Where To See Bald Eagles In KY

Where To See Bald Eagles In KY The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet has announced the dates for next year’s Eagle Watch Weekends at state parks.A statement from the agency says tours will be offered Jan. 11-13 at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. They will also be offered Jan. 25-27 at Lake…

KY’s Charitable Giving Rating

KY’s Charitable Giving Rating Kentucky’s performance in charitable giving compared to other states could be much better.The Bluegrass state ranks 42nd out of 50 on WalletHub’s list of Most Charitable States in 2018.WalletHub compared the states using 18 key metrics, including volunteer hours per capita, volunteer participation rate, and shared income donated. …

Discussion About Education Exit Exams In KY

Discussion About Education Exit Exams In KY An education secretary from President Barack Obama’s administration says high school exit exams will not benefit Kentucky students unless the state provides more resources for public schools.The Courier Journal quotes John B. King in a report as saying the concern is not the exams themselves but that…

Medicaid Rules Changing In KY

Medicaid Rules Changing In KY Kentucky’s chief health official is downplaying concerns that thousands of people will lose Medicaid coverage now that the federal government has re-approved new eligibility rules. Last week, the Trump administration gave Kentucky permission to require some of Kentucky’s Medicaid population to have a job, go to school or volunteer…

Hazardous Driving In Hazard

Hazardous Driving In Hazard Snow and ice have been causing issues on the roads since Tuesday. A wreck occurred on William D. Gorman Bridge in downtown Hazard Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured. Officials advise people to stay off the roads through tonight and into this morning unless it is an emergency. “I would…

School Receives GEAR UP Grant

School Receives GEAR UP Grant Williamsburg Independent School received the GEAR UP grant for their school, which will help add 5 staff members.Staff say the GEAR UP grant is aimed at helping students academically and helping them prepare for college.The grant Williamsburg Independent School received will allow for 3 new academic interventionists and 2…