Pikeville Christmas Cheer

Pikeville Christmas Cheer Pikeville Police, Fire, EMS, and Dispatch came together on Saturday to give back to children in their community and b ring some Christmas cheer.“That’s what Christmas is about is giving and that’s the way that it always should be,” said Pikeville Fire Department Battalion Chief Mitch Case. “So, just taking care…

Graves County Thieves

Graves County Thieves Even in the midst of tragedy there can evil as the Graves County Sheriff’s Office arrested five suspects for theft of personal property and loading vehicles that were destroyed by the recent tornado.On the afternoon of Friday, December 17, Graves County Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted to suspicious activity in the area…

Mayfield Donations

Mayfield Donations Several Eastern Kentucky organizations have come together to donate supplies to the Mayfield community, but Victory Baptist Church in London is aiming to help the other communities affected by this recent devastation. Now, volunteers also plan to extend this relief project beyond Christmas; Oliver said she will be distributing the supplies accumulated…

Treatment Facility

Treatment Facility A new addiction treatment center is planned in eastern Kentucky, officials said.Addiction Recovery Care announced on Wednesday that it signed a letter of intent with Bon Secours Mercy Health to purchase part of the former Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital campus in Greenup County Source: MG News Return to News

Big Sandy Tornado Relief

Big Sandy Tornado Relief Big Sandy Community and Technical College is holding a donation drive for Western Kentucky storm victims.Brian Phillips, a BSCTC CDL Instructor, once lived and worked in a Western Kentucky town close to where the storms went through. “People has lost their houses, they’ve lost their cars, they have lost loved…

Pikeville Christmas

Pikeville Christmas Beginning at 1 pm on Saturday, Cousin Eddie is coming to Pikeville for his Christmas Vacation. Johnson’s Home and Garden, a business in Coal Run, parked an RV near its store to recreate a pop culture moment: planning to reenact the RV scene from the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.”The fake cousin…

Center For Rural Development

Center For Rural Development Applications for The Center for Rural Development’s summer leadership programs, Rogers Scholars and Rogers Explorers, are now open.The Center has graduated nearly 4,000 middle and high school students since its first youth program began in 1998. Students of all different personalities and different backgrounds have joined together in a common…

Broadband Expansion

Broadband Expansion Clay County officials and members of Windstream met today at the Administration Building to host a ribbon-cutting to celebrate a major fiber broadband expansion in the county.The project will offer better internet for more than 8,500 people and is slated to be done by the end of January.Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers…

Solar Project

Solar Project Located on the site of the former Martiki mine, Kentucky is focused on a future that includes renewable energy, as Gov. Andy Beshear has announced the Martin County Solar Project, currently under development by Savion, is moving forward with plans to locate on a former coal mine in unincorporated Martin County, a…

Volunteers Of America

Volunteers Of America Describing it as unprecendented, Volunteers of America Mid-States announced the launch of a workforce development program in Eastern Kentucky supported by a $1.5 million federal grant at an event in Manchester Thursday.Workforce Opportunities for Rural Communities (WORC) is a dynamic workforce development and training program for people sidelined from work by…