Discussion About the Pardon Process

Discussion About the Pardon Process After a much-criticized flurry of last-minute pardons by ex-Gov. Matt Bevin, Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers predicted Wednesday that lawmakers will try to modify the pardon process.The process has drawn intense scrutiny since Bevin, a Republican, issued hundreds of pardons between his electoral defeat last November and his final…

Kentucky’s Fight Against Hunger

Kentucky’s Fight Against Hunger Kentucky leaders are encouraging people to join the fight against hunger.Gov. Andy Beshear joined lawmakers, advocates and others Wednesday at a Capitol rally to bring awareness to the problem and to gain support for solutions, according to a statement from Feeding Kentucky. The organization hosted the rally as part of…

Paintsville Recovery Center Burns

Paintsville Recovery Center Burns The Paintsville Recovery Center Clinic burned to the ground Wednesday morning.A morning drive to work quickly turned into a chaotic scene.”I discovered it came upon it burning back here on the back corner. It had been burning a while cause it was already without the roof on us.”West Van Lear…

College Is Good For Kentuckians

College Is Good For Kentuckians College credentials are still a good value for Kentuckians, according to a new report issued by the state Council on Postsecondary Education.Also, state allocations for public higher education more than make up for their cost, the report said.“This report should dispel any myths about the value of a college…

Pike County Miners Get Paid

Pike County Miners Get Paid Pike County miners are packing up the blockade camp at the railroad tracks in Kimper after three days of protesting.Two groups of miners, both working for Quest Energy, met at the tracks Wednesday. One group insisted they would not leave until they were guaranteed their next paycheck.The paychecks were…