Helping Homeless Veterans In Kentucky

Helping Homeless Veterans In Kentucky A Kentucky city may get a village of about 25 tiny homes meant to house homeless veterans as they undergo a 12-month support program.The founder and president of Veteran’s Club Kentucky started discussing the plan several months ago and expects the $3.5 million Louisville project to break ground in…

Solar Purchase Could Help Some Families

Solar Purchase Could Help Some Families A partnership between Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Habitat for Humanity aims to lower families’ utility bills by giving them shares in a solar project.The utility’s solar share program allows ratepayers to purchase a share of a large solar field and get a credit on their utility…

Winter Bird-Watching Event

Winter Bird-Watching Event Friends of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge is planning its winter bird-watching event in West Tennessee near western Kentucky.The Wings of Winter Birding Festival is held over much of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley region in an area that is home to over 300 bird species. About 200 of the…

KY Charter School Denied

KY Charter School Denied The first charter school application filed in Kentucky has been unanimously denied, leaving the state to likely go another year without charter schools since being approved by the General Assembly in 2017.Newport Independent Schools rejected the application from the proposed River Cities Academy on Thursday night, news outlets reported. A…

McGrath Challenging McConnell

McGrath Challenging McConnell Democrat Amy McGrath on Friday officially filed to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in what looms as a bruising, big-spending campaign next year.McGrath, a retired Marine combat pilot, touted many of the same issues – health care and good-paying jobs – that Andy Beshear highlighted in beating Republican incumbent Matt…

KY Farmer Pleads Guilty

KY Farmer Pleads Guilty Another Central Kentucky farmer has pleaded guilty in a crop insurance fraud scheme that a federal prosecutor has called “pervasive and severe” in that region.Daniel Arvin pleaded guilty on Dec. 19 in federal court in Lexington to a conspiracy charge after admitting he claimed damage to his tobacco crop and…