Overhauling A Welcome Center

Overhauling A Welcome Center A welcome center in southern Kentucky closed Thursday for demolition and reconstruction, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said.The Simpson County Welcome Center, which borders Tennessee on Interstate 65, was built in 1974. It hasn’t had a major upgrade in decades and needs frequent minor repairs according to news outlets. The center…

Moving the Prison To Eastern Kentucky Mountains

Moving the Prison To Eastern Kentucky Mountains With the overcrowding of inmates in facilities across Kentucky, Floyd County officials believe the answer may be nestled in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky.”We’ve got a facility there in Wheelwright, sitting empty, that could eliminate or alleviate a lot of the pressure that’s currently on the system.…

Swearing-In Ceremony

Swearing-In Ceremony Constitutional officers who were elected in November will be sworn into office next week, Kentucky officials said.An inaugural ceremony is planned Monday morning at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.Those taking the oath of office include Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Auditor Mike Harmon, Treasurer Allison Ball, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles and Secretary of…

Fruit Recall

Fruit Recall A recalled fruit mix is a potential source of an outbreak of salmonella illness in multiple states.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a news release Thursday that at least 96 people had been sickened by Salmonella Javiana. At least 27 of them were hospitalized.The illnesses may be connected to a…