Reassessing Student Testing In KY

Reassessing Student Testing In KY The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback from teachers, parents and others to help shape tests students will take under new standards for reading, writing, mathematics and social studies.The Daily News reports the agency is asking for input through online surveys before the assessment designs are submitted to…

KY County Has Budget Shortfall

KY County Has Budget Shortfall The Kentucky county of McCracken is expected to have a $890,000 budget shortfall this upcoming fiscal year.The Paducah Sun reports the county fiscal court held the first reading of its proposed 2019-20 budget on Wednesday.Deputy Judge-Executive Steve Doolittle says the county for years has been spending more than it…

UK Football Tickets Selling Fast

UK Football Tickets Selling Fast As ticket sales nationwide decline, Kentucky football is bucking the trend. With three months before kickoff, UK’s season ticket sales have already surpassed 2018 totals.As of Thursday, Kentucky has sold 30,612 season tickets, up from the 30,212 season tickets sold in 2018. Included in that total are 3,470 new…

Helping Dayton, Ohio Storm Victims

Helping Dayton, Ohio Storm Victims People in Estill County are donating many items to those affected by the tornadoes in Dayton, Ohio such as paper towels, diapers, and detergent to help those impacted by the storms. “We’re collecting water, nonperishable foods. We’re collecting shampoo, anything for babies. I’ve got diapers, wipes. We’re doing toilet…

Storms Kill Prestonsburg Man

Storms Kill Prestonsburg Man Officials are not yet releasing the name of the man killed Wednesday afternoon in Prestonsburg during severe weather. A Pike County man was driving with his fiancee when the roof was blown off a local business.The roof fell directly onto his vehicle, killing him.Officials well us his fiancee was able…

Challenging McConnell

Challenging McConnell A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky.Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving senator” who waits to see “which way the wind is blowing” before taking a stand.Morgan acknowledges he’s voted for McConnell except…

Man Dies In Semi Crash

Man Dies In Semi Crash A 23-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a semi.It happened around 1:30 a.m. Thursday on US 60 near Douglas Avenue in Versailles.Officials say the man was hit while walking along the roadway.The coroner pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Source: MG News Return…