New State Health Commissioner

New State Health Commissioner The Kentucky Department for Public Health has a new commissioner.The agency’s Cabinet for Health and Family Service on Monday announced that Dr. Angela Tackett Dearinger, of Versailles, has taken on the role. Dearinger is an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and is board certified in…

Kentucky State Parks Will Host Archaeology Day

Kentucky State Parks Will Host Archaeology Day Kentucky State Parks is hosting an Archaeology Day next month at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site.A statement from the agency says the Sept. 21 event in western Kentucky will include demonstrations and hands-on educational activities about archaeology. Some of the family-friendly activities will include a mock excavation…

Laurel County Showcases Economic Growth

Laurel County Showcases Economic Growth During the last year, Laurel County has seen economic growth, including multiple new businesses. Monday afternoon, a community forum with a focus on the local economy was held with some officials from Frankfort in hopes of showcasing businesses in the region.The event was put on by officials with the…

New Chicken Product From KFC

New Chicken Product From KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings today at one of its restaurants in Atlanta. Depending on customer feedback, the chain could expand the test to other markets.California-based startup Beyond Meat said it developed the new product specifically for KFC. It’s made with wheat…

More Support For Governor Bevin

More Support For Governor Bevin Two special guests are coming to Eastern Kentucky in support of Gov. Matt Bevin and Dr. Ralph Alvarado’s campaign for governor and lieutenant governor.Donald J. Trump, Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle will be in Hazard and Pikeville on Thursday. Guilfoyle is an attorney who co-hosted The Five on Fox News…