Sign up for dove hunting

Each year, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources plants dove fields that host mentor-youth hunts to introduce young people to the fun of dove hunting. Sign-ups for these fields begin Monday, Aug. 8. The hunts occur Saturday, Sept. 3, on the four designated mentor-youth dove fields. These fields are closed to hunting prior to that day. Registration begins at 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, by calling the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Information Center at 1-800-858-1549. 

AG orders cemetery to repay it’s customers.

 Attorney General Andy Beshear  announced his Office of Consumer Protection was granted a default judgment against Crestlawn Cemetery in Scott County and its owner, Dale Shackelford. Scott County Circuit Judge Paul F. Isaacs ordered the defendants to fulfill all outstanding obligations to consumers or provide full refunds, and to properly register the cemetery and pay the Office of the Attorney General civil penalties.

National Immunization Awareness Month

August not only marks the beginning of school in Kentucky, but also National Immunization Awareness Month, highlighting the importance and benefits of immunizations. Protection received from childhood vaccines decreases over time. Preteens, teens and adults may need to be revaccinated, even if they were completely vaccinated as children. For more information about immunizations, contact the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s Immunization Program at (502) 564-4478 or your local health department or healthcare provider.

Q95 sits down with the stars of Mary Poppins

We sat down with two wonderful people pouring their souls into a production of Marry Poppins at JW Theatre. Give it a listen, and go out and see the show! We do not own  credit of the cover image.

Free Foster Parent Orientation

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a Foster Parent, Benchmark Family Services will be conducting foster parent orientation classes daily. These classes are free. Anyone interested in finding out more is encouraged to calling (606) 886-0163 to schedule an appointment, they are located at 91 Oak Ridge Court Prestonsburg KY, 41653.  Open your heart and home to a child today.

Kentucky Tourism Development Fiance Authority Meeting

The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority will meet Wednesday, August 10th, at 1:30 p.m. in the conference room on the 24th floor of the Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., Frankfort.

 

BSCTC holds vocal camp

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held a vocal camp on July 25-28 at the Mountain Arts Center. The camp was led by Ron Brendel and Chery Brendel who are vocal faculty members at Lee University.  Ron is the vocal coach for “The Voice” winner Jordan Smith, a Harlan County native.

KSP releases Monthly Activity Report for July

According to a release, Kentucky State Police at Post 8 Morehead announce the final traffic and criminal activity report for July 2016.  During July, Post 8 personnel issued 1,654 total citations.  Of those citations, 30 were for DUI, 196 were for Speeding, 164 for No Seat Belt, and 16 for Child Restraint.  In addition, there were 1,510 Vehicle Inspections and 331 Courtesy Notices issued.  Post 8 also investigated 51 Traffic Collisions, including a two vehicle double fatality collision in Fleming County. Post 8 investigated 1,009 Complaints, opened 64 Criminal Cases, and made 249 Criminal Arrests for the month of July. 

 

Undercover Drug Investigation Leads to Arrests in Floyd County

Lt. George Tussey seated with alleged drug suspect Lori Hall, 51, of Adams Cemetery Road.
Lt. George Tussey seated with alleged drug suspect Lori Hall, 51, of Adams Cemetery Road. Photo Property of Q95FM

On August 3 at approximately 3:00pm, Prestonsburg City Police officers along with the Kentucky State Police executed narcotics warrants of ten drug dealers in the Floyd County area. These drug investigations were initiated in the city of Prestonsburg and expanded into outlying areas. During these drug investigations the following drugs were purchased: cocaine, methamphetamine, hydrocodone, and suboxone. There were multiple drug purchases made from each suspect.

Prestonsburg K-9 Unit was also dispatched to assist in the search for illegal substances, which included the communities of Auxier, David, and areas near Magoffin. Lieutenant George Tussey said the investigation had been ongoing for three months.

All of the suspects will be processed and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center. Some of these arrests are directly related to complaints that were relayed by concerned citizens of the community.The Prestonsburg Police Department would like to urge anyone with information on drug activity to call them at (606) 886-1010.