Beattyville, KYCorbin Times Tribune

Cruise for a Cause to raise funds for flood relief

BEATTYVILLE, KY ― If you like to cruise and to help others, then make plans to join the Cruise For A Cause on June 12, which will start at the Corbin Arena at 10 a.m. All vehicles are invited to join the cruise from Corbin to Beattyville’s Main Street Town Square for live music and a raffle. Trophies will be awarded by class. The cruise will return to the Corbin Arena, 500 Arena Drive in Corbin.
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Beattyville, KYCorbin News Journal

Cruise for a Cause will go from Corbin to Beattyville Saturday

Corbin Tourism has partnered with the City of Beattyville and Back Road of Appalachia to host the Cruise for a Cause on Saturday to benefit local businesses in the Lee County town that were impacted by the historic flooding in late February and early March. The event, which will involve...
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Beattyville, KYsomerset106.com

Cruise for a Cause To Be Held This Saturday

The “Cruise For A Cause” will be held this Saturday, June 12th. The event is free, but donations will be collected to further help with flood relief in Beattyville, where people and businesses are still recovering after the entire city was submerged by at least six feet of water in late February. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. in Corbin and all vehicles are invited to join. The ride goes from the Corbin Arena to Beattyville’s Main Street Town Square for live music and a raffle. Trophies will be awarded by class before the cruise returns to the Corbin Arena. The event is sponsored by Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission, Beattyville/Lee County Tourism and Downtown Beattyville Alliance. Several nonprofit organizations are working on the event as well, including The Kentucky Wildlands, Dragon Slayer Hwy 160, and Backroads of Appalachia. More information can be found on the events Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/262999555282424/?ref=110.
Beattyville, KYwymt.com

Cruise for a Cause: Fundraiser for Beattyville Flood Relief

BEATTYVILLE, KY ― Fun and fundraising are coming together June 12th through “Cruise For A Cause”. The event is free, but donations will be collected to further help with flood relief in Beattyville, where people and businesses are still recovering after the entire city was submerged by at least six feet of water in late February.
Kentucky Staterailfan.com

Kentucky Steam to Hold Open House this Weekend

IRVINE, Ky. — Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation will open its doors to the public next weekend, giving people a chance to see the progress being made on the restoration of Chesapeake & Ohio 2-8-4 2716 and other historic locomotives. The event will take place on June 12, with walking tours...
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Richmond, KYWTVQ

Lake Reba gets new ADA accessible kayak launch

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Newly installed at Lake Reba in Richmond is an ADA accessible kayak launch, one of the first in the State thanks to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wild life. The launch is also a dual ramp that can be the courtesy boat ramp for those...
Louisville, KYwdrb.com

Ford to shutter Louisville Assembly Plant until mid-July

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Ford Motor Co.'s latest round of production cuts because of the global semiconductor shortage includes a prolonged shutdown of Louisville Assembly Plant starting next week and lasting through mid-July. The plant, which makes the Ford Escape and Lincoln Corsair SUVs, will be down for six weeks...
Ford, KYfoxlexington.com

‘This sucker’s quick’: Biden takes a test drive in Ford electric truck

DEARBORN, Mich. (NewsNation Now) — President Joe Biden took a ride on the “electric side” during his visit to the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center. The tour was to promote his $174 billion electric vehicle plan which includes government grants for battery production facilities. Biden drove around in the new...
Kentucky StatePioneer News

KSP, Special Olympics team up for Cover the Cruiser

FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) once again is showing their support of Special Olympics Kentucky (SOKY) by hosting the “Cover the Cruiser” fundraising event at locations across the commonwealth. Starting Monday, May 17, KSP will park cruisers at a variety of public locations* and encourages Kentuckians to cover...
Richmond, KYRichmond Register

I miss my Segways

Back in 2002, my wife saw a little machine that she thought I would like and would also give me more mobility in my old age. That little machine was the HT (Human Transportation) Segway, which was the brainchild of inventor Dean Kamen. Carolyn placed an order for the Segway...
Kentucky Statefordauthority.com

Ford To Sponsor The 147th Running Of The Kentucky Derby

In 2020, Ford became the official truck, non-luxury SUV, car, and van of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. While the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers to delay last year’s event for nearly four months and run without a live audience, the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby will occur on its traditional date this year on the first Saturday of May.
Wolfe County, KYWKYT 27

‘It would help our entire community’: Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team finalist to win Land Rover

WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team is hoping to win new equipment that can help them keep people safe. “What this vehicle would mean for us is that mobility to be able to get help where it’s needed, kind of in those off the beaten path locations and so we really need to be able to get their reliably because lives depend on it,” said Drew Stevens, the public information officer with Wolfe County Search and Rescue. “A Land Rover Defender would be able to do that for us and be able to deliver help to those who need it.”
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Spend The Night In An Adorable Vintage Camper At HomeGrown Hideaways In Kentucky

If you weren’t a fan of camping or enjoying the outdoors and all it has to offer, chances are you are a fan of it now. Never underestimate the power of true rest and relaxation in the natural beauty of the Bluegrass State. Campgrounds in Kentucky, from massive and amenity-filled to small and rustic, are […] The post Spend The Night In An Adorable Vintage Camper At HomeGrown Hideaways In Kentucky appeared first on Only In Your State.