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UPIKE Nursing Program

UPIKE Nursing Program

Then in an unrelated story, the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) are announcing a new educational and employment opportunity for nursing students. This week UPIKE President, Dr. Burton J. Webb, PMC President and CEO, Donovan Blackburn and Governor Andy Beshear shared the creation of the Rural Health Nursing Fellowship program for nursing students which guarantees employment upon completion.




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Water Bill Aid

Water Bill Aid

As part of ongoing COVID-19 financial relief efforts, Governor Andy Beshear has that the Commonwealth will receive more than $18 million in federal aid.The aid is designed to help households who are behind on water bills and are either facing disconnection or have already been disconnected.The funding is from the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) and applications are already being accepted.LIHWAP was funded through the Consolidated Appropriations act and American Rescue Plan Act.




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Shop With A Trooper

Shop With A Trooper

It’s being hailed as huge success. Thursday was the last of a two-day event with “Shop with a Trooper” that Kentucky State Police Post 13 hosts.The first stop was in Whitesburg, and Thursday’s stop was the Hazard Walmart.With the help of 18 troopers, more than 100 kids got toys, clothes and other items for the holiday season.The JROTC from Perry County Central High School volunteered to make sure everything went smoothly.




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Dr. Pepper Challenge

Dr. Pepper Challenge

A Madison County native has the chance of competing during the halftime show of the Georgia and Alabama game.It’s called the Dr. Pepper Challenge where students can win a major scholarship.“I got a phone call saying that I was selected to go to the SEC Championship game as one of the finalists so that was super big and like a huge deal, it just seems super unreal,” said Rachel Hughes.Rachel says she hopes to become a veterinarian.




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Agriculture Cash Receipts

Agriculture Cash Receipts

Cash receipts are expected to surpass 6.7 billion as University economists say Kentucky agriculture appears poised to reap record-setting cash receipts this year.The University of Kentucky ag economists said Thursday that the upturn is fueled by strong crop yields and surging grain exports.They say Kentucky’s horse industry had a strong performance. And livestock producers benefited from high global demand for meats.




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Water Aid

Water Aid

As part of ongoing COVID-19 financial relief efforts, Governor Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that the Commonwealth will receive more than $18 million in federal aid.The aid is designed to help households who are behind on water bills and are either facing disconnection or have already been disconnected.The funding is from the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) and applications started Wednesday.




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