reported in two days. Source: MG News Return to News