Bridge Reopens After Flooding

Bridge Reopens After Flooding An Ohio River bridge linking Kentucky and Illinois that has been closed since Feb. 22 due to flooding has reopened.The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that the bridge reopened Monday morning.The bridge connects Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois. A detour is almost 90 miles although it is shorter…

Criticizing Bible Signing By President

Criticizing Bible Signing By President While some religious leaders are upset that President Donald Trump signed Bibles at an Alabama church, others say he was doing what he could to raise the spirits of tornado survivors. One Southern Baptist leader says he didn’t have a problem with it because Trump was asked and because…

Uptick In Flu Cases Across KY

Uptick In Flu Cases Across KY The Department for Public Health is reporting that flu activity in Kentucky is widespread for the tenth week in a row. At this time, Kentucky reported 44 flu-related deaths for the 2018-19 flu season. 333 people died during the previous flu season.Dr. Jeff Howard, DPH Commissioner. “We are…

VP Stumps For Governor Bevin

VP Stumps For Governor Bevin Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Friday for Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.Voters in Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi – states all won by Donald Trump in 2016 – will elect governors this year, offering Democrats a chance to test their message in the heart of Trump country ahead of the…

KY Men’s Basketball Team Ready For Competition

KY Men’s Basketball Team Ready For Competition The Kentucky men’s basketball team will be the No. 2 seed in the annual Southeastern Conference Tournament when action begins Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee. The Wildcats, who earned the coveted double bye (automatically advancing to the quarterfinals), will play the winner of No. 7 seed Ole Miss…

Jobs For Eastern Kentuckians

Jobs For Eastern Kentuckians During TEDx Corbin on Saturday, came an announcement that Toyota would partner with developers for a 700-acre solar panel farm in Pike County. The TEDx event featured Eastern Kentuckians talking about development in the area and issues the area faces. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the solar panels will go on…