Floyd County Gets New School Buses

Floyd County Gets New School Buses There will be more new school buses on the roads in Floyd County next year. During its last regular meeting, the Floyd County Board of Education approved financing more than $1 million to buy 10 new school buses.The board approved a 10-year, $1 million KISTA (Kentucky Interlocal School…

Going Solar In Eastern KY

Going Solar In Eastern KY Neighbors across Eastern Kentucky have formed a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier, while building a network of solar supporters. Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and Solar United Neighbors are the solar co-op sponsors. The group will host an information meeting November 15 at the Madison…

Tim Tebow Visiting KY

Tim Tebow Visiting KY Tim Tebow will be visiting Kentucky to share his faith.Tebow is a college football national champion quarterback and SEC Network analyst. Tebow will be a featured speaker for Lexington Christian Academy’s 30th-anniversary celebration.The event will take place Jan 19 at 4 p.m.Tebow currently plays in the New York Mets organization…

Casting Crowns Coming To KY Early 2019

Casting Crowns Coming To KY Early 2019 Casting Crowns is bringing their tour to Corbin, Kentucky in 2019.The Only Jesus Tour will come to The Corbin Arena on Saturday, March 16.The tour will feature openers Austin French and Zach Williams.The new album titled “The Only Jesus” will be released on November 16.Presale tickets will…

Eastern KY Pastor Leading KY Baptist Convention

Eastern KY Pastor Leading KY Baptist Convention An Eastern Kentucky pastor has been elected president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.Kentucky Today reports, as president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, Pastor Tom Searcy of Allen Baptist Church near Prestonsburg will use the voluntary unpaid position as a pulpit to call Kentucky Baptists back to humility.Searcy…

KY High School Marching Band Takes Top Honors

KY High School Marching Band Takes Top Honors The Bourbon County High School Marching Band of KY was named the best band of its size in the nation Saturday at the 2018 Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis.Bourbon County won the competition’s Class A championship, which includes schools that have up to…

KY Teacher’s Retirement System Is OK

KY Teacher’s Retirement System Is OK The Teachers’ Retirement System of Kentucky had 57.7 percent of the money it’s expected to need to honor its future pension obligations as of June 30, bringing its unfunded liabilities to $14.3 billion, the agency’s trustees were told Tuesday.The pension system’s funding level is up slightly from the…