ELLIOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - Those who live in a food desert struggle to get access to affordable and healthy food. “When you’re on a fixed income, it just makes it hard,” said Eddie Skaggs. As a lifelong resident of Elliott County, Skaggs says it’s becoming harder and harder to...
Boyd County, KYDaily Independent
FLEMINGSBURG Haylee Thornsberry had maybe her team's most important job Saturday. Boyd County's sophomore second baseman tightly hugged her team's stuffed red and white toy lion mascot. She had a pretty good day in the field, too. Her three-run seventh-inning triple provided the winning margin in a 7-6 win over Elliott County in the first round of the 16th Region softball tournament at Fleming County.
Elliott County, KYDaily Independent
INDEX Jack McDaniel implored Elliott County to score four early runs in the 62nd District Tournament final on Tuesday night. The Lady Lions tallied five times in the top of the first frame and built leads of 6-0 and 8-2 en route to a 10-4 victory over East Carter at Morgan County for their first district championship in 26 years.
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Elliott County, KYwmky.org
On Friday at Elliott County High School, Gov. Andy Beshear presented a $989,445.60 ceremonial check for a state project to restore and reopen the historic Old Laurel Gorge Bridge on Little Sandy River. The steel truss bridge, opened in the 1930s, has been a gateway to the scenic Laurel Gorge...
Elliott County, KYkentuckytoday.com
SANDY HOOK, Ky. - Elliott County High School students are growing food sans dirt. Lexington-based AppHarvest dedicated the newest container farm Friday. The set-up lets students raise produce with a smartphone, TV and tablet. “Otherwise, my kids would not get to experience something this modern,” said Makayla Rose, Elliott County’s...
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (WTVQ) – AppHarvest, the AgTech leader, is expanding its educational high-tech container farm program for Appalachian high school students as it unveils a new container farm unit at Elliott County High School in Sandy Hook. The container farm’s arrival was celebrated by guests such as AppHarvest Founder...
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (WTVQ) – Gov. Andy Beshear visited Elliott County High School May 28 to present a $989,445.60 ceremonial check for the planned restoration and reopening of the historic Old Laurel Gorge Bridge on Little Sandy River. Opened in the 1930s, the steel truss bridge has been a gateway...
Elliott County, KYnolangroupmedia.com
Gov. Beshear Highlights $989,000 Award to Elliott County to Restore and Reopen Old Laurel Gorge Bridge
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (May 28, 2021) – Today at Elliott County High School, Gov. Andy Beshear presented a $989,445.60 ceremonial check for a state project to restore and reopen the historic Old Laurel Gorge Bridge on Little Sandy River. The steel truss bridge, opened in the 1930s, has been a...
Johnson County, KYPosted byFloyd Chronicle
PAINTSVILLE — People from the Johnson County community and beyond are mourning the loss of Brian Moore, a first responder who worked for the past 13 years for Paintsville EMS, after Moore passed away as the result of injuries received in a crash between Moore’s motorcycle and a vehicle that took place on March 22.
Paintsville, KYPosted byPaintsville Herald
People from the community and beyond are mourning the loss of Brian Moore, a first responder who worked for the past 13 years for Paintsville EMS, after Moore passed away as the result of injuries received in a crash between Moore’s motorcycle and a vehicle that took place on March 22.
Rowan County, KYthetrailblazeronline.net
Rowan County beat Elliott County in the first round of the 16th Region Boys Basketball Tournament on Monday, March 22. The score was 54-37. Rowan County will play Boyd County in their semifinal Thursday night. The girls start their first round this Tuesday.
Sandy Hook, KYDaily Independent
SANDY HOOK The fire that struck Sandy Hook's iconic Frosty Freeze on Thursday hit Rocky Adkins hard. “My son sent me a picture of the Frosty Freeze on fire, and it really saddened my heart because of the many, many, many years of memories,” said Adkins, who represented the 99th District in the House from 1987 to 2019. "Growing up as a kid in Sandy Hook, eating there so many times and bringing people to the Frosty Freeze during my political career to meet and greet and to let them share in the experience and meet my good friend Percy Pennington."
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (WSAZ) - Crews battled a large commercial fire in Elliott County late Thursday night. According to a post from Elliott County EMS, crews were battling a structure fire in Sandy Hook. Nearby business owners tell WSAZ that the fire started in the Frosty Freeze restaurant. Other details...
Elliott County, KYDaily Independent
GRAYSON The Elliott County Lady Lions had upset on their minds after slicing West Carter’s 31-19 halftime to 39-37 heading into the decisive fourth quarter. The Lady Lions had four turnovers heading into the final stanza, but the Lady Comet pressure forced six turnovers to surge to a 56-45 win in a 62nd District Tournament semifinal Tuesday night.