Honoring Former U.S. President Zachary Taylor

Honoring Former U.S. President Zachary Taylor Soldiers from Fort Knox will pay tribute to President Zachary Taylor at a wreath-laying ceremony in Kentucky.The Army post says the ceremony at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville will be at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday.Fort Knox says that each year, the U.S. military puts a wreath at…

University of KY Student Is A Rhodes Scholar

University of KY Student Is A Rhodes Scholar A University of Kentucky student is among this year’s Rhodes scholars.The 32 recipients of the prestigious scholarship announced Sunday includes Hadeel Abdallah of Lexington. The senior was selected to begin studies next fall at Oxford University in England.Abdallah plans to complete master’s degrees in Refugee and…

Parents Disagree About Kids’ Flu Shots

Parents Disagree About Kids’ Flu Shots 34% of US parents said their child was unlikely to get the flu vaccine this year, according to a report published Monday by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.The online poll, which was administered in October, looked at 1,977 parents who had at least one child, whether parents would get…

Tickborne Diseases Increasing

Tickborne Diseases Increasing New government research shows that tickborne diseases like Lyme disease continue to climb. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that in 2017, state and local health departments reported a record number of cases of illnesses spread by ticks.Cases of Lyme disease, Powassan virus; spotted fever rickettsiosis,…

Enrollment At Nearby WV Colleges Declines

Enrollment At Nearby WV Colleges Declines Higher education officials say the number of students attending public four-year colleges in West Virginia has dropped 3 percent from a year ago, including a 9 percent dip in the number of first-time freshmen.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the state Higher Education Policy Commission released the figures a few…

A Lexington Church Has Thanksgiving

A Lexington Church Has Thanksgiving A Lexington Church gave back to the community this weekend in the spirit of Thanksgiving.The Crossroads Community Church prepared thousands of meals for those in need.Sunday church volunteers collected boxes filled with food items typically seen during the holiday season. Source: MG News Return to News

Santa Train Appears In Elkhorn

Santa Train Appears In Elkhorn The 76th annual Santa Train made its way through Elkhorn City Saturday monring. Santa Claus gave hundreds of good little boys and girls a morning to remember. With around 100 volunteers, officials say the train was able to give out 15 tons of toys worth around $300,000.Coats, blankets, and…

Kids On The Move!

Kids On The Move! Many parents stopped by the Perry County Park on Saturday to let their children run around for the annual “Kids on the Move!” fall food and fitness festival. A grant given to Perry County by the Foundation of Healthy Kentucky helps the Perry County Fiscal Court and Wellness Coalition promote…