Power Rates

Power Rates Some customers of one power company will have some extra money in their pockets when their next bill comes, thanks to the Kentucky Attorney General’s office.The Office of Rate Intervention stepped in to intervene in a proposed rate increase from South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, also known as South KY RECC,…

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Water Rescue

Water Rescue One man found himself in a bad situation Tuesday night after being trapped by rising flood water.Officials with the Manchester Fire Department posted about the incident on their Facebook page.In the post, we’re told they were called to KY 638 in the evening hours for a report of a truck swept away…

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No Tuition Change

No Tuition Change Leaders with the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg have announced the cost of tuition, room and board for in-state undergraduate students will stay the same through spring 2023.“We want students to know that there continues to be an affordable path to an education at Cumberlands,” said Dr. Larry L. Cockrum,…

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Freezing Child’s Credit

Freezing Child’s Credit As fraud numbers continue to go up, identity protection experts are urging parents to freeze their child’s credit to avoid a lifetime of financial headaches.According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity fraud incidents increased around 45% in 2020, with children frequently the target.James Lee, the COO for the Identity Theft Resource…

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Driver’s Licensing Offices

Driver’s Licensing Offices Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced some good news for aspiring drivers. You can get your learning permit or driver’s license at any regional licensing branch, regardless of where you live.As part of House Bill 453, all circuit clerks transitioned their services to the 25 KYTC offices across the state,…

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Appalachian Arts Alliance

Appalachian Arts Alliance From theater camps, to art nights, to live music, The Appalachian Arts Alliance is known for being creative in Hazard.Starting today the Arts Alliance is hosting another community art night at the center. Families in the community are invited to come create some summer-themed artwork and learn how to make new…

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Ft. Campbell Deployment

Ft. Campbell Deployment Soldiers at Fort Campbell are having a ceremony today to mark deployment to Europe, the first time 101st Airborne has deployed to Europe in nearly 80 years.The 101st Airborne and the 101st Airborne Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion will case their colors in the ceremony. Casing of the colors is an Army…

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Suddenlink Suit

Suddenlink Suit Years of problems over internet and television services in the City of Pikeville will be moving to civil court. Recently, the Pikeville City Commission voted to file a lawsuit against cable television franchise holder Suddenlink and its parent companies for alleged violations of the cable television franchise agreement for the City of…

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Pitch Competition

Pitch Competition One business owner walked away with $10,000 following a recent competition for grant funding at Hazard Community and Techincal College.Dakota Hoskins was announced as the winner of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region, or SOAR, Startup Appalachia Pitch Competition. Hoskins, the grand prize winner, was the first of six finalists to take the…

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Tornado Assistance

Tornado Assistance Gov. Andy Beshear has announced another round of state assistance for regions of Kentucky hit by tornadoes last December.The nearly $800,000 in funding will go to Hopkins and Taylor counties, according to the governor.More than $655,000 will be sent to Hopkins County for the purchase of heavy equipment to help with debris…

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