Studying Elk In Kentucky

Studying Elk In Kentucky Researchers are launching a three-year study of elk in Kentucky.The University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are teaming up on the study, which begins this month and will focus on elk reproduction and survival.The animals were native to Kentucky before being wiped out before…

Schools Close Due To Illnesses

Schools Close Due To Illnesses More than one dozen schools across the region are closed due to several illnesses making the rounds.Here is the list as of Friday morning:Christ Central School-Pike County, Clay County, Harlan County, Harlan Independent, Jackson County, Lawrence County, Leslie County, Letcher County, Pike County, Owsley County, Red Bird Christian School,…

Kentucky Supreme Court Clerk Retiring

Kentucky Supreme Court Clerk Retiring A fixture of Kentucky’s Supreme Court for 25 years is retiring.Susan Stokley Clary, the clerk of the Supreme Court, will retire Feb. 1.Clary has been clerk for three chief justices and is responsible for the custody, control and storage of all Supreme Court records. The clerk is also court…

Buildings Burn In Leslie County

Buildings Burn In Leslie County Several buildings were destroyed or damaged in a fire in Leslie County Thursday afternoon.Firefighters battled flames on Hickory Street in Hyden.Two homes were destroyed. A third home was damaged, and the flames damaged the Leslie County Health Department, too.The home where the fire initially happened went up in flame…