Ramping-Up To Run For Governor

Ramping-Up To Run For Governor A second Republican has filed the necessary paperwork to run for Kentucky governor.William E. Woods of Corinth filed to run Monday morning. His running mate is Justin B. Miller of Florence. Public education is one of Wood’s goals. Source: MG News Return to News

Featuring Famous KY Historical Figures

Featuring Famous KY Historical Figures Famous Kentucky historical figures are being portrayed at Fort Boonesborough State Park during the month of February to benefit the park. The central Kentucky park is hosting Fireside Chats with one character each Saturday evening. The first on Feb. 2 is explorer and pioneer Daniel Boone as portrayed by…

Teaching Money Management

Teaching Money Management Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball announced a new bill to give teachers the tools to teach financial literacy. If the bill passes, House Bill 1-39 will translate into books, materials and training for teachers so they can educate students on money management.The goal is to teach Kentucky teens how to balance…

Roadwork With Closures In Leslie County

Roadwork With Closures In Leslie County Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say a Leslie County road will close briefly for repairs.Starting Wednesday at 8 a.m. a portion of KY 2058 will close between Spruce Pine Creek Road and Lonesome Mountain Lane.The roadwork is expected to be completed by Thursday.Crews will work to repair slide damage…

More Opioid Deaths Involving Kids

More Opioid Deaths Involving Kids The number of children and adolescents in the United States overdosing and dying on opioids is growing. During the past decade, the number of pediatric deaths attributed to overdose almost tripled, according to a report from JAMA Network Open. Coroners says they were initially not seeing teenagers and kids.…

KY Mining Accident Claims A Life

KY Mining Accident Claims A Life Kentucky authorities have released the name of a man killed in an eastern Kentucky mine accident. The Energy and Environment Cabinet said Jeffery Norman Sloan, 56, of Clinton, Tennessee died after being struck by a shuttle car Monday morning at Toms Fork Mine in Bell County off Ky.…