Republican Ad Slams Democratic Health Care Push

Republican Ad Slams Democratic Health Care Push A new Republican attack ad slams Democrat Andy Beshear for backing the Affordable Care Act and opposing Gov. Matt Bevin’s efforts to impose work requirements for some Medicaid recipients – the latest sign that health care looms large in Kentucky’s race for governor.The TV ad backed by…

Ft. Boonesborough Hosts Event

Ft. Boonesborough Hosts Event Fort Boonesborough State Park is hosting its annual “1778 Siege of Boonesborough” weekend later this month.Events at the Madison County park will include a battle re-enactment on the afternoons of Sept. 28 and 29 and a night battle at dusk on the 28th, a Saturday.The event commemorates the 1778 attack…

KY Sheriff’s Deputy Sues After Being Paralyzed

KY Sheriff’s Deputy Sues After Being Paralyzed A Kentucky sheriff’s deputy is suing a city and its police department after he was paralyzed in a shooting.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Scott County sheriff’s deputy Jaime Morales claims the Georgetown Police Department did not properly train members of a special response team who were called…

Harlan County High School Students Make Terror Threats

Harlan County High School Students Make Terror Threats Two Harlan County High School students are charged with second degree terroristic threatening.Kentucky State Police troopers say the two students made nonspecific threats toward the high school.A trooper got the complaint on Saturday and within a few hours, troopers charged the two students.The investigation is still…

Field Fire Keeps Firefighters Busy

Field Fire Keeps Firefighters Busy Firefighters responded quickly to a forest fire on Saturday afternoon.This fire took place in a large field near Jack Jones Road in Rowdy Low Gap.Officials say they believe the flames were reignited from a previous campfire the night before and that around 3 or 4 acres were damaged.”Everything is…

Eastern KY Gets Large Grants

Eastern KY Gets Large Grants 20 large grants totaling $34.4 million were announced at the 2019 Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit in Pikeville Friday morning.U.S. Representative Hal Rogers and Governor Matt Bevin made the announcements, saying the money will help spur economic development and job creation in Eastern Kentucky.”We’re trying to reinvent the…