Unemployment rates down in 93 Kentucky counties

FRANKFORT - Unemployment rates fell in 93 Kentucky counties between July 2015 and July 2016, but rose in 27 counties, according to the Kentucky Office...

August 25th, 2016 |  


For the Record

Tracy Towles, 47, menacing, resisting arrest, two counts of assault on a police officer- third degree, two counts of criminal mischief - third degree,...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Accident claims one

Accident claims one

PRESTONSBURG - Crews worked diligently at the scene of a fatal two-vehicle accident on Route 114 at the Walmart intersection on Tuesday morning.Accord...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Bishop dies in prison awaiting retrial

Bishop dies in prison awaiting retrial

PRESTONSBURG – Dwayne Bishop, a Floyd County native, passed away at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange on August 15.Bishop was convicted...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Results from East Kentucky Works Survey to be unveiled Sept. 7

HAZARD - The results of a study cataloging the capability of Eastern Kentucky’s workforce will be unveiled during a public meeting at Hazard Com...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Crews work on Floyd County roads

Crews work on Floyd County roads

PRESTONSBURG - Crews were hard at work repairing bridges and fixing slides on Tuesday.One crew worked on the new addition of Route 979 Harold-Minnie C...

August 25th, 2016 |  


15th annual Airport Days held in Martin County

15th annual Airport Days held in Martin County

DEBORD - Young and old alike enjoyed themselves at the 15th annual Airport Days held at the Big Sandy Regional Airport on Saturday.The airport is loca...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Ivel slide work enters final phases; traffic impacts explained

Ivel slide work enters final phases; traffic impacts explained

IVEL – Intermittent traffic stops in the US 23 work zone at Ivel started on Wednesday morning as long-term repair work in the slide-prone area e...

August 25th, 2016 |  


ARC awards EKCEP $2.75 million in POWER funds to develop tech ecosystem

ARC awards EKCEP $2.75 million in POWER funds to develop tech ecosystem

HAZARD - The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Minimum car insurance coverage drives panel’s debate

FRANKFORT – Concerned that the minimum auto insurance allowed under Kentucky law doesn’t provide motorists with enough coverage for proper...

August 25th, 2016 |