Hazard Has Drive-Thru Clinic

Hazard Has Drive-Thru Clinic Hazard ARH is hosting a drive-thru flu shot clinic at the Medical Mall.Jeri Lynn Milwee is the Community Pharmacy Clinical Services Coordinator and she said it is likely the COVID-19 virus and the flu viruses will be circulating at the same time this fall and winter.“They have already done the…

Pike County Schools Plan

Pike County Schools Plan The Pike County Schools Board of Education approved a districtwide facility plan for the first time in nearly a decade, and the plan details the upgrades that the district plans to make to its school buildings over the next four years and beyond.Barry Birchfield, the district’s director of pupil personnel,…

Appalachian Regional Community Grant

Appalachian Regional Community Grant Congressman Hal Rogers applauds the Big Sandy Community and Technical College for earning a $124,654 competitive grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission. This grant will expand the Pike County Industrial Maintenance Technology and Welding Training programs to add 30 more students. Source: MG News Return to News

New KY State License Plate

New KY State License Plate A new kind of Kentucky license plate has started appearing on vehicles across the state.The biggest difference is in the way the new plates are manufactured. State transportation officials say the new plates are digitally printed on flat aluminum instead of traditional, embossed metal with raised letters and numbers.The…

Old State Capitol Reopens

Old State Capitol Reopens The Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum have reopened to visitors in Frankfort.The Kentucky Historical Society says the facilities reopened in accordance with the governor’s Healthy at Work guidelines and the American Alliance of Museums’ recommendations for reopening museums.The society says guidelines include masks requirements, social distancing,…

Understanding Narcan

Understanding Narcan The Floyd County Community Center opened its doors to the public for brief training sessions regarding the substance Narcan on Sunday.Narcan is medically used to reverse the effects of an overdose, something that event organizer Shawn Allen feels is a necessity for those who know people struggling with addiction.“Narcan is a substance…

Remembering Justice Ginsburg

Remembering Justice Ginsburg Governor Andy Beshear ordered all flags at state office buildings to be lowered to half-staff following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away late Friday.This is in accordance with a proclamation from the White House, and all flags will remain at half-staff until the day…

Local Coach Remembered

Local Coach Remembered A local coaching legend’s name is now forever engraved on signs surrounding what was known as West Main Park in Harlan County.It was the emotion that Jerry L. Edwards displayed as he addressed dozens of community members on Saturday that made the occasion all that more memorable for those in attendance.“Coach…

Fire Engulfs Family Home

Fire Engulfs Family Home The Thacker family lost everything Tuesday when a fire tore through their home in the Grapevine community of Pike County.Bryttnee Thacker said she was boiling eggs and preparing her daughters for the day ahead when she heard popping noises coming from the kitchen. She quickly saw flames, discovering that one…

Keeping Baby Safe

Keeping Baby Safe September is Baby Safety Month and the Consumer Product Safety Commission says there are some simple steps parents can take to create a safe space for themselves and their kids.Patty Davis, with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, talked with news outlets about safety measures parents can take.There are suffocation hazards associated…