Prestonsburg Back To School

Prestonsburg Back To School The City of Prestonsburg held its 2022 Back to School Bash on Saturday at Archer Park. The first time the event was held since the pandemic began and with a few changes.Since the announcement that the Floyd County School District is purchasing free supplies for all students, those who attended…

Daniel Boone Forest Upgrades

Daniel Boone Forest Upgrades The Daniel Boone National Forest spanning 21 counties across Kentucky is receiving $540,000 from Great American Outdoors Act to update some of its facilities.Forest Service officials said in a statement that a portion of the recently allocated funds will be used at recreation facilities like Barren Fork Horse Camp and…

Abortion Remains Legal

Abortion Remains Legal Abortion will remain legal in Kentucky after a judge’s decision issuing a temporary injunction while the ACLU’s lawsuit over the state’s trigger law banning abortion is decided.The judge had previously granted the ACLU’s request for a restraining order against the law and the ACLU wanted the judge to continue blocking it.…

Better Water

Better Water Governor Andy Beshear has announced $30 million will go towards helping improve water systems across the Commonwealth.The money will fund 29 projects in Kentucky, which will benefit 1,245 households.“Having clean, reliable water service is a basic human right, and from the start of my administration I have prioritized funding major upgrades to…

More Kentucky Republicans

More Kentucky Republicans It could be said that the numbers show Kentuckians want a change with Republicans now outnumbering Democrats by more than 2,400, according to figures released recently by the State Board of Elections.The GOP has been growing in Kentucky in the last few years, and Republican leaders said this clearly points to…

KY Coal Company Fined

KY Coal Company Fined A Kentucky coal company was fined $51,000 for failing to submit court-ordered plans to clean up two polluted West Virginia mine sites.U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers issued the order Monday against Lexington Coal Company LLC, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported. In May, Chambers found the company in contempt for not complying…

Aluminum Mill

Aluminum Mill Plans to build an aluminum mill in Kentucky have taken a new direction. Steel producer officials say they will construct and operate the mill somewhere in the southeastern U.S.That’s after it reached a deal with the company that has failed to deliver on its promise to build the plant near Ashland, Kentucky.Steel…

Laurel County Drug Bust

Laurel County Drug Bust The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says it’s the largest meth bust in the history of their sheriff’s office.The undercover drug buy that led to a hostage situation in Laurel County has resulted in the arrests of five people and a huge amount of drugs seized.police say they found a large…

Right To Try Act

Right To Try Act Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) have introduced legislation to clarify part of the Right to Try Act.The legislation would clarify the act should allow terminally ill patients to have access to Schedule I drugs if said drugs have been through a Phase 1 clinical trial. In other…

Heat Danger

Heat Danger Here in the mountains, heat indexes will be near triple digits by the end of the week. Officials with the Pikeville Fire Department are reminding you to stay hydrated, stay cool and stay weather aware.“Make a plan for your day if you’re going to be out working in that environment to take…