Beshear Calls For Smaller Class Sizes

Beshear Calls For Smaller Class Sizes Calling for smaller class sizes and fewer standardized tests, Democrat Andy Beshear offered a public education plan Wednesday that he said sets him apart from his opponent in Kentucky’s governor’s race, incumbent Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.Beshear said there’s no bigger contrast between the two candidates than their approach…

KY Childhood Health Summit

KY Childhood Health Summit Kentucky officials say a Children’s Environmental Health Summit next week will include discussions about vaping use among youth, children’s dental health and childhood immunizations.A statement from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services says the agency is partnering with the Kentucky Population Health Institute to host the event on Oct.…

UPS Investing In KY

UPS Investing In KY UPS plans to invest $750 million and add 1,000 jobs in Kentucky with a list of projects over the next few years.The company announced its plans in Louisville on Wednesday. Officials said the state approved a 10-year incentive agreement last month that can provide up to $36 million in tax…

Property Clean-Up In City Of Hazard

Property Clean-Up In City Of Hazard On Thursday, the City of Hazard cleaned up a property on Highway 15 heading into the city.Officials are issuing notices and citations to properties that are not up to code.”These are what we call imminent action and emergency action and this is one of the first properties you…

Eastern KY Coal Company Files For Bankruptcy

Eastern KY Coal Company Files For Bankruptcy An Eastern Kentucky coal company has filed for bankruptcy.Court documents show Pineville based Rockhampton Energy filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.It is not clear how many employees are affected but one person tells media outlets they have not worked for weeks.A meeting of creditors is currently scheduled for…

World War Two Soldier Remains Return To KY

World War Two Soldier Remains Return To KY The once lost remains of a World War II soldier were finally returned home Thursday evening.Ulis Steely was originally from Corbin and he joined the Navy when he was only 18-years-old. He died in the Pearl Harbor bombings when he was only 25-years-old.It took 78 years…