Up And Down In The State’s Colleges And Universities

Up And Down In The State’s Colleges And Universities The number of Kentucky college and university students receiving undergraduate degrees and certificates is continuing to climb, but preliminary enrollment figures are falling.The state Council on Postsecondary Education says the continuing increase in degrees and credentials despite enrollment challenges indicates a strong commitment on Kentucky…

Santa Train Coming To KY

Santa Train Coming To KY Country star and Grammy winner Marty Stuart will be the celebrity guest on the annual CSX Santa Train, which visits towns in Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia in November to hand out gifts for families.The holiday train, which has run every year since 1942, makes a dozen stops in three…

Talking About Senior Hunger

Talking About Senior Hunger State officials hosted a conversation about senior hunger issues in Frankfort Wednesday.”Unfortunately in Kentucky 1 in 6 seniors do not have enough access to affordable, nutritious food,” said Shannon Gadd with the Commissioner Department for Aging and Independent Living.Leaders met in Frankfort for the first-ever Senior Hunger Summit hoping to…

Preventing Chronic Wasting Disease

Preventing Chronic Wasting Disease The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is increasing efforts to prevent the spread of a disease that afflicts deer and elk herds.The agency is asking for help from hunters in preventing chronic wasting disease from crossing into the state as the fall season begins.The neurological disease kills deer, elk,…

Goodwill Opens Another Center In KY

Goodwill Opens Another Center In KY Goodwill hosted the ribbon-cutting Wednesday for Kentucky’s fifth Center for Education and Employment.The center offers free career coaching and soft skills classes for people in the area who are seeking employment opportunities. It also connects unemployed people with opportunities for bettering their future.”We work on attitude, dependability, self-presentation…