Ribbon Cutting For New Target Store

Ribbon Cutting For New Target Store The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Target store near the University of Kentucky’s campus is being held today.The events is a private, invite-only event that gives a sneak peek of the small format store.This event is in preparation for the store’s grand opening, which is Sunday at…

Pikeville Medical Center Hiring

Pikeville Medical Center Hiring Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) held a job fair at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg on Monday.From Starbucks to clinical positions, more than 120 jobs are available.According to officials, PMC is offering full-time registered nurses a $6,000 sign-on bonus or a $350 student loan repayment plan.PMC Chief Nursing Officer, Michelle…

Eagle Scout Honors Fallen Hero

Eagle Scout Honors Fallen Hero Eagle Scout Jacob Frantom handmade a sign in honor of fallen Pikeville police officer Scotty Hamilton.His hardwork was shown off Monday evening when the sign was unveiled.Over three hundred hours were put into the project.After the funeral of Hamilton, Frantom knew he wanted to make his eagle scout project…

KY General Assembly Holding Special Session

KY General Assembly Holding Special Session Gov. Matt Bevin will convene a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly.Bevin made the announcement Monday that the special session will begin Friday, July 19, at 8 a.m.The special session will aim to pass a quasi-agency pension relief bill. This includes relief to agencies such as regional…

Packing Vans With Love For Hazard

Packing Vans With Love For Hazard Hundreds of people packed downtown Hazard for a back to school bash put on by Faith Baptist church from Georgia. The volunteers have made the trek to the region for three years.”It just gets bigger every time,” said Pamela Wallen, a volunteer with the church. “You know, the…

Man Admits To Defrauding Victims In KY

Man Admits To Defrauding Victims In KY A man has admitted in federal court that he defrauded victims, a bank in Boyd County and some businesses of nearly $5 million.Anthony McQuaid pleaded guilty to bank fraud and wire fraud.Under the terms of McQuaid’s plea agreement, he will be sentenced to 46 months in prison.In…

Black Bear Spotted Near A KY Business

Black Bear Spotted Near A KY Business A Rowan County man had an unusual sighting outside of his business Sunday morning.Dan Hook spotted a black bear in the parking lot across the street of Hook Outdoors in Morehead. His business is located at Cave Run Lake. Hook says this is the first one he…

Hoops For Hope Tips Off

Hoops For Hope Tips Off The fourth annual Hoops for Hope tipped off Saturday morning.Teams from multiple states laced up their shoes for the basketball tournament in Louisa.Sports are known to bring people together.”Rise Above’s mission is “Together making things better,” said organizer Matt Brown.That’s what the Lawrence County tournament is aimed to do.”This…

Governor Bevin Discussess Immigration

Governor Bevin Discussess Immigration Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin says some Republican lawmakers will introduce legislation to keep local governments from enacting policies that would keep police from cooperating with immigration authorities.Bevin started his announcement Friday in Lexington by explaining that the proposed bill is not about immigration. Instead, it is about better supporting law…

Spurlock Case Moves Forward In Court Today

Spurlock Case Moves Forward In Court Today A man charged after a missing woman’s body was found on the property where he was living will appear in court today. David Sparks is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. in Garrard District Court. Police say they found Savannah Spurlock’s body where Sparks was…