Memorial Dedicated To Black Lung Sufferers

Memorial Dedicated To Black Lung Sufferers A Kentucky group made up of black lung disease sufferers and supporters is dedicating a memorial to miners who have died of the disease.The Black Lung Association of South Eastern Kentucky is hosting the event in Whitesburg on Sunday.They will dedicate a headstone memorial for miners who have…

KY Catholic Church Wants To Help Immigrants

KY Catholic Church Wants To Help Immigrants Calling itself a sanctuary for all, a Catholic Church in Louisville is declaring its support for immigrants and refugees and calling on the U.S. government to close detention facilities at the border.The congregation of St. William Church joined leaders from other local churches in a gathering Tuesday…

New Seating In Rupp Arena

New Seating In Rupp Arena Rupp Arena unveiled major improvement in the upper area Tuesday.Officials report fans in sections 211 through 217 and 228 through 234 will now have chair-back seating.Lexington Center President and CEO Bill Owen could not say if the upgrades will increase ticket prices, but these seats did decrease the facility’s…

University Of Kentucky Players Visit Kids

University Of Kentucky Players Visit Kids Players from the University of Kentucky football team visited Kentucky Children’s Hospital on Tuesday.Reports say the football team wanted to make sure the patients could get in on the fun for homecoming week.Former Wildcat Courtney Love and current Wildcats Sawyer Smith and Luke Fortner visited the hospital bringing…

Changes To The ACT Exam

Changes To The ACT Exam Beginning in September of 2020 students will be able to retake portions of their ACT exam.The ACT exam is a college entrance exam that includes math, English, reading, and science sections.One teacher at Perry County Central High School believes this will improve scores.”It’s going to help a lot because…

Blackjewel Mining Bankruptcy Hearing

Blackjewel Mining Bankruptcy Hearing The United States bankruptcy court for the Southern District of West Virginia issued a mediation order scheduling mediation between Blackjewel and attorney’s representing Blackjewel miners for Monday, November 4 at 10 a.m. Source: MG News Return to News