UK Most Bicycle Friendly

UK Most Bicycle Friendly A cycling magazine has named the University of Kentucky as the most bicycle-friendly college in the country.Bicycle Magazine picked the state’s flagship school from 45 universities, ranging from small, liberal-arts colleges to large, public universities.Amelia Neptune, program director at the League of American Bicyclists, says UK’s creative incentives offered to…

KY Department Of Education Focusing On Reading And Math Skills

KY Department Of Education Focusing On Reading And Math Skills The Kentucky Department of Education is working on its legislative agenda for 2019. Among proposed charter school funding mechanisms and school-based decision-making council changes, KDE is proposing support for legislation that will require “the diagnosis and intervention for reading and mathematics deficiencies for students…

KY Governor Kicks Off New I-65 Interchange

KY Governor Kicks Off New I-65 Interchange Kentucky’s governor has kicked off construction of a new interchange along I-65. The interchange will be south of Shepherdsville near mile marker 114 between exits 112 and 116. The project also includes a 1.4 mile connector route between Ohm Drive and Alpha Way in the Cedar Grove…

Hepatitis A Vaccines Increase

Hepatitis A Vaccines Increase As more cases of Hepatitis A continue to be confirmed across Kentucky, doctor’s offices, clinics and pharmacies are noticing a surge in patients trying to get vaccinated.New cases were reported last week at a Hardee’s and Waffle house in Lexington, along with a Waffle house and an Applebees in Winchester.This…

Lowering The Speed Limit In Lexington

Lowering The Speed Limit In Lexington City of Lexington leaders have voted to lower the speed limit on nearly a dozen downtown streets within the next month.Speed limits on 11 streets, including parts of Tates Creek Road, Limestone, Euclid Avenue and High Street, will drop from 35 miles per hour to 25 miles per…

University Of The Cumberlands Receives Major Donation

University Of The Cumberlands Receives Major Donation Terry and Marion Forcht, owners of Forcht Group of Kentucky, donated $1 million dollars Wednesday morning to the University of the Cumberlands, to upgrade their nursing program.”They offered us a million dollars and we are awful grateful for that,” says Brad Hall Assistant to the President.Hall says…

Silver Liner Hiring In Eastern KY

Silver Liner Hiring In Eastern KY SilverLiner is a tanker truck manufacturing facility new to Eastern Kentucky. They are utilizing the skills laid off coal miners have with another hands-on job that pays well.The owner of SilverLiner, Chris Tomlinson, says Eastern Kentucky is the perfect fit for his business.”That is a quality of Eastern…