Leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) presented the department’s preliminary draft budget reduction plan to the General Assembly’s Budget Review Subcommittee on Education on Oct. 21.
The Pikeville Main Street Post Office, located in the Federal Courthouse at 104 Main Street, will reopen on Monday, Oct. 26. The location was closed in August to repair extensive damage caused by a water leak, the U.S. Postal Service announced in a statement Oct. 24.
Secretary of State Michael Adams announced on Oct. 23 guidance to protect voters from intimidation at the polls. “Voting is your sacred right. Don’t let anyone take it away — know your rights,” Adams said.
Pikeville Independent Schools’ Board of Education approved a slight increase to the 2020 property tax rate for the district during a meeting on Oct. 20.
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During the Oct. 20 meeting of the Pike County Fiscal Court, the court discussed the potential lease of the Hardy Park, a move which may result in the creation of a water park, as well as other amenities.
Pike County Schools’ Board of Education unanimously voted not to increase its tax rate, citing the community’s ongoing financial struggles due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the primary reason.
Eureka Energy Corporation announced its President, Roger Ford, will be a featured speaker at the 2020 National Hemp Conference. The conference will be held in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on December 10-11. The National Hemp Conference is being hosted by the National Hemp Growers Cooperative, whi…
After the sudden death of former Pike Circuit Judge Steven Combs this year, three candidates from Pikeville are running for Combs’ position in the upcoming general election.
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The Pike County Health Department issued a blanket statement on Oct. 20 regarding possible exposure to COVID-19 on specific dates last week at the Pike County Clerk’s Office.
COVID-19 has impacted the Pike County Courthouse, Pike County Judge-Executive Ray Jones announced during the Pike County Fiscal Court’s Oct. 20 meeting.
Pike County and Pikeville Independent Schools released their schooling plans after Pike County moved to the red level on the Kentucky Incidence Rate Map on Oct. 14.
Three Pike County schools reported one positive case of COVID-19 this weekend, and a fourth school, Valley Elementary School, is going all-online during the week of Oct. 12 after at least eight staff members have been quarantined.