Kentucky Power lowers proposed rate hike after pushback. Some ratepayers say it’s still too much.
Letcher County Judge-Executive Terry Adams walked up to a microphone inside a hearing room in Frankfort Tuesday morning, one of numerous people who had given public comments over the past few weeks to the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC). The utility regulator over the upcoming days will be questioning Kentucky Power executives and other witnesses […]
Donated site in Letcher County to house survivors of Eastern Kentucky floods
Local, state and federal groups are working together to secure housing for flood survivors in Letcher County. The fiscal court of the Eastern Kentucky county previously voted to transfer about four acres of property to develop a small housing site near Whitesburg. The land has space for 10 housing units. According to a recent news […]
Small housing site planned near Whitesburg could be first new one fully occupied by flood victims
Letcher County has given the state a 3.5-acre tract near Whitesburg to be used for a small housing development for victims of the July 2022 flood. It seems likely to be the first fully occupied such development. The site, known as the Marlowe property, is on Sandlick Creek, less than a mile outside the Whitesburg […]