KY Drought Declarations Lifted

KY Drought Declarations Lifted Kentucky officials have removed drought declarations for all 120 counties in the state.A Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet news release says recent rains have eliminated precipitation deficits and improved stream flows and soil moisture levels.Statewide drought declarations were issued Oct. 3, but officials say precipitation since then has helped ease…

Large Donation For KY Law School

Large Donation For KY Law School The University of Kentucky’s College of Law has drawn a $20 million donation from one of its alumni.The university announced the gift from J. David Rosenberg and his wife Dianne on Friday. The donation is the third largest single gift in university history.Rosenberg specializes in corporate finance, venture…

Diocese Provides Help for Addiction Recovery

Diocese Provides Help for Addiction Recovery A Roman Catholic diocese in Kentucky plans to lease a retreat center to community groups for addiction treatment and recovery.News outlets report reports the Lexington diocese announced the move Friday involving the little-used Cliffview Retreat and Conference Center in Lancaster.The facility will be leased to the Catholic Action…

Johnson County Animal Shelter Needs Help

Johnson County Animal Shelter Needs Help The Johnson County animal shelter is raising money to help them get through the winter. On Sunday the shelter hosted a chili dinner-gospel sing.Lisa Trusty-Roberts, shelter president and manager, said the event benefits a good cause.”We are hoping it will just grow year to year. This is our…

New, Life-Saving Equipment For Floyd County

New, Life-Saving Equipment For Floyd County AMR Lifeguard supplied AED defibrillators to each police cruiser in Floyd County with no cost to the department.”It’s another way for us to grow our resources and to increase our capabilities to all of the citizens we serve,” explained Bert Absher, Director of Operations.Officials with the American Heart…

Rescuing A Dog

Rescuing A Dog The Mount Vernon Fire Department and Brodhead Fire Department recused a coon dog on Sunday.The dog fell about 100 feet into a sink hole off Sand Springs Road.They used a tripod and rope rescue system to lower a firefighter into the sinkhole where he was able to rescue the dog.Both the…