Special Election Results Are In

Special Election Results Are In A special election in eastern Kentucky has named a new Senator to the Kentucky General Assembly. It’s being reported Republican candidate Phillip Wheeler defeated Darrell Pugh in the race to fill the 31st District…

Time To Pull The Weeds

Time To Pull The Weeds Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are getting a jump on nuisance weeds that grow along the state’s highways.The treatments beginning this month will aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights…

Camp UNITE Is Hiring

Camp UNITE Is Hiring The 13th annual Camp UNITE will be conducted July 23-26, 2019, at the University of the Cumberlands. So that you don’t miss out on the fun – as a camper, a youth team leader, or…

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built

Appalachian Wildlife Center Being Built Construction of the 80,000 square-foot visitor’s center building at the Appalachian Wildlife Center in Bell County has begun.The site was purchased almost three years ago, and the building is expected to take 18 to…

Funding For Coal Miners

Funding For Coal Miners The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $1.75 million grant to the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP). The funding is intended to help people who lost their jobs due to the decline in…

Foster Care Initiative In KY

Foster Care Initiative In KY An initiative aimed at recruiting more foster and adoptive parents in Kentucky plans two meetings in March for interested parties to get information.A statement from the office of Kentucky first lady Glenna Bevin says…

Rescue Crews Help Out In Leslie County

Rescue Crews Help Out In Leslie County In the Confluence and Dry Hill communities of Leslie County, many people remained trapped in their homes and surrounded by flood water on Friday. Volunteers and county officials went out and delivered…