Saving A Life

Saving A Life A Wayne County man was recognized on Thursday after he stepped into action to save a person’s life.In July, Jason T. McGinnis witnessed a car accident on Kentucky Highway 92E.The involved car overturned after hitting a rock embankment and burst into flames with the driver still inside.McGinnis ran to the car,…

New Equipment

New Equipment The W.R. Castle Fire and Rescue Squad has some new equipment to use in the future.The squad got the truck from Big Sandy RECC, an electrical company in the community.Big Sandy RECC’s President and GM, Bruce Davis, said it was an honor to donate the truck, and that he only wished they…

Financially Helping Flood Victims

Financially Helping Flood Victims Kentucky Realtors has stepped in to help out several families still suffering after devastating flash flooding.It has been over two months since severe flash flooding swept through Nicholas County and after FEMA aid was first denied in early September, many residents are still wondering if the appeal will be approved.Kentucky…

Court Days Festival

Court Days Festival Kentucky’s oldest running festival is returning this year.Court Days will shut down downtown Mt. Sterling for four days beginning today.The festival started back in the early 1800s and has evolved since then. Tracy Pearce, the tourism director in Mt. Sterling, says, this year, it’ll take another step forward.She says there will…

Police Chase

Police Chase Two people were taken into custody after a driver led a number of police agencies on a 23-mile chase along U.S. 23 in Johnson and Floyd counties.It all began early Wednesday morning several miles north of Paintsville, when the sheriff’s office attempted to first pull over a car driven by 22-year-old Benjamin…

Police Department Milestone

Police Department Milestone A Southeastern Kentucky police department recently reached a milestone in its fight against COVID-19.Officials with the Barbourville City Police Department announced on Facebook last week that all members of the department are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.Police chief Winston Tye said he is relieved, but the station will not stop taking precautions.…

Believer’s Music Fest

Believer’s Music Fest An event organizers hope will become a new yearly tradition got started Tuesday night in Harlan, a tradition with roots in faith.The first annual Believer’s Music Fest kicked off at the Harlan Center Tuesday as 25 gospel artists made their way to Southeast Kentucky to spread their message.“We are extremely excited,”…

Aviation Milestone

Aviation Milestone An aviation liestone is being celebrated today with 75 years of service to the community.On October 13th, 1946, the first commercial flight took off from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. While that flight only went to Cincinnati, it marked a historic moment in Kentucky aviation history. Source: MG News Return…

KY Carry Law

KY Carry Law Kentucky’s local governments cannot prevent their employees from carrying weapons “at all times and places” while on duty, according to a state attorney general’s opinion released Monday.In reaching that conclusion, Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office tied together various sections of Kentucky law governing the authority of local governments to regulate…

Tree Week

Tree Week Tree Week is underway at Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC).The school partners with the University of Kentucky.Educators said they want to teach their communities more about the environment and how they can embrace it. HCTC staff and the president planted a Green Gable Black Gum tree outside the First Federal Center…