Touting Success For Kentucky

Touting Success For Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is touting the benefits for Kentucky in the recent government spending bill signed into law last week.McConnell said his Senate leadership position allows Kentucky to “punch above its weight,” and he had a direct hand in securing $400 million for a new veterans hospital in…

Building The Longest Bridge

Building The Longest Bridge A state park that borders Kentucky and Virginia wants to build the longest pedestrian swinging bridge in North America.The 725-foot bridge would cross the Russell Fork river and connect the Virginia and Kentucky sides of the park, news outlets report. A Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority grant of up to…

Food Stamp Fraud In Kentucky

Food Stamp Fraud In Kentucky The owner of a market in a Kentucky county that is among the poorest in the nation racked up $2.1 million in food-stamp fraud in a little over five years, a federal grand jury has charged.The jury returned an indictment Thursday against Billy Joe Goe, owner of Joe’s Meat…

Recycling Christmas Trees For Fish

Recycling Christmas Trees For Fish The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will collect natural Christmas trees starting Thursday to provide food and protection for fish in lakes throughout the state.The agency will collect the trees at 39 drop-off sites until mid-January. Donated trees must be free of all lights, tinsel, ornaments and…