NASA Recognizes Three KY Companies

NASA Recognizes Three KY Companies NASA has recognized three Kentucky companies for supplying critical elements and tools for the rocket boosters of the Space Launch System rocket.A statement from NASA says the companies were awarded a Space Launch System Program Manager’s Commendation award to recognize excellence in delivering quality products critical to manufacturing the…

KY School Administrator Indicted

KY School Administrator Indicted A Kentucky school superintendent has been indicted on an attempted bribery charge.The State Journal reports 48-year-old Mark Kopp was indicted Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of attempted bribery of a public servant.The details surrounding the bribe are unclear. The indictment says the Franklin County superintendent “intentionally engaged in conduct” related…

Fighting For Their Benefits

Fighting For Their Benefits A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a group of people who lost federal disability benefits after their lawyer was arrested for fraud.The suit filed Friday in eastern Kentucky aims to revive the cases of about 500 people who most likely gave up the legal fight after…

KY Company Selling Its Mines

KY Company Selling Its Mines A coal company that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection is preparing to sell its mines.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Judge Gregory Schaaf of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Kentucky said during a hearing Tuesday that he would approve a sale order filed by Cambrian Coal…

Community Forum On Foster Care

Community Forum On Foster Care The Administrative Office of the Courts says the last of seven regional community forums on Kentucky’s foster care system is being held in Pikeville.The agency says in a statement that the public is invited to attend the forum on Thursday at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center and give input…

Investigating The Settlement

Investigating The Settlement The Kentucky Senate’s top leader says he will introduce a measure calling for an investigation into the state’s $24 million settlement with the makers of the prescription painkiller OxyContin.Senate President Robert Stivers said Tuesday he will introduce the joint resolution – which carries the force of law – on the first…