Changes To Medicaid Are Delayed In KY

Changes To Medicaid Are Delayed In KY State officials in Kentucky have delayed the start of some new eligibility rules for a portion of its Medicaid population. Kentucky is one of 36 states to expand its Medicaid program under former President Barack Obama’s health care law to cover more people while President Trump’s administration…

Millions More For KY Parks

Millions More For KY Parks Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has announced plans for an additional $20 million to fund state park improvements.Bevin announced the kickoff of phase II of the “Refreshing the Finest” initiative on Friday alongside officials with the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and Kentucky State Parks.The first phase launched in 2016…

Martin County Cutting Law Enforcement

Martin County Cutting Law Enforcement After months of financial problems, Martin County Sheriff John Kirk says they are now cutting back on patrols and laying off employees.In a post on social media, Kirk says the department is out of options.This comes after the department’s funding was cut by the Fiscal Court by nearly $80,000…

Ft. Campbell Soldiers Return Home

Ft. Campbell Soldiers Return Home Fort Campbell is expecting more than 700 soldiers to return this month to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.The post says 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division soldiers are coming back from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. The “Task Force Destiny” soldiers have been there providing…

Investigating Vaccines

Investigating Vaccines Kentucky health officials say they are investigating after vaccines administered at workplaces in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio caused infections.According to the Kentucky Department of Public Health, the company that provided the vaccines is Mount Sterling-based Location Vaccination. Most vaccinations were administered in central Kentucky after Sept. 1.The agency says the vaccines may…

Recount Proves A Tie

Recount Proves A Tie In a recount in a contested Kentucky state House race where a Democrat was elected by a one-vote margin has ended in a tie.Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican state Rep. DJ Johnson on Election Day by one vote. But the Republican-controlled state legislature ordered a recount at Johnson’s request.Saturday, the…