Pike County Roads Money

Pike County Roads Money Gov. Andy Beshear visited Pike county recently and stopped by the Pike County Courthouse with a check.The $367,650 is for resurfacing of roads in the northern part of the county.The routes to be resurfaced are the Right Fork of Brushy Creek and Rockhouse Fork of Big Creek.The two projects will…

Injunction Dissolved

Injunction Dissolved The Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously ordered the Franklin Circuit Court to dissolve an injunction that stopped new laws passed by the state legislature to be implemented.The ruling allows the Republican-backed laws that limit Governor Andy Beshear’s emergency powers. Echoing similar sentiments from the governor’s office, Colmon Elridge, head of the Kentucky Democratic…

FDA Issues Warning

FDA Issues Warning The Food and Drug Administration says it has received multiple reports of patients hospitalized after taking ivermectin, an anti-parasite drug commonly used in horses, to treat or prevent COVID-19.“You are not a horse,” the FDA tweeted on Saturday. “You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it.”The FDA has not approved…

Helping Area Veterans

Helping Area Veterans As the crisis in Afghanistan unfolds and the Taliban take control, U.S. Marine veteran Zachary McGuffey is holding a care group at the Warrior Hall for his fellow vets who are having memories of their tours in the Middle East.McGuffey said he has been receiving calls from veterans saying they are…

KY State Fair Opens

KY State Fair Opens The first day back to the KY State Fair brought certain rules, such as wearing masks inside and having an attendance policy for those under under 18 after 6 p.m. According to a Kentucky State Fair spokesperson, the attendance policy for minors was put in place after a fight broke…

Blue Grass Airport Repairs

Blue Grass Airport Repairs The Blue Grass Airport is closed to begin work on a major resurfacing project that hasn’t been done since 2006.“Usually it’s every 12 to 15 years we in partnership with the FAA have to resurface the runway, make sure the condition is safe and ready to go for all the…

KY State University Finances

KY State University Finances Kentucky State University is taking corrective actions to stabilize the school’s finances after the resignation of its president last month.The university’s board of regents was recently briefed on its finances that include $13 million in pending, past due or unpaid debts.The university says the debts include $3 million in vendor…

Christian School Floods

Christian School Floods Heavy rain fell across Eastern Kentucky Thursday and in the Campton area of Wolfe County, about 20 homes were affected as well as a school.One of the locations sustained substantial damage is Bethany Christian School. Classes at the school were supposed to start next week, but now that’s uncertain without help…

Healthcare Worker Week

Healthcare Worker Week Healthcare workers get a whole week dedicated to them starting Monday, August 23rd. Governor Andy Beshear made the announcement during his Team Kentucky update that the week beginning August 22nd will be all about the healthcare workers of the state.This announcement comes in the middle of a surge of COVID-19 cases…

New Power Lines In Pike County

New Power Lines In Pike County Pike County is going to be replacing some power lines that have been around since the 1940s.Kentucky Power announced in a news release that the they are preparing an application to improve electrical routes across the Pike County region. The project would retire approximately nine miles of dated…