Measles In KY

Measles In KY A second case of the measles has been confirmed in Kentucky.The case comes from the Barren River Health District, which includes Bowling Green and the surrounding area.The first case was reported in February. It involved a child who health officials say was not vaccinated, and had recently traveled out of the…

KY Food Prices Increase This Quarter

KY Food Prices Increase This Quarter The Kentucky Farm Bureau says its latest Marketbasket Survey shows overall food costs rose slightly in the first quarter of 2019.It says the average overall cost of food in the first three months of this year was $118.64 in Kentucky, up 1.85 percent from $116.44 in the fourth…

Governor Signs Bill Helping Midwives

Governor Signs Bill Helping Midwives A new law will license midwives here in Kentucky. Gov. Matt Bevin signed the bill into law in an effort to help mothers.While being a midwife was never illegal, the industry has not been regulated since 1975.This means anyone could call themselves a midwife.Senate Bill 84 lays out a…

Fighting Substance Abuse In KY

Fighting Substance Abuse In KY The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced grants aimed at supporting local responses to the substance abuse epidemic in Kentucky and Ohio.The commission says in a news release it has awarded $1.14 million to WestCare Kentucky Inc. in Pikeville, Kentucky, to convert a building into a residential treatment facility for…

Investigating A Hotel Fire

Investigating A Hotel Fire Officials are investigating a fire at a hotel in Logan County.The fire at the Mountain Trail Inn was reported shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday. It also closed down a portion of state Route 10.Assistant State Fire Marshal Larry Hamrick said no one was at the property when crews showed up.…