Food Bank Help

Food Bank Help One day after a central Kentucky food bank was devastated by a fire, help has arrived.The fire destroyed a lot of food about to be distributed to Garrard County residents, including 300 to 400 hundred senior citizens but help has shown up.When word got out of the fire, others rushed to…

Economic Projects

Economic Projects Governor Andy Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers have announced that more than $9 million in Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization Program funds are being allocated to economic development projects in ten Eastern Kentucky counties.“When completed, these projects will help support local communities and spur economic growth in Martin, Letcher, Floyd, Leslie,…

Running For Circuit Judge

Running For Circuit Judge Former Kentucky lawmaker Sara Beth Gregory has filed to run for a circuit court judgeship next year.Gregory, a Monticello resident, entered the race for circuit judge in the the 57th Judicial Circuit, which includes Russell and Wayne counties in southern Kentucky.Gregory said she has been a practicing attorney since 2007…

Corbin Christmas Parade

Corbin Christmas Parade Corbin officials are preparing for their annual Christmas parade.The festivities will take place on Main Street in Downtown Corbin.It will feature several activities for the community at Nibroc Park before the parade begins.This includes meeting Santa Claus, ice skating, crafts, and concessions.The parade is on December 4th at 7 pm. …

Room In The Inn

Room In The Inn Room in the Inn is a winter shelter program for the homeless in Bowling Green.The program was established in 2013, Room in the Inn, was designed to take our people that are on the streets on cold nights, get them off the streets, and give them a safe place each…

Regional Animal Shelter

Regional Animal Shelter The Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter relies on several rescue groups to help them relocate shelter animals, but this past weekend, the shelter received more than just that.Several volunteers from Rescue Outreach, based out of Wisconsin, traveled several hours to donate food, fix kennels, and help shelter staff tend to the…

Governor Dedicates Memorial

Governor Dedicates Memorial Governor Andy Beshear dedicated a memorial on Sunday in honor of the lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.Kentucky recently passed 10,000 deaths from COVID-19. The ceremony honored those lives by dedicating a memorial at the state capitol. Source: MG News Return to News

Hazard County Job Fair

Hazard County Job Fair Officials in Perry County hoped to grant community members with what could be a life-changing opportunity.Several organizations teamed up to host a job fair at the Hazard-Perry County Senior Center this week providing a chance at work-from-home jobs.WellCare of Kentucky along with EKCEP were welcomed by officials from the area…

AppHarvest Optimistic

AppHarvest Optimistic Officials with AppHarvest remain optimistic about expansion and return on investment despite a falling stock price, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.In August, AppHarvest, based in Morehead, reported a net second-quarter loss of $32 million. That loss is attributed to the price of tomatoes hitting a ten-year low and a dip in the…

Legislative Redistricting

Legislative Redistricting Republican lawmakers hope to wrap up work “relatively soon” on a plan to redraw congressional and legislative boundaries in Kentucky, House Speaker David Osborne said Wednesday.Their supermajority status in the General Assembly puts Republicans in full control of the once-a-decade redistricting process. But their lopsided majorities also could create complications, due to…