Shop With A Trooper

Shop With A Trooper It’s being hailed as huge success. Thursday was the last of a two-day event with “Shop with a Trooper” that Kentucky State Police Post 13 hosts.The first stop was in Whitesburg, and Thursday’s stop was the Hazard Walmart.With the help of 18 troopers, more than 100 kids got toys, clothes…

Dr. Pepper Challenge

Dr. Pepper Challenge A Madison County native has the chance of competing during the halftime show of the Georgia and Alabama game.It’s called the Dr. Pepper Challenge where students can win a major scholarship.“I got a phone call saying that I was selected to go to the SEC Championship game as one of the…

Agriculture Cash Receipts

Agriculture Cash Receipts Cash receipts are expected to surpass 6.7 billion as University economists say Kentucky agriculture appears poised to reap record-setting cash receipts this year.The University of Kentucky ag economists said Thursday that the upturn is fueled by strong crop yields and surging grain exports.They say Kentucky’s horse industry had a strong performance.…

Water Aid

Water Aid As part of ongoing COVID-19 financial relief efforts, Governor Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that the Commonwealth will receive more than $18 million in federal aid.The aid is designed to help households who are behind on water bills and are either facing disconnection or have already been disconnected.The funding is from the Low…

Corporal Punishment Regulations

Corporal Punishment Regulations Some new regulations regarding corporal punishment in Kentucky schools. Members of the Kentucky Department of Education passed amended regulations regarding corporal punishment in Kentucky’s schools. Among them the new regulation defines corporal punishment as the deliberate infliction of physical pain on a student’s body as a penalty or punishment. It requires…

KSP Cram The Cruiser

KSP Cram The Cruiser Kentucky State Police is continuing its Cram The Cruiser event across the state.Trooper Matt Gayheart with KSP Post 13 Hazard posted on his Facebook page that anyone can drop off non-perishable food items at the Hazard post.On Saturday, December 4th, KSP will be set up at the Walmart in Hazard…

Breathitt County Schools Vaccine

Breathitt County Schools Vaccine With a high turnout reported for the first vaccine rollout, Breathitt County Schools is teaming up with Wild Health today to host a second COVID-19 vaccine clinic.The clinic will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of Breathitt County High School.“The largest reason behind our sponsoring,…

KY Opry Christmas Show

KY Opry Christmas Show At the Mountain Arts Center (MAC), decorations are up and the Kentucky Opry Christmas show is on the schedule.The MAC Executive Director, Joe Campbell, said the people involved are ready to celebrate the Mountain Arts way.The show dates are December 10-12 and December 17 or 18. Tickets are $18 and…

Empty Stocking Auction

Empty Stocking Auction The 41st annual Tri-City Empty Stocking Fund Auction kicked off on Tuesday night.The annual auction raises money to pass out food boxes and toys to families in the Harlan County area.For the auction, people donate stocking stuffers, gift cards to local restaurants, and unique, hand-made items like, toys, clothing, home good…

Poll Workers

Poll Workers Just before the 2022 elections, Kentucky’s Secretary of State is teaming up with a statewide organization to help recruit poll workers and get young people registered to vote. Michael Adams announced the partnership with the Kentucky YMCA Youth Association. He says we can’t have an election without election workers,” Adams said in…