KY High School Performing In Macy’s Parade

KY High School Performing In Macy’s Parade Officials say a central Kentucky high school marching band has been selected to play in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade next year.A statement from Macy’s said the Bourbon County High School Marching Colonels will be one of nine high school bands selected to play in the 96th…

New Healthcare CEO

New Healthcare CEO Appalachian Regional Healthcare has named Hollie Harris Phillips as its new president and chief executive officer.Phillips becomes the first woman to lead the not-for-profit health system that operates 13 hospitals in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia, Appalachian Regional Healthcare said in a statement. Phillips has worked for the organization for…

Squelching Rumors

Squelching Rumors Doctors and medical experts are continuing to reiterate the rumors surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine and infertility are just that- rumors.“It is a false rumor without data,” said Dr. Randy Hansbrough of Graves Gilbert with a Phd in science research and treats local COVID-19 patients.That rumor in which the COVID vaccine leads to…

Unemployment Help

Unemployment Help For those needing unemployment assistance Gov. Beshear said a call center will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. for the next 10 days.“A valid email is required to verify your identity in the new registration process,” Beshear said. “You’ll also need the new eight-digit PIN. That’s what you’ll have to…

Publisher’s Clearing House Scam

Publisher’s Clearing House Scam Police in two Eastern Kentucky counties are sending out an alert to help prevent people from becoming victims of an elaborate scam.Officials with the Hazard Police Department posted it on Facebook Tuesday.In the post, they state two men, identified as Dave Slayer and David Fisher, are traveling around the region…

Terroristic Threat

Terroristic Threat The Harlan County Sheriff’s Office was contacted after a threat was made to a student at Harlan County High School.Deputies began an investigation and a 15-year-old student was taken into custody by the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office. The student was charged with felony terroristic threatening.The student was taken to the Breathitt County…

Preventing COVID-Related Lawsuits

Preventing COVID-Related Lawsuits Kentucky’s governor stood aside and let a bill become law that protects an array of businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits. But he warned Monday that the measure is likely to draw a court challenge.The measure, backed by business interests, became law this past weekend without Gov. Andy Beshear’s signature. A veto would…

Fishes And Loaves Pantry In Need

Fishes And Loaves Pantry In Need With approximately 10 volunteers, Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry in Prestonsburg has helped the community since 1976, but recently there’s been an increase of new faces reach out for help.“We have a lot of the flood victims come and ask us for help now,” said Site Manager Ronald…

Unemployment Processing Help

Unemployment Processing Help After shutting the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance system down on Thursday, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the system will be back live on Tuesday to help the more than 300,000 people who need their PIN numbers reset.Gov. Beshear said a call center will be open from 7 a.m. until 9…

Take Back Day Coming

Take Back Day Coming Baptist Health Corbin is gearing up for its 20th annual Take Back Day, where anyone can dispose of unused prescription drugs.Kristin Cox is a pharmacist with the facility and she is calling on everyone to fight against the ongoing opioid crisis.“This is a great opportunity to bring your unwanted and…