KY Road Repairs

KY Road Repairs If you travel through KY 1081 in Magoffin County you’ll have to take an alternative route starting today until further notice. The location of the repair will begin at mile point 17.75, half a mile away from the KY 40 intersection.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet suggests drivers use KY 40 and KY…

Best Baker Of America In KY

Best Baker Of America In KY Jaclyn Joseph of Prestonsburg competed for the title of “Best Baker in America”.Before her TV debut, Joseph built a booming culinary career in Louisville she worked as a pastry chef for both the Brown Hotel and Omni Louisville Hotel, after graduating from Sullivan University. Carla Hall, the host…

Non-Profit Gives Raises

Non-Profit Gives Raises White House Clinics, a nonprofit community healthcare center in Eastern KY, is thanking its employees. They’re increasing the pay scale by 28% by raising the minimum wage from $11.75 dollars to $15.05 dollars.“There has been tears, there has been laughter, tears, we have seen every reaction this morning,” says White House…

Miss KY Pageant Returns

Miss KY Pageant Returns The Miss Kentucky and Miss Kentucky’s Outstanding Teen competitions are being held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in the heart of downtown Louisville.Preliminaries will run from June 16-19 with the finals and the crowning at 6:30 on Saturday, June 19.According to organizers, the programs empower young women across Kentucky…

Kings Island Campground Opening

Kings Island Campground Opening Bad weather and material shortages led to Kings Island delaying the opening of Camp Cedar, its $27 million “luxury” campground and resort under construction less than a mile from the amusement park’s front gates. according to officials. Now, the site with room for recreational vehicle travelers, park guests and other…

Don’t Feed The Bears

Don’t Feed The Bears Great Smoky Mountain National Park rangers issued a citation to visitors accused of feeding a bear peanut butter in Cades Cove.According to investigators, witnesses documented the incident on video. The individuals responsible later confessed to their involvement.Forest officials say do not feed the bears or other aniumals, it only creates…

Flooding Assistance For Eastern KY

Flooding Assistance For Eastern KY Gov. Andy Beshear, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Kentucky Emergency Management announced additional FEMA staff will be available in-person to assist Kentuckians eligible for federal disaster aid.Homeowners, business owners, and renters in select counties that experienced damage from the previous flooding can visit Individual Assistance Registration Support…

EKU Anthropology Dig

EKU Anthropology Dig EKU’s Associate professor of anthropology says for several years, rock shelters within the Daniel Boone National Forest have been illegally looted by people looking for valuable artifacts.But in many cases history of the first indigenous people remains, which is why forestry officials have teamed up with archaeologists from EKU to excavate…

New Pikeville Aquatic Center

New Pikeville Aquatic Center The ribbon is snipped and splash Pikeville area officials called the moment “surreal” when they first stepped into the new aquatics center at the Pikeville Area YMCA.“This is just a blessing to have the dream come true,” Jerry Cannie said. “We’ve got bridges of honesty, respect, care and responsibility and…

I-75 Wrong Way Driving Fatalities

I-75 Wrong Way Driving Fatalities A driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five people, killing all six, authorities said.A southbound car being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family’s car Saturday in Lexington. Four of the victims were children, Lexington police said in a statement.…