New Utility Rates For KY Customers

New Utility Rates For KY Customers The Kentucky Public Service Commission has set new base rates for the two largest electric providers in Kentucky.The PSC says the rates are lower than what LG&E and Kentucky Utilities requested.With the new rates, the base rate portion of a typical LG&E residential electric bill will increase by…

Funeral Arrangements Set For KY Soldier

Funeral Arrangements Set For KY Soldier Funeral arrangements are set for a Kentucky soldier who died last week while serving in Iraq.22-year-old specialist Ryan Dennis Orin Riley was killed in a non-combat related incident.He was a graduate of Lexington’s Henry Clay High School and was assigned to the 101st airborne division out of Fort…

U of K Students Using Weather Drones

U of K Students Using Weather Drones A graduate student at the University of Kentucky is using drones to research the atmosphere.Travis Schuyler is a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at the University of Kentucky. He is sending a drone up into the atmosphere using weather balloons to collect weather data.”The ballon gives you the…

Improvements To Fish Pond Lake

Improvements To Fish Pond Lake County officials are ready to make some improvements around Fish Pond Lake.”We have so many people that care about this lake, that care about Letcher County and we know by coming together we can make that happen,” says Jessica Howard County Tourism Director.They are making improvements, not only to…

Kentuckians For Transportation New Executive Director

Kentuckians For Transportation New Executive Director Kentuckians for Transportation named a new executive director on Tuesday.According to The Lane Report, former 94th District Representative Leslie Combs will head the statewide transportation association.Combs previously served as vice chair of the House Transportation Committee and chair of the House Budget Sub-Committee on Transportation.“I am very excited…

Governor Designs New Pension Bill

Governor Designs New Pension Bill Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration has crafted a new pension bill for lawmakers to consider in a special session. Bevin hasn’t said when he’ll call lawmakers back to the Capitol in Frankfort to consider the measure aimed at giving regional universities, county health departments and other agencies…