Kentucky Lawmakers Assemble Bags Of Food

Kentucky Lawmakers Assemble Bags Of Food Kentucky lawmakers assembled bags of food to be distributed to children at risk of going hungry at an event planned by a House leader who remains hospitalized.Lawmakers from both parties formed assembly lines Monday to put pasta, canned vegetables, pudding cups, juice boxes and other food into bags.The…

Weapon Carrying In KY Public Schools

Weapon Carrying In KY Public Schools Any police officers assigned to Kentucky schools would have to be armed under a bill introduced Monday as a follow-up to last year’s school safety law stemming from a deadly shooting.The new measure was filed by Senate Education Committee Chairman Max Wise, who called the proposal a priority…

Williamson Memorial Hospital Furloughs Employees

Williamson Memorial Hospital Furloughs Employees Twenty employees at Williamson Memorial Hospital will be furloughed as the hospital re-organizes through Chapter 11 bankruptcy.The hospital made the announcement Monday night.”After a comprehensive evaluation process, the hospital has developed a new, streamlined structure that is more appropriate considering current volumes,” the hospital said in a release. “Unfortunately,…

State Of The Commonwealth Speech

State Of The Commonwealth Speech Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear will give his first State of the Commonwealth speech to lawmakers and a statewide television audience tonight. The speech in the state House chambers will be broadcast on Kentucky Educational Television. House and Senate members will convene at 7 p.m. EST for the speech.The Democratic…

Miners Block Coal Delivery

Miners Block Coal Delivery Pike County miners are blocking a train loaded with coal from leaving a mine in Kimper.Several miners and their families stood on the tracks leading from Quest Energy in Blackburn Bottom Monday afternoon.A train loaded down with coal is stuck on the tracks. A CSX crew went to the tracks…